Visit Us for the Release of MedcomSoft Record UE: American Association of
Family Physicians (AAFP), October 3-6, 2007, Booth # 377-375
ATLANTA, October 2 /CNW/ - Family physicians at clinics nationwide report
that the implementation of MedcomSoft Record (www.medcomsoft.com) increases
profitability, improves patient care and enhances quality of life for
physicians and staff. Record, a fully interoperable, numerically codified EHR
and practice management system, offers a suite of tools which automate a
majority of a practice's clinical and administrative tasks.
Ranked first in KLAS (2007 Mid-Year Report Card, Ambulatory EMR, 1-5
Physicians), MedcomSoft Record 2006 (V 3.0), a CCHIT Certified(SM) Ambulatory
EHR for 2006, enables family physicians and their staffs to work more
efficiently and effectively. MedcomSoft (TSX:MSF) will release MedcomSoft
Record UE (Ultimate Edition), its newest commercial version, at the AAFP
Recently announced as a coveted Davies Award winner, Alicia V. Valdez,
MD, San Antonio, Texas says, "I sought a solution that would help me both as a
physician and a business owner, one that would more accurately capture charges
for services, bring the billing process in-house and generate immediate
improvement in revenues. Within six months of implementation in 2006, I saw
significant results, and now we are seeing more patients than ever."
She reports that per-patient billing is up 25 percent, that the practice
has much better control over accounts receivable, and staff overtime has
"What's more, most days I am home by 6:00 PM, with the flexibility to
practice medicine the way I want to," says Dr. Valdez. "Now I can devote more
of my time to patients."
Using Record, her charting is finished before she leaves the patient exam
room, with labs and referrals ordered, prescriptions e-mailed, and the
encounter coded and ready for billing.
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, David Amos, MD, considered retiring after 32
years of family practice. He purchased MedcomSoft Record to decrease the
stress of audits, and now he is enjoying practice so much that he may practice
for another 10 years.
"My only regret about Record is not having purchased it years earlier,"
says Dr. Amos. "The clinic's average billing rate is up over 30 percent and we
are using Record to bill electronically instead of outsourcing it to
third-party billing companies - generating increased profits."
In Altoona, Pennsylvania, David Burwell, MD, has used MedcomSoft Record
since opening Burwell Family Medicine in 2004.
"I am operating with at least one and one-half fewer full time equivalent
(FTE) employees than I would be if I were paper-based," says Dr. Burwell.
"When you factor in billing, it's probably closer to two FTEs."
He says that Record also facilitates improved patient care, adding,
"Without a doubt, MedcomSoft Record has helped me be a better physician. I
have health maintenance alerts set for every patient and I never have to
question the dosage of a medication. Information is always accessible."
According to Sami Aita, MD, founder and CEO of MedcomSoft, "Family
medicine benefits from MedcomSoft Record for a number of reasons -- one of
them is the great diversity of the patient populations and diagnoses they see.
Family practice physicians are responsible for promoting health and wellness
from cradle to grave, and increasingly guidelines for wellness care and
chronic disease management will be the standard by which reimbursements are
set. The human mind cannot remember every element of a 75-page guideline, but
MedcomSoft Record can. It is the ideal system to support them now and in the
About MedcomSoft Inc.:
Founded in 1994, MedcomSoft Inc. develops cutting edge software solutions
for the healthcare industry, including its fully integrated Electronic Health
Record (EHR) and practice management solution, MedcomSoft(R) Record.
MedcomSoft has pioneered the use of numerically codified point-of-care
clinical terminologies to create a new generation of highly interoperable
EHRs, which significantly enhance disease surveillance and accelerate clinical
research. The Company has achieved strong growth in license sales year over
year while MedcomSoft Record 2006 placed first in KLAS' Ambulatory EMR 1-5
Physicians Category in the 2007 Mid-Year Report, and has received a 5-STAR
rating from the AC Group, Inc., and a MedcomSoft practice was recently awarded
a 2007 HIMSS Davies Award. www.medcomsoft.com.
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