Phoenix Ortho Earns ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group LLC

December 31, 2018


(DG_CertBadge_ONCHealthIT_2015_LargeDecember 31, 2018 Ovilla, TX) -- Phoenix Ortho has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) that has been empowered to test software for compliance with the requirements of the federal government’s program. The stamp of approval designates that the software offers the functionality that enables eligible providers and hospitals to meet the requirements of various regulatory programs that require use of certified EHR technology.

“By achieving 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification, Phoenix Ortho continues it’s history of bringing fully compliant, orthopedically focused products to our customers. As was true for the 2014 edition, with this certification, orthopedic physicians have a highly functional alternative to generic complete certified solutions,” says Micah Jones, CIO

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

With more than 15 years of testing experience across various industries, Drummond Group LLC (DG) brings a high level of technical expertise to this process. Its healthcare experience also runs deep, having certified hundreds of EHRs since becoming an ACB in 2010. 

Phoenix Ortho, which met the requirements for 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification, is the industry's only complete, orthopedic-exclusive ONC-ATCB Certified EHR solution which is adaptive, learns physician preferences, manages workflow and diagnostic images, and does not require templates.

 “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.”

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Certificate No:
Date Certified: 12/31/2018
Effective Date:  2015 Edition 

Modules Tested: 170.315 (a)(1-5,9-10,12-14); (b)(1-6); (c)(1); (d)(1-9); (e)(1-3); (g)(2-9); (h)(1)

Clinical Quality Measures tested: 50v6; 56v6; 66v6; 68v7; 69v6; 123v6; 138v6; 139v6; 156v6; 165v6; 166v7

Additional software used: Rcopia (DrFirst), NLM AccessGUDI API, Dynamic Health IT

Costs and Further Information of Certified Health IT


Description of Capability

Costs or Fees

Technical or Practical Guidance

Patient Portal

 An online portal that allows patients to access health information

This certified product-version may require one-time and/or ongoing monthly and/or annual costs for the Patient Portal.

Requires high-speed internet connection and SSL certificate


Interfaces are used to communicate with third-party systems. Codes are used for billing and claims

This certified product-version may require one-time and/or ongoing monthly and/or annual costs for interface services, real-time translation of ICD-9 and CPT codes to HL7, ICD-10, and SNOMED standards. Costs are based on current retail price of products and features purchased.

No technical limitations

Maintenance and Support

Allows EP to receive technical support and software updates

This certified product-version may require ongoing monthly maintenance fees for all software maintenance and software upgrades. Fees are based on current retail price of products and features purchased.

Requires EP to have high speed internet


Allows communication with third-party systems

This certified product-version may require on-time and/or on-going costs to establish and support interfaces for practice management systems other than Phoenix PM and/or interfaces to HIEs and similar third-parties.

Third-party must support HL7, and/or API


Allow communication with DICOM compliant systems and equipment

This certified product-version may require on-time and/or on-going costs to establish and support DICOM communication with Imaging Modalities. Costs are per modality. This allows ECs imaging capabilities for related measures.

Equipment must support DICOM standard


Allows EP to prescribe medications electronically

This certified product-version may require one-time and/or on-going annual costs to support electronic prescribing - 170.314(b)(3). Costs are per prescriber. Electronic prescribing is powered by DrFirst (third-party).

No other eRx vendor may be used with Phoenix Ortho


Allows EP to send and receive Direct messages

This certified product-version may require an annual subscription fee for direct messaging. This fee is per EC. Direct messaging powered by MaxMD (third-party) and is limited to MaxMD

No other Direct vendor may be used with Phoenix Ortho

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Cures Update Export Feature
Staff:  There is a one-button print option that will pull all internal clinical documentation, phone calls, portal messages, and third-party documents in the chart into a single PDF document that can be printed in hard copy or saved electronically.
Patient:  The patient portal contains the same print button for the Patient to gather their entire medical record as noted above.  They also have access to all CCDAs created by office staff along with each office note generated from clinical documentation.
Staff:  All CCDAs can be batch obtained from inside the EHR. 
*Anyone using our certified V5 has access to these feature


About Phoenix Ortho
Phoenix Ortho offers the nation’s only "Complete Ortho-Exclusive EHR." Our narrow focus delivers speed and ease-of-use that defocused, multi-specialty vendors cannot achieve. By truly integrating imaging into the patient chart, eliminating transcription expense and Improving workflow, Phoenix Ortho understands the needs of orthopaedic physicians.


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 Group 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 Group was founded in 1999, and is an ONC-Accredited Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL). Drummond Group continues to build on its deep experience and expertise to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visit


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