The Benefits of Chiropractic Office Software
Author: Thomas Morva
Chiropractic offices, like all other medical practices, can
certainly benefit from a good office software program. Tasks
such as filing, appointment scheduling and insurance claims can
be done in a matter of minutes, rather than hours or days. These
are among the most important reasons to purchase a high-quality
program; chiropractic office software can greatly reduce the
cost of office staff and increase productivity.
It is vital that the chiropractic office obtain the right
software program. It is in the practice's best interest to
thoroughly evaluate the office's needs. A good way to accomplish
this is to talk to the office staff and ask for their input.
Since your staff will be the primary users of the software, it
is imperative to find out what could assist in their most
important tasks. For instance, if the practice has been having
retention issues, speak to your vendor about a program that
specializes in marketing and retention.
After you have gathered information about the needs of the
office staff, you can begin the search process. Having a good
list of needs is a crucial first step in finding the right
program for your office. It is suggested that you contact
several vendors to get a good idea of what they have to offer,
not only in the software realm, but in customer support. There
may be a slight learning curve when adapting to a new
chiropractic office software program and you need to be sure the
vendor will have the back-end support you may need. Many vendors
will have a demonstration CD or program you may download from
their website. This is a good opportunity to have the office
staff toy-around with it a bit and see how comfortable they are
with the particular program.
One of the most sought after features in chiropractic office
software deals with patient data. Not only are you able to
gather demographic data (name, address, phone), with many of
these programs you are able to download copies of X-Rays and
photos. This can be quite a handy feature for the busy
chiropractor instead of waiting hours or days for the same
information. Chiropractors from around the country enjoy this
feature, not only for its practical uses, but also as a
marketing tool. These programs can make it easier to remember to
send birthday cards, new patient welcome letters and mail
merging. Many doctors enjoy sending a personal note and the
recipients appreciate the gesture.
Chiropractic office software also enables the office staff to
easily set up appointments and take referrals from current
patients. With the built-in features of most office programs,
staff can track and maintain reports regarding appointments and
referrals while maintaining contact with former patients. It is
the goal of the chiropractic practice to initiate and maintain
client interaction, and with a good office software program,
these tasks can be easily managed.
The staff is also able to create detailed reports using many of
today's software programs. The business manager can easily view
and track appointments, income and expenses to get an idea of
how smoothly and effectively the business are running. Reports
can also give the chiropractor a good knowledge of the
competence of his or her office staff. The capabilities of
chiropractic office software are virtually endless and the
benefits are numerous
Frequently Asked Questions
What is needed to start a Chiropractic Office?
I'm doing a project for my government class and I need to know what is Essential for starting up a chiropractic office. Not too specific, just generalities. Thank you!
Exercise equipment and dumbells, stretch bands, exercise fitness balls, chiropractic tables, electro shock machines, spine/skeleton models, x-ray machine, the place I go to sells therapeutic pillows, biofreeze cream (kinda like Icyhot but chiropractors use it on patients so ease muscle pain, heat therapy packs, light therapy machines
That's pretty much it. Go to the following link for more ideas
And why did I get a thumbs down? I'm pretty sure I go to a chiro 3 times a week for my scoliosis so I know what they have there.
how many bathrooms do we have to have in a 2000sq ft chiropractic office in MO?
we are adding on to our chiropractic office make it a total of 2000 sq ft we are told we need two handicap bathrooms. does any body know if there is a way around this? our bathroom is not used enough to validate two bathrooms. Is there a book of codes to refer to? if so who or where can I get it?
Yes; it would be with county zoning.
To any Rad Techs with experience at a chiropractic office?
I am a recent graduate of rad tech school, I have not yet worked since i graduated but i have an interview at a chiropractic office.
What x-ray exams can i expect to perform in these clinics?
I imagine that they still use old x-ray equipment thus needing manual techniques.
Can I expect training in offices like this?
Any information that can help will be appreciated. Thank you.
You will be doing AP and Lateral spines mostly. Do youself a favor and work elswhere. You wont get any experience with OR or ER patients, flouro studies or portables. RUN dont walk to another interview!
What can i do to increase patient visits in a chiropractic office?
I am a new office manager and would like suggestions on ways to get new patients. I am also looking for new ideas for patient retention. I welcome your comments and ideas. If you work in a medical office, what are some of the things your office has done? If you are a patient, what can your office do to keep you coming back? Any examples would be very helpful! Thanks so much.
From a patient stand point these are things that would make me come back/recommend a doctor.
1. Did I get seen on time? If I didn't get seen on time did they offer to either reschedule or give a reason on why I wasn't seen on time?
2. I want to make sure all my questions were answered and I didn't feel rush. Did the doctor also have handouts to help explain my condition etc.?
3. Do I get a call either the day before or sooner to remind me of my appointment.
To get more business I would look into how many insurance programs do you accept? If the patient doesn't have insurance do you offer payment plans etc.
Advertise in the local paper, buy TV time for a quick ad, make your Ad stand out more in the yellow pages.
Print up some postcards with the info and send them out to all your patients and you can fill out extra ones using the white pages.
What does a fitness trainer working in a Chiropractic office make per hour?
I'm a certified personal trainer with over 20 years experience. I'm talking with a Chiropractor about working in his office helping his patients with exercise. Are there any others in a similar situation who can tell me how much you are paid per session or per hour? I live in the Chicago area. Thanks.
There are about a million variables, but you can usually count on getting paid about half what the office can bill for the services. Of course you have to know how many sessions that will be a week, and how much they get paid.
Can be insurance, PI cases, or cash patients. Ask them.
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