Stage 3 ONC Certification

Stage 3 ONC Certification

PracticeSuite EHR was awarded Ambulatory ONC 2015 Certification on March 6, 2018. See Transparency Disclosures and Limitations * *

ONC Health IT Transparency Disclosures

PracticeSuite EHR is 2015 meaningful use (MU) compliant and has been certified by the ONC-ATCB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria’s 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 or guarantee the receipt of MU incentive payments.

PracticeSuite is a cloud based full suite of Practice Management, Certified EHR, Portal, Kiosk, and Online Review Management system. The software is used and paid as a monthly subscription. PracticeSuite standard pricing information of various modules including certified EHR is published at our website. Please click here to see the pricing information.

Vendor Name PracticeSuite, Inc
Product Name PracticeSuite
Product Version EHR 18.0.0
Certification ID IG-2412-18-0009
Certification Date March 6, 2018
Certification Criteria
  • 170.315(a)(1) Computerized provider order entry medications
  • 170.315(a)(2) Computerized provider order entry laboratory
  • 170.315(a)(3) Computerized provider order entry diagnostic imaging
  • 170.315(a)(4) Drug-drug, drug-allergy interaction checks for CPOE
  • 170.315(a)(5) Demographics
  • 170.315(a)(9) Clinical decision support (CDS)
  • 170.315(a)(10) Drug-formulary and preferred drug list checks
  • 170.315(a)(12) Family health history
  • 170.315(a)(13) Patient-specific education resources
  • 170.315(a)(14) Implantable device list
  • 170.315(b)(1) Transition of care
  • 170.315(b)(2) Clinical information reconciliation and incorporation
  • 170.315(b)(3) Electronic prescribing
  • 170.315(b)(6) Data export
  • 170.315(c)(1) Clinical quality measures –record and export
  • 170.315(c)(2) Clinical quality measures –import and calculate
  • 170.315(c)(3) Clinical quality measures—report
  • 170.315(c)(4) Clinical quality measures –filter
  • 170.315(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
  • 170.315(d)(9) Trusted connection
  • 170.315(d)(10) Auditing actions on health information
  • 170.315(d)(11) Accounting of disclosures
  • 170.315(e)(1) View, download, and transmit to 3rd party
  • 170.315(e)(2) Secure Messaging
  • 170.315(e)(3) Patient health information capture
  • 170.315(f)(1) Transmission to immunization registries
  • 170.315(f)(2) Transmission to public health agencies—syndromic surveillance
  • 170.315(g)(2) Automated measure calculation
  • 170.315(g)(3) Safety-enhanced design
  • 170.315(g)(4) Quality management system
  • 170.315(g)(5) Accessibility-centered design
  • 170.315(g)(6) Consolidated CDA creation performance
  • 170.315(g)(7) Application access –patient selection
  • 170.315(g)(8) Application access –data category request
  • 170.315(g)(9) Application access –all data request
  • 170.315(h)(1) Direct Project
Clinical Quality Measures
  • CMS2/NQF#0418 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan
  • CMS68/NQF#0419 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
  • CMS69/NQF#0421 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan
  • CMS117/NQF#0038 Childhood Immunization Status
  • CMS123/NQF#0056 Diabetes: Foot Exam
  • CMS127/NQF#0043 Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults
  • CMS138/NQF#0028 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
  • CMS139/NQF#0101 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk
  • CMS147/NQF#0041 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
  • CMS148Haemoglobin A1c Test for Paediatrics Patients
  • CMS155/NQF#0024 Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents
  • CMS156/NQF#0022 Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly
  • CMS165/NQF#0018 Controlling High Blood Pressure
  • CMS166/NQF#0052 Use of Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain
Additional Software Required NewCropRx, MedLine Plus Connect, EMRDirect

Additional Costs/Fees and Limitations

Capacity Description of Capacity Additional Types of Costs or Fees
Additional types of costs or fees that a user may be required to pay to purchase, license, implement, maintain, upgrade, use, or otherwise enable and support the use of:
Limitations (Contractual / Business Practices)
Limitations of a contractual nature (including developer policies and other business practices) that a user may encounter:
Limitations (Technical / Practical)
Limitations of a technical, technological or practical nature that a user may encounter that could:
Direct messaging functionality (including transitions of care, discharge summaries, and clinical messaging functionality).


criteria: 170.315(b)(1) and (2),e(1) and h(1)

This functionality allows the EHR user to receive, display, incorporate, create and transmit a Transition of care/referral summaries or Discharge Summary. Additional one-time setup and month recurring cost for each EMRDirect subscriber. There is no limit for the number of messages sent or received.


Free Trial Edition of EHR does not include EMRDirect (DirectTrust) messaging.

EMRDirect subscription is required for each provider and clinical user to send and receive DirectTrust messages. HISP works with only those HISPs which are part of the DirectTrust Bundle. EMRDirect is certified by DirectTrust.
Electronic prescribing
Criteria: 170.315(b)(3)
This functionality enables users to electronically create prescriptions, look up formularies, interactions, prior prescription history. It also transmits and receives prescriptions including prescriptions for controlled substances. All our paid subscription to certified EHR includes subscription to electronic prescribing subject to DEA # and need for prescribing.


Free Trial Edition of EHR does not include ePrescribing.

Electronic prescriptions may only be transmitted to members of Surescripts network, which requires the execution of the SureScripts End User License Agreement. Requires the use of Surescripts Network.


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