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Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Subhash Patel, MD from Gastonia, NC to the AMS client community. Dr. Patel was referred to AMS by another doctor through our rewarding Client Referral program. After going through a personalized web demonstration that included psychiatric evaluation templates, Dr. Patel and his associates were very impressed. The doctor indicated that… Read more →

Grant To Enable Electronic Health Records Research in SC

Grant To Enable Electronic Health Records Research in SC

Duke Endowment renews funding for statewide health care initiative COLUMBIA, S.C. — A statewide biomedical research collaborative will use a grant, announced Wednesday, to continue searching for better ways to deliver health care and spreading that knowledge to the state’s hospitals. Health Sciences South Carolina (HSSC) will receive $11.25 million, as the organization is working toward all hospitals using electronic… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas Smith, MD from Paintsville, KY to the AMS client community. Dr. Smith had been using the same medical office software and electronic medical records for the past 15 years but realized his practice could benefit greatly from a more up-to-date, fully integrated, certified system instead. He contacted AMS to… Read more →

New 5010 Standards, Electronic Health Records and the ICD-10

New 5010 Standards, Electronic Health Records and the ICD-10

Q. What must chiropractic offices do to be prepared for the upcoming ANSI 5010 standards, electronic health records and the ICD-10? A. As you know, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to adopt required standards for covered entities to use when conducting certain health care transactions electronically, such… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of American Mobile X-Ray from Cincinnati, OH to the AMS client community. American Mobile X-Ray evaluated several different medical billing systems before choosing AMS. Their initial impression of AMS was very positive so they decided to schedule a personal, online web demonstration to go through the software. Once the demo finished,… Read more →

Electronic Records Enhance Care Transitions for Elderly

Electronic Records Enhance Care Transitions for Elderly

Implementation of electronic health care record systems is likely to enhance communication and patient care during care transitions, particularly for older patients, according to a study published in the October issue of the AORN Journal. MONDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) — Implementation of electronic health care record (EHR) systems is likely to enhance communication and patient care during care transitions,… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Alaa Elrefai from Birmingham, AL to the AMS client community. Dr. Elrefai operates a small practice of only two people. He and his associate have been documenting everything manually on paper for quite some time but were in search of a better, more efficient alternative. They came across American… Read more →

Larger Role for eHealth Data Key to Safer Care, Study Finds

Larger Role for eHealth Data Key to Safer Care, Study Finds

One of the best ways to reduce medical errors in the nation’s healthcare system is to expand the role of electronic health records, investigators recently claimed. “Leading healthcare organizations are using electronic health records to address patient safety issues,” said Dean Sittig, Ph.D., co-author and professor at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Biomedical Informatics…. Read more →

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