Networks hosting MacPractice can have a mix of Lion and Snow Leopard computers with MacPractice 4.1.3. This updated version of the software has been introduced to several hundred MacPractice clients over the past several months, and MacPractice is now offering the software to new users. Current users of earlier versions of MacPractice 4.1 will also receive an electronic alert over the coming weeks that MacPractice 4.1.3 is now available for download.
In addition to the added Lion compatibility, MacPractice 4.1.3 features payment plans and an ordering system, which have been added to the core products and will benefit all users. Many additional features have been added throughout MacPractice 4.1 as it has evolved to 4.1.3 including responses to suggestions from MacPractice’s 26,000 users representing 11,000 providers.
“With the release of Lion a few months ago, it became our priority to make our unique line of products compatible,” said Mark Hollis, President of MacPractice. “MacPractice strives to be on the cutting edge of technology and innovation, so we constantly develop our products to best meet the evolving needs of our clients. We are already working on the next update to MacPractice, which we expect to release in December.”
A minimum of 4GB of RAM is required to operate MacPractice with Lion. 4GB of RAM is also recommended for optimal use of MacPractice on a terminal with Snow Leopard.
MacPractice leverages Apple’s legendary ease of use, stability and low-cost maintenance to create affordable, intuitive and flexible Mac-native software for doctors. The software, currently used in 3,800 practices, combines a low-cost, highly customizable and flexible ONC-ATCB 2011-2012 Certified EHR/EMR solution with practice management tools in an easy-to-use, intuitive system that can improve patient care, efficiency and productivity.