SOURCE: Patient Access Solutions Inc.

August 19, 2008 07:51 ET

Madison Ave Chiropractic Center Selects Patient Access Solutions' D-PAS Program to Facilitate Patient Records

HAUPPAUGE, NY--(Marketwire - August 19, 2008) - Patient Access Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: PASO), a leading provider of healthcare/financial processing solutions for the healthcare, homecare and dental industries, announced today that one of New York City's premier chiropractic centers, Madison Ave. Chiropractic Center, has selected and installed the D-PAS digital pen solution to help facilitate patient record keeping in the office.

Dr. Michael Smatt, Director and Founder of Madison Ave. Chiropractic Center, has been practicing for over 25 years, and has many of New York's top celebrities and politicians as patients in the practice.

According to Bruce Weitzberg, CEO and President of Patient Access Solutions, "We are pleased to be working with Madison Ave. Chiropractic. As one of New York City's largest and most prestigious Chiropractic centers, Dr. Smatt will be an asset to the business portfolio of Patient Access Solutions. We have been informed that later this year, Dr. Smatt intends to open offices within New York City's Plaza Hotel. The services of Patient Access Solutions will be part of this center as well."

About Madison Ave. Chiropractic Center (

Michael C. Smatt D.C., F.I.C.A. Dr. Michael C. Smatt, Director and Founder of the Madison Avenue Chiropractic Center. Dr. Smatt has been in private practice since 1980. A graduate of New York Chiropractic College, Diplomat of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Legislative Advisor to the New York Chiropractic Council, Officer and Director of the Political Action Committee, Member of the Legislative Committee of the International Chiropractors Association, Received the Beacon Award, naming him Chiropractor of the Year 1997-1998, Received the Assemblyman Peter Mirto Award in 1998 for his legislative victories, Elected a Distinguished Fellow of the International Chiropractors Association 1999, and was honored by Governor George E. Pataki in September, 1999. Founding Member of the Contact Reflex Analysis Research Network, Nutritional Consultant utilizing Contact Reflex Analysis and Applicable Nutrition. Dr. Smatt was featured on Woman's Day Television with his patient, Phyllis George (former Miss America), in a segment celebrating the benefits of chiropractic healthcare. Dr. Smatt was also featured on the cover of Today's Chiropractic Magazine and on the cover of Hooked on Health Magazine with his patients, Marla Maples Trump and later with Gloria Steinum. Dr. Smatt was instrumental in the passage and enforcement of the Insurance Equality Law in 1997 which requires insurance companies to provide coverage for Chiropractic care. Dr. Smatt was presented with the pen used to sign this bill into law by Governor Pataki. Dr. Smatt also initiated Kid's Day America to Pleasantville, N.Y. Kid's Day America is a day set aside every year to educate the public on Children's Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness. Dr. Smatt was presented with a Proclamation endorsing Kid's Day America by Governor George E. Pataki, District Attorney Jeanine Pirro, Mayor John Nonna of Pleasantville, N.Y. and Legislator Suzanne Swanson of Westchester County. Dr. Smatt was also appointed by Commissioner Charles A. Gargano the Official Chiropractor and provided a team of Chiropractors to serve at the Goodwill Games 2000 which took place in Lake Placid, N.Y., February, 2000. Dr. Smatt was also one of the judges for Miss Connecticut 2000, Miss Teen U.S.A. 2000 and Miss New York 2001 and was responsible in obtaining a full scholarship for the winner to attend Life University in Marietta, Georgia. Dr. Smatt was also honored by the N.Y. Chiropractic Council for his contributions at Ground Zero after 9/11 in November, 2002. Several sites were set up at Ground Zero to provide Chiropractic Care to police, firefighters and rescue workers. Dr. Smatt organized access to these sites with the N.Y. Chiropractic Council. The Madison Avenue Chiropractic Center was also appointed as the Official Chiropractors for Port Authority Police Officers in February, 2003. Dr. Smatt was also appointed to serve on the Advisory Board for The Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation in March, 2003. Received Lifetime Membership to International Chiropractors Association, September, 2005. Received the prestigious B.J Palmer Award of Excellence from the Connecticut Chiropractic Council, September, 2005.

Dr. Smatt and Radu who is a world renowned fitness expert will be opening a 10,000 square foot fitness and chiropractic center ant The Plaza Hotel in NYC October, 2008.

About Patient Access Solutions Inc.(

Patient Access Solutions Inc. (PASHealth) is a Healthcare Solutions company which has created a formidable array of technology, resources and allies to enable it to become an agent of radical change in what has traditionally been a slowly evolving healthcare environment.

The PASHealth Web Portal System and terminal based solutions offer electronic medical eligibility, electronic referrals, and service authorizations, electronic claims processing, drug formularies, electronic prescriptions, electronic medical records and patient data, automating the labor intensive and expensive manual process currently used by many facilities and healthcare providers. Our D-PAS product utilizes digital pen & paper technology, to capture handwritten information from the doctor or office personnel, transfer it into a digital form into the PAS web portal and utilize the data to initiate workflows in a secure environment. A patient's medical history and patient records are used to initiate necessary workflows within the web portal, securely and much more efficiently, empowering the healthcare business process. In addition, the Web Portal System offers a complete suite of self pay receivable management solutions for the healthcare facilities.

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