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Press Release -- September 10th, 2012
Source: Verizon
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ICSA Labs to Host Four-Part Webinar Series on 2014 EHR Certification Requirements, Beginning Sept. 11

Series to Detail Changes in Permanent Certification Program, Examine Criteria for EHR Certifications

September 10, 2012

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, will host a free four-part webinar series, beginning Tuesday (Sept. 11) to discuss changes set forth by the Final Rule governing the Stage 2 Standards and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

The hour-long webinars are aimed at helping participants understand the general programmatic changes in the Permanent Certification Program and will offer a detailed examination of clinical criteria for EHRs. Attendees also will be able to participate in a Q&A session led by ICSA Labs’ health information technology experts.

WHO & WHEN: Michelle Knighton, health care testing manager, ICSA
2014 Edition Meaningful Use: Certified EHR Technology Program and Clinical Criteria Updates
Sept. 11, 2 p.m. EDT

Kevin Brown, health care security manager, ICSA
2014 Edition Certification Criteria: Privacy and Security Updates
Sept. 25, 2 p.m. EDT

Amit Trivedi, health care program manager, ICSA
2014 Edition Certification Criteria: Interoperability Standards and Updates
Oct. 16, 2 p.m. EDT

Amit Trivedi, Michelle Knighton
2014 Edition Certification Criteria: Pilot Testing with ICSA Labs
Nov. 6, 2 p.m. EST

Click on the hyperlinks above to access additional information and the registration page.

Background: ICSA Labs offers testing and certification programs that evaluate EHR technology based on ONC-approved test requirements. In September, ICSA Labs received federal authorization to be a Stage 2 Certification Body for EHRs. Prior to this, ICSA Labs has been operating as a Stage 1 ONC Authorized Testing and Certification Body.

About ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), offers third-party testing and certification of security products and network-connected devices, such as printers and faxes, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance to many of the world’s top security vendors. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.

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