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Eye Care Leaders Secures 2015 Edition ONC-Health IT Certification for Nine Platforms


All EHRs in ECL's portfolio earn ONC-Health IT's latest stamp of

Eye Care Leaders (ECL), an industry pioneer providing performance
solutions to eye care practices, announced today the certification of
their entire portfolio of ophthalmology and optometry-specific EHRs from
the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
(ONC-Health IT) for its 2015 Edition Health IT Module certification. The
nine EHRs are: myCare iMedicWare, myCare Integrity, MDOffice,
ManagementPlus, Medflow, IO Practiceware, KeyMedical, MyVisionExpress,
and EyeDoc.

The 2015 edition is the most up-to-date certification available from
ONC-Health IT, a regulatory agency within the U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services charged with the interoperability and security of
Protected Health Information (PHI). ONC-Health IT issued ECL's eight
certifications through Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification
Body (ACB) that tests EHR software to ensure that it complies with
ONC-Health IT's Meaningful Use requirements. Providers that adopt and
use the latest ONC-Health IT-certified EHRs are eligible for financial
incentives available from federal payers through the Merit-Based
Incentive Payments System (MIPS).

"One of our top priorities is to ensure that our clients are well
positioned for positive payment adjustments related to CMS's MIPS
requirements," said Brent Michael, ECL's chief commercial officer.
"We're proud to provide technology that automates MIPS reporting
requirements so that it's easier for providers to qualify for Medicare
reimbursement incentives," added Michael. "That way, providers can focus
on patient care and still realize the full financial potential of their

"Achieving ONC-Health IT's latest certification across our family of
products further proves that ECL is at the forefront of efforts to
create a modern, interconnected, and dynamic EHR system," said Mike
Schmidt, director of certification and client success for Eye Care
Leaders. "It shows we are pace-setters in the nationwide push to improve
health record accessibility across the continuum of care—and ensuring
that access is secure."

"It's an unprecedented move to certify nine different software platforms
in one portfolio," added Schmidt. "It solidifies ECL's commitment to
keeping our entire family of EHRs compliant during this period of
ongoing regulatory change."

About Eye Care Leaders

Eye Care Leaders (ECL) is a Charlotte, N.C.-based family of companies
that serves more than 8,000 ophthalmologists and optometrists with the
common goal of improving the efficiency, profitability, and
competitiveness of eye care practices. ECL brings together trusted names
such as myCare iMedicWare, myCare Integrity, MDOffice, ManagementPlus,
Medflow, IO Practiceware, KeyMedical, MyVisionExpress, and EyeDoc. With
a sole focus on eye care, ECL understands the unique challenges eye care
practices face, and brings advanced solutions to the operational
challenges associated with running a practice.

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