Fast Chart/Applied Medical Systems, Inc. Changes Name to Applied Medical Services, LLC.

by Applied Medical Systems

DURHAM, N.C. – August 17, 2004 – One of the Southeast’s leading medical service providers announced today that it has changed its name to Applied Medical Services, LLC. Since 1979, the Durham, NC-based company has been known as Applied Medical Systems, Inc. “We are very excited about this transition. The name change to Applied Medical Services is just a small part of the new branding efforts that our company is undergoing,” comments President, Michelle Durner. “We believe that the new name better and more clearly defines what we do.” Applied Medical Services, LLC provides transcription, billing and coding, practice management and consulting services to a dedicated client list of hospitals, clinics and emergency department physician groups. With incredibly deep market experience in the industry, Applied Medical Services is in tune with specific practice challenges and is able to quickly and measurably enhance their clients’ revenue. Applied Medical Services offers a team of agile, senior level experts on each account. Their customizable and fast-track delivery strategies have been validated in dozens of complex engagements across the Southeast. President, Michelle Durner indicates that there are more changes around the corner- including a new, easy-to-navigate website which will incorporate the company’s new look. Durner expects to have all of the new programs implemented in time to celebrate their 25th anniversary in September. For more information on the medical services provided by Applied Medical Services, please contact Michelle Durner, President at 919-477-5152.

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About Applied Medical Services, LLC: Utilizing over 25 years of experience in total practice management, Applied Medical Services, LLC is a leading provider of medical transcription, coding, billing, practice management, and consulting services. Applied Medical Services’ clientele includes hospitals, private practices and emergency department physician groups. Founded in 1979 and led by industry thought leader Sandy Williams, it is one of the only service providers of its kind offering hands-on account management by credentialed, senior-level executives. Profit Management’s customizable system for practice management and consulting services has a proven track record for enhancing the revenues of medical facilities in the Southeast. Fast Chart transcription services specializes in medical transcription using carefully selected, experienced, medical transcriptionists to accurately transcribe quality documents and industry standard security and encryption methods. Profit Solution’s coding and billing services division specializes in seamless medical coding, auditing, and accounts receivable management by senior-level executives who have obtained the latest certifications and are experts on government and compliance guidelines. MEDIA CONTACT: Ashlie Fowler 919.557.7890 [email protected]