PARAMUS, N.J., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Data Systems (ADS) has been designated an eHealthConnecticut REC Qualified Vendor. Qualified EHR Vendor status assures medical practices in CT that ADS and the MedicsDocAssistant EHR have met the REC's standards and criteria for inclusion in the eHealthConnecticut REC.
ADS has a longstanding and notable history of healthcare automation in CT.
David Barzillai, President of ADS said, "Our MedicsDocAssistant EHR V.5.2 with its 2011/2012 ONC-ATCB certification for Meaningful Use through CCHIT, provides tools to physicians for eliminating paper and increasing productivity through a much more streamlined and organized approach in capturing and storing patient data electronically.
"We are proud to have been selected as a Qualified EHR Vendor by the eHealthConnecticut REC, and we look forward to working with physicians throughout the state in implementing and the MedicsDocAssistant EHR," Mr. Barzillai added.
Steve Ruth of eHealthConnecticut noted, "EHRs will eliminate redundancy and errors in the healthcare arena, thereby creating a safer healthcare environment for both residents of CT and visitors to the state. ADS has been named an eHealthConnecticut Qualified EHR Vendor with their MedicsDocAssistant EHR to assist in helping create that safer healthcare environment."
In addition to its functionality, The MedicsDocAssistant EHR will allow physicians ("eligible professionals" or "EPs") to obtain the maximum financial incentives to which they are entitled through the Stimulus Act for EHR meaningful usage. Those incentives are as much as $44,000 (Medicare) or more than $64,000 (Medicaid) per eligible provider, not per practice.
About Advanced Data Systems (www.adsc.com): The Company is a leading provider of healthcare automation solutions to medical practices of every size and specialty, radiology and imaging centers, and revenue cycle management companies. ADS produces its own systems, which includes the 2011/2012 ONC-ATCB Certified MedicsDocAssistant EHR V.5.2, MedicsPremier and MedicsElite for Practice Management and the MedicsRIS/PACS for Radiology. ADS provides quick Implementation, comprehensive Training and excellent ongoing Support which includes Updates. The company performs data conversions from existing systems and interfaces to existing systems. ADS' solutions can be configured as Client Server or ASP, and all of the company's systems (EHR, PM, RIS and PACS) are available separately per the needs of the practice. Over 30,000 physicians rely on solutions from ADS.
About eHealthConnecticut REC: (www.ehealthconnecticut.org) eHealthConnecticut is a not for profit entity incorporated in January 2006 and represents a collaborative approach to meeting the challenges of health information technology adoption and interoperability for the entire State. It is Connecticut's single organization focused on statewide HIE, with the combined governance and resources of the public and private sectors and the flexibility of a private corporation. A Board of Directors representing physicians, providers, consumers, purchasers, payers, academia, and quality organizations governs eHealthConnecticut, with State agency officials providing direction on an ex-officio basis. eHealthConnecticut operates in a transparent fashion with the necessary privacy and security protections in place to earn trust from all entities and the general public.
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