"In-house or in the cloud—what’s the right move when it comes to choosing an EHR? As the share of value-based payments steadily increases, 30% of medical groups with more than 11 clinicians plan to replace their EHR, according to a Black Book survey. Ninety-three percent of these groups are seeking cloud-based functionality to support on-demand data access. But the transition from server to cloud can be daunting. First, there’s the cost of switching from server-based to cloud-based EHR software, including data transfer from one system to another, which can total thousands of dollars. Then there are the strains on operational efficiency that accompany any change in EHR software, such as the time required for staff to get up to speed on a new system. Further, simply understanding what is meant by cloud-based takes diligence. How can healthcare leaders most effectively weigh cloud-vs.-server options? Here are four questions leaders should consider."
In this month's Electronic Health Reporter, Nextech's Jeff Lew, VP of Product Management, discusses "What's Ahead in Electronic Health Record Technology in 2018." As the electronic health records (EHRs) continue to evolve, there are exciting new developments that are emerging, read all about which three trends that Lew thinks are worth watching out for.
In this month's issue of Practical Dermatology, Nextech's very own Senior Professional Services Consultant, Robin Ntoh discussed the 5 tech trends that your dermatology practice can leverage today. From increasing referrals and retention through data analytics and reporting to preparing your practice to be MACRA ready, you can make sure your are on top of the latest technological innovations and trends.