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Team USA Uses EMR for 2012 Olympics

Team USA Uses EMR for 2012 Olympics

Team USA can cross one big task off its list for the London Olympics games and forthcoming events: finding a place to store thousands of pallets with boxes of paper medical records for its athletes. And then paying to transport all the records to that location. That’s because the U.S. Olympics Committee (USOC) is working to convert those records into… Read more →

More AMS Clients Receive “Meaningful Use” Stimulus Payment

Houston Pediatrics in Houston, MS have received their first “Meaningful Use” stimulus check! This further demonstrates the possibilities of the AMS system. Congratulations Houston Pediatrics, you are an inspiration to physicians nationwide.

AMA Calls for 2-Year Delay of ICD-10 Enforcement

AMA Calls for 2-Year Delay of ICD-10 Enforcement

The government must gauge the full impact of the code sets before requiring doctors to use them for billing services, the Association says. Washington Federal officials should delay a deadline to switch to the ICD-10 diagnosis code sets for billing physician services by at least two years instead of one, the American Medical Association said in a May 10 letter… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Lifeworks Counseling from FT Wayne, IN to the AMS client community. While seeking out a medical billing software provider, Lifeworks Counseling was referred to AMS by an AMS client who remotely connects to offices to assist with billing. After receiving further information from us, this practice was very pleased with… Read more →

EHR Group Recommends Changing Meaningful Use Reporting

EHR Group Recommends Changing Meaningful Use Reporting

The Electronic Health Records Association wants to modify the reporting process used by healthcare providers to qualify for stage two of the meaningful use initiative. Under the the 2009 HITECH Act, physicians are eligible to receive up to $44,000 in incentives from Medicare for meaningful use of electronic health records starting in 2011. Reporting periods should be broken up for… Read more →

More AMS Clients Receive “Meaningful Use” Stimulus Payment

Peak Woo, MD, FACS in New York, NY have received their first “Meaningful Use” stimulus check! This further demonstrates the possibilities of the AMS system. Congratulations Peak Woo MD PLLC, you are an inspiration to physicians nationwide.

2012 HIMSS Las Vegas Overview

2012 HIMSS Las Vegas Overview

Many wonder how information technology can shape the future of health care. There is no better place to find that answer than at the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) in Las Vegas. HIMSS is an annual gathering of 38,000 mobile-device-wielding doctors, nurses, IT evangelists, exhibitors, state and federal government officials, all attempting to answer that very question…. Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Pediatrics and Adolescent from Des Moines, IA to the AMS client community. At the conclusion of their personalized web presentation, this pediatric office found the amount of customization in the AMS system and our child health, EHR certification for “Meaningful Use” stimulus to be enormous deciding factors when selecting a… Read more →

2012: the Year of Meaningful Use

2012: the Year of Meaningful Use

In a recent blog post, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services encourages health IT community to make 2012 the year of meaningful use. Health IT plays a central role in building a 21st century health care system—where care is safer, better coordinated and patient-centered, where we pay for the right care, not just more care. Increasing the adoption and… Read more →

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