iKnowMed electronic health record (HER) (version 6.6.0), iKnowMed Generation 2 (version 2.0), and My Care Plus patient portal (version 3.0), oncology-specific products of McKesson Specialty Health, are all ‘Meaningful Use-ready’ and have received 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification.
Combining the advanced technology of McKesson Specialty Health with expertise from physicians in The US Oncology Network, this oncology-specific suite of technology products provides unique support for clinicians and their patients.
Tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program, iKnowMed EHR, iKnowMed Generation 2 and My Care Plus are 2014 Edition compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Providers using certified EHR products can demonstrate Meaningful Use in 2014 and beyond and qualify for incentive payments while avoiding penalties under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
To support users with heightened Stage 1 and 2 requirements that require providers to engage patients digitally, iKnowMed EHR and iKnowMed Generation 2 users leverage the My Care Plus patient portal, which currently provides more than 75,000 enrolled patients with secure, online access to their health records. The patient portal gives patients the ability to easily share information with their providers, caregivers and family members; plus, view lab results, send secure messages to their providers and access educational resources specific to their condition and treatment.
iKnowMed and iKnowMed Generation 2 were developed in collaboration with oncologists to meet the unique needs of cancer patients and have been implemented in more than 550 sites of care nationwide and used by 1,400 providers. iKnowMed Generation 2 builds upon the robust, oncology-specific electronic health record features of iKnowMed, which was named the top ranked EHR for oncologists and hematologists by Black Book Rankings for three consecutive years.
iKnowMed EHR version 6.6.0 was certified on 30 May 2014. iKnowMed Generation 2 version 2.0 was certified on 30 May 2014.
These Complete EHRs are 2014 Edition compliant and have been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the US Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.