updated 09:55 pm EST, Mon January 24, 2005
MacPractice due in March
MacPractice today announced the March release of its all new for doctors' offices, including physicians, dentists, and Chiropractors., MacHealth clients will use the first release of a data migrator to transfer their MediMac, DentalMac or ChiroMac patient records into MacPractice software. This migrator will also help users of other practice management applications to import current patient data into one of the three applications. MacPractice, a suite of Cocoa applications, will feature integrated accounting, patient and insurance billing, and management and database reports "Abilities." The program is available for free along with Scheduling and EClaims, which will be available in the 2nd quarter, to all new subscriptions of telephone support between now and January 31, 2005.
MacPractice users will be able to search for patients by multiple criteria in an easy to use "single window" interface, while an office manager can display an "Instant Report" of patients with a particular insurance plan or all the patients referred by another provider with a single click. Reporting features are expected in March, while EClaims functionality is expected in the 2nd quarter--both can be performed at a separate terminal without interfering with data entry elsewhere within the office.
MacPractice also features a HIPAA compliant accounting feature and supports the submission from MediMac and ChiroMac to ProxyMed.