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More AMS Clients Receive “Meaningful Use” Stimulus Payment

Dr. Sanchez of Family Dermatology in St. Peters, MO has received her first “Meaningful Use” stimulus check! This further demonstrates the possibilities of the AMS system. Congratulations Dr. Sanchez, you are an inspiration to physicians nationwide.

EMR Sales Exceed 17 Billion Dollars in 2011

EMR Sales Exceed 17 Billion Dollars in 2011

Propelled by government incentives, a desire to improve patient outcomes and the bottom line, sales of electronic medical records grew 14.2% in 2011, stronger growth than the previous year. Kalorama Information, a healthcare market research publisher, just completed an annual report on the market which found increasing physician and hospital acceptance, robust competition and growth in EMR budgets. These factors… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Frontera Pediatrics from Del Rio, TX to the AMS client community. Frontera Pediatrics contacted AMS and scheduled an online personal web demonstration to see the entire AMS system from patient check-in to check-out. After the presentation, the practice expressed how truly impressed they were with the capabilities of the AMS… Read more →

Benefits of the ICD-10 Delay

Benefits of the ICD-10 Delay

ICD-10 delay frees physicians to focus on other practice needs. However, analysts urge doctors to keep an eye on the new coding set plans and continue to prepare for implementation. The Dept. of Health and Human Services has delayed the compliance deadline for ICD-10 diagnosis code sets that was scheduled for Oct. 1, 2013. So what does that mean for… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Pathways Counseling from Carmi, IL to the AMS client community. Pathways Counseling was referred to AMS through our rewarding Client Referral program giving practices and individuals the chance to make up to $1000 per referral. This practice contacted AMS and scheduled a web demonstration to see first-hand, the benefits of… Read more →

Funding to Computerize Medical Records

Funding to Computerize Medical Records

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) — More than 41,000 doctors and 2,000 U.S. hospitals, with $3 billion in federal funding, have adopted health information technology, officials said. Farzad Mostashari, national coordinator for health information technology within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, said 50 percent of primary care… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Skypark Walk-In Medical Center from Chico, CA to the AMS client community. Skypark Walk-In Medical Center was having issues with their previous medical software. Their lab interfaces did not work properly and their software could not electronically document encounter notes. They reached out to AMS to learn more about our… Read more →

Explaining Stage 2 Meaningful Use E-Health Rules

Explaining Stage 2 Meaningful Use E-Health Rules

The deadlines for Stage 2 and Stage 3 have been extended by a year each. The U.S. government’s Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last week published to the Federal Register the second of three sets of guidelines that the healthcare community must follow in rolling out electronic medical records (EMR). The proposed guidelines came with few surprises, but… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Gregory Randle, MD from St. Louis, MO to the AMS client community. Dr. Randle contacted AMS and scheduled an online web demonstration of the AMS software. Afterwards, the doctor told our sales representative just how impressed he was with the amount of customization found within the encounter notes templates for… Read more →

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