The ultimate guide to choosing your Practice Management System (PMS)

Understanding the PMS universe and get the best deal for your practice!

By Kim Lam

15 March 2023 5 min read


When it comes to choosing your practice management system (PMS), you want to be thorough with your research and decision-making, but you also need the process to be easy, smooth and timely enough. It shouldn't take weeks for you to figure out what's best for your practice. 

Whether you’re intending to start a new practice or you’re an established veterinary clinic thinking about switching your Practice Management System, there are many areas you want to think about from appointment booking, client communication to stock management and accounting/billing. 

You’ll need a guide that takes you through all the comprehensive areas. But simplifies what you need to know in just 13 pages. It also needs to explore the PMS universe and help you ask all the questions you need answers to as you speak with various different suppliers.

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This guide contains:

  • A back-to-basics overview: so you can get a better understanding of the role of a PMS and what it should do for you, especially as technology advances every day. What you’re using now could have been purchased years ago or you’re just a newbie, so you may not be up to speed on what’s “out there”.
  • Key PMS checklists on the features you should look out for and questions you should ask. (Handy for when you’re on the phone or getting a demo from PMS providers)
  • The importance of the “inter-operability” factor – shows what “good” looks like and the connected-vet ethos.
  • A glance at Ascend – our very own cloud-based PMS and six key “At a glance” assets. Including videos and infographics which show you how Ascend helps forward-thinking veterinary practices.

When it comes to making key decisions about your practice management system overall, it pays to do thorough research with a consistency in the same questions being asked of each provider so you can compare like-for-like. 

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