Satellite Healthcare’s SPIN® Suite Receives Meaningful Use Certification

Jan 29, 2016

Better Data Exchange for Improved Patient Care; Opportunity for Physicians to Participate in Medicare Incentive Program.

January 29, 2016, San Jose, Calif.Satellite Healthcare, a leading national not-for-profit and the 6th largest provider of patient-centered dialysis and kidney disease services, today announced that Satellite Healthcare’s SPIN® Suite has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-HIT) 2014 Edition Complete Certification. This designation indicates that the software offers the functionality that enables eligible providers to meet Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements, qualifying these organizations to receive payments under the ongoing EHR adoption program.

“One of the most exciting parts of the certification is the data exchange. This will provide ease of access, information flow, and direct-line-of-site to critical data for improved patient care,” said Rick Barnett, President and CEO of Satellite Healthcare, Inc. “In addition, the government's stamp of approval means our doctors can participate in the Meaningful Use incentive program”.

To earn the certification, SPIN Suite was tested by Drummond Group LLC to be in accordance with applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

SPIN Suite, which met the requirements for Complete EHR Ambulatory, is fully integrated into the workflow of all Satellite Healthcare dialysis in-centers, home hemodialysis centers, and the administrative offices. Secure web-based and mobile components of SPIN Suite applications connect referring physicians, medical directors, case managers, and physician office staff to Satellite patient information and health record from any internet-connected devices supporting a web browser including mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones.

About SPIN Suite Certification:

This complete EHR is 2014 edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department 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 incentive payments.

Satellite Healthcare, Inc.

SPIN Suite v3.0

Certificate No. 12302015-2500-8

Date Certified: 12-30-2015

Modules Tested: 170.314 (a)(1-15); (b)(1-5, 7); (c)(1-3); (d)(1-8); (e)(1-3); (f)(1-3); (g)(2-4)

Clinical Quality Measures Tested: 65v4; 68v4; 69v3; 122v3; 127v3; 134v3; 138v3; 156v3; 163v3; 165v3; 166v4

About Satellite Healthcare:

Satellite Healthcare, Inc., has been among the nation's leading not-for-profit providers of kidney dialysis and related services since 1974. Through its affiliated services, Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis, and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides unparalleled early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services, and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. In addition, Satellite Healthcare has a well-recognized, enduring commitment to philanthropy and community service, from funding millions of dollars in research grants to sponsoring kidney programs nationwide. Satellite is committed to advancing the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can enjoy a better life.

Media Contact: Kim Hernandez, 650-404-3623

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