Electronic Medical Record Software

10 Best Electronic Medical Record Software of 2020

Electronic Medical Record Software

Finding software can be overwhelming. We are here to help you choose the right EMR software so you can create digital patient charts and track assessments.

AdvancedMD

AdvancedMD is an integrated medical software suite for independent practices. Features include practice management, electronic health records, patient engagement, telemedicine, rooming, reputation management, financial analytics and business intelligence reporting that all work together to automate practice workflow.

Mobile users can work on the iPhone and iPad. The cloud platform enables anywhere access and the highest levels of data security available. AdvancedMD is browser agnostic for Mac and Windows operating systems and runs on nearly any device.

Integrated workflow automates the patient journey, starting with self-scheduling onsite or telemedicine appointments. Appointment reminders can be sent to patients via text or email. Insurance eligibility verification for next-day patients runs automatically and alerts staff of potential issues. Consent forms are sent through a patient portal and collected into the patient chart. Rooming helps manage patient flow. Charting and prescriptions can be done from anywhere. Charge capture occurs during the charting process without billing staff needing to copy or paste.

Pros

Simple to use software for billing insurance claims. We use Practice Fusion and this is one of the few billing software that will "talk" to the EMR. The system is simple to set up and the company can have you up and running (using the clearinghouse) within about 4 weeks. Customer support is good. They respond quickly. Functionality saves time with ERA's and automatic posting. We have a single provider and this works great.

Cons

It can be difficult/time consuming to add another provider. You need to plan well ahead if you are going to do this.

Supported Operating System(s):

Windows 7, Windows XP, Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

DrChrono EHR

DrChrono’s iPad and iPhone compatible EHR and medical billing platform allows users to manage patient intake, clinical charting, billing, and revenue cycle management. It includes customizable medical forms, e-prescribing, scheduling tools, real-time patient eligibility checks, and a patient portal. The DrChrono App Directory also offers a multitude of apps and a medical API for healthcare app developers.

The DrChrono EHR offers fully customizable forms or prebuilt forms. Any prescription, including Electronic Prescribing Controlled Substances, can be sent electronically on iPhone, iPad, or the Internet. Lab orders can be submitted electronically to over 40,000 labs around the United States; results can then be directly uploaded into the patient’s chart. Custom vitals give providers the ability to create baseline health data and monitor each patient’s health measurements over time.

Providers can use Free Draw function to annotate on diagrams, x-rays or other files; they can also use the iPad's built-in cameras to take pictures and embed them in the patient's record. The system comes pre-populated with billing codes and is integrated with Box, a HIPAA-compliant cloud storage system

Supported Operating System(s):

Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8

NextGen Office (Formerly Known as MediTouch)

NextGen Healthcare offers NextGen Office—a cloud-based EHR – specifically designed for private practices. NextGen Office is a fully integrated practice management solution that includes specialty-specific content, a claims clearinghouse, and an easy-to-use patient portal. It works on any tablet, laptop (Apple or Windows), is touch-screen enabled, compatible with all browsers, and is HIPAA compliant.

NextGen Office grew from a company was founded in 1998 by two doctors with one goal – to make medical offices run more efficiently. Company founders designed a solution to accommodate physician and staff workflow with easy-to-use, affordable technology that adapts to the provider’s workflow and is accessible from anywhere. Now more than 124,000 providers across the United States use solutions provided by NextGen Healthcare.

With NextGen Office, providers can touch, talk or type encounter notes directly into the clinical documentation. NextGen Office includes MIPS reporting/dashboards, automates insurance eligibility, empowers patients to schedule appointments, request refills, and schedule telehealth visits, and connects the care team through direct messaging and referral exchange.

Supported Operating System(s):

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, Unix, IBM OS/400, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows 10

Athenahealth EHR

Athenahealth, recently named 2020 Best in KLAS: Small Practice Ambulatory EMR/PM, athenaClinicals, for 10 or fewer physicians, and Ambulatory RCM Services, athenaCollector, is providing cloud-based services for electronic health records (EHR), revenue cycle management & medical billing, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health management, as well as Epocrates and other point-of-care mobile apps.

Athenahealth currently works with a network of more than 160,000 providers. The EHR offers a homepage that allows users to review the daily schedule and patient information, manage orders, and view incoming lab results. The billing module can be used in tandem with the EHR or on its own, and features a patented and continuously updated rules engine. Medical practice management tools include visibility into daily responsibilities, custom benchmarking, proactive trends analysis, and more.

Patients can utilize a patient portal to review history, pay bills, sign forms, and schedule appointments. Reminders can be delivered via phone, email, or text message; patients can even be alerted when test results are waiting in the patient portal

Supported Operating System(s):

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Windows 10

Pros

Ability to obtain raw data to measure outcomes

Cons

Standards to ensure that table building spaces can easily be audited and evaluate outcomes on tablespaces Reports and communicator have limited capabilities Uds data reporting and non-use of super users to provide support.

Kareo Clinical EHR

Kareo is a Web-based EHR, medical billing, and practice management used by thousands of physicians across the United States. This system suits small practices and billing companies. With Kareo, practices can schedule patients, confirm insurance, manage delinquent accounts and the collections process, store patient documents, develop customized reports and more.

Practices can be up and running within 48 hours of signing up. The system starts at a low monthly rate with no contract, no set-up fees without the worry of maintaining and updating the software.

Kareo Clinical EHR can be used across a wide variety of medical specialties, including mental health, family medicine, pediatrics, cardiology, chiropractic, podiatry and more.

Supported Operating System(s):

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000

Pros

The reporting ability and the ease of being able to explain a balance to a patient. Scheduling a patient on the right day/time is important and being able to time block and customize for 5 Drs has been beneficial. Customer Service reps are always there when we need them to walk us through an issue, which isn't what we always experience.

Cons

Updates can be tricky. If we had notice of exactly what pieces were being updated, it would help out quite a bit. However, updates aren't that frequent and usually its for the better.

PrognoCIS by Bizmatics

PrognoCIS is a cloud-based ICD-10 compliant and MU certified EMR solution which helps medical facilities and practitioners to manage patient medical recording. The software comprises of integrated modules for EHR, Practice Management, Patient Portal and Revenue Cycle Management.

PrognoCIS EHR offers customizable EHR workflow and content for clinics and hospitals. Doctors and hospital staff can quickly generate an electronic prescription for their patients and share with them and their pharmacy store. The built-in e-signature feature allows both medical professionals and patients to electronically sign medical bills and other documents within EMR or patient portal. A dedicated patient portal allows doctors to communicate with their patients securely, share lab results, set appointments and more.

PrognoCIS helps to quickly identify and confirm patient insurance benefit eligibility. clinics can also reconcile patient accounting and insurance billing. Using PrognoCIS, medical practitioners can document patient data through multiple data entry methods. PrognoCIS works with a variety of devices, including laptops, desktops, tablets and smartphones using any standard web-browser. Doctors can also access patients' record on their iPhones via PrognoCIS iOS app.

Supported Operating System(s):

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Linux, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000, Windows 8

Pros

The remote access from Desktop to mobile is so convenient we dont have to worry about waiting til the next day to access a patient chart. We are a solo practice and with this system being so user friendly, we were able to tailor it to our practice. I like that it has several features, and we are able to utilize only what we need. Big shout out to the technical customer service personal are wonderful, we have only had a few format problems but were able to solve in a timely matter. Also, very easy to use with The Dragon dictation system.

Cons

The only thing I wish from PrognoCIS is an updated app with e-RX feature on the iOS application EMR, but after speaking with a PrognoCIS representative, there's a new version coming out. Looking forward to seeing it!

Compulink Healthcare Solutions

Compulink Healthcare Solutions is an integrated hybrid medical solution that provides medical service providers functionalities such as electronic health records (EHR), practice management, revenue cycle management, inventory management, optical POS and practice automation, which help them to manage patient care and practices' profits. The solution can either be deployed on-premise or hosted in the cloud.

Compulink Healthcare Solutions can be tailored to suit various specialties such as chiropractic, dermatology, eye care, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, orthopedic, otolaryngology, physical therapy, podiatry, rheumatology, and urology. The solution features lab integration, patient scheduling capabilities, electronic billing, patient registration, reporting, and an HIPAA-compliant patient portal.

Compulink Healthcare Solution's billing module offers features such as eligibility inquiries, credit card processing, EDI support, inventory control and more. The practice automation application features electronic pharmacy connection, electronic renewal processing, and multilingual patient handouts.

Services are offered on a monthly subscription basis. Individual modules for on-premise deployment can also be bought for a one-time fee. Support is available via phone, email and other online resources.

Supported Operating System(s):

Windows 7, Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

Pros

Advantage provides an immediate snapshot of a client for easy lookup and editing. Compulink's Coordinator and Trainer has been readily available to all staff to answer to the issues and any questions that come up, allowing for limited downtime or productivity.

Cons

A better initial discussion regarding the implementation timelines in layman's terms would alleviate many of the pressures on the customers side, especially when there is limited IT support.

RXNT

RXNT is an integrated, cloud-based healthcare software provider, offering an Electronic Health Records (EHR) solution that optimizes patient care and streamlines workflows for practices of all specialties and sizes.

Providers can access up-to-date patient health and prescription history at the point-of-care from any internet-connected device. Physicians can request and review lab and imaging orders, and attach and organize important documents within a patient’s chart for clinical care plans and follow up sessions.

With integrated communications, practitioners can share real-time clinical data with patients and other clinicians for better care coordination and next step support. Patients benefit from the ease of the patient portal and patient check-in features, as well as integrated electronic prescribing and referrals.

RXNT’s EHR system can be tailored for any size practice or specialty. “Smart” keys and forms enhance customization and eliminate redundancy. The integrated platform minimizes the chance of double entry and grants access with single sign-on. HIPAA compliant, satisfies MACRA, MIPS-certified, and ONC-certified.

RXNT offers a suite of award-winning, certified healthcare technology solutions. In addition to EHR, RXNT’s stand-alone products include Practice Management (PM) with Medical Billing and Scheduling and Electronic Prescribing (eRx). These solutions can be combined for an integrated Full Suite system that can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere.

Supported Operating System(s):

Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8

Pros

Prescribing software is easy to use and very efficient.

Cons

I wish the manual for the portion of the medical record was more detailed. I am still struggling with finding the time to schedule a tutorial but I am so satisfied with the prescribing software that I am determined to schedule a tutorial so I can begin using it fit all of my patients.

ChartLogic

ChartLogic offers an ambulatory EHR suite that includes electronic medical record, practice management, revenue cycle management, e-prescribing and patient portal. The solution caters to primary care, surgical care and other complex areas of medicine.

ChartLogic EMR (electronic medical record) is designed to understand user workflow, specialty and personal preferences. The solution offers electronic charting capabilities that allow medical practitioners to view patient notes, medical history, referral letters and diagnosis codes on a single screen.

ChartLogic PM (practice management) helps in managing the administrative activities which include registration and scheduling, eligibility and verification, claims, billings and collections, user dashboards and reports. The module also integrates with ChartLogic EMR.

ChartLogic RCM (revenue cycle management) enables users to optimize financial performance. The solution manages the payer mix, case volumes and denials and disputes on a regular basis. ChartLogic also takes care of the claims continuum and provides practice staff access to detailed financial data.

Supported Operating System(s):

Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

Pros

Ease of use. Easy to customize templates. Worked with other EMRs and you are not allowed to customize templates of office notes or progress notes. Can customize Folders for scanned documents. Speech is good, not perfect, but saves my wrists from typing as the other EMRs had. Speech commands make adding text/Template text to notes easy. I use the messages to send notes to other staff and use it as a reminder to me by sending messages to myself in the future. The best part is their customer service. Spot on. Read a few bad reviews. Let me tell you, they never dealt with an EMR with bad service before.

Cons

Wish the patient portal was more user-friendly, could allow patients to make appointments, request refills. A mobile version would be helpful to me also - in that I might be able to use it as a way to securely communicate with patients. The direct mail systems still have problems. I can't view XML files.

Practice EHR

Practice EHR, a medical practice management software, was developed to accommodate the needs of small to mid-size businesses. The platform is customizable to internal medicine practices, chiropractors, physical therapists, family medicine, podiatrists, psychiatrists, and various other specialties.

Core features of Practice EHR include electronic medical records, medical billing, patient scheduling, and medical billing services. These applications are available as part of one integrated suite. Electronic medical records are offered as a stand alone feature for practices that need a simplified solution. Users can also have access to e-prescribing, lab integration, procedure workflows, narrative reports, tablet PC support, patient portals, and ONC-ATCB certification. Eligibility inquiry, claim scrubbing, and workers’ compensation claims are offered for practices that choose to utilize the medical billing application.

Practice EHR is an entirely cloud-based solution. It is accessible via mobile devices and remote desktops.

Supported Operating System(s):

Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 10

Pros

This system has been a lifesaver to our practice. Billing and coding is so much easier with the Practice EHR. It has saved hours of paperwork

Cons

Looking up the name of the patient could be designed in a different way.

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