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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Completes Deployment of MedAptus' Infusion Services Module
Date:2/13/2008

Solution Yields Streamlined, Compliant Coding of Nearly 90,000 Annual

Infusion Visits

BOSTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAptus(R), the leading provider of point-of-care charge capture technologies, today announced that its customer, the prestigious Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has completed enterprise-wide deployment of the company's Infusion Services Module.

The Module, an extension of MedAptus' revenue-enhancing Facility Charge Capture solution, supports the compliant capture of infusion services and related charges. The application also includes powerful administrative tools that provide real-time revenue cycle visibility as well as exception-based charge management and reconciliation.

Boston-based Dana-Farber is a principal teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School and is among the leading cancer research and care centers in the United States. The organization first implemented MedAptus' Professional Charge Capture solution, via Physician Workstation, in July of 2006. Within five months, approximately 300 physicians and midlevel providers were using the desktop-based version of the software to enter more than 3,000 outpatient charges on a weekly basis.

Given the success of Dana-Farber's Physician Workstation implementation for professional charges, the organization sought similar automation to streamline coding for facility charges related to infusion visits. An additional desire was for functionality that would automatically translate what nurses enter for infusion services delivered into compliant codes based on the organizational charge data master. Working collaboratively, MedAptus and Dana-Farber personnel developed the Infusion Services Module as an add-on to Facility Charge Capture, enabling the nurses to focus on patient care and not on the constantly changing regulations governing infusion billing.

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