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Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Outcome Medical of Georgia from Peachtree City, GA to the AMS client community. Outcome Medical of Georgia contacted AMS to schedule a web presentation of the AMS system. The practice commented that this was not their first medical software presentation they sat through but it was the most helpful and… Read more →

How To Prepare For ICD-10: Review ICD-9!

How To Prepare For ICD-10: Review ICD-9!

A review of how you currently use ICD-9 codes can be helpful in planning to make the transition to ICD-10, which will replace the older code set for all services provided on or after Oct. 1, 2014. “Wherever you see ICD-9 today, you will need to transition to ICD-10,” noted the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in an… Read more →

EHR Safety Guidelines

EHR Safety Guidelines

A pair of health IT experts has proposed a framework for national patient safety guidelines that the industry could apply to electronic health records (EHR) systems. Their article appears in the New England Journal of Medicineas the drumbeat of concern about potential hazards of EHRs grows ever louder. “Recent evidence has highlighted substantial and often unexpected risks resulting from the… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Greater Atlanta OB/Gyn from Union City, GA to the AMS client community. Greater Atlanta OB/Gyn contacted AMS interested in our Practice Management Ultra system featuring appointment scheduling, electronic medical records, billing and financial management, and a patient portal. They scheduled a web demonstration with our sales representative. All of those… Read more →

Meaningful Use Stage 3 Recommendations Released For Public Comment

Meaningful Use Stage 3 Recommendations Released For Public Comment

The healthcare industry has a much better idea of what Stage 3 of Meaningful Use may look like, now that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s HIT Policy Committee has released a copy of its proposed recommendations for public comment. The 38-page document, unveiled at the committee’s meeting Nov. 7, recommends some of the percentage thresholds be… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Laura Bird, MD from Maryville, IL to the AMS client community. Dr. Bird contacted AMS to schedule a web demonstration of the complete AMS system including appointment scheduling, electronic medical records, billing and financial management, and the patient portal. Dr. Bird and her staff had zero complaints about the AMS… Read more →

6 Observations on Hospitals and ICD-10 Going Into 2013

6 Observations on Hospitals and ICD-10 Going Into 2013

Hospitals and health systems are officially less than two years away from the go-live date of ICD-10. By Oct. 1, 2014, all providers must have made the transition to ICD-10. 1. Most hospitals are in a readiness assessment phase. In February 2011, the American Hospital Association surveyed its hospital members to see where the sector stood in its ICD-10 implementation…. Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Rajesh Mehta, MD from Austin, TX to the AMS client community. Dr. Rajesh Mehta’s has been using the AMS billing and financial management system for over four years. Recently the doctor and his practice decided they wanted to expand their software into a more comprehensive and fully integrated solution. Dr…. Read more →

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