You probably already use cloud-based technology for banking, bill paying, shopping, communications (email), etc. Medical Practices have moved 40% to cloud from paper and in-house server based technology as per Black Book report.
So then are you ready for cloud-based practice management system?
For many years dental practice system was in-house server based. Practices didn't have other options and software could be expensive and hard to maintain. Now, there are robust cloud-based options that can meet the same needs for practice management, billing, and electronic records. They are often more affordable and easier to implement. However, cloud-based software may not be for everyone. See benefits of cloud-based dental practice management system and following few questions to help you decide if it is right for your independent practice.
Benefits of Cloud-based Dental Practice Management System
Question to ask yourself
Would you like to keep your upfront costs low? ____ Yes ____No
Would you prefer not to maintain an in-house server?____ Yes ____No
Would you rather shift some of the burden of HIPPA requirements to a vendor? ____ Yes ____No
Do you want to reduce the need for an IT staff? ____ Yes ____No
If you answered yes to most or all of these questions, then a cloud-based system my be the right fit for your practice.