ATLANTA – August 24, 2015 – AmkaiSolutions, a subsidiary of Surgical Information Systems and an industry leader in providing innovative electronic solutions to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), surgical hospitals and surgical practices, announced the winners of the first annual Amkai Perioperative Leadership Awards this week at the GO!2015 User Meeting. The user conference brings together clients, strategic partners, and industry leaders to discuss and review recommended practices. AmkaiSolutions recognized Ambulatory Surgery Centers and business partners that exemplify the innovative use of healthcare information technology to advance perioperative operations.
“It is exciting to see this group of healthcare providers using AmkaiSolutions to help them meet the challenges they face in outpatient surgery care settings,” said Tom Stampiglia, President and Chief Executive Officer of AmkaiSolutions. “We are honored to recognize the group of winners for their drive to have a positive impact on financial, operational, and clinical outcomes at their facilities.”
Awards were given to the following organizations:
PCET Surgery Center – Knoxville, TN
Amkai Patient Impact
PCET Surgery Center received the Amkai Patient Impact award for their work helping patients with pain management. The facility currently uses AmkaiCharts Medical Reconciliation to effectively manage their patients’ medication data.
Upstate Orthopedics Ambulatory Surgery Center – Syracuse, NY
Amkai Financial Impact
Upstate Orthopedics received the Amkai Financial Impact award for their advanced use of the Amkai reports suite for benchmarking and financial reporting on the procedures performed at the facility. The reporting functionality has saved the facility time and effort in their reporting program.
Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head – Hilton Head, SC
Amkai Perioperative Leader of the Year
Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head received the Amkai Perioperative Leader of the Year award. The facility was an early adopter of AmkiaCharts EMR and has been instrumental in advancing the use of EMR functionality.
National Medical Billing Services – St. Louis, MO
Amkai Partner of the Year
National Medical Billing Services received the Amkai Partner of the Year award. They are a revenue cycle management (RCM) outsourcing company with a focus on ambulatory surgery centers. The company has been a valuable partner by providing key input to help improve the workflow of AmkaiOffice and the National Medical Billing Services RCM service. They have been a great resource by providing valuable feedback regarding best practices for billing and coding to maximize revenue and cash flow that AmkaiSolutions has been able to incorporate into products and services to benefit all clients.
AmkaiSolutions™ is a trusted industry leader, offering innovative software solutions and services to the full spectrum of outpatient surgery providers- ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals and associated practices and clinics. Our solutions help outpatient surgery facilities increase administrative and clinical efficiency and profitability, allowing them to focus on patient satisfaction. Our growing product line includes AmkaiCharts, the leading EMR in the outpatient industry and AmkaiOffice, a next-generation management software solution designed to replace and enhance the “legacy” systems in use today. The AmkaiSolutions team’s extensive experience in the outpatient surgery industry positions us well to bring substantial new streamlining and added benefits to the market. AmkaiSolutions is a subsidiary of Surgical Information Systems. For more information visit www.amkai.com
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Surgical Information Systems (SIS) provides software solutions that are uniquely designed to add value at every point of the perioperative process. Developed specifically for the complex surgical environment, all SIS Solutions—including anesthesia—are architected on a single database and integrate easily with other hospital systems. SIS Anesthesia was notably rated #1 in the latest anesthesia performance report by KLAS and awarded the Category Leader Designation in the 2014 Best in KLAS Awards.  For more information, visit our website, www.SISFirst.com.
 “Anesthesia 2014: Putting Performance Questions to Rest.” December, 2014. and “2014 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services.” January, 2015. © 2015 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com