Once a decision has been made to move to a modern EMR system, you are immediately faced with choosing from a multitude of vendors and products. Making a right choice will lead to improved efficiency, a satisfied and productive professional and clerical staff, and increased profitability.
The four pillars of a practice management system are scheduling, billing, documentation, and reporting. First and foremost, eliminate any product that does not provide all these functions in a fully integrated fashion. These products will not provide the detailed reports that you need to monitor and control your practice’s operation and often require additional, cumbersome steps on your part to keep them synchronized.