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Praxis EMR

The philosophy behind the Praxis EMR electronic medical records platform is that no two doctor’s offices are alike, and EMR software needs to be customizable and versatile in order to support today's healthcare industry. By bringing this innovative approach to health record management, this EMR system is supporting healthcare providers in key ways. One way to describe the utility of Praxis EMR as a cloud-based EHR and EMR system is as a self-learning resource. By accumulating and presenting data, Praxis EMR can help doctors to look at real trends and establish the commonality of various kinds of presentations. By using this intuitive software, doctors can figure out how to most efficiently document common cases, and how to tackle the more rare cases that emerge in their offices.

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PracticeSuite Medical Billing

Practice Managers and Medical Billing Company owners are consistently surprised by their PracticeSuite experience - great software at a great price! Tackle all aspects of revenue management from flexible appointment scheduling, to patient self-pay, to complicated insurance billing and denial management. Leverage advanced reporting and dashboards to monitor and improve financial performance.

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Centricity Practice Solutions

Centricity™ Practice Solution is a fully integrated Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Practice Management solution designed to help you enhance the clinical and financial productivity of your ambulatory practice. Though designed to work as a single fully integrated unit, if desired, the modules may be used independently. CENTRICITY PRACTICE SOLUTION Cost of Ownership Typical cost structure for Centricity Practice Solution: License/Subscription Cost On-Premise: License fee includes an upfront fee to own the software and one-time cost to support installation and implementation of certified capabilities for the new users Cloud-based/SaaS: Subscription based pricing model - per user per month fee + one-time cost to support installation and implementation of certified capabilities for the new users Prices of the modules will vary depending on the channel (partner or reseller)of purchase such as Virtual Officeware and Quatris, to name a few Maintenance Cost On-Premises and Cloud-bases/SaaS: Annual support and maintenance costs will be charged based on the contract terms Costs will vary based on the number of users and complexity of the installation (e.g. number of databases) Installation/Implementation Cost Included in the license and subscription cost and will vary based on several factors such as how frequently the physical and virtual workstations are executing the application, the level of support provided by local IT vs. utilization of GE Services and the type and quantity of external interfaces to third-party systems and clinical Registries Customization Cost Cost will vary depending on the complexity of user needs and functional requirements such as workflow configurations, simple scheduling, e-prescribing and other add-on opted by users Data Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching Cost Dependent on your current software, amount of clinical data to be migrated, availability of migration tools, complexity of data and gaps between the existing system and the new system, cleaning out-of-date, duplicate and inaccurate data Training Cost Provides role based training tailored as per users specific needs through its knowledge repository, training courses and webinars for which a service fee is charged in most cases Recurring/Renewal Costs On-Premise: Annual recurring fees to be paid over and above the upfront cost for annual renewal, maintenance, upgrades and on-going support Cloud-based/SaaS: Recurring monthly fee is charged at the which typically includes maintenance, remote monitoring, upgrades, training and support Pricing Details Product Name Description Price/Details Perpetual License Cost General price range for perpetual license based model Solo Practice: Ranges from $2,500-$10,000 for 1 user Mid-Sized: Ranges from $37,500-$150,000 for ~10 users Large Practice: Ranges from $150,000-$500,000 for ~25+ users Subscription Cost General price range for subscription based model Solo Practice: Ranges from $250-$700 (monthly fee for 1 user) Mid-Sized: Ranges from $3,750-$10,000 (monthly fee for ~10 users) Large Practice: Ranges from $12,500-$35,000 (monthly fee for ~25+ users) Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment? Cloud-based/SaaS & On-Premise Pricing Model What is the pricing model? Subscription-based & License-based Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase? No yearly commitment, however one-time cost for installation and implementation will be required for purchase Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Available Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? No Product Limitations Some of the product limitations include: Does not facilitate preparation of instructions and other educational materials for patients Product does not work that well on Safari (iOS) mobile devices UI is not user friendly and does not provide smart phone-based interface Transmitting or printing prescriptions is not very well-supported Patient’s insurance verification is a tedious process Competitors Kareo Billing: Starting from $75/user/month drchrono Practice Management: Starting from $199/user/month CureMD Practice Management: Starting from $195/user/month

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Valant EHR Platform

Valant is a completely new platform built on modern technologies including an elastic and infinitely scalable data model, mobile app-inspired experience, and an on-demand ability to respond to change without additional investment in time, money, or training. Our platform isn’t an EHR, it’s the technology partner community mental health deserves.

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InSync Healthcare Solutions EMR Practice Management

InSync is an ONC-ATCB and CCHIT certified ambulatory EMR and practice management software built for all sizes – from solo practitioners to large, multi-location, multi-specialty practices.

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athenaOne

The AthenaCollector® practice management platform gives doctors and practice leaders tool to renovate business structures and keep both the clinical and the clerical side of the office optimized for modern efficiency.

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CureMD EHR

Transform your practice with CureMD’s Cloud-based Electronic Health Record in a way you never imagined before. With a powerful knowledgebase, CureMD EHR version 10g is built for usability, performance and reliability. It delivers the unthinkable – an enterprise grade Specialty-specific solution for a fraction of the cost compared to the competition. CUREMD PRACTICE MANAGEMENT Cost of Ownership Typical cost structure for CureMD Practice Management: License/Subscription Cost Recurring subscription fees based model – per user per month fees plus up-front cost of software, hosting, maintenance, one time set up fees, implementation and back-up support Additionally, no hidden costs, no up-gradation fees and no ongoing support expenses Maintenance Cost Included in subscription cost Installation/Implementation Cost Included in subscription cost Customization Cost Will vary depending on the functional requirements added in the current module such as scheduling, document management, order sets, full training support, fee schedule management, dedicated account manager, performance reporting, etc. Data Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching Cost Cost will vary depending on amount and type of clinical data to be migrated from the legacy system, transformation of existing data for integration with new system, data back-up, availability of migration tools, data profiling, data cleansing to eliminate errors and audit trail of the migration process for accountability Training Cost Included in the subscription cost Provides training support through training materials, Curewiki, webinars and customer support Recurring/Renewal Costs Cost is equivalent to monthly fees to be paid based on number of users, additional add-ons and type of plan purchased Pricing Details Product Name Description Price/Details Subscription Cost for CureMD Practice Management Scheduling Appointment Reminders Claim Scrubbing Denial Management Instant Messaging Reporting Dashboards eLearning Support (Tickets Only) $195/user/month Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment? Cloud-based/SaaS Pricing Model What is the pricing model? Subscription-based Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase? No minimum commitment required for purchase Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Available Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? No Product Limitations Some of the product limitations include: CureMD Practice Management is a cloud-based solution and does not offer on-premise installation Does not provide mobile access The solution is compatible with Internet Explorer only Lengthy implementation process, so the solution may take up to 4-6 weeks to be fully-functional User interface is not very intuitive Initial cost may shoot up when purchasing add-ons Competitors AdvancedPM: Starting from $429/user/month Kareo Billing: Starting from $75/user/month athenaCollector: Starting from $199/user/month

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athenaCollector

Conventional medical billing systems give you just software. athenaCollector delivers more, combining our network of over 75,000 providers, our continuously updated rules engine, and our back-office teams working on your behalf. Our experts take on your most time-consuming tasks, like claim submission and follow-up, denial management, payment posting and more, getting practices paid 6% more, and 32% faster.1 By working at massive scale for our 72,000+ clients, athenahealth drives results with unparalleled accuracy and efficiency. It’s part of our proven approach. ATHENACOLLECTOR Cost of Ownership Typical cost structure for athenaCollector: License/Subscription Cost Based on recurring subscription fee model – per user per month Maintenance Cost Included in the subscription cost and provides on-going support via telephone, email, 24X7 support, online chat and knowledge repository Installation/Implementation Cost No set up fees required, included in the subscription cost Customization Cost Provides customizable plans and cost will vary depending on the functional requirements selected as an add-on Data Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching Cost Dependent on your current software, amount of clinical data to be migrated, extracting data from a legacy system, complexity of data, gaps between the existing system and the new system Training Cost Does not provide free technical support Dependent on the type of training module selected along with services such as administrator training, group training and training courses Recurring/Renewal Costs Recurring monthly fee depends on the subscription model selected and includes maintenance, monitoring, upgrades, training and support Pricing Details Product Name Description Price/Details Subscription Cost Care Co-ordination Billing Estimates Claim Scrubbing Claims Management Code and Charge Entry Patient Payment History Payment Processing Practice Management Remittance Advice Statements and Collections Starting from $199/user/month Price reduces as more number of users are added Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment? Cloud-based/SaaS Pricing Model What is the pricing model? Subscription-based / Quote-based Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase? Minimum commitment of 90 days is required Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Available Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? No Product Limitations Some of the product limitations include: The cloud-based solution does not provide free technical support and the users face usability issues due to its complicated interface Does not facilitate preparation of instructions and other educational materials for patients to take as they leave the physician's office Does not support e-Fax functionality Does not let users edit multiple claims simultaneously. Users can only edit each individual claim separately Does not support changes or edits in a group. Users have to make the required changes or enter payment information multiple times Competitors AdvancedPM: Starting from $429/user/month eClinicalWorks v10 (EHR Suite): Starting from $449/user/month CureMD Practice Management: $195/user/month

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drchrono EHR

drchrono EHR is a patient care platform that offers customization at the point of care and on the go. In addition to EHR, drchrono also includes scheduling, billing and patient reminders. It is available on iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch.Healthcare providers can utilize all the applications, technology and back-office functions they need. This platform automates patient check-ins, patient scheduling, triaging, clinical documentation, e-Prescribing, lab orders, doctor referrals, medical billing and more.The patient personal health record app (PHR) and patient check-in apps guide patients through registration; at their next visit they simply confirm their information with a tap.M*Modal lets providers tap, speak and document patient visits on the software's built-in forms, all of which can be customized. drchrono has additional tools for quick note taking such as text expanding macros and reactive templates.FreeDraw is an available feature that lets providers and office staff notate 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.Any Prescription including those of Controlled Substances (EPCS) can be sent electronically via iPhone, iPad, and the Internet; software can offers e-fax capabilities. DRCHRONO PRACTICE MANAGEMENTCost of OwnershipTypical cost structure for drchrono Practice Management: License/Subscription CostBased on recurring subscription fee model – per user per month Cost may vary depending on the EHR and Practice Management module selectedPricing includes upfront cost for customization, integration, on-going updates, data migration, implementation, one-on-one training, custom template building, one hour of kick-off call and customer supportMaintenance CostIncluded in subscription costInstallation/Implementation CostIncluded in subscription costUsers receive an implementation package customized according to their planCustomization CostWill vary depending on type of functionality such as patient portal (basic or advanced), frequency of text/phone reminders, incoming/outgoing e-Faxes, tracking patient health (basic or custom), business intelligence tool (basic or advanced) and revenue cycle management opted as add-onData Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching CostIncluded in the subscription costNo additional fee charged for moving patient demographics, medication and allergies, appointments, clinical notes, documents and images from current EHR system to drchrono EHR systemTraining CostNo cost for initial training support given during implementation phase through training videos, documentation, webinars and customer supportFor additional hours of training beyond the implementation phase, users can purchase at $150/hourRecurring/Renewal CostsCost is equivalent to the subscription cost paid based on the SMB and Enterprise plan selected by the users along with additional hours purchased for training support and add-ons opted by the usersPricing DetailsProduct NameDescriptionPrice/DetailsEHR and Practice ManagementPractice Management and AdministrationPatient Check-In and Kiosk + AppBasic Patient Portal + AppAppointment ProfilesCredit Card Processing and StorageUnlimited Email RemindersText/Phone Reminders (100/100)Incoming/Outgoing e-Faxes (150)Scheduling Widget for WebsiteUnlimited Staff AccountsPractice Group User Profiles and PermissionsDirect Data Backup via Box.comClinical ToolsBasic eRxTemplate LibraryMedical Form/Template Customization ToolsIntegrated Photo and Drawing ToolsBasic VitalsText Expanding MacrosPatient EducationFully Integrated EHR Mobile AppDirect MessagingMedical BillingCustom Billing CodesBilling ProfilesAuto-generated SuperbillsAuto-generated CMS 1500 formsBasic Business Intelligence Tools + AppCustomer ImplementationUp to Training/Implementation (5)Custom Training VideosDedicated Implementation SpecialistDedicated Training TeamData MigrationCustom Developed Medical Forms/Templates (2)Customer SupportSoftware Version UpdatesFeature-Specific Educational Messages VideosOnline Help CenterDedicated Account ManagerPeriodic and Proactive Account Checks$199/user/monthAdvanced EHR and Practice ManagementPractice Management and AdministrationBase Features of EHR and Practice ManagementAdvanced Patient Portal + AppTask Assignment and ManagementPatient FlagsText/Phone Reminders (150/150)Incoming/Outgoing e-Faxes (400)Clinical ToolsBase Features of EHR and Practice ManagementeRx – Advanced with EPCSCustom VitalsMedical BillingBase Features of EHR and Practice ManagementReal-time Insurance Eligibility ChecksCustomer ImplementationBase Features of EHR and Practice ManagementUp to Training/Implementation (8)Custom Developed Medical Forms/Templates (3)Customer SupportBase Features of EHR and Practice Management$279/user/monthEHR, Practice Management and Medical Billing SoftwarePractice Management and AdministrationBase Features of Advanced EHR and Practice ManagementText/Phone Reminders (300/300)Incoming/Outgoing e-Faxes (1000)Clinical ToolsBase Features of Advanced EHR and Practice ManagementMedical BillingBase Features of Advanced EHR and Practice ManagementFully Integrated Claim Management ToolClaims SubmissionElectronic Remittance Advice and ERA Auto PostingCustomer ImplementationBase Features of Advanced EHR and Practice Management Up to Training/Implementation (12)Custom Developed Medical Forms/Templates (5)Customer SupportBase Features of EHR and Practice Management$499/user/monthEHR, Practice Management and Revenue Cycle Management ServicesPractice Management and AdministrationBase Features of Advanced EHR and Practice ManagementText/Phone Reminders (600/600)Incoming/Outgoing e-Faxes (2000)Clinical ToolsBase Features of EHR, Practice Management and Medical Billing SoftwareMedical BillingBase Features of EHR, Practice Management and Medical Billing SoftwareBasic Business Intelligence Tools + AppCustomer ImplementationBase Features of Advanced EHR and Practice Management Up to Training/Implementation (20)Custom Developed Medical Forms/Templates (10)Customer SupportBase Features of EHR and Practice ManagementRevenue Cycle ManagementComprehensive Billing and Coding ServicesDenial ManagementAR ManagementPatient Collections/StatementsClaim Status DashboardDedicated Account ManagerDedicated Support Phone LinePricing information available on requestDeployment OptionsWhat options are available for product deployment?Cloud-based/SaaSPricing ModelWhat is the pricing model?Subscription-based/ Quote-basedMinimum CommitmentIs there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase?No minimum commitment required for purchase Custom QuoteIs there an option of requesting custom quote?AvailableFree Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option?YesProduct LimitationsSome of the product limitations include:The solution is compatible with web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox and Apple Safari. However, it is not compatible with Internet ExplorerDoes not support integration with multiple vendors for credit card processingThe iPad app is not user-friendly for the first-time usersdrchrono Practice Management does not support internal messaging functionBilling system is complex and users cannot enter payment details for pre-booking appointmentsDoes not support e-faxingCompetitorsathenaCollector: Starting from $199/user/monthCureMD Practice Management: Starting from $195/user/montheClinicalWorks v10 (EHR Suite): Starting from $449/user/month

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PrimeSUITE EHR & Practice Management

Innovative, functional and easy to use: it’s time to experience PrimeSUITE®, the integrated electronic health record (EHR) and practice management solution from Greenway Health™. Certified for meaningful use Stage 2 and prevalidated for patient-centered medical home (PCMH), PrimeSUITE offers better solutions for organizations of all sizes.

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AdvancedEHR™

AdvancedEHR is the revolutionary way to manage patient health. Every click, feature workflow is designed to increase clinical quality, reduce costs, improve staff efficiency promote patient satisfaction. Customize the charting templates to fit your specialty integrate AdvancedEHR with AdvancedBilling so your data is automatically shared between systems.

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CareCloud Complete

As a competitive platform for electronic health record and practice management cloud-based software, CareCloud helps doctor’s offices to assess information and make decisions. This customized cloud-based solution looks at patient care, medical billing and all sorts of practice administration tasks with the same intuitive engineering and design. Get effective medical practice management tools for any type of office, whether it's a cardiology office, a dermatology office or a primary care provider.

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e-MDs Integrated EHR and Practice Management Software

e-MDs Cloud Solutions is the answer for clinicians who need the latest technology coupled with extreme high usability to help them cope with a changing, increasingly complex medical practice environment. Cloud Solutions is written from the ground up as a true browser-based Electronic Health Record (EHR). Created by a company founded and lead by a doctor, the result is a true physician’s EHR that models the excellence of e-MDs 16 years of market experience, and the advantage of the input of thousands of physicians

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eClinicalWorks EHR/PM

A versatile electronic medical record software tool helps medical provider offices to streamline clinical workflows and work efficiently in a high-stakes, high-pressure field. eClinicalWorks EHR/PM is made to accomplish key objectives in healthcare: its cloud-based EHR design assures doctors and others of competent medical billing procedures, a good interconnected EHR system, and great communications and interoperability for architectures. ECLINICALWORKS V10 (EHR SUITE) Cost of Ownership Typical cost structure for eClinicalWorks v10 (EHR Suite): License/Subscription Cost - On-Premise: License fee includes a one-time fee per user + additional fees for implementation Additional supplemental monthly support and maintenance cost calculated per user, over and above the license cost Additional monthly fee per user for hosting the solution by eClinicalWorks - Cloud-based/SaaS: Recurring subscription fee based on per user per month which includes hosting and implementation monthly fee, per user Includes maintenance, 24X7 support, initial on-site training with no start-up cost - Cloud-based (RCM model) : Includes hosting and implementation monthly fee which is a percentage of the total collected revenue Additional monthly fee per user depending on collected revenue volume Maintenance Cost On-Premise: Maintenance cost is over and above the upfront fee Cloud-based/SaaS: Maintenance cost is included in the service fees charged at the time of purchase Installation/Implementation Cost - On-Premise: Additional implementation fees charged for more than 9 users Cost does not include travel and airfare costs and are billed separately - Cloud-based/SaaS: No start-up costs; initial implementation at no extra cost Additional implementation fees charged for more than 9 users Cost does not include travel and airfare costs and are billed separately Customization Cost Will vary depending on the functional requirements opted by the users Data Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching Cost Provides free data conversion from existing EHR to eClinicalWorks No upfront or switching cost for data conversion/migration cost Training Cost Provides initial on-site training and webinars at no extra cost for users in the range of 1 to 9 Additional fees charged for training more than 9 users Recurring/Renewal Costs On-Premise: Cost includes monthly support and maintenance cost along with hosting fees if provided b the vendor Cloud-based/SaaS: Cost is equivalent to monthly subscription fee which includes maintenance, hosting and implementation fees Pricing Details Product Name Description Price/Details Perpetual License (one-time cost) for eClinicalWorks(EHR Suite) What is the license cost? Solo Practice: $9,500/user Mid-Sized: $142,500 for ~10 users Large Practice: $475,000 for ~25+ users Subscription cost/Pricing plan for EHR Only Electronic Medical Record (EMR) eClinicalMobile eClinicalWorksP2P Patient Portal eClinical Messenger Document Management Referral Management Meaningful use Dashboards eBO View (reporting) Registry Reporting ePrescribing and Formulary Checking Checking 24x7 Support Maintenance Private Cloud (Hosting) Disaster Recovery/Nimbus Unlimited Free Webinars/Videos Solo Practice: $449/user/month Mid-Sized: $6,735/month for ~10 users Large Practice: $22,450/month for ~25+ users Subscription cost/Pricing plan for EHR with Practice Management Base features of EHR Only Practice Management (PM) Billing Implementation Services Solo Practice: $599/user/month Subscription cost/Pricing plan for Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) Claim creation and processing Denial and rejection management Appeals at all levels Preventative claim edits Clear visibility into your A/R Billing rules Practice Management (PM) eClinicalMessenger Document Management Referral Management eBO View (reporting) Registry Reporting 24x7 Support Maintenance Private Cloud (Hosting) Disaster Recovery/Nimbus Billing Implementation Services Unlimited Free Webinars/Videos 2.9% of the practice collection Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment? On-Premise & Cloud-based/SaaS Pricing Model What is the pricing model? License-based & Subscription-based Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase? Minimum commitment is required for 5 years for purchasing eClinicalWorks Software License and Support agreement Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Available Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? No Product Limitations Some of the product limitations include: eClinicalWorks v10 (EHR Suite) does not provide e-fax functionality. However, they have a partnership with Dialogic to provide this functionality eClinicalWorks charges an additional fees for its integrated practice management module It requires a minimum commitment of 5 years for purchasing eClinicalWorks Software License and Support agreement Does not provide timely upgrades for certain features such as patient portal Does not provide a native application for processing payments Competitors CureMD Practice Management: Starting from $195/user/month athenaCollector: Starting from $199/user/month AdvancedPM: Starting from $429/user/month

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Kareo Medical Billing Services

Kareo is a leading medical billing and technology program for an independent practice. With a variety of medical billing and practice marketing tools, this cloud-based software documents and assists clinical processes - from consultation to treatment and follow-up care.

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ChartLogic PM

ChartLogic Practice Management (PM) delivers everything you need to accurately and efficiently manage administrative and financial tasks, including registration and scheduling; eligibility and verification; claims, billings and collections; user dashboards and reports. ChartLogic PM automates a variety of routine tasks, and alerts you to probable errors. We provide hundreds of specialty-specific templates, patient education materials, and pre-configured superbills, all of which you can tailor to meet your needs.NEW: Connect Patient PortalOn any device or browser, easily engage with your patients through a convenient portal to improve the overall patient experience and quality of care. CHARTLOGIC PRACTICE MANAGEMENT Cost of Ownership Typical cost structure for ChartLogic Practice Management: License/Subscription Cost On-Premise: License fee includes an upfront fee to own the software and other IP for a fixed term, along with installation, maintenance, customization and integration costs Cloud-based/SaaS: Subscription based pricing model – per user per month fee + upfront cost for customization Core technical upgrade is included in the subscription cost Maintenance Cost On-Premise: An additional cost over and above the upfront cost has to be paid for ongoing support and maintenance Cloud-based/SaaS: Upgrades and add-ons are managed directly in the cloud at no extra cost Installation/Implementation Cost Included in the fees charged for both on-premise and cloud-based solution Customization Cost Will vary depending on the modules selected and the level of customization required Data Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching Cost Dependent on amount of clinical data to be migrated, from the existing system to the new system Training Cost None Recurring/Renewal Costs On-Premise: Annual recurring fees to be paid over and above the upfront cost for annual renewal, upgrades and on-going support Cloud-based/SaaS: Recurring monthly fee is charged which typically includes maintenance, monitoring, upgrades, training and support Pricing Details Product Name Description Price/Details License Cost ChartLogic EMR Features: One-Screen Charting Connect Patient Patient Tracker Template Builder Data Share Ranges $7,000 - $10,000 per provisional license $7,000 for each additional user Subscription Cost ChartLogic Practice Management Features: Appointment Scheduler A/R control center User Dashboard Claims Center Patient Portal Collection Center Reports Center Patient Statements Credit Card Payment Electronic Remittance and Superbills Claim Entry and Status Check Pricing information available on request for Cloud-based/SaaS model Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment? Cloud-based/SaaS & On-Premise Pricing Model What is the pricing model? Subscription-based/ License-based Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase? No minimum commitment required for purchase Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Available Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? No Product Limitations Some of the product limitations include: Does not provide built in templates for the user Limited self-help options for the users and navigation is challenging when switching from one field to another Does not provide quick notifications or alerts when updating the software Does not let users edit notes once they have been saved in the system The UI is not intuitive and can be very slow at times Competitors CareCloud Central: Starting from $349/user/month athenaCollector: Starting from $199/user/month CureMD Practice Management: Starting from $195/user/month

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ChartLogic RCM

ChartLogic Billing Revenue Cycle Management services use accurate billing practices to increase financial performance.ChartLogic’s Medical Billing Services takes the billing burden off the medical office, liberating providers and staff to concentrate on patient care. Your staff never needs to touch the billing system again. Our combination of expertise and leading-edge technology improves your performance without increasing costs, saving money for patient care.NEW: Connect Patient PortalOn any device or browser, easily engage with your patients through a convenient portal to improve the overall patient experience and quality of care.

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CareCloud Central

Modern, user-friendly practice management system, providing a complete solution for your practice’s administrative and financial needs – from scheduling and managing patient data through billing and reporting. CARECLOUD CENTRALCost of OwnershipTypical cost structure for CareCloud Central: License/Subscription CostSubscription based pricing model– per user per month fee + upfront cost for customization and support servicesAutomatic software upgrades are included in the subscription costMaintenance CostIncluded in the subscription cost along with live support, phone, chat, email, forum, knowledge repository and tutorials for resolving issues quicklyInstallation/Implementation CostNo set-up fees required, included in the subscription costCustomization CostWill vary depending on the type of CareCloud plan selected - charts, central, complete and conciergeProvides customizable plans with reduced price for multiple usersData Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching CostDependent on amount of patient, payer and provider data to be migrated, complexity of data, cleaning the repeat data, transferring data from an old legacy system and gaps between the existing system and the new systemTraining CostIncluded in the subscription cost and provides training support through documentation, webinars, forum, training videos, calls and live chatRecurring/Renewal CostsIncluded in the subscription cost as CareCloud offers month-to-month subscriptionCost will vary depending on type of version/plan selectedPricing DetailsProduct NameDescriptionPrice/DetailsCentral: Modern, cloud-based practice managementPatient SchedulingAppointment RemindersPatient ProfilesInsurance VerificationMedical BillingElectronic Remittance AdviceDenial ManagementContract ManagementClearinghouse ConnectivityDocument ManagementAnalytics and ReportingCareCloud Community (Patient Portal)CareCloud Companion (Mobile app)Secure Internal ChatAutomatic Software UpgradesCareCloud CollectiveIQ (Billing Rules), additional price to be paidCareCloud Advanced Analytics, additional price to be paidUS-Based Technical Support$349/user/monthCharts: Easy to use Electronic Health RecordsPatient SchedulingAppointment RemindersPatient ProfilesDocument ManagementAnalytics and ReportingCareCloud Community (Patient Portal)CareCloud Companion (Mobile app)Secure Internal ChatAutomatic Software UpgradesMeaningful Use CertifiedClinical DocumentationTemplates LibraryE-PrescribingOrder and ResultsE M CodingUS-Based Technical Support$379/user/monthComplete: Powerful combination of PM and EHR softwarePatient SchedulingAppointment RemindersPatient ProfilesInsurance VerificationMedical BillingCareCloud CollectiveIQ (Billing Rules)Electronic Remittance AdviceDenial ManagementContract ManagementClearinghouse ConnectivityDocument ManagementAnalytics and ReportingCareCloud Advanced Analytics, additional price to be paidCareCloud Community (Patient Portal)CareCloud Companion (Mobile app)Secure Internal ChatAutomatic Software UpgradesMeaningful Use CertifiedClinical DocumentationTemplates LibraryE-PrescribingOrder and ResultsE M CodingUS-Based Technical Support$629/user/monthConcierge: Full-service Revenue Cycle ManagementPatient SchedulingAppointment RemindersPatient ProfilesInsurance VerificationMedical BillingCareCloud CollectiveIQ (Billing Rules)Electronic Remittance AdviceDenial ManagementContract ManagementClearinghouse ConnectivityDocument ManagementAnalytics and ReportingCareCloud Advanced AnalyticsCareCloud Community (Patient Portal)CareCloud Companion (Mobile app)Secure Internal ChatAutomatic Software UpgradesMeaningful Use CertifiedClinical DocumentationTemplates LibraryE-PrescribingOrder and ResultsE M CodingExpert RCM Services TeamDesignated Client ManagerUS-Based Technical Support3-7% of the practice’s collectionsDeployment OptionsWhat options are available for product deployment?Cloud-based/SaaSPricing ModelWhat is the pricing model?Subscription-basedMinimum CommitmentIs there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase?No minimum commitment required for purchases – month-to-month based planCustom QuoteIs there an option of requesting custom quote?AvailableFree Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option?NoProduct LimitationsSome of the product limitations include:Does not provide drill down reporting functionality to the usersDoes not offer user-friendly billing services Does not allow users to switch from one app to another app for viewing patient’s insurance information and up-coming appointmentsDoes not let users to create a task list or a to do list for staffThe solution is not compatible with Android devices, is not fully functional on tablets and is available in ‘read-only’ format on iPad CompetitorsKareo Billing: Starting from $75/user/monthathenaCollector: Starting from $199/user/monthNueMD Practice Management: Starting from $149/user/month

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AdvancedBilling™

Drive revenue with ease. AdvancedBilling features all the tools you need to manage your A/R and claims processes in one convenient database. The robust clearinghouse automates manual processes, auto-generated worklists improve productivity expedite reimbursements automatic claims scrubbing gets you an almost-100% first-pass claim acceptance rate. This software is just as powerful as what our 500+ billing service partners use.

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AdvancedMD™

AdvancedMD is the leading web-based software solution for the independent private practice. Products include practice management, electronic health records, patient experience, medical billing financial reporting systems.

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AdvancedScheduling™

Because we know you have more important things to do than flip through a calendar. AdvancedScheduling helps you see more patients speeds up scheduling processes with recurring appointment, waitlist management, patient room tracking appointment reminder tools. A faster front desk lets your front office team focus on checking in patients, collecting copays scheduling your clinicians facility to full capacity.

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CureMD EMR

CureMD EMR supports each clinical consultation, and much more. This electronic medical record system helped with medical billing, charting, and other aspects of both clinical care and practice administration. CUREMD PRACTICE MANAGEMENT Cost of Ownership Typical cost structure for CureMD Practice Management: License/Subscription Cost Recurring subscription fees based model – per user per month fees plus up-front cost of software, hosting, maintenance, one time set up fees, implementation and back-up support Additionally, no hidden costs, no up-gradation fees and no ongoing support expenses Maintenance Cost Included in subscription cost Installation/Implementation Cost Included in subscription cost Customization Cost Will vary depending on the functional requirements added in the current module such as scheduling, document management, order sets, full training support, fee schedule management, dedicated account manager, performance reporting, etc. Data Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching Cost Cost will vary depending on amount and type of clinical data to be migrated from the legacy system, transformation of existing data for integration with new system, data back-up, availability of migration tools, data profiling, data cleansing to eliminate errors and audit trail of the migration process for accountability Training Cost Included in the subscription cost Provides training support through training materials, Curewiki, webinars and customer support Recurring/Renewal Costs Cost is equivalent to monthly fees to be paid based on number of users, additional add-ons and type of plan purchased Pricing Details Product Name Description Price/Details Subscription Cost for CureMD Practice Management Scheduling Appointment Reminders Claim Scrubbing Denial Management Instant Messaging Reporting Dashboards eLearning Support (Tickets Only) $195/user/month Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment? Cloud-based/SaaS Pricing Model What is the pricing model? Subscription-based Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase? No minimum commitment required for purchase Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Available Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? No Product Limitations Some of the product limitations include: CureMD Practice Management is a cloud-based solution and does not offer on-premise installation Does not provide mobile access The solution is compatible with Internet Explorer only Lengthy implementation process, so the solution may take up to 4-6 weeks to be fully-functional User interface is not very intuitive Initial cost may shoot up when purchasing add-ons Competitors AdvancedPM: Starting from $429/user/month Kareo Billing: Starting from $75/user/month athenaCollector: Starting from $199/user/month

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MedicsPremier

Getting paid may not be everything, but it’s close. MedicsPremier enables that with a remarkable 99% success rate on first-attempt clearinghouse claims as reported by Emdeon. Add to that its CPT / DG linking, Auto-Eligibility Checking and Auto-Modifiers, patient / provider credentialing, copayment displays, and more, MedicsPremier really is the system that gets you paid!

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Allscripts PM

Allscripts Practice Management (PM) and Allscripts Payerpath form a complete solution to help physician practices of all sizes overcome rising costs, shrinking reimbursements and ever-changing regulations to improve every step of the revenue cycle.

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PrognoCIS

PrognoCIS Practice Management Software help you quickly identify and confirm patient insurance benefit eligibility level and copay, work with many different - clearinghouses, efficiently manage your accounting books, and to easily reconcile patient accounting and insurance billing. It is ICD-10 compliant and Meaningful Use certified.

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Central Medical Software

CareCloud Central is a medical practice management solution that boosts productivity by automating the day-to-day tasks that can slow an office manager down. Central delivers much more than medical billing software. Sure, it has the tools to help generate cleaner claims and reduce denials, but our easy-to-use practice management software also streamlines your workflow to deliver seamless handoffs across departments.

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Cerner Practice Management

Cerner Ambulatory Practice Management solutions simplify and streamline your front-and back-office tasks that lead to faster reimbursement.

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ECLIPSE Practice Management Software

ECLIPSE® is a practice management software used by over 7,000 Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, and Medical practices across the United States. ECLIPSE® has been the leader in chiropractic software technology since 1985 and has routinely topped multiple independent surveys by state associations in the past few years. Which is what you might expect from the company that created the “zero-in” user interface, invented case management, first integrated SOAP billing, introduced the very first Windows software for healthcare providers, and developed Real Time Data Flow to eliminate competition for a patient's chart in your office.

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MediTouch PM Practice Management Software

No one practice or billing company is the same. There is no cookie-cutter solution – your team needs a comprehensive set of software features engineered so that you can collect every dollar you deserve. HEALTHFUSION MEDITOUCHCost of OwnershipTypical cost structure for HealthFusion MediTouch: License/Subscription CostBased on recurring subscription fee model – per user per month/annualMaintenance CostIncluded in subscription costInstallation/Implementation CostIncluded in subscription costCustomization CostDependent on functional requirements and specific needs of the organizationData Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching CostWill vary depending on amount of clinical data needs to transferred from current system to MediTouch systemTraining CostProvides training support through emails, phone, webinars, documentation and customer supportRecurring/Renewal CostsRecurring monthly fee which typically includes maintenance, remote monitoring, upgrades, training and supportAdditionally, the renewal cost will vary depending on the type of module selected by the usersPricing DetailsProduct NameDescriptionPrice/DetailsSubscription Cost100% web-basedIntegratedMobile ChartingPatient SchedulingClaims Managemente-PrescribingDocument ManagementSMB and Enterprise pricing information is available on requestDeployment OptionsWhat options are available for product deployment?Cloud-based/SaaSPricing ModelWhat is the pricing model?Subscription-basedMinimum CommitmentIs there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase?No minimum commitment required for purchase Custom QuoteIs there an option of requesting custom quote?AvailableFree Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option?NoProduct LimitationsSome of the product limitations include:Vast and complex system making it difficult for users to understand and use all functionalities Does not support patient education functionalityComplex billing system along with too many clicks (selections) that makes it challenging for users to process paymentsThe app only supports iOS and does not let users to use it on tablets that use Android platformDoes not provide exhaustive reporting functionalityCompetitorsCareCloud Central: Starting from $349/user/monthKareo Billing: Starting from $75/user/monthathenaCollector: Starting from $199/user/month

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McKesson Practice Plus™

McKesson Practice Plus™ is a complete electronic office solution that connects the clinical, billing and scheduling for multiple departments and locations to enhance workflow throughout the practice. Designed to support a high volume of variable transactions, McKesson Practice Plus has helped transform thousands of physician practices by driving productivity, saving staff time and improving reimbursement, cash flow and financial performance.

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Nextech Practice Management

Nextech empowers physicians to deliver targeted patient care through specialty-specific practice management features and functionalities. By maintaining productivity and profitability while ensuring compliance and the continuum of care, specialty providers can proficiently manage multiple schedules, for multiple locations with sophisticated scheduling, billing and reporting tools.

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Nextgen Practice Management

Defined by its key functions and winning interface design, NextGen Practice Management is a comprehensive practice management tool with a track record of supporting clinicians and practice administrators.

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Last updated on December 2nd, 2016

How to Select the Best Medical Practice Management Software


Medical Practice Management (aka Practice Management or PM) software for clinical locations are the foundation on which a successful medical practice is built. Without accurate billing, scheduling, reminders and outreach functionality, a healthcare facility cannot run at maximum efficiency and won’t be able to treat a full population of patients. In the most recent iterations of practice management applications, vendors have expanded functionalities beyond just revenue-cycle and scheduling focused capabilities.

Now these PM systems offer everything from basic clinical documentation to paperless check-in solutions. Despite the expansive breadth of offerings that now seem commonplace, clinical practices and providers in search of a practice management system must continue to evaluate these applications looking primarily at the core offerings of the application, as the provider comfort, usability, and reliability of these functions of the application are paramount.

Increasingly, practice management applications have built out more features focused on population health that aim to enhance a provider’s revenue and their ability to treat more patients successfully. As the US healthcare market pivots to a value-based payment model, in lieu of the traditional fee-for-service model, new opportunities are now available to ensure that revenue opportunities are maximized and the coordination of care for patients is shared both within and outside the confines of the physical clinical location.

What is Population Health and why does it matter to Practice Management?

Population Health is an emerging concept wherein the care of patients is managed by a provider, group or health system in a more multi-faceted and comprehensive way. Commonly, population health is seen as managing patients outside of the clinical moments where they are present with a healthcare provider.

Compensation models from government (Medicare, Medicaid) and commercial payers are adapting to the population health model. The compensation for providers is now moving towards outcome-based and standards-based reporting on the management of patients, regardless of the number of times a patient has been seen. This is dynamically different from the traditional model of providers charging for each visit to a clinic by a patient regardless of their chronic disease or other identifying factors. With the growth of population health, new tools are required to ensure that patient care is effectively coordinated and that providers monitor quality and utilization benchmarks.

A new practice management application should be able to support population health activities and goals with a variety of tools and support to ensure patients are adequately identified, billed and scheduled for routine and acute moments of care.

Shared Savings, Value-based Care, MACRA, MIPS, Meaningful Use and More

In recent years, the United States government has created and implemented a variety of metrics with which they are beginning to measure the success of a provider with regards to the care being delivered to their patients. What began as an incentive program (Meaningful Use) to acquire and adopt Electronic Medical Records (EMR) systems has matured into a variety of programs that are changing the way healthcare providers are measured and compensated for their treatment of patients.

Important to selection of a new Practice Management application is the ability to accurately and adequately schedule, bill and identify patients that are covered by a contract with shared savings opportunities. This includes patients that are covered by government-subsidized health insurance (Medicare, Medicaid), those that have elected to purchase supplemental insurance (Medicare Advantage) as well as those that are on commercial insurance that have value-based care components.

Things to look for in Practice Management software

Accurate billing features are a vital aspect of a Practice Management application. The International Classification of Diseases, version 10 (ICD-10) was rolled out in the United States in 2016, and it is imperative that selected Practice Management systems support billing ICD-10 codes. More and more payers, including Medicare / Medicaid (CMS) are offering value/risk-based contracts that must meet specific requirements in order to be eligible for shared savings and enhanced payments. Though much of this will be contained within an EMR system, it will be important to make sure that patients can be identified that present to a clinical location that are covered by the contracts that have specific quality, utilization, and preventative care metrics. This functionality maximizes organization’s potential participation in these financial instruments being offered by commercial and government payers. In many cases, that means greater compensation for the work providers are already doing.

A new practice management application should be able to support population health activities and goals with a variety of tools and support to ensure patients are adequately identified, billed and scheduled for routine and acute moments of care.

In order to effectively decrease days in accounts receivable, and improve cash flow, it is imperative that practices have the ability to verify a patient’s insurance eligibility before the patient is seen. Practice Management systems allow clinic staff to verify insurance eligibility for either a flat-monthly fee or billed by transaction. Insurance eligibility checks should be real-time and the output should be easy to read and understand to ensure there is no ambiguity for reception or billing staff.

Considerations

Practice Management applications can be paired with a variety of supporting applications and functions. When selecting a practice management application, consider other toolsets that would be valuable for businesses. Many other useful functions can be included within the same application suite. Some commonly used tools include: patient outreach and communication, self-scheduling for patients, web-based form completion (clinical and financial), reminder calls/texts, patient portals, online bill-pay and connections to EMR applications.

Many practice-based PM systems are now offered by EMR companies. This offering of a combined and unified solution provides one code base for scheduling, coding, billing, clinical documentation, EMR functionality, registry creation and patient outreach. Replacing or acquiring both EMR and PM solutions at the same time may provide enhanced value for business operations.As more companies begin to offer combined PM and EMR functionalities there is new promise of a seamless experience for all aspects of operations, including greater insights into the financial operations of your clinic. Partnering with just one firm also streamlines contracts and partnership agreements. However, best-of-breed technology is often focused on one aspect of software functionality, not all. And, in many cases, a combined EMR/PM system may not be truly integrated as the original code base of the applications could have been produced by separate organizations and then merged through acquisition or strategic partnership. Providers must be thoughtful about which PM system they select and whether or not to choose a combined PM/EMR solution.

The Selection Process

Finding the right PM application is driven by understanding the specific features that are required to ensure a clinic runs smoothly as an efficient business. Look to local organizations and groups that best represent similar interests, (HIMSS, MGMA, AHIMA, or a specialty-specific local or regional organization) to learn more about efficient PM applications in the area. These organizations should offer relevant advice about how to maximize the efficiency of processes, which may depend on the size, ownership make-up, specialty and other factors. Once specific areas of improvement have been identified in which to focus as part of PM system selection process, engage with the resources within the organization that are responsible for those areas. Begin by identifying goals for this technological and operational investment.

Step-wise progression for selecting the right Practice Management solution for your operations

Properly structuring the selection process for an upgraded or new Practice Management system is important to keep priorities in line, timelines and budgetary constraints in check, and to ensure all important considerations are addressed during the process. Below are 6 steps to help practices select the right Practice Management solution for their organization.

Step 1: Identify Key Stakeholders to the PM selection process

Practice Management applications are critical to practice operations and the financial success of the clinic. Moreover, there are significant aspects of risk and fraud that need to be considered. Due to the nature of this acquisition, it is imperative to identify key personnel from all areas of clinical and financial operations and include them in the vetting and decision-making process.

Step 2: Assess existing workflow and revenue cycle features

The identified team for this project should prepare for the selection process by evaluating, assessing and studying the current workflow and revenue cycle process for the clinic. Understand the features and functionality that are currently in use, the processes that appear outdated or inefficient, and the areas that could benefit from automation or attention.

As well, record and understand all current Practice Management expenses. How much is it currently costing to code, bill, adjudicate and report on expenses and overhead? What do you pay for scheduling software, coding/billing software, and personnel? And, what metrics are being used to effectively evaluate the success and efficiency of current practices?

Step 3: Identify desirable features

After evaluating the workflow and current operations, determine if there are completely new functionality or feature sets that would be of interest or value to the operations. Most likely, new PM applications are available with a host of new and different features than what is currently in use today at your location(s). Without consideration of vendor, identify the features that are of interest. Remember to consider other resources and personnel as well, including the patient, as to what would make the experience of engaging with the clinic most valuable. Consider hosting a brainstorming session with the project team and identify ways to engage your entire staff to gain w wide variety of ideas and perspectives into what works.

Step 4: Identify and compare PM systems

Identifying potential PM partners can be accomplished in a number of ways. . Depending on your organization’s relationship to complementary or community resources, it may be most beneficial to catalog the vendors and products currently in use by your peers and identify the most highly respected and successful PM systems in use in your networks. As well, issuing a “Request for Proposals” will garner attention from interested vendors to submit their bids and information regarding products that could suit your needs. It is important to include all of the identified needs from Stage 3 as part of any RFP you publish. It is also worthwhile to attend a local or national conference in which PM vendors exhibit their products and offer demonstrations of their interfaces. Though these sales pitches may not accurately reflect the firm’s ability to deliver, it does give the potential buyer an easier way to learn about a lot of different products and product features in a short period of time.

Step 5: Compare a short list of vendors and conduct demonstrations and site visits

Create a formal RFP that outlines your specific requirements for a new PM solution. Include specific information vendors will need from your practice that reflects the workflow that you currently or ideally would like to create. Require vendors to detail the functionalities and features of their product in direct support of the ideal working and to include pricing information. Also request to see examples of the vendor’s work and a list of at least three references that you can call. Do additional research on these firms’ reputations and ability to deliver their work on time, within budget and as promised.

Step 6: Final selection and contracting

After a thorough review of all supporting documentation from the vendors, weigh each product's system features vs. costs and make a selection that will yield the most benefits. Make sure that your contract with the selected vendor is thoroughly vetted by a legal team to protect you and ensure that the product will be delivered as intended. Then begin to implement the new system with a thorough plan for employee training and reap the rewards of improved efficiency and functionality.

To assist with this selection process, SelectHub offers you two additional resources to get started: a requirements template and practice management leaderboard report. By requesting either, you'll gain immediate access to our software selection management tool.