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FALL 2014

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FALL 2014 PracticeLink.com | 29 cardiologists designed the cardiovascular diagnostics suite from the ground up with cardiologists in mind. In fact, one of the company's own cardiologists coded much of the software himself, says CEO Colby LeMaire. The OMS cardiovascular diagnostics suite interfaces directly with the OMS EHR, giving cardiologists a 360-degree view of the patient. According to LeMaire, the cardiovascular diagnostics suite interfaces directly with medical devices, seamlessly analyzing thousands of discrete data elements in the background. This provides the physician with actionable intelligence at the point of care, all the while eliminating dictation, transcription and free-text typing. "This provides state-of-the-art reporting for echo, vascular US, holter and nuclear perfusion among others," says LeMaire. Bart Denys, M.D., medical director and interventional cardiologist at Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Thibodaux, Louisiana, serves patients in a single- specialty cardiology group covering a large territory in Louisiana with 15 locations. With an average of 225,000 patient encounters per year, the practice's primary concern is the high volume of patient visits per physician, says Denys. The practice employs 60 physicians in all. When Denys discovered the OMS system, he was looking for a next-generation electronic medical record system that would facilitate the high volume practice, interact with hospital and state-based systems, and work with national professional databases, such as the interventional national database, as well as address many other practice needs. Denys decided on OMS and today uses the OMS EHR version 1.0 and the OMS Diagnostic Module version 1.2 to meet all these needs. The new system helps his patients immensely. Denys The cardiovascular diagnostics suite from Objective Medical Systems enables physicians to conveniently create reports, review studies and more. Continued

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