A contemporary point-of-sale (POS) solution in your optometric practice can give you the edge you need to quickly capture patient payments and enhance your check-out lane for better practice success. But, you can’t pick just any POS system. When selecting a POS for your optometric practice, it’s necessary to think of your practice’s current needs and where you’re going to take it in the future.
Here are a few things you should look for in your optometric practice’s point-of-sale solution.
What To Look For In Your Optometric Practice POS System
Transactions don’t always happen at the front desk where a computer is handy. Sometimes, your patient is ready to purchase your frames on your optical shop floor. Providing a way for your staff to collect patient payments from anywhere in your optometric practice will help your profits grow.
Manual recording patient payment information is time-consuming and can result in errors during the repetitive data entry. When looking to replace your POS system, look for one that can automate tasks like recording payment details into your modern practice management and EHR solution.
Expanding your optometric practice to serve more members of your community is a primary goal of many practices. As your practice grows to increase the number of exam lanes, hire more staff members, or add another location in your community, you need to ensure your POS can scale with it. Look for a solution that can scale with your practice by quickly adding new machines, accept different payment methods (think of Apple Pay), and utilizing an ecosystem of third-party apps from the POS to customize the POS to your needs.
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