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Henry Schein MicroMD

  • Head Office

    760 Boardman-Canfield Road Boardman, OH 44512

    • Toll Free:

      800-624-8832

    • Fax:

      330-758-0182

    • Main Phone:

      330-758-8832

    • Website:

      www.micromd.com/
Product Profile
Product name MicroMD EMR
EHR Certification CCHIT 2008
History of development and product ownership Yes, MicroMD's simple, yet powerful, EMR evolved from Cliniflow, first released in 1995, owned by Monarch Medical Int'l
Was the product known by any other names in the past three years? No
Year that a fully functional version of this EHR product was first implemented in a medical practice in the US 1995
Number of full time equivalent (FTE) staff fully dedicated to this product
Product development: 23
Sales: 21
Implementation: 13
Support and maintenance: 27
Typical size of practice in which this EHR has been implemented
1–3 physicians
4–10 physicians
11–25 physicians
>25 physicians
Typical setting in which this EHR system is used
Community Health Center/Clinic
Multispecialty Clinic
Private Ambulatory Care Office
Private Community Hospital (excluding AMC)
What specialties does this EHR support?
Adolescent Medicine
Cardiology - Invasive/Interventional
Cardiology - Non Invasive
Dermatology
Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism
Gastroenterology
General Internal Medicine
General Practice/Family Medicine
Geriatrics
Infectious Disease
Nephrology
Neurology
OB/Gyn & Women's Health
Orthopaedic Surgery
Osteopathic Medicine
Otolaryngology
Pain Management
Pediatrics
Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine
Public/Community Health
Pulmonary Medicine
Rheumatology
Sports Medicine
Surgery - Cardiothoracic
Surgery - General
Surgery - Other
Surgery - Vascular
Urology
Areas of the United States in which this EHR product is sold North East
Mid Alantic
South
Midwest
South West
West
Hardware / Network
Operating system platform(s) supported
Server Supported Operating Systems: Windows® Server 2008 & 2008 R2 64-bit, Windows® Server 2012 64-bit, Windows® Server 2016 64-bit.

Clients Supported Operating Systems: Windows® 7 Professional 32-bit, 64-bit, Windows® 8 Professional 32-bit, 64-bit Windows® 8 Professional 32-bit, 64-bit.
Does the company resell any hardware? Yes. Through the Henry Schein-owned and operated TechCentral office automation solutions division, a certified reseller of Dell servers and desktop products; TechCentral supports IT by adhering to standard Dell and Microsoft basic and extended warranting programs.
Preferred list of 3rd party hardware suppliers Yes. Henry Schein's TechCentral office automation solutions division.
Preferred list of 3rd party IT Support vendors? Yes. Henry Schein's TechCentral office automation solutions division.
Does the product work over a wireless (WIFI) network? Yes
WIFI is not recommended for workstations or printing but is supported for mobile tablet PCs with a minimum of 802.11g utilizing WPA2 encryption w/MAC address filtering for data security.
VARs - Value Added Resellers
Do you use value added resellers to sell and distribute this EHR? Yes
Can customers purchase your product directly from your company or only from your VAR’s Yes
Customers can purchase MicroMD directly from Henry Schein Medical Systems; both Henry Schein Medical Systems and its VARs sell to various types of healthcare organizations, practice sizes and billing companies within key specialties, such as Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Urology, etc.
Can customers who have purchased your product through a VAR contact your company for support? Yes
Customers purchasing MicroMD software through a trained and certified reseller can expect to work directly with their selected reseller for support. Henry Schein Medical Systems is always available to partner with resellers to maintain strong customer relations and identify opportunities to build features that advance practice efficiencies and effectiveness, including achieving meaningful use requirements.
Application Service Provider
Do you offer an ASP version of your EHR product? Yes
Can you use Dragon or MS voice tools on your ASP solution? Yes
Company policy regarding data ownership for the ASP EHR HSMS, Inc. and/or its Authorized Agent agrees to provide Client with read-only and print-only access to certain data incorporated in the Software to the extent required to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended from time to time (HIPAA), or other applicable laws, all as determined by HSMS, Inc. and/or its Authorized Agent in its sole and exclusive discretion. This data may be provided on CD-ROM or other media format for utilization in an import to another program or application. Time and fees for service will be proposed by HSMS, Inc. and/or its Authorized Agent at the time of the physician departure.
Location of data hosting centers Primary data center in Youngstown, OH: Back-up data center in Akron, OH
Software & Database
What programming language were used to develop the application? Powerbuilder 12.5 Classic. Database is Microsoft SQL Server (2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016 )
Do you provide a test version of your EHR product for training and quality assurance(QA) purposes as well as the full production environment that is installed in the clinic? (The test version is a segmented area where users can make changes to templates or forms without it affecting the live environment) Yes
1 test database provided at no cost. Additional test databases available for fee.
Are 3rd party applications required to use your EHR? Yes
Embedded 3rd party software tools are included in the price of MicroMD.
Do you use standard terminologies, e.g., SNOMED-CT, LOINC, ICD9, ICD10 in your program? Yes
Expected date to be in compliance with ICD10 coding Currently compliant
Expected date to be in compliance with SNOMED-CT Currently compliant
Interfaces / Interoperability
Does this product have existing lab interfaces with Quest? If Yes, please explain whether the interfaces are uni or bi-directional. Yes
Bi-directional interface
If Yes to the previous question, are the interfaces bundled or provided at additional cost? Please explain. Yes
If the lab company picks up the costs, will the practice be charged maintenance and support fees? If Yes, please explain. Yes
Annual maintenance fee charged
Does this product have existing lab interfaces with Labcorp? If Yes, Yes
Bi-directional interface
If Yes to the previous question, are the interfaces bundled or provided at additional cost? Please explain. Yes
If the lab company picks up the costs, will the practice be charged maintenance and support fees? If Yes, please explain. Yes
Annual maintenance fee charged
Does the company offer an integrated EHR/PM system? (i.e. a combined EHR/PM system) Yes
[If yes to the previous question] Does your system used a single shared database (not interfaced) for the EHR/PM system? Yes
Single, shared MS SQL database
Can your product be interfaced with a different PM system if the practice chooses to do so? Yes
List of Practice Management systems with which you have existing interfaces Centricity (GE) PM
HealthPro XL PM
HealthPro PM
Phoenix PM
AdvantX PM
Next Gen PM
Neusoft PM
NDS PM
NCG Medical
MTBC PM
Medics Elite PM
Medical Manager PM
X-Link BiDirectional
MD Serve PM
If you do not have an interface with a particular PM system, are you willing to develop a custom interface? Yes
If an interfaced PM system is used, does your EHR product transfer billing and coding data captured during the encounter to the PM system? If yes, is this a one-step or multi-step process? Yes
One step transfer of patient demographics, appointment and billing data into and out of the EMR from an interfaced PM.
Does the EHR use an interface engine? No
Implementation and training
Tools and/or services offered to clients in order to achieve meaningful use of their EHR? MicroMD EMR software currently tracks all proposed Meaningful Use Core and Menu Set objectives, as well as the CQMs that apply for our specialty client base. Meaningful use training for MicroMD EMR is avaiable through our implementation team to assist providers in using the software to achieve meaningful use.
Tools and/or services offered to clients for current workflow analysis and redesign when using an EHR? Hourly, fee-based workflow analysis on site with clients to understand patient and clinician workflow and provide recommendations on equipment and equipment placement, updated processes and system customizations.
Do you recommend a graduated implementation or a big-bang implementation (all live at the same time) for your EHR? MicroMD implementation staff will assess client needs, readiness, state of adoption, commitment, etc. to plan a mutually agreed upon implementation plan and time frame.
What training mechanisms are used by the EHR Vendor? On Site
At Corporate Facility
Web Based
Web Based interactive
Is there a minimum amount of training required by your company in order to satisfy the support and maintenance contract that we would sign with you? Yes
Training requirements depend on number of providers and users
Do you provide any guarantees regarding the ability of a practice to meet meaningful use requirements? Yes
While it is the provider's responsibility to utilize the MicroMD EMR software in the required ways to meet Meaningful Use, we have training and consulting services available to assist providers in improving their use of the software if needed.
Does your company provide any guarantees that your EHR product will comply with Stage 2 and Stage 3 meaningful use requirements? Yes
Your MicroMD sales contact can provide our guarantee.
Is there a minimum amount of training required by your company in order for our practice to satisfy compliance with meaningful use guarantees?
Yes
We will determine a specific implementation process and training requirements for clients to use the software as designed to qualify for meaningful use.
What services do you offer for post-implementation optimization of the system with respect to training and system customization? Training: Included with system purchase (online video tutorials); customized training available for fee; system utilization review available for a fee also available to review compliance, utilization, data integrity, etc.
System Customization: Encounter forms, system office form templates can be customized by the provider or contracted for a fee.
Prescribing
Does your product support ePrescribing? Is there an additional charge for this service or is it included in the overall cost? Yes
Annual maintenance fee charged
Which formulary does your product use? Surescripts
Does the system allow users to add drugs that may not be in the original database? Yes
How are drug allergies and adverse reactions recorded and integrated into the prescribing module? Users can maintain a list of the patient allergies specific to brand name, generic name, ingredients, and medication group. The adverse reactions are checked using a SNOMED dataset. If an interaction is detected, the system displays a warning message which notes the severity of the intereaction. Users are then required to confirm they want to prescribe the drug. MicroMD EMR also features integrated PDR tools to allow providers to quickly access drug information, avaiable patient coupons and to report Adverse Events.
When prescribing multiple medications, am I presented with an ability to separately acknowledge or document individual alerts? Yes
Is there an ability for the physician or practice to modify preset alerts? (e.g. Severe vs. mild or moderate) No
These alerts are directly linked to the alert messages during the verification procedure so they can not be changed.
Is there an ability for the physician to filter the display of alerts? Yes
How are episodic and long-term medications tracked in the patient’s record? Users can view the medication list, including past and present medications. Medications are separated into three categories: long-term medications, prescriptions, and other medications or over-the-counter drugs.
Does the system allow users to switch drug interaction checking on or off? No
The drug interaction checking is hard coded to remain active
In the medication list, is a user able to sort medications by multiple parameters including date prescribed, diagnostic code, active or discontinued? Yes
Prescription data is separated in columns where the column header can be selected to sort the list.
Templates
What pre-defined templates do you provide?

Definition: A template is a pre-defined structured capability to rapidly record content including information on clinical conditions or vital signs through mechanisms such as menus, predefined fields or checklis
We offer multiple charting options including templates, forms, speech recognition and handwriting recognition, as well as the ability to document encounter details in a variety of ways, including the SOAP format, free text or dictated historical, subjective and objective formats.
Do you charge additional fees for any of templates? No
However, custom template design is available for a fee.
Can clients customize existing templates? Yes
Training provided
Can clients use tools provided through the system to develop their own templates? Yes
Training provided
Will your company build custom custom templates to the practices specifications? Yes
Custom templates can be built on a fee basis at client request
If a doctor has created a custom template in their EHR, will the templates and custom rules be maintained when new full releases and patches are installed?
Yes
User-defined templates are retained from release to release, but they should be reviewed periodically compared to new release features to determine whether the functionality and software have changed for which the template can be modified to take advantage of.
Support & Maintenance
What is the process for managing questions and service requests? Existing support staff available via phone and email from 8 am to 8 pm EST; support calls triaged into appropriate level and addressed.
Are different tiers of support offered (including pricing information)? Yes
All tiered support is included in support fees. Level 1 - staffed by live analysts. Goal is to resolve incidents on “first contact” during the call. Issues that cause moderate impact, training clarification, or an easily addressed issue are triaged by this group. Level 2 - major or moderate impact to clients business. Goals for resolution to be determined in 1-2 hrs and resolution in 24-48 hrs or less. Level 3 - issue major or severe. Goals for resolution to be determined in 1-2 hrs and resolution within 1-5 business days.
What are the options for a client to contact your company for support? Email, phone, instant messenger, live support, user forum and a self-help video library.
What level and type(s) of support are provided during go-live? On site training or remote go live support.
Is a formal users' group, online community forum or other form of social networking community available? Yes, via a user-accessible online user forum within which users can communicate with each other and access news and announcements, electronic versions of reference materials, tips and tricks, frequently asked questions and tutorial videos.
What are the standard hours of operation during which support is provided? 8 am to 8 pm EST
What are the steps for a client to escalate a support request? Level 1 - staffed by live analysts. Goal is to resolve incidents on “first contact” during the call. Issues that cause moderate impact, training clarification, or an easily addressed issue are triaged by this group. Level 2 - major or moderate impact to clients business. Goals for resolution to be determined in 1-2 hrs and resolution in 24-48 hrs or less. Level 3 - issue major or severe. Goals for resolution to be determined in 1-2 hrs and resolution within 1-5 business days.
Do you use off-shore technical support? No
Are software upgrades provided as part of the software maintenance contract? Yes
Upgrades are included with the Software Maintenance Agreement, addition one-to-one upgrade training is provided for an additoinal fee.
How are customer requests for enhancements and customizations handled? Template customizations can be requested through client support; pricing provided by sales; feature requests come in through client support and provided to development to be reviewed by a steering committee to determine whether request is viable for all clients.
How are drug interaction tools updated in your system? First Databank includes a minimum of quarterly, dictionary and formulary tools content libraries are updated periodically updated online and automatically updated online.
How are patient education materials updated in your system? Patient education materials are included in the system at no additional fee and updated automatically through the clinical content database.
How are requests from clients handle for customizations of their system post “go-live”? Template customizations and default setting assistance can be requested through client support; pricing provided by sales. Product enhancement idea can be submitted by clients through My Voice for MicroMD, a private MicroMD user forum for clients to submit feature ideas and vote on enhancement ideas. A product review committee meets regularly to review client requests and plan for programming and launch of enhancements.
Is remote monitoring available with the ability to alert clients about system problems? No
We do not currently offer a purchased service to proactively, remotely network and device monitoring services.
What is your recommended backup strategy? MicroMD recommends, at a minimum a full, daily onsite backup with an offsite, cloud-based data backup to ensure quick data recory in the event of a disaster, as well as weekly system reboot.
Do you offer remote backup for a client's system? Yes
For database data, MicroMD does offer a fee-based HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based eBackUp service.
When an interface goes down, how is that information recovered? MicroMD applications offer audit logs that trace transaction/files that are sent from and received into MicroMD EMR. In the event the sending or receiving system has an outage, transactions are queued for distribution or receipt upon resolution of the outage or in some cases, can be manually resent as a batch process.
Reporting Tools
Does your system provide a reporting tool with pre-formatted reports? Yes
MicroMD EMR offers a host of clinical and Meaningful Use reporting options.
Is your reporting tool able to create the following reports?

1.Generate a list of all patients with a chronic condition (e.g. Diabetes, COPD)
2.Generate a list of all patients with a specific condition who have not been seen within a defined period
3.Generate a list of all patients with a specific condition and lab result who have not been seen within a defined period. (e.g. diabetic patients with a HbA1c=9 not seen in the last 4 months)
4.Generate a list of all patients on a specific drug with an active medical problem
1.Yes
2.Yes
3.Yes
4.Yes
Are these reporting tools bundled with the EHR system or provided as add-ons? Yes
Does your system support PQRI (Physician Quality Reporting Initiative) reporting? Yes
Order Management Tools
Does your program provide any order management tools? Yes
Included at no additional cost. Electronic interfaces to transmit and receive orders and results are available at an additional cost depending upon the vendor selected for the interface. We have standard National interfaces with Labcorp and Quest.
Does your program provide any document management tools? Yes
The MicroMD DMS document management system is currently integrated to EMR and PM applications, included at no additional cost for EMR users. Currently documents are indexed to patients manually, or manually attached as a result to an order.
Does your program provide any other workflow management tools? Yes
Wizards can be set up for each encounter template to guide the provider through the data entry of the clinical data they need to capture for documentation.
Patient Health Record (Portal)
Do you offer a Patient Health Record that integrates into your system? Yes
The patient portal is an additional cost.
Data Conversion
Do you offer data conversion services from other products to your product? Yes
We offer this as purchased service on a per project basis.
Data conversion is available for: Billing data
Demographic data
Clinical data
What are the data conversion and transfer costs? Pricing dependant on volume, database type and layout
ONC Certified Health IT Developer Transparency
Transparency Attestation Supports
Public Product Disclosure(s) http://www.dentrixenterprise.com/solutions/public-health/meaningful-use
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https://www.micromd.com/certified/