I know I’ve talked about being an EMR consultant, but now I’ve taken some really serious steps to doing EMR consulting full time. Last week I submitted a business plan to the Nevada Governor’s Cup. It’s a pretty exciting competition. Unfortunately, I have to wait until April 3rd to find out if I make the finals. There is $100,000 in prize money at stake so you can imagine I’m pretty nervous about making the finals. I think I did a pretty good job of showing how the EMR consulting business can be scalable. However, I’m not sure that the judges will understand how important and essential regular windows update, antivirus and adware spyware scans are to a doctor’s office. Add in backup verification and you pretty much have a lock with a doctors office. They aren’t going to do it themselves even if they say they are going to do it.
I also think that the most profitable part of the business could be the customized clinical websites with a nice content management system. That’s what I’ve wanted to do for a while. We’ll see what entrepreneurs think of my idea. Wish me luck!