BELLEVIEW, Fla., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Much like yesteryear's family doctor or general practitioner, The Family Doctors of Belleview's eight board-certified Primary Care physicians and two physician assistants (PAs) serve most every healthcare need in the Florida city town bearing its name and at a second location in nearby The Villages. "From diaper rash to skin cancer, depression to heart failure," The Family Doctors uses a team approach and MedInformatix Inc.'s Practice Management (PM) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) solution to serve the area's population in ways that Dr. Marcus Welby could only dream of.
MedInformatix's PM and EMR solution enables the practice to serve an average 200 patients each day with the PM component handling and tracking all billing, claims and accounts receivable functions with the solution's U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS)' Stage 1 Meaningful Use-certified EMR module giving The Family Doctors a head start in its eventual ability to better track its treatment of diseases and conditions from high blood pressure and diabetes to kidney disease and heart failure.
MedInformatix's integrated, easy-to-use package also enables practice physicians and PAs to build and design workflow functions that best accommodate existing operating requirements rather than forcing users to adhere to a rigid, one-size-fits-all system.
"The system we had in place prior to MedInformatix PM and EMR was strictly for practice management," recalls Tom Menichino, The Family Doctors' CEO. "Our need for an EMR package is abundantly clear, ideally an integrated solution with both PM and EMR modules in a single system. We issued an RFI [six years ago], receiving demos from several vendors. MedInformatix' integrated approach, its ease-of-use and the fact that it is SQL-based given the wide variety of Macs and PCs we had in place made our choice eas