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Approved Test Procedures Version 1.0

The list below contains the Approved Test Procedures, Version 1.0, for evaluating conformance of complete EHRs and/or EHR Modules to the initial set of standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria defined in the Health Information Technology: Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria published on July 13, 2010.

These Test Procedures, Version 1.0, were formally approved on August 2, 2010 for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Temporary Certification Program. Notice of the approval appears in the August 9, 2010 Federal Register.

The Final Rule and related information is found at http://healthit.hhs.gov.

Questions about the applicability of the initial set of standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria should be directed to ONC at ONC.Certification@hhs.gov. Questions about the test procedures should be directed to NIST at hit-tst-fdbk@nist.gov. Note that NIST will automatically forward to ONC at the address above any questions regarding the applicability of the standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria. Questions about functions and activities of the ATCBs should be directed to ONC at ONC.Certification@hhs.gov.

Criteria # Certification Criteria Test Method Date Published
§170.302 (a) Drug-drug, drug-allergy interaction checks PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (b) Drug formulary checks PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (c) Maintain up-to-date problem list PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (d) Maintain active medication list PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (e) Maintain active medication allergy list PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (f)(1) Vital signs PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (f)(2) Calculate body mass index PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (f)(3) Plot and display growth charts PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (g) Smoking status PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (h) Incorporate laboratory test results PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (i) Generate patient lists PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (j) Medication reconciliation PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (k) Submission to immunization registries PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (l) Public health surveillance PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (m) Patient specific education resources PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (n) Automated measure calculation PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (o) Access control PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (p) Emergency access PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (q) Automatic log-off PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (r) Audit log PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (s) Integrity PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (t) Authentication PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (u) General encryption PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (v) Encryption when exchanging electronic health information PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.302 (w) Accounting of disclosures (optional) PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.304 (a) Computerized provider order entry PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.304 (b) Electronic prescribing PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.304 (c) Record demographics PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.304 (d) Patient reminders PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.304 (e) Clinical decision support PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.304 (f) Electronic copy of health information PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.304 (g) Timely access PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.304 (h) Clinical summaries PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.304 (i) Exchange clinical information and patient summary record PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.304 (j) Calculate and submit clinical quality measures PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.306 (a) Computerized provider order entry PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.306 (b) Record demographics PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.306 (c) Clinical decision support PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.306 (d)(1) Electronic copy of health information PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.306 (d)(2) Electronic copy of health information

Note: For discharge summary

PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.306 (e) Electronic copy of discharge instructions PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.306 (f) Exchange clinical information and patient summary record PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.306 (g) Reportable lab results PDF Icon 09/08/2010
§170.306 (h) Advance directives PDF Icon 08/13/2010
§170.306 (i) Calculate and submit clinical quality measures PDF Icon 08/13/2010