The HitechEasy EHR Selection Test

What type of EHR system should you choose?

This free tool is designed to help medical professionals narrow the field of potential EHR systems they are looking at. The complete test should require no more than about 60 seconds of your time, so why not get started!

Do you have an IT expert on staff?

Someone who can install software, configure hardware, integrate software packages, and manage maintenance, update and backup routines?

No
Yes

Do you want to manage your data security and backup in-house, or outsource those tasks?

In-house
Outsource

Do you have a relatively new, powerful server computer?

No
Yes

Do you have hardware that needs to be integrated with your EHR system that is more advanced than a printer (i.e. scanners, diagnostic equipment, etc)?

No
Yes

Is software customizability extremely important for your practice, or can you use a relatively standardized package?

Standard
Customizable

Do you have a relatively heterogenous collection of computers in your office (some new, some old; some fast, some slow; different operating systems, etc)?

No
Yes

Do you use any computers with an operating system other than Windows (Mac, Linux, etc)?

No
Yes

Do you have access to reliable high-speed internet?

No
Yes

Is it important that you are able to access your EHR data from outside your practice?

No
Yes

Do you have adequate financing for a large up-front purchase (tens of thousands of dollars)?

No
Yes

Would you rather pay a large amount for your software up front, or pay a small subscription fee each month?

Lump payment
Subscription fee