NACRS Vendor Testing

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Fiscal 2016–2017 (April 1 to March 31)

1. Testing of the CACS Grouping Methodology

The Licensed Grouper Vendors listed below have successfully met the CIHI testing requirements for the 2016–2017 CACS Grouper. To ensure vendor system compliance with CIHI’s CACS production system, the grouper licensed vendors were mandated to submit test data files that had been grouped using their vendor assigned values. CACS vendor assigned values had to comply 100% with the CIHI assigned values before the testing was deemed successful.

Licensed Grouper Vendor

Date

3M Canada Company

February 17, 2016

Anzer IT Solutions

March 7, 2016

Cactus Health Systems

 

Med2020 Healthcare Software Inc.

February 11, 2016

 

2. Testing of the NACRS

CIHI requires all NACRS licensed vendors to submit test files at the beginning of every fiscal year to ensure compliance in applying all new edits for the NACRS data collection.

The licensed vendors listed below have successfully submitted ambulatory test data to the CIHI National Ambulatory Care Reporting System database for fiscal 2016–2017. This means the vendor:

  • Submitted test files that contain sufficient variation to test new data elements and new domains of values for existing data elements  
  • Submitted insert data files and demonstrated the ability to subsequently submit corrections/updates, deletions and resubmissions and multiple MIS Functional Centre Account Codes.
  • Submitted at least one test file for each province/territory where they have installations and there have been changes to the Edit Specifications.

Hospitals are requested to ascertain that their vendor has completed the vendor test process for their provincial/territorial version before submitting their own hospital test data to CIHI. Posting the names of vendors does not indicate an endorsement of their product by CIHI.

Please e-mail vendors@cihi.ca for more information.

Vendor

Software

Province

Level and Date passed

 

 

 

Clinic Lite
(Level 0)

1

2

3

3M Canada Company

2016–2017

ON

 

March 11, 2016

 

March 15, 2016

Anzer IT Solutions

2016–2017

ON

 

March 7, 2016

 

March 10, 2016

Clarity Healthcare Solutions1.0ONApril 29, 2016   

Med2020 Healthcare Software Inc.

V.293.0

 

 

February 17, 2016

February 17, 2016

February 17, 2016

Med2020 Healthcare Software Inc.V293.0.0ONApril 13, 2016   
Med2020 Healthcare Software Inc.

3.0

ON

 

March 11, 2016

 

March 11, 2016

Med2020 Healthcare Software Inc.

3.0

BC

 

 

March 11, 2016

 

Medical Information Technology Inc (Meditech)

5.6

 

 

March 1, 2016

 

March 8, 2016

Medical Information Technology Inc (Meditech)5.6ONApril 14, 2016   
Medical Information Technology Inc (Meditech)6.0ON   March 30, 2016
Medical Information Technology Inc (Meditech)6.1BC  April 4, 2016 

 

Previous data year: Fiscal 2015–2016 (April 1 to March 31)

1. Testing of the CACS Grouping Methodology

Licensed Grouper Vendor

Date

3M Canada Company

March 26, 2015

Anzer IT Solutions

March 16, 2015

Cactus Health Systems

February 8, 2015

Med2020 Healthcare Software Inc.

February 10, 2015

 

2. Testing of the NACRS

Vendor

Software

Province

Level and Date passed

 

 

 

1

2

3

3M Canada Company

HDM 5.0.2 SP6

ON, NS, YT, SK, BC

March 26, 2015

N/A

March 26, 2015

Anzer IT Solutions

3.2.28

ON

March 16, 2015

N/A

March 16, 2015

Med2020 Healthcare Software Inc.

292.0.0

ON

February 10, 2015

N/A

February 26, 2015

Med2020 Healthcare Software Inc.

292.0.0

BC

February 13, 2015

February 13, 2015

N/A

Med2020 Healthcare Software Inc.

292.0.0

MB

NA

February 13, 2015

N/A

Med2020 Healthcare Software Inc.

WinRecs 3.0 V2015.01

ON

March 9 2015

N/A

March 9 2015

Medical Information Technology Inc (Meditech)

5.6

ON

March 16 2015

N/A

March 16 2015

Medical Information Technology Inc (Meditech)

5.6

BC

N/A

March 26 2015

N/A

Medical Information Technology Inc (Meditech)

6.x

ON

N/A

N/A

April 7 2015