Course Project Software Evaluation Overview
There are literally hundreds of different types of medical office management software products on the market for medical practices and other health care organizations. Throughout your career, you will be exposed to many different software systems depending on where you work.
Your Course Project will afford you an opportunity to experience other medical software other than the MedTrak system you are learning to use in this course. Gaining some knowledge about a wide array of options used in the medical industry will help you to be more comfortable as you encounter new systems no matter where you are employed in the future. Staying current with technology will make you a more confident medical employee, no matter what your area of interest.
The two links below contain hundreds of medical software options available. Many of them include a free demo that you can watch to get a sense of the system’s look and feel. The down side of the free demos is that many of the demo buttons provided will ask you to give some personal information (name, work location, phone number, etc.) to view the demos. After all, they want to sell these products.
But, if you prefer not to give out personal information, please just visit the of two of the companies listed. For example, if you what to check out MediTouch, go to their actual website: www.healthfusion.com (which would show up if you typed “MediTouch” into Google search engine. There is a ton of information about the software under each tab on their home page, even without seeing a demo.
In either case, your Course Project will ask you to select , from the lists provided at either of these two web links and review them:
For Lesson 1:
Take some quality time to learn what you can about the software options for as many of the systems listed at the two sites above, based upon the short descriptions, to give you an idea of the two you want to select and write-up for your short evaluations.