SYRACUSE, NY / ACCESSWIRE / March 15, 2017 / LifeSource Health, Inc.'s first product has achieved certification that the system complies with the regulatory requirements governing the transmittal of personal health information. The certification of "AtTheScene™" comes via the Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) empowered to test software for compliance with the requirements of the federal government.
AtTheScene is a cloud-based mobile platform that accesses a patient's medical information that resides within the regional Health Information Exchange (HIE). The platform is designed to allow emergency medical responders (EMTs) access to patient information that may be essential to preserving life, such as patient allergies, prescribed drugs and recent medical history. The system delivers a concise report to the first responder quickly, accurately and securely, resulting in improved patient outcomes, reduced costs and saved lives. HIEs are regional and state-based organizations established to collect and maintain personal health information and to make the information available to health care providers, such as doctors, hospitals and clinics.
EMTs provide about 40 million medical transports annually throughout the country. There are over 19,000 emergency medical (ambulance) agencies in the US, all of which will be eligible to access AtTheScene via their mobile devices or laptops. LifeSource will provide certified access to medical data for all interested licensed agencies.
"The certification of our cloud-based mobile platform, AtTheScene, is a testament to our company's focus and commitment to provide critical patient data to healthcare providers and first responders when and where they need it most," said David LaVance, President of LifeSource Health, Inc. He further stated, "Over the past two decades health care information has been gathered and analyzed. Now, the data can be delivered easily and quickly through the LifeSource products, giving medical providers the vital data they need to make effective healthcare decisions."
To earn the certification, AtTheScene was tested to be in accordance with applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The approval designates that the software offers the functionality that enables eligible providers and hospitals to meet meaningful use requirements, qualifying these organizations to receive payments under the ongoing EHR adoption program.
LifeSource Health notes the following: The certification requirements are set by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification. This Health IT Module is 2015 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. An internet connection is required to use the platform. Additionally, a pre-defined connection with a health information exchange (HIE) and the platform is required. No clinical quality measures were tested.
About LifeSource Health, Inc.: LifeSource Health, Inc., is software solutions and health data access company that delivers vital digital patient data across the caregiver spectrum. Our premier product 'AtTheScene' provides essential health information to first responders quickly, accurately, and securely, when they need it most - at the scene. The company has offices in Syracuse, NY and Marietta, GA. Please visit lifesourcehealthinc.com for more information.
About Drummond Group LLC
Drummond Group LLC is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond Group LLC tests and certifies Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS), Electronic Prescription of Controlled Substances (EPCS) software and processes, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs). Founded in 1999, and accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator Health IT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group LLC continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com.
David LaVance, President
SOURCE: LifeSource Health, Inc.