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Diversified Radiology of Colorado, P.C. Chooses AMICAS

Thursday, January 8, 2009 General News J E 4
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Another of the nation's largest radiology groups partners with AMICAS for revenue cycle management and business intelligence solutions



BOSTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMICAS, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCS), a leader in radiology and medical image and information management solutions, today announced a new partnership with one of the nation's largest radiology groups, Diversified Radiology of Colorado, P.C., of Denver. This partnership will enable Diversified Radiology to streamline their billing operations and improve operational decisions with on-demand business intelligence tools.



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With 60 radiologists, Diversified Radiology is one of the nation's largest radiology practices and provides interpretive services to 12 statewide hospitals, 10 imaging centers - four of which they own - and additional support to several free-standing medical office sites in Denver. Diversified Radiology has been an AMICAS customer for nearly 30 years.



"We are excited about continuing our longstanding partnership with AMICAS," said Chris "Kip" McMillan, chief executive officer at Diversified Radiology. "AMICAS has been in the business of providing solutions for revenue cycle management for a long time. Given AMICAS' longevity in the industry, their exciting new technology, and our long history as partners, this was a natural decision.



"I know first-hand how difficult it is to extract data from various databases and share that information with the leadership of our practice. AMICAS' solutions allow our practice to streamline our billing processes and provide leadership with superior insight into our overall operations," said Mr. McMillan.



Under the terms of the agreement, Diversified Radiology will utilize AMICAS' solutions for streamlining billing operations and enabling business intelligence. Included in the partnership deal are AMICAS Financials(TM), AMICAS Dashboards(TM), and claims processing capabilities.



AMICAS Financials, a Windows-based solution, provides CashFinder Worklists(TM) to automate the identification and management of denials and follow-up workflows. AMICAS Dashboards, a Web-based business intelligence platform, provides access to customized, near real time, easy-to-read data for key performance metrics and indicators, including both clinical and operational factors.



"We are very excited about deepening our partnership with Diversified Radiology, one of the largest and most respected radiology groups in the country," said Stephen Kahane MD, president, chief executive officer, and chairman of AMICAS. "We look forward to helping Diversified Radiology become even more efficient with their billing. Also, given Mr. McMillan's depth of knowledge about revenue cycle management software solutions, we welcome his perspective as we continue to improve AMICAS Financials and our other solutions."



Diversified Radiology joins St. Paul Radiology of St. Paul, MN, Radiology Associates, P.A. of Little Rock, AR, Medical Diagnostic Imaging Group of Phoenix, AZ, Acadia Radiology of Arcadia, CA, and other prestigious radiology groups around the country that have recently partnered with AMICAS.



AMICAS, AMICAS PACS, AMICAS RIS, AMICAS Financials, AMICAS Documents, AMICAS Dashboards, AMICAS Watch, AMICAS Reach, AMICAS RadStream, RealTime Worklist, Halo Viewer, and Cashfinder Worklist are trademarks, service marks or registered trademarks and service marks of AMICAS, Inc. All other trademarks and company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.



About AMICAS, Inc.

AMICAS, Inc. (www.amicas.com) is a leader in radiology and medical image and information management solutions. The AMICAS One Suite(TM) of products provides a complete, end-to-end solution for imaging centers, ambulatory care facilities, and radiology practices. Acute care and hospital clients are provided with a fully integrated, hospital information system-independent PACS that features advanced enterprise workflow support and scalable design. Complementing the AMICAS solution suite is AMICAS Professional Services(TM), a set of client-centered professional and consulting services that assist our customers with a well-planned transition to a digital enterprise.



CONTACT: Aine Cryts, Marketing Communications Manager 617.779.7802 acryts@amicas.com

SOURCE AMICAS, Inc.
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