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Azara Healthcare Earns ONC-Health IT 2015 Edition Certification from Drummond Group

Boston, MA – March 16, 2022 – Azara Healthcare announced today that it has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Health IT certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB).  The stamp of approval designates the software delivers the required functionality in support of enabling eligible providers and hospitals to meet the requirements of various regulatory programs that involve the use of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology.

“We are pleased to be counted amongst the few Reporting/Analytics and Population Health products that have been certified to the 2015 Edition criteria,” said Jeff Brandes, Azara’s CEO.  “Being certified is very important for Azara and our clients because now every one of them can track and report their clinical quality measures using the 2015 standards.  We are proud that DRVS will continue to maintain its certification.”

To earn certification, Azara DRVS was tested to be in accordance with applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

With more than 20 years of testing experience across various industries, Drummond brings a high level of technical expertise to this process. Since becoming an ONC-ACB in 2010, Drummond has conducted more than 3,000 health IT tests and certifications. 

Azara DRVS, which met the requirements for Certificate of Health IT Compliance completed certification of the following Health IT Modules:

Criteria Tested: 170.315 (c)(3); (d)(1-3, 5, 12-13); (g)(4-5)
Clinical Quality Measures Tested: 122v7, 124v7, 125v7, 130v7
Additional Software Used: None

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. Drummond Group is accredited by ANSI sModule(s) and Certification of other types of Health IT for which the Secretary has adopted certification criteria under Subpart C of 45 CFR.

Holds Certificate No: 15.99.04.1134.A105.33.01.0.211201
Date Certified: 12/01/2021
Effective Date: 2015 Edition 

About Azara Healthcare
Azara Healthcare is the leading provider of data-driven analytics, quality measurement and reporting for the Community Health and physician practice market.  Azara solutions empower more than 1,000 Community Health Centers, physician practices, Primary Care Associations, Health Center Controlled Networks, and clinically integrated networks in 38 states to improve the quality and efficiency of care for more than 25 million Americans through actionable data.  Azara consistently earns accolades as a top population health vendor by industry market intelligence firm KLAS Research and was ranked number one in MACRA and MIPS Support Technology for Value-Based Care by Black Book Research.

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 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. Drummond was founded in 1999 and is an ONC-Accredited Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL) and continues to build on its deep experience and expertise to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com.