LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MacPractice, the leading Apple developer of practice management and clinical software for doctors' offices that use Macs, iPhones and iPads, announced today the launch of the MacPractice Clipboard 4.2 and MacPractice Patient Check In Apps for iPad and iPad mini. Both Apps work with MacPractice MD, DDS, DC and 20/20 desktop practice management and clinical software. The MacPractice Clipboard 4.2 App streamlines patient registration for US users and enables doctors' offices to use customized template forms for the first time. The MacPractice Patient Check In App automates check-in procedures and helps ensure HIPAA compliance. Both Apps leverage the efficiency and ease of use of Apple's innovative iPad and iPad mini to eliminate paper and redundant data entry by patients and staff, save time and reduce the risk of data entry errors. "The MacPractice Clipboard 4.2 App pre-fills patients' forms for verification and completion by them on the iPad or iPad mini," said Mark Hollis, MacPractice CEO. "Patients register, provide intake information and their medical and social history, sign release forms, and take their own photo, all using Clipboard. Once patients review a summary of what they have entered and are satisfied, they tap a button on the screen to automatically send all their information into the office's MacPractice software. "Patients love that Clipboard eliminates the necessity of providing the same information multiple times to the office. Staff love that Clipboard eliminates redundancy for them as well and enhances their productivity by making it possible for patient-entered data to be sent directly from the iPad into the patient's record in MacPractice on their desktop. "Now that doctors' offices can use template forms customized by MacPractice specifically for their practice in addition to standard templates and a growing library of primary and specialty practice templates, every US practice can benefit from using MacPractice Clipboard 4.2."