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EDIMS 2.6 Earns ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group LLC


Parsippany, N.J. – August 1, 2018 -Envision Physician Services’ EDIMS 2.6 has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) that has been empowered to test software for compliance with the requirements of the federal government’s program. The stamp of 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.

"This certification is another milestone in our storied, 30-year history of developing electronic health record systems for and by practicing emergency physicians" said Bernard P. Lang, Vice President, IT, Envision Physician Services. To earn the certification, EDIMS 2.6 was tested to be in accordance with applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

With more than 15 years of testing experience across various industries, Drummond Group LLC (DG) brings a high level of technical expertise to this process. Its healthcare experience also runs deep, having certified hundreds of EHRs since becoming an ACB in 2010.

EDIMS 2.6, which meets the requirements for 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification, is a product of Envision Physician Services, and was certified on 8/1/2018 for the 2015 Edition with certification number 140237R00. It is an Emergency Department Information Management solution containing the following components: Physician Notes, Tracking Board with alerts and timestamps, Nursing Documentation, including triage, assessments and progress notes, CPOE, Discharge Instructions, Prescription Writer (including ePrescribing), Facility Charge Capture, and Reporting.

"This Health IT Module is 2015 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONCACB 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."

EDIMS Version 2.6 meets the following certification criteria:

170.315(a) Clinical

  • 170.315(a)(1) - Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) - Medications
  • 170.315(a)(2) – CPOE – Laboratory
  • 170.315(a)(3) – CPOE – Diagnostic Imaging
  • 170.315(a)(4) - Drug-Drug, Drug-Allergy Interaction Checks
  • 170.315(a)(7) - Medication List
  • 170.315(a)(8) – Medication Allergy List Electronic Notes
  • 170.315(a)(10) - Drug-Formulary and Preferred Drug List Checks
  • 170.315(a)(11) - Smoking Status
  • 170.315(a)(12) – Family Health History

170.314(d) Privacy and Security170.315(d)(1) - Authentication, access control, and authorization

  • 170.315(d)(2) – Auditable Events and Tamper Resistance
  • 170.315(d)(3) - Audit Report(s)
  • 170.315(d)(4) - Amendments
  • 170.315(d)(5) - Automatic Access Time-out
  • 170.315(d)(6) - Emergency access
  • 170.315(d)(7) - End-User Device Encryption
  • 170.315(d)(8) – Integrity

170.314(g) Utilization

  • 170.314(g)(3) - Safety-enhanced design
  • 170.315(g)(4) – Quality Management System
  • 170.315(g)(5) – Accessibility-Centered Design

The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria include: Callibra Discharge 123, First Databank National Drug File (NDDF), DrFirst Rcopia, and MaxMD.

The additional types of costs that an Eligible Hospital would pay to implement this EHR MODULES’s capabilities in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures include: Implementation fees, Yearly maintenance and 3rd party costs associated with the following: Callibra Discharge 123, First Databank National DrugData File (NDDF) and DrFirst Rcopia. 

About Envision Physician Services
Envision Physician Services is a leading multispecialty physician group and healthcare service team specializing in anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, radiology, surgical services and women’s and children’s health services. Its clinical leadership guides evidence-based practices to deliver integrated, cost-effective care and improve patient outcomes. Envision Physician Services partners with facilities in 46 states and the District of Columbia and employs or contracts more than 23,000 clinicians. To learn more about Envision Physician Services, a division of Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: EVHC), visit

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) – designating the trusted test lab as the only third-party certifier of all three initiatives designed to move the industry toward a digital future. 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