"I like pMD, a lot! We were using billing cards before -- maybe you lost those, maybe you forgot to fill them in. pMD was an awesome change! I really like the convenience of using it real time while talking to the patient and being able to have it in your hand -- that's definitely the best part."
Nicole Mullins, Nurse Practitioner, The Christ Hospital, Ohio
pMD iPhone Beta is Underway
It's official: the beta program is underway for pMD's iPhone charge capture software. We've been too busy feverishly working on the release to announce it earlier, but we've added users steadily from our waiting list, and so far their feedback has been red hot: we've heard "it's super intuitive," "I love the interface," and even "this is heaven!"


So what are the beta users raving about? For one thing, they have managed their census, entered new patients, and created charges without any training. We pride ourselves on making software that's intuitive to use, and the iPhone platform has let us succeed at this beyond even our high expectations. Our customers love seeing their patients' clinical notes at a glance, and browsing the visit history of patients past and present. The smooth, seamless flow of information between the iPhone and our secure Web site kept their census fresh, while HL7 interfaces allowed the iPhone software to act as a mobile front-end to their practice management systems or EMRs.


We listened to our users and went the extra mile to build a native app instead of a Web site. So unlike a Web application, pMD is fully functional wherever they are - so they can get their billing done even in hospital elevators and remote nursing homes. This strategy has led to some unexpected benefits as well - for example, large cost-conscious groups can give each of their doctors an iPod Touch with no phone or data plan, allowing them to use pMD anywhere and synchronize wherever there's a wireless Internet connection.
November 16, 2008