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ONC Health IT 2015 Edition Certification Granted to Azara Healthcare

Azara Healthcare announced today that it has once again 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 records (EHR) technology.

“We are pleased to be included amongst the few value-based care and population health management solutions that have been certified to the ONC-Health IT 2015 Edition criteria,” said Jeff Brandes, Azara’s President & CEO. “Being certified is very important for Azara and our clients as they can use measure results from Azara DRVS for reporting to programs like the MSSP ACO Program and CMS Innovation Center Programs. We are proud that DRVS has maintained its certification over the past 10 years and are pleased to be able to add additional clinical quality measures to that list this year.”

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, 165v11, 2v12, 159v11
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.

Holds Certificate No:
Date Certified: 12/01/2021
Effective Date: 2015 Edition 

About Azara Healthcare
Azara Healthcare, the 2023 Best in KLAS 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 41 states to improve the quality and efficiency of care for more than 25 million Americans through actionable data. To learn more, 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 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.