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ePractice has a new look and feel

ePractice new interface status page 2016Since we launched ePractice, our practice management solution in 2008, it has offered consultants quick, secure access to the tools they need to speed through routine admin tasks and devote more time to patients.

The number of specialists using ePractice has increased by more than 60% since 2012. However, as technology advanced we wanted to update the whole ePractice suite, to enhance their experience, without compromising on functionality, speed or data security.

All our ePractice users now have access to the new version so they can see the changes for themselves. Here is an outline of what to expect:

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9 step guide from Healthcode to find the right practice management software - Part 3

Final steps for selecting your practice management softwareSteps 7 - 9: Choose your provider

This series looks at how to buy a specialist practice management system to help you manage the non-clinical aspects of your practice effectively.

So far we’ve looked at how to get started and recommended some selection criteria. In our final blog, we’ll explain how to evaluate providers:

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Choosing a practice management Solution: Healthcode's 9-step guide - Part 1

Healthcode 9 step guide to practice management 3Steps 1 - 3: Get Started

Independent practice brings greater clinical freedom, the chance to spend more time with patients and the chance to generate additional income.

But working outside the NHS also presents administrative challenges which can be a distraction from clinical work and as your practice grows, this will become more time-consuming to manage.

A practice management system developed for a healthcare setting will allow you to manage every aspect of your business from one place, from capturing patient details and appointment scheduling to electronic medical billing and generating management reports which help you keep track of the money you are owed.

Read more: Choosing a practice management Solution: Healthcode's 9-step guide - Part 1

Healthcode's 9 steps to a practice management solution - Part 2

Healthcode 9 step guide to practice management 2Steps 4 - 6: Review the options

In the first blog in this series we explained why a specialist practice management solution will enable you to run all aspects of your practice from one place and how to get started.

The next step is to look at what’s out there and how it meets your needs and budget. When it comes to researching software vendors the internet is a good place to start but do ask colleagues for recommendations too.

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Are you ready to grow your private practice?

Grow your private practiceAfter a challenging few years, the private healthcare sector has a golden opportunity to attract new patients and generate more income.

It’s no secret that the NHS is struggling to meet growing demand. According to the latest Kings Fund’s Quarterly Monitoring Report, 3.8 million patients were waiting to start NHS elective treatment in England in June 2016, the highest level since December 2007. Another study by the Royal National Institute for the Blind suggested that patients in some areas faced a 15-month wait for an NHS cataract operation.

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