MindSpring and AHC team up for Internet access

If you’ve been waiting to get on the Internet, or if you are dissatisfied with your current service provider, now is your chance to get the connection you’ve been wanting. American Health Consultants, publisher ofHospital Payment & Information Management,has teamed up with MindSpring, one of the nation’s leading Internet service providers, to offer readers a special incentive on access to the World Wide Web and all the other features of the Internet.

MindSpring Enterprises is a nationwide service provider that was recently recognized for offering the best value in Internet service by CNET, the computer network. AHC and MindSpring will set up HPIM readers with no sign-up fee and all the necessary software (a $25 savings).

You will receive a CD-ROM that includes the software you need (for both IBM-compatible PCs and Macintosh) along with instructions for installing the software. MindSpring offers a wide range of access plans that include unlimited access for a flat fee, as well as plans based on hourly usage.

This offer is only available by contacting AHC’s customer service department at (800) 688-2421. Call to get your start-up kit today.

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the American Medical Informatics Association, the Computer-based Patient Record Institute, and the Joint Healthcare Technology Alliance will hold a joint conference on how to comply with federal administrative simplification regulations, which take effect this year under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

The conference will be held in Chicago April 27-28. For information call AHIMA at (312) 787-2672.