DocuTAP Brings EMR and Practice Management Solution to American Family Care with New Partnership

The Family and Urgent Care Services Provider Looks to DocuTAP for Enhanced Service in Existing Centers and Thirty New Locations to Open by 2014
April 6, 2012 - PRLog -- Sioux Falls, S.D. – April 6, 2012 – DocuTAP, a provider of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Practice Management (PM) software, today announced they added American Family Care, a Birmingham, Alabama-based provider of family and urgent care services to their rapidly growing base of clients.

“Implementing DocuTAP’s EMR and practice management solution will help us continue to provide economical, convenient healthcare in a kind and caring environment for the years ahead. DocuTAP is truly a leader and innovator in the urgent care field, and we are excited to grow our partnership,” said Dr. D. Bruce Irwin, MD, founder and CEO of American Family Care.

American Family Care will begin installing DocuTAP’s EMR and practice management software in its thirty-seven existing centers in April. Now in its 30th year of operation, American Family Care is preparing to undergo a dramatic expansion by adding at least thirty locations in Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia within the next two years. Patients and clinic staff alike will benefit from increased accuracy, improved efficiencies, and streamlined communication.

“DocuTAP is excited to partner with a clinic with such a long and successful history,” commented Eric McDonald, DocuTAP founder and CEO. “We believe our powerful urgent care solution will drive American Family Care’s business and help them meet their goals for impressive growth in the next few years.”

About American Family Care
In 1982, D. Bruce Irwin, M.D. opened the first American Family Care medical clinic in Hoover, Alabama. Today, there are 37 clinics with several clinics under development. The company's model of "putting the patient first" has made it an overwhelming success. The clinics are designed, equipped, and staffed to provide comprehensive family care, urgent care, minor emergency treatment, and occupational medicine. AFC uses electronic medical records and has a high-tech, high touch, digital x-ray system and on-site lab. All clinics are staffed with caring and compassionate healthcare professionals. Most clinics are open seven days a week from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. – “No Appointment Necessary”.

AFC has clinics throughout the state of Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia. In addition to family care/urgent care, AFC offers a Specialty Clinic (General Surgery), NexStep Physical Therapy, and WeighToLive (Weight Loss Program).  In addition, U-Save Pharmacy provides convenient, on-site access to prescription medications at many of our clinics. For more information about AFC, please visit their website at

About DocuTAP
DocuTAP began in May of 2000 in Sioux Falls, SD. Since its inception, the company has seen impressive growth and serves a national customer base. DocuTAP's innovative workflow solution leads the industry in its level of integration and in its user-friendly, intuitive design that functions the way physicians think and practice. DocuTAP partners with customers to provide integrated EMR and Practice Management software, hardware, implementation and support in one powerfully simple turn-key solution. With unique, easy to use technology designed for urgent care, clinics can complete an entire patient visit from online check-in through billing in less time than ever. DocuTAP takes a partnership approach over the entire product lifecycle to ensure customer success. More information about DocuTAP and the other services they provide can be found at

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