Press Releases

December 4, 2012

ICSA Labs and IHE USA Team Up to Deliver New Certification That Assures Security, Interoperability of Health Information Technology

IHE USA, a nonprofit organization that drives adoption of standards-based interoperability to improve patient care, and ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, today unveiled a new certification program aimed at assuring the security and interoperability of health information technology.

November 6, 2012

ICSA Labs Invites EHR Technology Developers to Participate in Pilot Tests for 2014 Edition Certification Criteria

ICSA Labs is calling for qualified EHR technology developers of both Complete EHRs and EHR Modules to participate in a pilot program for the new 2014 Edition certification criteria.

September 10, 2012

ICSA Labs to Host Four-Part Webinar Series on 2014 EHR Certification Requirements, Beginning Sept. 11

ICSA Labs will host a free four-part webinar series, beginning Tuesday (Sept. 11) to discuss changes set forth by the Final Rule governing the Stage 2 Standards and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

September 5, 2012

ICSA Labs Among First to Receive Federal Authorization as Stage 2 Certification Body for Electronic Health Records

ICSA Labs has received authorization from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to certify electronic health records for the next stage of Meaningful Use requirements.

July 31, 2012

Verizon’s ICSA Labs Among First Accredited Health Information Technology Testing Laboratories

ICSA Labs is now accredited as a Health Information Technology (HIT) Testing Laboratory by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) Health Information Technology Laboratory Accreditation Program.

July 25, 2012

ICSA Labs Among First to Achieve ANSI Guide 65 Accreditation as Electronic Health Record Certification Body

ICSA Labs has received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute as a Health IT certification body. This accreditation allows ICSA Labs to apply for authorization from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to certify electronic health records for Stage 2 Meaningful Use testing, which is anticipated to begin this fall.

July 17, 2012

Dell SonicWALL Receives First Next-Generation Firewall Evaluation From ICSA Labs

Dell SonicWALL -- a leader in advanced network security, secure remote access, email security, backup and recovery, and management and reporting -- has completed ICSA Labs’ next-generation firewall evaluation. After thorough testing, ICSA Labs reports that the capabilities evaluated for the Dell SonicWALL E-Class Network Security Appliance Series function securely, with a high percentage of coverage.

May 22, 2012

Media Advisory: ICSA Labs to Host May 23 Webinar on Federal Government’s Stage 2 ‘Meaningful Use’ Criteria for Electronic Health Records

ICSA Labs will host a free webinar on Wednesday (May 23) to discuss what’s next for electronic-health-record certifications. The hour-long webinar will help participants understand the new “meaningful use” criteria set forth by the federal government -- Stage 2 Meaningful Use proposed 2014 Edition Security and Privacy criteria -- and their impact on development of future electronic-health-record products.

May 22, 2012

ICSA Labs Launches Industry-First Program to Test VPN Security Features of Smartphones, Tablets and Other Mobile Devices

To help millions of enterprise users of smartphones and tablets send and receive data securely, ICSA Labs is offering the industry’s first testing program for determining whether these devices meet the latest security standards for connecting with VPNs (virtual private networks).

February 21, 2012

ICSA Labs Certifies First Hospital Under Its Electronic Health Record Testing Program

At the HIMSS Conference today, ICSA Labs announced its first certification of an IT system that is currently deployed by a hospital. The hospital, Via Christi Health, earned the certification under ICSA Labs’ electronic health record program.