MacPractice EMR is a single vendor integrated system for all aspects of creating and storing Electronic Medical Records. This application is designed for medical offices that are using Mac computers. This system has many innovative tools and modules and can easily be integrated with other medical solutions.
In Use The application makes it easy to create electronic forms for all patient information including annotations, X-Rays and photos. It is a complete integrated solution that is easy to use and customize. The system offers several different methods to export data. It is a complete system that has built-in, time-saving features to make it easily to update and append patient information.
Technology Employed It is recommended that Intel Macs be used for both the workstation computers and the servers. Work stations should have Mac OSX 10.5 (Leopard), Intel/PowerMac G5 or G4, 10 GB of hard drive space and an Internet connection to the server. MySQL Pro and VPN are highly recommended.
There is not a Windows version of MacPractice. However with new technology it is possible for Windows applications to be used on a Mac computer. The company is always developing bridges to Windows-based applications from MacPractice for their clients.
Ease of Use, Configuration, and Deployment The software is user friendly and is easy to learn. MacPractice offers configuration and deployment services that can be performed onsite by MacPractice Consultants. Your existing data can be migrated to the MacPractice system by the expert staff at MacPractice. There is a variety of support and training options available.
Recap MacPractice is an integrated system that has tools to create rapid forms and design tools to easily customize your clinical data. It is a multi module system that is easy to navigate through. With this software you can do imaging, attachments, scheduling and include notes in your patient’s medical records. There are more than one hundred interactive practice management reports that can be displayed on any terminal. This is a complete system that can be used by any size of medical practice.
Pricing varies depending on the size of the practice and what additional support packages and add-ons are purchased. MacPractice offers two options for medical practices that want to adopt their EMR. MacPractice can be purchased as a single vendor all in one solution. The other option is to purchase MacPractice and a third party EMR application.
Advantages User Friendly Built-in features and tools Customizable
Disadvantages Additional add-ons or hardware may boost the initial cost of the system
My Take The MacPractice EMR is a comprehensive system that is a single-vendor, integrated solution which makes it easier to create and update a patient’s medical records. I like the design and layout of the software. It is user-friendly and has many built-in tools and features to be able to quickly input patient data. This is the perfect solution for medical physicians who prefer to use Mac computers and software for their practice.
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