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HHS Announces Intent to Delay ICD-10 Compliance Date

HHS Announces Intent to Delay ICD-10 Compliance Date

February 16, 2012: As part of President Obama’s commitment to reducing regulatory burden, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen G. Sebelius today announced that HHS will initiate a process to postpone the date by which certain health care entities have to comply with International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition diagnosis and procedure codes (ICD-10). The final rule adopting ICD-10 as… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Medilaser Surgery from Frisco, TX to the AMS client community. The provider at Medilaser Surgery sat through an online web demonstration of the AMS system with one of our sales representatives. The doctor was impressed with the amount of customization found within the AMS system ranging from the Registry in the… Read more →

Electronic Health Record Use In US Hospitals Has Doubled In Last Two Years

Electronic Health Record Use In US Hospitals Has Doubled In Last Two Years

The percentage of US hospitals using health information technology such as Electronic Health Records has more than doubled in the last two years, according to an announcement by the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as she visited a Health Science Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday. Sebelius made the announcement during a speech. She was in… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Bob Callahan, MD from Carthage, TX to the AMS client community. Dr. Callahan was previously using software not compliant with the new 5010 standards or even ICD-10 capable. He contacted AMS asking if we provided software that is current with medical industry standards. The doctor was pleased to know that… Read more →

"Meaningful Use" Rules Driving Healthcare Sales of Handheld Devices

“Meaningful Use” Rules Driving Healthcare Sales of Handheld Devices

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – Feb 13, 2012) – The total market for handheld devices in healthcare reached $11 billion globally in 2011, reflecting over 10% growth since 2007, according to Kalorama Information. There are a number of factors fueling growth, but the healthcare market research publisher sees the fastest growth in administrative devices — the kind of devices used by… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Bradley Kendrick, MD from Abilene, TX to the AMS client community. Dr. Kendrick was referred to AMS by a colleague who has used AMS for over ten years! After being referred, Dr. Kendrick’s practice contacted AMS and scheduled a personalized, online web demonstration of the AMS software. The doctor and… Read more →

ICD-10 Conversion: Do Or Die

ICD-10 Conversion: Do Or Die

Failure to meet upcoming deadlines could mean major disruptions in claims payments for healthcare organizations. While most providers are busy deploying financial, technology, and people resources to meet the Meaningful Use program requirements in the hope of obtaining large government bonuses, these payments–between $44,000 and $63,000 per eligible professional–are a drop in the bucket compared to the revenue your organization… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Sinclair Surgical and Breast Clinic from Davenport, FL to the AMS client community. Sinclair Surgical had been looking for medical software for quite some time before contacting AMS and deciding to schedule a web demonstration with our sales staff. Our fully trained sales staff offers the best personalized web demonstrations… Read more →

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