QS/1 Receives EHNAC’s HNAP and ePAP Accreditations
Spartanburg, SC – October 15, 2009 – QS/1 announces it has achieved full Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) HNAP – EHN and ePAP accreditations. This achievement recognizes excellence in health data processing and transaction security and indicates compliance with industry-established standards and HIPAA regulations.
EHNAC evaluated QS/1’s privacy measures, system availability and security infrastructure.
“EHNAC reviewed our process for managing and transferring protected health information and determined that we met or exceeded all of the organization’s criteria and industry standards,” said Tammy Devine, QS/1 Executive Vice President.
Upon completion of the rigorous accreditation process, QS/1 demonstrated its adherence to strict standards and participation in the comprehensive, objective evaluation of its business.
“QS/1 has proven a commitment to ensuring the security and privacy of health data processing and transactions for its customers,” says Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. “We are honored to have QS/1 join our select group of HNAP-accredited organizations and congratulate them on this achievement.”
QS/1, a complete healthcare automation solutions provider, serves HME businesses and pharmacies. QS/1 is a division of the J M Smith Corporation, the fourth largest privately held company in South Carolina. For additional information about QS/1, visit the website at www.qs1.com, or call 1-800-231-7776.
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is a voluntary, self-governing standards development organization established to develop standard criteria and accredit organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data. These entities include electronic health networks, payers, financial services firms, and e-Prescribing and other solution providers. EHNAC was founded in 1993 and is a tax exempt 501(c)(6) non-profit organization.