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Axis Diagnostics and Advanced Data Systems Collaborate on EHR and Lab  
8/14/2012 1:27:58 PM

LANGHORNE, PA and PARAMUS, NJ--(Marketwire - August 14, 2012) -

Axis Diagnostics, Inc. of Langhorne, PA and Advanced Data Systems (ADS) of Paramus, NJ have successfully collaborated on integrating systems.

Physicians using ADS' MedicsDocAssistant™ EHR will be able to send patient test orders directly to Axis Diagnostics. Results will be transmitted from Axis Diagnostics directly back into the patient's record in the MedicsDocAssistant EHR, completely automating the entire lab orders / results process.

The MedicsDocAssistant EHR then notifies the physician that results have been embedded into the patient's record and are ready for review. Notifications are elevated when results are abnormal.

Michael J. Olshavsky, President of Axis Diagnostics, said, "The high level of integration between both companies' systems is extraordinary. It is something about which we are extremely proud on a number of levels, not the least of which is how patients themselves will benefit by this type of technology. Ultimately, it's about patient safety and well being."

David Barzillai, President of ADS, noted, "There is no question as to the significance of patient safety and health maintenance operating under this type of technology. At the same time, redundancy, manual labor, and paperwork on the part of the patient, the lab, and the practice are eliminated while workflow and efficiency are maximized across the board for everyone."

As part of the companies' collaboration, the integration between Axis Diagnostics and the MedicsDocAssistant EHR is provided at no additional cost.

Since MedicsDocAssistant is certified for Meaningful Use, the system will also help ensure that physicians ("eligible professionals") obtain the Stimulus Act incentives to which they are entitled for EHR use.

Axis Diagnostics and ADS can be contacted directly for more information on their products and services.

About Axis Diagnostics Axis Diagnostics is a full service anatomic, pathological, and clinical laboratory headquartered in their state of the art CLIA and CAP certified corporate facility located in Langhorne PA. Axis Diagnostics, Inc. is supported by numerous years of medical and market expertise and application with over 750 client users. The company prides itself on the creation and execution of custom-built service plans to improve workflow, and the delivery of diagnostic pathology and clinical results to medical providers of many specialties. Areas of focus include women's health, uropathology, gastrointestinal pathology, and dermatopathology with a comprehensive clinical offering, microbiological screening, and upcoming drug screening program. Axis Diagnostics services clients and currently maintains licensure in PA, NJ, DE, GA, FL, TN and NV.

About ADS: About Advanced Data Systems: Since 1977, ADS has been a leading provider of automation solutions to medical practices of every size and specialty, to imaging centers, and to revenue cycle management companies. The Company's Medics solutions include the MedicsDocAssistant EHR, MedicsPremier and MedicsElite for comprehensive PM, and MedicsRIS for radiology. ADS provides quick Implementation, comprehensive Training and excellent ongoing Support with Updates. Over 30,000 providers rely on solutions from ADS.

About MedicsDocAssistant EHR's certifications: MedicsDocAssistant Version 5.2 is 2011 / 2012 ONC-ATCB certified by CCHIT© as a complete EHR for Stage 1 Meaningful Use. MedicsDocAssistant Version 6.0 has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) program. This Complete EHR is 2011 / 2012 compliant in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. It does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments, but MedicsDocAssistant EHR Version 5.2 or Version 6.0 will help eligible professionals obtain their Stimulus Act incentives once Meaningful Use on the system has been attained.


Media Contacts:
Axis Diagnostics
Chad Frable
Vice President
267-212-2000
cfrable@axisdx.com

Advanced Data Systems
Marc E. Klar
Vice President
800-899-4237, Extension 2061
marc.klar@adsc.com

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