has announced the forthcoming March release of new Mac OS X practice management software for doctors’ offices. MacPractice MD is coming for physicians, as is MacPractice DDS for dentists and MacPractice DC for chiropractors.
MacPractice is a suite of applications developed using Mac OS X’s Cocoa applications framework and MySQL database technology. The first release will integrate accounting, patient and HIPAA-compliant insurance billing and management and database reporting. The developer plans to follow up in the second calendar quarter with a second release that will include scheduling and e-claims filing.
The new applications have been developed in coordination with the original designer of MediMac, ChiroMac and DentalMac — legacy applications used by some doctors’ offices. A data migrator will be available to help clients still using these applications to update to the new MacPractice software.