Internet vs. Client Server-Based Practice Management Software and EHR

Internet vs. Client/Server-Based Practice Management Software

The term "client/server" describes the relationship between a central database server that is connected to personal computers within one location (usually a company's office). Client/server-based technology came to prominence in the 1980s, and there are still a large number of practice management systems today that use this legacy technology. However, sophisticated Internet-based applications such as products NueMD® offer a number of advantages over it's client/server-based counterparts.

Advantages of Internet-based practice management

  • Access anywhere with an Internet connection
  • No extra hardware to buy
  • No onsite IT maintenance
  • We handle all backups and upgrades remotely, free
  • Subscription based – no large up-front purchase
  • Your data is secure in the event of a disaster
  • Completely HIPAA-compliant

View our fact sheet for more information on how the two technologies differ.