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« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2009, 12:45:21 AM »
I agree with Pay_My_Claims, I too am still resarching web based software and am also trying to find the one that offers the best features that will work for me for the long hual.  I keep looking at CollaborateMD, and a couple of others.  CollaborateMD seems pretty good and has a lot of the features I am looking for and their per claim fee is reasonable and manageable.  I had asked them about a specific report I would like to the software to run and they said that they could write it for me and that they may do it for free if they feel it will be useful to other users.
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« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2009, 07:45:20 AM »
lhough, could you flow with ColloborateMD??? It seemed kind of complicated to me???

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« Reply #17 on: January 25, 2009, 11:30:36 PM »
Take  a look at TotalMD & NueMD they offer web based software at reasonable prices. It varies some charge per user others per doctor with unlimited users. TotalMD is 99.00 to start and 99.00 a month.

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« Reply #18 on: February 03, 2009, 11:18:32 PM »
Charlene, if you are interested in .asp programs, be sure to include DAQbilling on your list of software programs to check out.  I researched .asp programs for 8 months and this is the software we chose to not only include in our course, but to also use in our outsourcing business.  We chose the program looking entirely at .asp programs comparing user functionality and friendliness, medical billing business compatibility and feasibility, customer support, track record, strength of company financials, cost and knowledge of issues pertaining to medical billing businesses, among several other factors.  Our top 3 were 1. DAQbilling  2. Lajolla Digital  3. AdvanceMD.

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« Reply #19 on: March 05, 2009, 10:00:16 AM »
There is a free tool out there called LogMeIn.  It allows you to remotely access the computer.  I use it to remotely access my husbands office computer to do his billing.  It works like a charm.  In order to print to your local computer you have to pay about 50.00 a year, but the free version works great if you don't need to print locally from infomration on the remote machine.

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« Reply #20 on: March 05, 2009, 11:40:29 AM »
Hello All
I'm trying to start my medical business and I'm not sure if I should buy my own software or should I go with a web based software. Can anyone please help me decide or give me some feedback. Which one would be better to use or have more advantages.
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« Reply #21 on: March 06, 2009, 09:51:32 PM »
There are pros and cons to both, but as technology progresses the pros of the web based software increase.  When you purchase a program you have to pay the entire cost up front, and when you use web based you are looking at a monthly fee instead.  This can be very helpful when just starting out. 

There are many web based softwares out there and they vary greatly in price and features.  Make sure you research them well. 

I've only had experience with one which is a new company, but the features of their software are very appealing to billing services.  It is called XENA.  You can get more information about them at:

www.xena.com

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« Reply #22 on: March 06, 2009, 10:57:50 PM »
I don't think this is the right website, it is not about medical software.

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« Reply #23 on: March 06, 2009, 11:10:58 PM »
sorry I hit post to quick, but I have a question about the web based software. Let's say If I do decide to go with a web based, and down the road I decide to buy my own software. Will they be able to give me back all my information or how would I be able to import everything to my new software. 

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« Reply #24 on: March 07, 2009, 08:58:55 AM »
The forum is for all aspects of medical billing, so it's ok to post questions about software.  We wanted a place where we could all share our knowledge of all areas.

I don't think you would be able to import your data from the web based software.  It is your data but you don't own the program.  In order to import you would need someone to 'map' the data.

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« Reply #25 on: March 08, 2009, 08:58:33 AM »
It depends on the company, some of them do have backup features that allow you to export your data and some even perform this for you on a weekly or monthly basis (even daily)

Also it was mentioned earlier in this thread that once you purchase Lytec you own it, that's not true. When you purchase Lytec, Medisoft, Altapoint,.. etc... you own the LICENSE to use the software.

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« Reply #26 on: March 08, 2009, 05:21:08 PM »
Thanks for the clarification Linda.  That is true, you purchase the license to use the software, not the software. 

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« Reply #27 on: March 08, 2009, 10:41:33 PM »
Thank You Michelle for your response, but what do you mean I would need someone to "map" the data in order for me to import them to my software. What do you mean by map.
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Also does anybody know if Kareo has the back up feature available or any other web based software.
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« Reply #28 on: March 09, 2009, 06:39:06 AM »
In order to import data from one program to another the data from the first program must be mapped, or told where it needs to go, in the second program.  The programs are different, so the location of the patient's name in one is in a different location in the other, and so on.

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« Reply #29 on: April 01, 2009, 09:19:02 AM »
Just food for thought when considering web based software. Since your whole virtual business is on the vendors servers what would you do if the vendor goes out of business? How high would you place that risk if you go to sign on one morning and the URL doesn't get you in. What is your business contingency plan?
While there are pro & cons for both web based versus conventional this one point holds a lot of weigh in my decision. Traditionally if the software is on your machine, and you do your due diligence and follow best practices in backing up data  etc. This could offest paying extra for upgrades etc.
I'm a newbie and like others in this forum I'm deciding what software to go with as well. Everyone's needs and requirements vary and I'm beginning to see either way there is no perfect solution. Just my $.02. Great forum Michelle. Thanks for listening :) Lou