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kdillon
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Data Entry Form for Office Stats - Is Powerapps the Right Solution for me?

I'm trying to come up with a solution for my company. At the end of each day our front desk sends out a "daily stats" email from each one of our offices. It consists of about 50 fields that they manually type into an email and send out. Things like number of patients seen for each discipline, cancels, new patients, etc. 

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I want to essentially aggregate all this data in a table/database so I can run reports on it - track new patients over time for each office, etc. I think the easiest way is to just have the front desk enter the information into a form that logs it into sharepoint (lists). I tried using the lists feature on MS teams but the data entry field there is really messy:

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So I was looking to clean it up with powerapps. I had powerapps automagically generate a form based on the list that got me close but tweaking has become extremely time consuming and there are a few issues I'm not sure how to resolve, like the massive amount of white space (my app only shows like 4 of those fields at a time so scrolling is a million years long) recalling data from previous entries so the person can modify without having to retype everything, being able to edit previous entries, the cost ($40 per license for each front desk user) etc. I thought about using MS forms but i feel like it has similar issues. I was wondering if there was any other Microsoft tools or solutions people knew of - or is powerapps my best option? If powerapps is the solution does anyone have any good guides that would help with my particular project? 

 

Thanks

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