Are You Getting Catfished by EHR Software Vendors?

Posted by Sharon Chin on Mon, Sep 21, 2020 @ 11:09 AM

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the show or the term “catfish”, a catfish refers to someone who uses a false identity online, most commonly through social media or dating apps, to create relationships. As you can probably guess, most catfishes “bait” their victims by using an attractive profile picture.

How does being catfished relate to buying a cloud-based EHR software? There are two types of cloud systems out in the industry: cloud-based and cloud-hosted. And if you’re unaware of the differences, you might be catfished by a cloud-hosted system when you think you’re purchasing a cloud-based EHR. Here's how you can tell the difference between a catfish and the real deal:

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4 Ways to Tackle a Practice Comeback

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Sep 10, 2020 @ 09:09 AM

When you've experienced a big setback, it's difficult to figure out where to start to get yourself back on track. For an optometry practice, you'd need to figure out a way to keep profits high, maintain a flow of new patients, retain staff even during uncertainty, and reduce technology expenses.

In fact, those are just a few of the many things you could do to get back on track. Today, we're going to go over these four important ways to rehabilitate after a setback. Attend our webinars this September to take a deeper dive into these topics.

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5 Tips for Effective EHR Training

Posted by Sharon Chin on Wed, Sep 09, 2020 @ 08:09 AM

If you’re like most modern practices, converting to a new Electronic Health Records (EHR) software system is in your cards, especially if you’re thinking of offering telehealth services.

Getting the entire practice on board with such a big change can be stressful and you may not be sure how to start. In today's guest post, Software Advice is here to provide tips on training your staff. Check out what they have to say:

Implementing an (EHR) system can seem daunting, especially if your practice is making the transition from paper records. But by providing effective training for your staff, you can avoid some of the most common frustrations.

Research has shown that good training is essential to successful EHR implementation. Training can help your practice avoid setbacks, errors, and even employee turnover in addition to facilitating a smooth transition to a new system.

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10 Things to Know about EHR Software Implementation and Training

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Thu, Sep 03, 2020 @ 09:09 AM

When you're in the market for new practice management and EHR software there are a wide variety of questions you'll have when talking with different vendors. You'll want to know about the technology the software is built on, specific functionality features, costs, and integrated tools.

Something that can be critical to the success of a new software in your practice is the implementation, training, and support processes by the vendor. So it's crucial not to ignore these important questions during your EHR software buying journey.

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NEW WEBINARS: Introducing an OD Productivity Masterclass

Posted by Madhu Singh on Wed, Aug 26, 2020 @ 10:08 AM

Throughout September, we'll be broadcasting helpful and free webinars in collaboration with industry experts, partners, and optometrists. It's our biggest event yet, so you can bet we're offering 3 $100 giftcard raffles weekly for attendees.

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In addition to spreading the valuable advice of experts on productivity, we wanted to create a space for ODs to ask questions about anything from losing revenue to getting creative with practice marketing. Keep reading to see what exciting topics we're covering every week of September.

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