CareTech Solutions’ iDoc Receives ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification: Troy-based CareTech Solutions, an information technology and Web products and services provider for more than 180 U.S. hospitals, announced today that the company’s document imaging and management solution, iDoc version 5.5, is 2011-12 compliant and was tested and certified as an electronic health record module on March 28 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, in accordance with the applicable hospital certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. CareTech Solutions’ iDoc is a HIPAA compliant document imaging software solution, hosted in a SAS 70 Type II Accredited certified data center that holds the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association. iDoc is cost-effective, efficient and works with all existing business and clinical systems so users are working from one integrated data repository. iDoc, version 5.5’s certification number is CC-1112-868600-1 and meets the following certification criteria: access control, emergency access, automatic log-off, audit log, integrity, authentication, general encryption, encryption when exchanging electronic health information, record demographics, electronic copy of discharge records. ONC-ATCB 2011-12 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. More at

Fast Company Names Whirlpool One of the “10 Most Innovative”: Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) was recently named to Fast Company Magazine’s World’s 10 Most Innovative Consumer Products Companies list. Whirlpool ranked sixth on list. This is the second consecutive year Whirlpool has been named to the list. Whirlpool has been widely recognized as an innovation leader both for embedding innovation throughout the company and its culture and for delivering breakthrough designs that solve unmet consumer needs. Whirlpool maintained its innovation investment during the economic downturn, generating more than $3 billion in revenue from its innovation efforts in 2010. Fast Company’s editorial team evaluated information on thousands of businesses across the globe to create the World’s Most Innovative Companies issue. Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies issue is available online at