Valdosta Psychiatric Associates, LLC Chooses MicroMD®

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After Reviewing Four Alternative Practice Management Software Systems, Group Practice Selects MicroMD® from Microsys Computing, Inc.

Based in Valdosta, Ga., Valdosta Psychiatric Associates, LLC is a ten-provider group practice that serves a monthly average of 1,300 patients while adding 20 to 30 new patients every month. In March 2006, the group decided it was time to replace its old UNIX-based system with new practice management software. They selected MicroMD® from Microsys Computing, Inc. MicroMD is the top-rated software among all client/server systems in the 2005 “Top 20: Best in KLAS” annual rankings in the Ambulatory Billing & Scheduling category (for groups of 6 to 25 physicians).

Valdosta Psychiatric Associates reviewed four alternative solutions, including one Web-based system, which was ruled out because the group was not comfortable having their business operations dependent on the Internet, according to Jenny Kenyon, the practice’s business manager. “We were looking for a Windows-based, client/server system to establish the IT foundation for solid practice management today as well as future clinical applications, specifically an electronic medical record system sometime down the road,” she said. “With MicroMD, we got the right technology plus ease of use, better reporting and enhanced HIPAA compliance.”

The availability of local support from Automated Medical Systems, a Microsys value-added reseller, was another factor in the selection of MicroMD. “We signed our agreement for MicroMD in May, Automated Medical got the hardware configuration, software installation and training done in June, and we were up and running in three days,” said Kenyon.

About Microsys Computing, Inc.

Physicians and their practice administrators must have a robust, reliable and affordable practice management system from a dependable partner they can trust. Who can they count on? Microsys Computing, Inc. Since 1982, Microsys has pursued one mission: perfecting practice management software. Its award-winning MicroMD® system is a powerful, versatile and full-featured solution that streamlines and automates medical office operations. Developed with Sybase® SQL Anywhere®, and leveraging the networking power of Microsoft® Windows®, with its client/server design, MicroMD scales to support growing medical practices. And the MicroMD Xpres Suite brings the freedom, convenience and productivity of mobile computing to physicians and their patients. More than 1,800 physician practices, spanning 40 different medical and surgical specialties, rely on MicroMD. For more information, call 800-624-8832 or visit http://www.micromd.com.

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