GE Centricity Perinatal Latest GE Product to Meet Eligibility Requirements for Meaningful Use Incentives

InfoGard Laboratories Validates Latest Version of Product for Modular Certification

GE Healthcare’s Centricity* Perinatal 6.90 has received Modular EHR Certification. This solution enables eligible providers and hospitals to use the Centricity  Perinatal solution as part of their efforts to meet meaningful use measures and qualify for federal health IT incentives.

“We are proud to have reached this milestone of modular certification,” said Don Woodlock, Vice President and General Manager of GE Healthcare IT’s Specialty Solutions business. “Certification is an involved process, and represents our commitment to empower our customers to address the challenges of meaningful use, should they elect to pursue federal incentives.”

Centricity Perinatal, an EHR Module, is 2011/2012 compliant. It has been certified by InfoGard, an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

Certification for Centricity Perinatal 6.90 was received on March 21, 2011, Certification Number IG-2392-11-0043, meeting the following criteria: 170.302(g) Smoking status; 170.302(o) Access control; 170.302(p) Emergency access; 170.302(q) Automatic log-off; 170.302(r) Audit log; 170.302(s) Integrity; 170.302(t) Authentication; 170.302(u) General encryption; 170.302(v) Encryption when exchanging electronic health information; 170.306 (h) Advance Directives.

Full certification information is available on the Certified HIT Product List (CHPL), which provides the authoritative, comprehensive listing of Complete EHRs and EHR Modules that have been tested and certified under the Temporary Certification Program maintained by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).

*Centricity is a registered trademark of General Electric Company.


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InfoGard has been instrumental in developing a number of government and private sector test and certification programs, including NIST’s Cryptographic Module Validation Program, programs for postage metering systems in five western countries, and two programs for the payment card industry. InfoGard is also an accredited Common Criteria laboratory. This experienced has provided InfoGard the ability to collaborate successfully with many different organizations in the development of IT testing and certification programs. InfoGard is independent, self-funded and employee owned. For further information, please visit