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FredMed Informer - Winter 2008 

In This Issue

FredMed's 2009 Software Suite

Middletown Valley Family Medicine

Copy to FMH Chart

Credit Card Processing

New Transcription Manager

Members' Minute
News Flash
New FredMed Communication Options

With this issue, we inaugurate the new format for our quarterly newsletter. All members of FMH Staff and FredMed Office Managers are eligible to receive copies of this newsletter.  Others wishing to receive our mailings can send a request to If you no longer wish to receive the FredMed Informer, you can unsubscribe by clicking on the link at the bottom of this message.

Upcoming Events

Meditech Training
February 25, 2009

HIPPA Training Sessions Being Scheduled
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FredMed's 2009 Software SuiteTech Tip 
Get a Jump on the New Year with
FredMed's 2009 Software Suite
To keep your financial data secure and your patients' information private, you'll want to periodically update the software you use to close security holes. FredMed's updated software suite includes a more robust version of McAfee's anti-virus software, some options for spyware protection and a new release of Meditech, to name a few.  Click here to read on... 
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Middletown Valley
Family Medicine
Middletown Valley Family Medicine will recognize a milestone in 2009 - 35 years of medical service to the greater Middletown Valley area. The practice focuses on providing care to the entire family; treating multiple generations and developing meaningful relationships with members of the community.   Click here to read on...
Copy to FMH ChartService Highlight
Copy to FMH Chart
Many of FMH's transcription clients have requested the ability to provide the hospital staff access to certain dictations, such as Histories and Physicals and Pre-Operative Consultations within the FMH electronic records. The FMH Transcription Department is pleased to announce that a solution has been developed.   Click here to read on...
Practice Management Matters Credit Card Processing
Credit Card Processing 
For a nominal fee, collection of credit card payments allows the medical practice to collect funds quicker than had they accepted a check. This article discusses different types of processing methods, the funding timeframes, and tips for reducing charges.   Click here to read on...
 Suzanne Ratterree
Introducing FMH's New
Transcription Manager
Suzanne Ratterree 
FMH has found an experienced Manager to take up the reins of the Transcription Department. Here's a profile of the dynamic woman who relocated from Florida to assume the post.  Click here to read on...
Members MinuteMembers' Minute
Revised Transitions Section 
We are changing this segment of our newsletter to a "Members' Minute" forum. In addition to providing a place to announce new providers, new practice locations, and new services being offered, this forum offers a place for members to pass on information they want to share with other local providers and practices.   Click here to read on...