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Is it Better to Buy a Custom-Built Healthcare CRM or Build Your Own?

Why should you buy a pre-existing healthcare solution rather than building a digital system from scratch?

The answer is quite simple: leveraging off a software platform saves you time and money. 

There is no need to reinvent the wheel. If you have an issue and there is someone already offering you a quality solution, why waste time trying to recreate it yourself?

By purchasing pre-built custom-built crm software you don’t have to worry about hiring a team of developers to build a system from the ground up. The starting cost of developing an application can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars , which is often multiple times more than investing in pre-made software. Building your own solution can take months, even years, so why spend all that time and money when there is a system already available for you to use. Pre-built platforms exist, which allow you to use them straight away saving you the downtime that comes with the creation of a new one.

Another benefit of using pre-built crm software is peace of mind. 

There is no need to worry about updates, bugs and admin work that comes with hosting and managing your own custom-built software. When you use a prebuilt solution, your hosting, security and updates are all taken care of for you so you can feel confident you’re using a secure, safe platform. Building your own custom software and maintaining the security to the level required can be very difficult, especially in sectors such as healthcare. In the healthcare industry there are very strict regulations on data storage and privacy since it revolves around patient information, so a secure solution is crucial to have. 

 The Lumary team has spent years designing and improving our product; our developers maintain the software (handling any bugs, updates and internal errors), and our servers handle all the data. By having a trusted software partner in charge of the configuration management you will have one less concern to worry about, allowing you to focus on running your healthcare business.

A configurable software can provide you with what you need to make your healthcare organisation run smoothly. Having software that can be adapted to your needs is a valuable resource you should take advantage of.