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How to Avoid Falling for a Slick EHR Software Sales Pitch

Posted by Caitlin Warnock on Jun 27, 2016 1:00:00 PM

There is a lot of information out there regarding different EHR software options and vendors are experts at positioning their product to be the best on the market. But just because someone can deliver a slick sales pitch doesn’t always mean they can provide what your practice needs to succeed. Before you invest a ton of resources to purchase, implement, and learn an entirely new system, you need to make sure you’ve found the right solution to fit your practice’s needs.

Look Beyond the EHR Software Sales Pitch and Get the Information You Need

Question_Bubbles.pngSo how do you look beyond the sales pitch to determine if an EHR software solution is a real option for your optometry practice? You have ask the right questions!

If you aren’t asking the right questions you may be missing out on critical information that will affect how your practice operates once the system is in place.

That’s where this list comes in. We’ve spoken with sales experts to compile a list of 55+ critical questions to get the tough answers from vendors so you have all the information you need before you buy. When you download the questions you will be armed with everything you need to talk to vendors, including a printable version you can fill out during your conversations.

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the questions in the list:

  • How do updates and upgrades to the system happen?
  • Is there an extra fee to add claims management, reporting, or other tools to the software?
  • Do I have to set up my own acuities and build out my own workflows?
  • How quickly are bugs in the system fixed?
  • What if I want to cancel?

Download the List to get the rest of the questions!

“But aren’t you selling a software system too?”

Yes, and while we’d love you to consider Uprise, we want to be transparent about the capabilities of our practice management and EHR solution. That’s why we have provided our answers to every question in this eBook as well, so you can easily compare us to other systems out there.

So don’t rely on a sales pitch to make your decision – do the research and ask the essential questions!


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