MedcomSoft Joins Medical Societies EMR Coalition

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MedcomSoft has joined the electronic medical record (EMR) coalition that was recently formed by the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) this spring to assist in the education and awareness campaign for the state’s physicians to assist in the proliferation of their understanding and use of EMR’s over the next few years.

“I see this as an opportunity to link the federal mandates of meaningful use to practical use to the EMR for physicians.”

MedcomSoft has joined the electronic medical record (EMR) coalition that was recently formed by the Medical Society of Virginia(MSV) this spring to assist in the education and awareness campaign for the state’s physicians to assist in the proliferation of their understanding and use of EMR’s over the next few years. The Medical Society’s Executive Vice President, Rufus Phillips stated in a letter to the coalition of EMR companies that MSV's role in promoting health information technology in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The MSV saw a gap in service and technology for the smaller physician practices across the state of Virginia. One of the principle goals of the EMR coalition to serve as an educator in establishing common ground in developing guidelines on EMR systems functionality around ARRA’s Meaningful Use mandates from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Rich Lobb, Medcomsoft’s Director of Operations stated, “I see this as an opportunity to link the federal mandates of meaningful use to practical use to the EMR for physicians.” The MSV is holding a fall Healthcare Information Technology Conference where MedcomSoft and other companies will participate. It is the Societies goal to market the conference within Virginia and bordering states to gain as much participation from physicians as possible. There will be special attention focused on the EMR, it’s benefits for physicians and educating physicians on expectations that will be in the form of presentations by MedcomSoft and others during the conference.

MedcomSoft’s Keystone product, Record®, is focused around the ambulatory clinical settings covering every aspect of practice management with one of the most comprehensive and mature electronic medical records on the market today. MedcomSoft Record® was developed by physicians for physicians and has been in use in practices and clinics for over 8 years. For additional information call 800-699-5533 or go to the company’s web site at http://www.medcomsoft.com.

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