ONC decertifies two SkyCare EHR products

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Two electronic health record systems–both versions of SkyCare 4.2 developed by Platinum Health Information Systems Inc.–have had their certifications terminated by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT for failure to continue to meet the EHR certification program requirements.

According to a Sept. 2 announcement, Platinum Health failed to respond and participate in routine surveillance requests made by InfoGard Laboratories Inc., one of ONC’s authorized certification bodies (ONC-ACBs). InfoGard initiated the surveillance activities as required by the ONC certification program and according to standards to which the ONC-ACBs are accredited. Despite InfoGard’s “good faith efforts,” Platinum didn’t respond, and consequently was no longer in compliance with the certification requirements.

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