October 25, 2012 (Toronto, Ontario) Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and ABELMed Inc. announced today that ABELMed EHR - EMR/ (PM) version 12, ABEL’s comprehensive Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and practice management solution has achieved Infoway’s J-class, Laboratory and Clinical Documents certification, ensuring it conforms to national and international standards for privacy, security and interoperability.
“We congratulate ABELMed Inc. for achieving Infoway J Class certification. ABELMed EHR-EMR/PM version 12 has demonstrated conformance with the privacy and security standards the marketplace is looking for as well as the interoperability standards for Laboratory and Clinical documents,” says Richard Alvarez, President & CEO, Canada Health Infoway.
In order to achieve certification, ABELMed Inc. underwent an assessment process to demonstrate that it met or exceeded the standards set by Infoway Certification Services.
“Ensuring privacy and security of personal health information and maintaining quality of electronic medical records to maximize patient safety and minimize provider liability are the highest priorities for ABELMed Inc. Achieving Infoway Certification adds credibility to our efforts in this regard. ABELMed Inc. has also achieved ISO 13485:2003 certification - a quality management standard that demonstrates the robustness of our quality assurance processes. Connectivity to Ontario Laboratories Information System (OLIS), Hospital Report Manager (HRM) and other similar interfaces makes ABELMed Inc. a highly interoperable EMR for health care professionals.” said Dr. V. J. Kulkarni, Medical Director, ABELMed Inc.
Serving health care professionals in Ontario in a wide variety of specialties, ABELMed Inc. fully supports interoperability initiatives. ABEL is celebrating 35 years of service to the healthcare industry. We are the longest serving company and use the latest technologies. This achievement is another important step in our ongoing commitment to deliver secure and user friendly IT solutions to the healthcare providers in our province,” says Arun Rele, Chairman & CEO, ABELMed Inc.
Infoway Certification Services provides a process to certify trusted, standards-based health information solutions. It offers pre-implementation certification for the following technology classes:
- Consumer Health Application
- Consumer Health Platform
- Diagnostic Imaging
- Drug Information System
- Electronic Medical Record
- Immunization Registry
- Client Registry
- Provider Registry
About ABELMed Inc.
ABELMed Inc., a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, is a leading provider of outstanding clinical/practice management systems. Established in 1977, the company is privately held and based in Burlington, Ontario. Our ABELMed EHR–EMR/PM v.12 is easy to use, Ontario EMR Spec 4.1 Funding Eligible (Local solution), fully integrated EMR/PM software. We guarantee efficient implementation with a customized training/implementation schedule. ABEL also offers patient/practitioner portals and system/data management services and provides unparalleled customer service including 24/7/365 support. Call 800-267-ABEL (2235) or visit www.abelmed.com for more information or a demonstration.
About Canada Health Infoway
Canada Health Infoway is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government. Infoway jointly invests with every province and territory to accelerate the development and adoption of information and communications technology projects in Canada. Fully respecting patient confidentiality, these secure systems will provide clinicians and patients with the information they need to better support safe care decisions and manage their own health. Accessing this vital information quickly will help foster a more modern and sustainable health care system for all Canadians.
For more information:
Dr. V. J. Kulkarni
Tel: 1(800) 267-2235