Would You Let Your CMO Do This?

I know I shouldn’t post 2 humorous posts in a row (Yes, my Extormity EHR post was a joke), but you’ll have to forgive me. I just couldn’t resist. Go and read this post that has the CMO of Practice Fusion calling out Greek Philosopher, Archimedes (Thanks Michelle W for sharing it).

Now, ask yourself the question, would your CMO write a post like that? More importantly (and interestingly) would your EMR vendor post something as tongue and cheek as that?

Honestly, that’s one of the things I love most about Practice Fusion. They’ve imbued an incredible sense of culture in that company and there’s an energy about it that I just love. As an internet startup junkie, maybe that’s why it feels so familiar. I don’t really know, but it’s definitely a different type of EMR vendor.

I’m still on the fence on the product that Practice Fusion has delivered so far, but I can tell you that this is one EMR vendor that I’d love to work at.

About the author

John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference, EXPO.health, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.


  • That last line about working for PF is similar to my feelings on Google: I’m on the fence on how “not evil” they really are, but getting to ride around on a segway through work is sure tempting. Practice Fusion certainly exudes a certain air of fun through their blog that makes you feel good about them. My favorite part has to be the reference to a “tricked-out Prius.” Oh, the mental images it conjures ….

  • We’re a bunch of nerds here – and it shows! Practice Fusion takes its EHR work incredibly seriously, but the team maintains a sense of humor. We invite anyone to schedule a visit at our San Francisco office if they’d like to learn more about our company and system.

    Practice Fusion EMR

  • Is that why I like you so much? I’m a bit partial to nerds since I am one myself.

    I’ll definitely keep you on my list if/when I’m in San Fran.

  • I have had over 20 years of technology experience including doing multiple s/w start-ups myself. I have also had my share of interactions with Salesforce, which I believe Practice Fusion shares much of it’s biz model and “personality”. It’s great that there is humor in a business that is sometimes too serious. With that said, when I speak to providers, I usually get a bit of suspicion for any EHR that has a free option (with ads). I don’t recommend Practice Fusion because I tend to share similar views. Is Practice Fusion way the future of EHR or more of a “flash in the pan”?

Click here to post a comment