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What is Practice Management Software?

Practice management software is designed to help offices of any size run more efficiently by automating and streamlining the day-to-day administrative and billing functions.

The Benefits of a Practice Management Software

Practice management software expedites tasks that could otherwise slow down operations, while increasing productivity and improving accuracy. Other benefits like integrated online appointment scheduling takes the burden off front office staff, allowing patients to request appointments and fill out forms online before their visit. When combined with other patient engagement tools, you can automate reminders and recalls to reduce the number of no-shows. On the billing and claims side, a practice management software can be used to check insurance eligibility, pull authorizations and ensure a patient is covered for a provider’s services.

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The Most Common Uses

The most common capabilities of a practice management software are:

  • Appointment scheduling
  • Insurance eligibilities and authorizations
  • Billing and claims processing
  • Reporting

Practice management software requires just an internet connection and a simple computer network.

The Different Types of Practice Management Systems


Typically only available while in your practice on a single computer by no more than a few people at a time who share access.


Allows users to share data through an onsite or third-party hosted server, but you must be physically in the practice to access it.


Secrurely stores unlimited patient data and allows multiple users access it through just the internet/the cloud.

The Difference Between Practice Management and EHR Solutions

Although both practice management and EHR software works to improve a practice’s productivity, the two function very differently and focus on separate areas of a practice. Practice management software is aimed at administrative and office work, while the EHR supports providers with helpful tools for documenting a patient’s medical information.

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Does Eyefinity offer a practice management software?

Yes, Eyefinity Practice Management is a cloud-based practice management software built to simplify day-to-day tasks.