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Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Alfredo Chan, MD from Hanover, MA to the AMS client community. Dr. Chan contacted AMS wanting a complete medical software solution with the intent to bring their billing back within the practice instead of outsourcing it. They contacted our sales department and scheduled a live web demonstration of our electronic… Read more →

Usability Integrates into EHR Discussion

Usability Integrates into EHR Discussion

Healthcare IT industry observers have long cautioned: What good is an electronic health record (EHR) system if it is not usable in the hands of physicians and hospital personnel? The final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use addresses that query by making usability part of the EHR certification criteria. Bernie Monegain, editor of Healthcare IT News, talked with diverse industry… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Rims Outpatient Clinic from Landover, MD to the AMS client community. This particular practice contacted AMS requesting a demonstration of our software. They were pleased to find out that AMS offers live web demonstrations of our electronic medical records, billing and financial management system, appointment scheduling system, and patient portal… Read more →

2 Tips From CMS for a Smooth ICD-10 Transition

2 Tips From CMS for a Smooth ICD-10 Transition

The deadline for ICD-10 implementation is nearly two years away, and providers and payors need to communicate to help smooth the transition, according to The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Here are two tips for helping the transition. 1. Engage in open dialogue. Once a team or person has been designated to oversee the transition, inform organizations you work… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Bartlett Home Solutions from Bartlett, IL to the AMS client community. Bartlett Home Solutions contacted AMS to schedule a personalized web demonstration. The provider and staff sat through the demonstration expressing how simple the software was to use. The provider was also impressed with the customizable encounter note templates preinstalled… Read more →

National Health IT Week: Celebrating HIT As An Essential Tool

National Health IT Week: Celebrating HIT As An Essential Tool

Just as a carpenter finishes his work by making sure that his hammers, chisels and saws are clean, sharp and ready for the next project, so should we take pride in and look after our health IT tools and systems. In essence, that’s what we’re doing at this moment, as the health IT community convenes in Washington, DC, for National… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Holliway Medical Clinic from Shreveport, LA to the AMS client community. Holliway Medical Clinic contacted AMS to schedule a personalized web demonstration with an AMS sales representative. Web demonstrations can be scheduled after an initial contact is made with AMS either by phone or through our website, www.americanmedical.com. During the… Read more →

EHR Standards Toughen Under Finalized Stage 2 Meaningful Use

EHR Standards Toughen Under Finalized Stage 2 Meaningful Use

Federal officials soften some proposed requirements and officially delay the deadline to upgrade to the next electronic health record phase, but doctors wanted more leeway. Starting as early as 2014, physician practices will be required to achieve more difficult objectives to demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health records to earn federal bonuses and prevent future penalties. The Centers for Medicare… Read more →

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