EMR for small clinic chains and singular clinics- expensive or profitable

EMR and Digitization of Healthcare Systems Electronic medical records (EMRs) is the digital representation of a patient’s healthcare information. With everyone and everything going digital these days, healthcare is by far, one of the most important segments where digitalisation is essential. From patient identification, to setting up patient appointments, to having access to patient medical… Continue reading EMR for small clinic chains and singular clinics- expensive or profitable

EMR’s in Kenya – OpenMRS vs Clinicea 2

Which is better? OpenMRS OpenMRS is a patient-centric application, meaning data is captured about interactions between a health care provider and a patient. If you primarily intend to capture data about something other than the patient (for example, about lab specimens), you should consider other alternatives. An open-source approach derives both benefits and challenges. Similar… Continue reading EMR’s in Kenya – OpenMRS vs Clinicea 2

EMR’s in Kenya – OpenMRS vs Clinicea 1

Healthcare software has seen an unprecedented development in IT related products that have closely matched the general trend in the industry. Software is used in areas like patient care, nursing, pharmacy, public health or clinical trials and research. The most common practical appliances of this technological advancement include: Electronic Medical Records, used increasingly in patient… Continue reading EMR’s in Kenya – OpenMRS vs Clinicea 1

6 Rules to choosing a broadband connection for your Clinic

Choosing a broadband connection has the single biggest impact on the smooth functioning of the practice management software. I will show you 6 rules in choosing the right broadband connection. 1.    Bandwidth Required Estimate the number of concurrent users at your clinic. (If you have a user accessing the medical software from outside the clinic… Continue reading 6 Rules to choosing a broadband connection for your Clinic

Price Doctors have to pay for Free EMR

Nothing in life free. Inspite of knowing that there is no such thing as a free lunch – you will often find clinics signing up to clinic management system that have no licensing or subscription fee. Ever wonder how do such EMR companies make their living? Here are few of the revenue models of software… Continue reading Price Doctors have to pay for Free EMR

Desktop EMR Pricing, a descent into the snake pit

Figuring out the real pricing of EMR is like a game of catch 20. The thing is you do not know you are playing the game when buying an EMR. I will share with you the right questions to ask and win the game.   Database License and Limits Most desktop solutions come with database… Continue reading Desktop EMR Pricing, a descent into the snake pit

4 questions to ask before buying a Prescription Writing Software

Prescription Printout is the report card of your prescription writing software. It needs to be perfect because it is the only tangible output, for your Patients, from your EMR. Here are 5 questions to ask before buying a Prescription writing software.   1.      Intelligence – it must understand the negatives from the positives You often… Continue reading 4 questions to ask before buying a Prescription Writing Software