Tips for Migrating EHR Software Providers

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

Changing from one EHR software to another can sometimes even be more difficult than starting from scratch. We know that implementing a big change can cause friction among your staff, longer work hours, and be risky overall if you aren't supported by the right provider.

The process of migrating your patient data to the new system can also be complex and time-consuming if you don’t work with a comprehensive and intuitive implementation team. However, making the switch to a new EHR may give you more functionality, lower your IT costs, and provide better customer service to your practice.

Below are tips on how to reduce the stress of an EHR migration and make the most of the training and support you're provided.

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Why You Should Get Staff Buy-in Before Changing Optometry Software

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 @ 08:01 AM

Implementing any change to your optometric practice can overwhelm your staff. With some optometric practice changes, like on-boarding a new piece of optometry software, your team may feel fearful or confused as to why the change is happening.

Although the intent of the change may be to better the practice, improve efficiency, and enhance the level of patient care that you deliver, the unexpected announcement of a change in your optometric practice may result in a loss of productivity, loss of employee trust, and loss of staff.

We identify the 3 reasons why you should solicit staff buy-in when undergoing an optometry software change.

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How The EHR Software Learning Curve will Pay Off

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Mon, Jan 07, 2019 @ 09:01 AM

Sometimes we hear that eyecare practices quickly grow frustrated with newly implemented EHR software because it's too difficult to learn and the time it takes for your practice to adjust ends up being a hassle or money pit. These are frustrations that many eyecare practices have with a majority of different software systems. 

Implementing new software that affects your entire practice is a big change that comes with a learning curve that will take a bit of time to pay off, especially for practices coming from paper charts. Once you get over the hump, you'll see benefits in every area of your practice with the right system.

Today, we want to talk about a few different ways to help your practice get through the learning curve so you're able to start enjoying the benefits of a new system.

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The Anatomy of an Awesome EHR Software Training Plan

Posted by Megan Ludzenski on Wed, Nov 07, 2018 @ 09:11 AM

When it comes to EHR software, one of the more stressful areas (aside from choosing the perfect system) is training your staff on the new software.

The best thing your practice can do to help ensure a successful implementation is to have a strong training plan serving as the backbone of the process.

Today, we want to share with you what elements your practice needs to consider in order to develop an exhaustive training plan so that you'll be able to start using your software with minimal errors.

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3 Reasons You're Failing at Optometry EHR Change Management

Posted by Shari Hurst on Mon, Oct 15, 2018 @ 06:10 AM

 

At some point or another, every eyecare practice goes through big change. Whether it's a staff change, software change, process change, or a number of other changes, there is an art to managing the entire process.

While it's important to have someone in charge of delegation and decision-making during the time of the change, everyone in the practice is responsible for playing their part in making the change successful. Read on to avoid failure when executing a big change.

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