At their core, EHR systems promote efficiency within a practice. In order to maximize efficiency and provide quality care to your patients, it is vital to choose an EHR system that is specifically designed and optimized for your practice specialty. Your practice will run much smoother, and you will save time in regards to client documentation – time you could use providing quality care for your patients.
There are many advantages to running a specialty-specific EHR system, all of which will lead to a streamlined practice that operates in an optimal manner.
Chances are, if you do your due diligence when selecting your non-specific EHR system, it will be capable of meeting the needs of your practice. However, these non-practice-specific systems are overloaded with additional features that have nothing to do with your practice and will lead to added confusion amongst all those that interact with your software. This leads to wasted time and resources. Having an EHR system tailored to your practice can help you bypass having to spend any more time than what is needed training your employees and configuring the system.
Enhance Workplace Efficiencies
Having an EHR system that doesn’t tailor to your practice will only cause a slowdown in your standard practices. Beyond just the reasoning of meandering through additional features, as mentioned before, time is often wasting in navigating through unrelated content. You may find yourself, or anyone within your practice, searching through files and additional content for longer periods of time before actually tracking down what they are looking for. Thus, making your daily tasks all the more frustrating, and wasting time for you and the patient.
You will find that efficiency, as well as accuracy will certainly increase as a result of your practice-specific EHR system. Specialty-specific EHRs will have a variety of templates, screens and forms that are tailored to your practice, allowing you to document in real time, while helping you be all the more accurate in your tracking.
Training and Continued Education
If you partner with an EHR vendor who provides specialty EHR systems, there is a likely chance that there will be comprehensive training for the implementation of your software system. In many instances, that training and educational period will not only be provided shortly after creating the partnership, but it will also continue indefinitely.
These companies are often far more invested in increasing your practice’s bottom line and helping you grow – whether it be through helping you cut costs, increase revenue, or increase the quality of care that you provide your patients.
American Medical Software provides specialty-specific software for a variety of practice types. A few in particular include, but are not limited to, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry. If you think a specialty specific software is right for your practice, contact us today to get a FREE 5-minute demo to see how we can help improve your practice.