ONC Health IT Disclosures

WellStack’s Empower patient portal meets the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria, as certified by Leidos, an ONC-Authorized Certification Body, 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. 

There are no additional types of costs that a user may be required to pay to implement or use this Certified Health IT’s capabilities, whether to meet provisions of HHS programs requiring the use of certified health IT or to achieve any other use within the scope of this health IT’s certification. 

Product Details

Empower, Version 6.4

  • Vendor Name: WellStack, Inc.
  • Date Certified: November 5, 2019
  • Product Name and Version: Empower, Version 6.4
  • Certification Edition: 2015 Edition Cures Update
  • Certification ID:
  • Certification Criteria:
    • 170.315 (d)(1): Authentication, Access Control, Authorization
    • 170.315 (d)(2) Cures: Auditable Events and Tamper-Resistance
    • 170.315 (d)(3) Cures: Audit Report(s)
    • 170.315 (d)(5): Automatic Access Time-out
    • 170.315 (d)(6): Emergency Access
    • 170.315 (d)(7): End-User Device Encryption
    • 170.315 (d)(9): Trusted Connection
    • 170.315 (d)(12) Cures: Encrypt Authentication Credentials
    • 170.315 (d)(13) Cures: Multi-factor Authentication
    • 170.315 (e)(1)* Cures: View, Download, and Transmit to 3rd Party
    • 170.315 (e)(3): Patient Health Information Capture
    • 170.315 (g)(1): Automated Numerator Recording
    • 170.315 (g)(4): Quality Management System
    • 170.315 (g)(5): Accessibility-Centered Design
    • 170.315 (g)(6) Cures: Consolidated CDA creation performance
    • 170.315 (g)(7): Application Access – Patient Selection
    • 170.315 (g)(9) Cures: Application Access – All Data Request
    • *(e)(1) Cures: Relied Upon Software includes EMR Direct, Version 2023 and Medline Plus, version updated on May 7, 2018
  • Compliance with Multi-factor authentication 170.315(d)(13) Cures Update – This Health IT Module supports multi-factor authentication by requiring the user to answer challenge questions to prove their identity before getting access to the patient portal and can be configured to also require portal user to answer challenge questions every time they access the patient portal.

WellStack – Empower™ Patient Portal & Engagement Suite

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