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Sioux Falls, S.D. – March 20, 2012 – DocuTAP, a provider of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Practice Management (PM) software, today announced the signing of American Family Care (AFC), a Birmingham, Alabama-based leader in providing urgent and family care services.

“Implementing DocuTAP’s EMR and practice management solution will help us to continue our mission of providing the best healthcare possible, in a kind, caring, convenient, and economical manner for the years ahead. As a leader and innovator in urgent and family care, AFC is proud to partner with DocuTAP, the leader and innovator in urgent care software systems. We are excited to grow our systems together,” said D. Bruce Irwin, M.D., founder and CEO of American Family Care.

American Family Care, with thirty existing centers and six more currently under construction, will begin installing DocuTAP’s EMR and practice management software in its system in April. Now in its 30th year of operation, American Family Care is one of the oldest urgent care systems in the United States.  Currently, AFC is undergoing dramatic expansion by adding over thirty locations in Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida 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 primary care system 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 30 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 believes in providing high touch, high tech patient centered services.  As such AFC uses electronic medical records, digital x-ray system, and on-site laboratories. 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 states of Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia. AFC also offers Specialty Services and WeighToLive, a weight loss program. In addition, U-Save Pharmacy provides convenient, on-site access to prescription medications at many of our locations.  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