Varian's Aria Receives ONC-ATCB EMR Certification
Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) of Palo Alto. Calif. yesterday announced that its ARIA® software for electronic medical records (EMR) and clinical practice management in radiation oncology has been certified for clinics that can now use it to qualify for federal funding under the U.S.HITECH Act. . ARIA for radiation oncology (Version 11) received complete EMR certification for ambulatory environments from the Drummond Group., a software test laboratory. Tested under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) program, the system was certified as 2011/2012 compliant in accordance with criteria adopted by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. Varian's ARIA for medical oncology practice management was similarly certified in May. To read the press release, click here: .