Why should your Medical Practice Management System be web based?

The financial incentives and push from the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and Meaningful Use has resulted in an increasing number of healthcare providers starting to use electronic records to capture patient information, track and report clinical conditions and improve performance. Making this model a success is hinged heavily on having a reliable infrastructure and achieving a seamless transition to it. The need is to always have clinical data safe and secure and most importantly always available. With a desktop based system one gets restricted in many ways. In order to keep up with the changing demands and a desire amongst the medical professionals to provide better patient care created a need to have access to patient information on the move. This led to the development of web based Medical Practice Management Systems.

The need for web based Practice Management Systems has been on the increase ever since physicians have realized that PMS can actually help them automate their workflows and that they are underutilized if treated merely as digitized tools. Many factors have led to this demand. Globally, there has been an increase in the use of cloud based computing in healthcare. Practically, physicians have felt the need to have the flexibility to see their patients at various locations and not be constrained on having data available only at fixed locations like clinics or hospitals. The later can prove to be a big impediment – especially in cases of emergency. Lack of access to relevant data generally in such cases results in delay in providing patient care. Also the system which helps in meeting this need has to ensure that the data is secure and consistent when accessed by physicians on the move and on devices ranging from mobile phones, laptops and tablets. Consistency of the data is equally important as relevant patient information is received from different sources e.g. laboratories, hospitals, other practitioners in an integrated healthcare system. Basically at the ground level their need was to be able to have a simple yet fully integrated system through which they could collaborate and review patient records in real time and where data was completely secure.

Many software development companies have actively dedicated teams specializing in Web Based Practice Management System development. Implementing the systems results in improving medical staff efficiency, billing processes and frees up time for the all-important job of providing better patient care. Generally a comprehensive system has a streamlined registration and scheduling process with provision for verification of patient data and checking for the insurance eligibility and out-of-pocket payment agreement followed by means of tracking medical claims. Besides handling all these processes the system is required to adhere to the norms which make them eligible for Meaningful Use eligibility. Auto updates takes care of the need of the system to keep up with the change/updates in the codes and rules that are essential for effective coding & billing, including ICD 10 and ANSI 5010.

Mindfire Solution’s team of experts for Medical Practice Management System development has 10+ years of rich domain experience in Healthcare industry and has successfully developed Web Based Practice Management Software for medical setups ranging from single practices, group practices, medical billing companies to surgery centers. Our team of experts has an average experience of 5 + years in the field of work. To know more about our expertise in Custom medical software development and to outsource custom PMS development , please contact us at sales at mindfiresolutions dot com or call 1-248-686-1424.

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