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Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Family Health and Birth Center from Savannah, GA to the AMS client community. Family Health and Birth Center was referred to AMS by the Georgia Regional Extension Center. Sitting through a web demonstration, the practice witnessed the customization of our encounter note templates and expressed how this will make the… Read more →

HHS proposes one-year delay of ICD-10 compliance date

HHS proposes one-year delay of ICD-10 compliance date

On April 17, 2012 the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a proposed rule that would delay, from October 1, 2013 to October 1, 2014, the compliance date for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition diagnosis and procedure codes (ICD-10). The ICD-10 compliance date change is part of a proposed rule that would adopt a standard for… Read more →

Another Client Joins the AMS Community

American Medical Software is pleased to announce the addition of Hana Hulinska, MD from Westport, CT to the AMS client community. Dr. Hulinska had previous experience with the AMS Medical Management system prior to contacting AMS. When seeking out a software provider for her new practice, she decided AMS was still the best solution. Using our optional data conversion, the… Read more →

Electronic Health Records May Mean Fewer Tests

Electronic Health Records May Mean Fewer Tests

Doctors order fewer lab tests when they have access to a patient’s electronic medical records, according to a new study, but the efficiency may be confined to state-of-the-art records exchanges for now. The new study is based on the experience of two hospitals — Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General — that form Partners HealthCare, a not-for-profit healthcare system in… Read more →

More AMS Clients Receive “Meaningful Use” Stimulus Payment

Ahmad and Rana Pediatrics in Granite City, IL have received their first “Meaningful Use” stimulus check! This further demonstrates the possibilities of the AMS system. Congratulations Ahmad and Rana Pediatrics, you are an inspiration to physicians nationwide.

Benefits of Implementing ICD-10 Now

Benefits of Implementing ICD-10 Now

The Healthcare Industry as a whole is currently weighing its options after the recent announcement by Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius that the federal government may extend the October 2013 ICD-10 implementation deadline. As of right now, no one knows what the time frame for the extension would be or who would be exempt from the exception. In… Read more →

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