Questions to Ask When Procuring a New Clinical Software System – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of ReadySet Surgical’s guide on questions you should ask about software integrations! In Part 1 of our guide, we highlighted the importance of selecting the right software for your healthcare facility and integrations’ crucial role in this decision-making process. If you missed it, don’t worry! You can catch up here: Part 1.

In Part 2 we’re diving into fundamental aspects of software integrations that should have your attention – testing, scalability, and ROI.

We’ll guide you through the essential questions you should consider when discussing these topics.

Software Integrations: Questions You Should Be Asking

Testing and Compatibility

Ensuring that the software integration works seamlessly with your existing systems is vital:

  • Will the software undergo testing to ensure compatibility before implementation?
  • How will potential conflicts or issues with existing systems be resolved?
  • Can you access a demo or trial version to test the integration before committing?

Scalability and Future-Proofing

Your healthcare facility’s needs will evolve over time, so it’s essential to consider the software’s scalability and future-proofing capabilities:

  • Can the software integration scale up to accommodate a growing facility and increased data load?
  • Does the software provider regularly update their integrations to adapt to changing technologies and industry standards?

Cost and Return on Investment (ROI)

Software integration is an investment, and it’s essential to evaluate the cost and potential ROI:

  • What is the pricing model for the software integration?
  • Are there any additional fees for ongoing support or future upgrades?
  • Can the software provider provide case studies or testimonials showcasing the benefits and ROI from their integrations?

Set Your Organization Up For Success

Choosing the right software integration for your healthcare facility is a decision that requires careful consideration and research. By asking the right questions, you’ll be better equipped to make an informed choice that reduces administrative burdens and enhances efficiency and patient care at your facility.