When it comes to choosing a Cloud vs Server EHR system, Cloud EHR companies would have you believe the convenience of free updates, low cost implementation and internet based access outweighs all the benefits of using a Sever EHR. Truth is, Cloud EHR users would sacrifice significant control and money over such modest conveniences.
The Infographic here should enlighten you as to the real pros and cons related a Cloud vs Server EHR’s. Aside from the significant differences in 5 year ownership costs, Cloud EHR’s can be significantly more expensive when switching to another EHR company. Because Cloud systems store patient records on someone else’s server, you may be stuck paying to access those records.