Advocates for Children Selects Pediatric Web-Based EHR from Benchmark Systems

Practice in Lynchburg, VA is streamlining office functions with a Pediatric enterprise solution

Online PR News – 18-February-2011 – – LYNCHBURG, VA.--Benchmark Systems, a leading EHR (Electronic Health Record) and PMS (Practice Management System) vendor announced today that Advocates for Children has installed Benchmark as the enterprise solution to automate all of its practices’ clinical and business functions. Their pediatric practice will now offer web based patient communication through its website and will eliminate most of the paper storage. Patient Records will be digitally stored utilizing a secure HIPAA compliant encrypted technology that can be accessed by their clinicians from remote locations 24/7.

Ernie Chastain, Vice President Business Development, Benchmark states, “Dr. Mumper is a wonderful example of a dedicated physician that needed a partner to help her run the business side of her practice. We look forward to working closely with her and her staff in a partnership where we have joined the strengths of both of our organizations. Benchmark will perform the billing and collection operations for Advocates for Children while delivering reports on a weekly basis that give Dr. Mumper a clear and concise understanding of her cash flow. Our EHR, with pre populated Pediatric specific clinical content, will allow her to quickly document, with great detail, the health and developmental details of every child’s visit We are honored that Dr. Elizabeth Mumper, a nationally recognized generalize pediatrician with special interest in children with autism, learning and behavioral disorders, chose Benchmark.”

After extensive research, Elizabeth Mumper, MD, FAAP and Lisa Coleman, RN, CMOM both expressed their excitement over a single source vendor. “We liked that we would be using Benchmark for our billing and EHR needs, plus we liked the fact that Benchmarks EHR came populated with a lot of data that is specific to pediatric care.” Dr. Mumper stated, “We found the Benchmark staff to be courteous, professional and very knowledgeable about their products and services. Children from other states and countries come to Advocates for Children and Families for pediatric care; we are especially happy to have this practice using the Benchmark EMR.” Lisa Coleman added “During training the one comment that Dr. Mumper and I have repeatedly heard from our staff is how intuitive and logical the new EHR system is”.

About Advocates for Children

Advocates for Children and Families provides individualized biomedical evaluations, therapies, and pediatric care in a nurturing atmosphere. Their staff focuses on recognizing and addressing the uniqueness of every patient and family. Advocates for Children places emphasis on patient education and natural alternatives to prescription medicine. One aspect of their philosophy is, “We believe that people of gentleness and caring can change the world – one unseen, unsung, unrewarded kindness at a time.”
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About Benchmark Systems Inc.
Benchmark is the leading Internet based provider of fully integrated solutions that automates all of the clinical and business functions required for healthcare providers. Benchmark offers seamless integrated Patient Portals, Personal Health Records, Scheduling, EHR, Billing, Messaging, Fax, CPOE, Rx Scripting, and Revenue Cycle Management at an affordable monthly fee. Recognized for their use of leading edge technology, Benchmark’s suite of software was built leveraging over 30 years of expertise in helping healthcare providers solve profitability and limited time issues.

For more information about Benchmark Systems please call us at 1.800.779.0902 or visit us online at Our reputation in the marketplace is built on providing quality products and services that exceed expectations in today’s most sophisticated medical clinics.
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