In an era where technology propels industries forward, it’s surprising that an estimated 85% of veterinary clinics continue to rely on on-premises software systems dating back to the 1980s. As we delve into this article, we’ll unravel the untapped potential of cloud-based software, shedding light on its benefits and challenging the status quo.
One of the foremost advantages of adopting cloud-based software for veterinary clinics is the substantial cost savings it offers. By eliminating the need for on-premises servers and associated IT services (averaging around $1,400 per month), clinics can redirect these funds towards critical aspects of patient care and business growth.
Cloud-based software transcends the constraints of physical locations, enabling veterinary professionals to access essential data and tools remotely. Whether working from home or on the road, practitioners can seamlessly connect to the system, enhancing collaboration and providing the flexibility needed in today’s fast-paced veterinary environment.
Security is a top priority in healthcare, and cloud-based software delivers robust measures to protect sensitive patient information. With automatic data backups occurring every six hours and encryption protocols in place, clinics can rest assured that their data is secure and guarded against threats like ransomware.
Bid farewell to cumbersome and time-consuming manual updates. Cloud-based software operates on a model of automatic, periodic updates without causing any downtime for the clinic. This ensures that the system remains up-to-date with the latest features, security patches, and enhancements, allowing clinics to focus on what they do best – caring for animals.
The scalability of cloud-based solutions is a game-changer for growing veterinary clinics. As the number of users increases or data accumulates, the system seamlessly scales to accommodate these changes. This scalability ensures that the software continues to meet the evolving needs of a flourishing clinic without the headache of major system overhauls.
Flexibility in integrating with other software is a hallmark of cloud-based solutions. These platforms are designed to “play well” with others, providing open APIs that facilitate smooth integrations with a variety of applications. This interoperability enhances the clinic’s efficiency by creating a connected ecosystem of tools and services.
In an era where mobile devices play a crucial role in day-to-day operations, the versatility of cloud-based software cannot be overstated. Whether on tablets or smartphones, these solutions are user-friendly on a range of devices, offering practitioners the freedom to access critical information on the go.
So what does it take to transition to a cloud-based software? NectarVet makes the transition from on-premises to the cloud seamless through our white-glove data migration service. Migrating years of valuable data becomes a straightforward and worry-free experience in the hands of our expert data migration team.
Furthermore, we understand the importance of peace of mind during this transition. Our team goes the extra mile by allowing clinic teams to interact with a copy of their data within our ecosystem before the official go-live date. This hands-on engagement ensures familiarity and confidence in the new system before the full change.
Concerned about connectivity? NectarVet is designed to adapt to various connection options, including hotspot, WiFi, ethernet, or even satellite, making it suitable for remote areas with internet speeds as low as 1 to 2 Mbps.
Curious about what this looks like for your clinic? Take the first step by booking a consultation with us. We’d love to share how an intuitive, all-in-one cloud-based platform can be a delightful, more efficient solution for your team.