Orchard Software’s Harvest LIS Version 11.0 Achieves ONC Health IT 2015 Edition Health IT Modular Certification
Carmel, IN – October 1, 2018 – Orchard Software’s Harvest LIS version 11.0 has achieved ONC Health IT 2015 Edition Health IT Modular Certification, which builds on the 2014 Edition to focus on greater interoperability and health information exchange through new and enhanced certification criteria, standards, and implementation specifications. Orchard Harvest LIS version 11.0 was certified on September 9, 2018 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
“All of us at Orchard appreciate the value this certification brings to our customers. Our goal is to provide our customers with software that efficiently and effectively disseminates laboratory information to the end user to improve patient care,” says Curt Johnson, Chief Operating Officer at Orchard Software. “With this certification, our customers will be able to continue to use Orchard Harvest LIS to advance their interoperability efforts and send reportable laboratory test results in a manner that will allow them to meet the Promoting Interoperability Program standards.”
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. 2015 Edition ONC Health IT Certification is granted to those technologies that meet the rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals who wish to advance their ability to use health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely. ONC Health IT certification conferred by ICSA Labs does not represent an endorsement of the certified Health IT technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Orchard Harvest LIS version 11.0’s certification number is 180007R00. Orchard Harvest™ LIS version 11.0 meets the following 2015 Edition Health IT Modular Certification criteria:
170.315(d) Privacy and Security
About Orchard Software
Orchard Software Corporation (Carmel, IN), founded in 1993, is a leader in the laboratory information system industry and offers a variety of lab system solutions. Orchard’s products are installed in all sizes of multi-site and multi-specialty physician groups and clinics, hospitals, independent reference labs, student health centers, veterinary labs, and public health organizations. Orchard’s best-of-breed systems provide rules-based decision-support, ICD screening, data mining for analytics, and seamless integration to support point-of-care, clinical, microbiology, molecular, cytology, and anatomic pathology testing. Orchard also offers a laboratory outreach solution for EHR connectivity and remote access. Orchard serves more than 1,500 laboratories across the country helping them to improve efficiency, reduce errors, and enhance integration. Visit www.orchardsoft.com for more information.
Contact: Kerry Foster
Phone: (800) 856-1948
About ONC Certification
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Health IT Certification Program (Program)is a voluntary certification program established by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to provide for the certification of health IT. Requirements for certification are established by standards, implementation specifications and certification criteria adopted by the Secretary. The Program supports the availability of certified health IT for its encouraged and required use under other federal, state and private programs. The Program is run as a third-party product conformity assessment scheme for health information technology (health IT) based on the principles of the International Standards Organization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) framework. Visit www.healthit.gov/topic/certification-ehrs/about-onc-health-it-certification-program for more information.
About ICSA Labs
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers third-party testing and certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many of the world’s top security vendors. ICSA Labs is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited and 9001:2008 registered organization. ICSA Labs is NVLAP accredited as a Health IT Test Lab and is also an ONC-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) accredited by ANSI to ISO/IEC 17065. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com for more information.