Ideas2IT helps top US Health Information Technology client clear ONC Certification - Ideas2IT

Ideas2IT helps top US Health Information Technology client clear ONC Certification

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What is ONC?

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is part of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The ONC was created to develop a Health Information Technology (HIT) infrastructure at a national scale. 

The ONC primarily aims to:

  • improve coordination between hospitals, labs, physicians, and other organizations
  • promote the early detection, prevention, and management of chronic illnesses
  • improve healthcare quality 
  • make it more cost-effective
  • while ensuring personal health records (PHR) remain secure

Furthermore, the ONC governs policy coordination and strategic planning to adopt Health IT and Health Information Exchanges (HIE), the eHealth Exchange (formerly known as the Nationwide Health Information Network).

ONC Certification

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How ONC benefits Healthcare Professionals and Patients

An ONC-certified healthcare application is one that has been tested by third-party laboratories for the most rigorous Health IT requirements. Therefore making ONC a benchmark by which healthcare organizations and professionals could decide on which application to buy.  

Implementing an ONC-certified application also allows healthcare organizations to directly receive their Medicaid incentive payments rather than depending on Medicare payment adjustments.

As more ONC healthcare applications are adopted, patients will benefit from improved healthcare services and enhanced privacy.

About our Client’s Application

The application is a consumer-facing portal that connects patients to their healthcare providers through a user-friendly, secure solution. The portal also provides consumers convenient access to clinical and personal information. The solution promotes collaboration between the consumer and healthcare provider, by allowing the individual to actively participate in their health plan and recovery.

About Ideas2IT

Ideas2IT has furthered its horizons as a Healthcare Software Development partner with exposure to the ONC certification. 

Ideas2IT was founded in 2009 by an ex-Googler, to bridge the gap between Thinking-for-Business and Custom Product & Software Development. The organization counts companies like Roche, Netsmart, Mayo Clinic, Medtronic Lab, uLab Systems, Grapefruit Health, and Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital as healthcare clients. Ideas2IT also works with enterprises like Facebook, Bloomberg, Microsoft, Oracle, Siemens, Oportun, Regis Corp, and KissCam in other verticals. Ideas2IT typically works on innovation-led product engineering projects. The company is best known for leveraging cutting-edge technologies and technical depth. Know more at www.ideas2it.com or write to contactus@ideas2it.com.