When considering an electronic health record system solution, the Total Cost of Ownership must be evaluated. For example, this includes initial investments such as IT-related infrastructure and long term maintenance costs. Because “Dental EMR” is a cloud based system, those particular costs do not exist! We invite you to review a recent study that examined the effects of Total Cost of Ownership from the perspective of dental schools:
- Heiko Spallek, Lynn Johnson, Joseph Kerr, and David Rankin. Costs of Health IT: Beginning to Understand the Financial Impact of a Dental School EHR. J Dent Educ. 2014; 78: 1542-1551.