The Top 5 Questions You Need to Ask Your EMR Software Provider

Have you noticed the new centerpiece on the Practice Perfect homepage? We put together a short video detailing the top five questions that owners and managers need to ask their EMR software providers. Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll be posting some new articles discussing each of these questions in detail.


For example, many owners have neglected to ask about who owns their data—some don’t even know what will happen if they decide to leave their EMR software provider. And while these are important factors that will inevitably affect the way they run their business, many of the following questions haven’t been asked.


As a therapist, you spend so much time treating your patients that certain decisions, such as your clinics’ choice of EMR software, often fall by the wayside. As an owner, your number one priority is minimizing expenses and maximizing revenue—not shopping around for EMR software. But regardless of your role, or your situation, your EMR software matters.


If you don’t want to wait for the next article, you can find links to the video counterparts below:


1) Do all aspects of the software work together seamlessly?


2) Are there any additional costs for all of the core features?


3) Are there any up-front training or setup costs?


4) Are you locked into a contract?


5) What happens to your data if you leave?