How to choose a practice management system for your private practice
Choosing a good Practice Management System (PMS) is a major decision for all doctors, clinics and hospitals working in the private healthcare sector. In this article, I share my advice and guidance for anyone embarking on such a decision.
I have worked in private healthcare for over 20 years and so my suggestions are based on my experience as a user of such systems, rather than technical knowledge, but I am guessing that is what you are interested in too.
This article will cover the following topics:
- Features and Functionality
- Supplier relationship and support
- Data Protection
- Development Path
- Independent advice
- Free Trials
- Cloud-based systems
- Software integration
Choosing a PMS is a crucial decision that will affect the long-term development of your practice. It is a decision that is unique to you, but you can learn a great deal from others working in a similar environment and by doing thorough due diligence.