MIDDLETOWN, NY - 01/17/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET)
NexusConnexions, a care coordination software solution developed by Nexus Health Resources, has recently received the 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification. This certification was granted by the ICSA Labs Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Certification Program on the basis of their rigorous and thorough testing against several ONC approved test procedures.
Nexus Health Resources is a trusted provider of coordinated, quality healthcare for patients transitioning from the hospital to home. Recently Nexus Health Resources was recognized with two awards from Partner Orange Regional Medical Center including the 2016 Quality Patient Safety Award and 2016 Overall Top Award for Special Achievement for Readmission Reduction- Direct Care Coordination.
Established by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, the ONC Health IT Certification is a voluntary program to certify health IT standards, implementation specifications and certification criteria. The program supports the availability of certified health IT under other federal, state and private programs.
The Health IT Certification Criteria 2015 Edition was created to ensure better interoperability for several clinical health information purposes. Utilizing new and enhanced certification criteria, standards, and implementation specifications, it also enables health information exchange.
NexusConnexions has been utilized successfully by acute and post-acute providers to avoid unnecessary expenses and penalties by addressing the needs of the patients living outside direct medical care. The patent pending technology of NexusConnexions automatically assembles an agenda for each patient interaction that is specific to the diagnosis, chronic-conditions, and psycho-social characteristics of the patients. NexusConnexions also offers examples of dialogue suggestions and short videos corresponding to each communication activity, allowing users to opt for the tactics that have already influenced a patient’s outcomes and care plan adherence positively.
An Accredited Test Lab (ATL), ICSA Labs granted the certification to NexusConnexions after stringent testing against the following ONC Approved “Privacy and Security” test procedures.
170.315(d)(1) Authentication, access control, and authorization
170.315(d)(2) Auditable events and tamper-resistance
170.315(d)(3) Audit reports
170.315(d)(5) Automatic access time-out
170.315(d)(7) End-user device encryption
Responding to receiving this certification, Nexus Health Resources’ Chief Revenue Officer Ryan Sparks stated, “This is certainly a big achievement for all of us at Nexus Health Resources. The certification demonstrates our focus on the protection of our client’s data and our commitment to protect the private health information of the patients that our partners serve.”
To find out more about NexusConnexions, please visit http://nexushealthresources.com/nexusconnexions/
About Nexus Health Resources:
Nexus Health Resources delivers coordinated, quality healthcare for patients during the important transition period from hospital to home. The company utilizes their proprietary care transition software, NexusConnexions®, in working directly with hospitals, medical practices, skilled nursing facilities, and community-based providers to ensure patients have ready access to the services they need to avoid hospital readmissions.
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