May 19, 2010

A Guide to Medical Software for Apple Computers

The Latest from Chris Thorman at Software Advice

Is it possible that the next time you go in for a checkup you and your doctor will be lamenting over Microsoft while updating your medical records on Safari?

We’re hearing more and more questions about Mac compatibility from physicians interested in electronic medical records (EMR systems). Many providers, notably smaller offices, are choosing Apple computers over PC-based systems to run their practice. Their reasons are the same reasons consumers choose Mac products: stability, simplicity and “coolness.”

On the surface, it appears that Apple’s popularity in the consumer market is starting to creep into the medical practice market. Physicians like their home Macs and their iPhones, so they want the same hardware in the office.

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