Wasim Akhtar

Database Architect, Designer and Developer

My motto: If you can explain it to me, I can develop it for you!
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Medical Office Simulation System (MOSS)
Purpose Teaches medical office management and billing processing to students

Screens To view a few key screenshots from this Medical Office Teaching application, please click on the following links:

Main Menu Patient Registration Office Schedule
Procedure Posting Posting Payment Patient Ledger
Instructors Panel Class Form Maintenance

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Description This software was packaged with a book titled "Getting Started in the Computerized Medical Office" by Cindy Correa. The book includes exercises that worked with this application, thereby giving the users a real-world experience of working with a database application. To facilitate that objective, the user interface was designed to enhance learning using a structured, modular and step-by-step approach to each subject in the book.

Features Following are some of the key features of this application:
  • Realistically simulates patient scheduling, billing and payment processing in medical offices
  • A fully functional database that gives a reader hands-on training in medical billing by working the step-by-step examples and exercises
  • Automatically re-bills secondary & tertiary insurance carriers covered through spouses & parents
  • Feedback to users can be turned on or off when needed
  • Logging of users activities can be turned on or off when needed
  • A standalone version is used for distribution with the book
  • A networkable version is available for class room and lab environments
  • Automatically detects login by an instructor and provides access to the Instructors Panel
  • The Instructors Panel provides access to many features, such as creating classes and student accounts
  • Each student's progress can be monitored from the Instructors Panel
  • The Instructors Panel also allows access to the data of the exercises done by the students
  • Uses one code base for multiple applications
Components This application comprises of the following main components:
  • Main Menu
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Patient Registration
  • Online Eligibility
  • Procedure Posting
  • Insurance Billing
  • Posting Payments
  • Patient Billing
  • Report Generation
  • File Maintenance
  • Instructors Panel
Technology Used The following software development tools and services were used in this application:
  • Development Platform: Microsoft Access 2000/2003+
  • Programming Language: Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
MS-Access is the Registered Trade Mark of Microsoft Corporation