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athenaOne

FrontRunners 2022

athenahealth, recently ranked #1 by 2022 Best in KLAS for athenaClinials Ambulatory EMR for 11-75 physicians and athenaIDX practice management, provides cloud-based services for electronic health records (EHR), revenue cycle manag...Read more about athenaOne

3.72 (756 reviews)

423 recommendations

DrChrono

DrChrono’s iPad and iPhone compatible EHR and medical billing platform allows medical practices and healthcare providers to manage patient intake, patient care, clinical charting, billing and revenue cycle management. It includes ...Read more about DrChrono

4.02 (460 reviews)

316 recommendations

RXNT

FrontRunners 2022

RXNT’s cloud-based, ONC-certified medical software—Billing, Practice Management, EHR, and more—improves clinical outcomes & revenue cycle management. Simple, transparent pricing includes free setup and training, free data transfer...Read more about RXNT

4.38 (370 reviews)

279 recommendations

AdvancedMD EHR

AdvancedMD is a unified suite of software solutions designed for mental health, physical therapy and medical healthcare organizations and independent physician practices. Features include practice management, electronic health rec...Read more about AdvancedMD EHR

3.61 (424 reviews)

173 recommendations

Kareo Billing

FrontRunners 2022

Kareo a Tebra Company offers web-based medical billing and practice management solution used by medical practitioners and physicians across the United States. The system suits small practices and billing companies. With Kareo, pra...Read more about Kareo Billing

4.04 (601 reviews)

156 recommendations

Kareo Clinical

FrontRunners 2022

Kareo a Tebra Company offers 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 sc...Read more about Kareo Clinical

3.93 (365 reviews)

91 recommendations

NextGen Office

FrontRunners 2022

NextGen® Office is an award-winning, cloud-based, clinical and billing solution designed for smaller, independent practices (≤ 10 providers). This all-in-one, turnkey solution includes specialty-specific EHR content, an easy-to-us...Read more about NextGen Office

4.01 (1218 reviews)

74 recommendations

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 ...Read more about Practice EHR

4.26 (35 reviews)

22 recommendations

Experity Patient Engagement

Experity Patient Engagement provides cloud-based, white-labeled, online self-scheduling, eRegistration, queue management, and reputation management software solutions for urgent care clinics, health systems, hospitals, outpatient ...Read more about Experity Patient Engagement

4.32 (25 reviews)

19 recommendations

AdvancedMD Billing Services

AdvancedMD is a medical office software suite with cloud-based, integrated physician-patient workflow solutions including: practice management/medical billing, electronic health records, telemedicine, patient engagement, practice ...Read more about AdvancedMD Billing Services

4.12 (82 reviews)

18 recommendations

MDConnection

MDConnection is a web-based solution for medical practice management. The system serves the needs of small practices consisting of just one physician or a small group of physicians. The core functions include scheduling, medical b...Read more about MDConnection

4.58 (26 reviews)

16 recommendations

AllegianceMD

AllegianceMD is a cloud-based medical software system that is designed to serve the needs of small and midsize practices, as well as ambulatory surgery centers. The solution includes practice management functionality for billing a...Read more about AllegianceMD

4.27 (24 reviews)

15 recommendations

Benchmark PM

Benchmark Systems’ Solutions Suite serves independent care professionals and their patients across various specialties. From the front office to the back office, Benchmark Systems Solutions Suite of PM, EHR and RCM supports your s...Read more about Benchmark PM

4.74 (173 reviews)

14 recommendations

CareCloud

CareCloud Inc. offers an integrated electronic health recording (EHR) solution–Charts–that provides collective benefits of EMR, practice management and medical billing services. Charts helps physicians to streamline clinical opera...Read more about CareCloud

3.58 (103 reviews)

13 recommendations

HARMONY Medical

Harmony e/Notes is a hybrid integrated solution that offers functionalities for electronic medical records, practice management, billing and revenue cycle management. Specialities that the solution caters to include cardiology, ge...Read more about HARMONY Medical

4.46 (23 reviews)

13 recommendations

CGM DAQbilling

DAQbilling by CompuGroup Medical (CGM) is a medical billing and patient scheduling system designed to streamline medical billing. The solution covers eligibility inquiries, claim submission, and payment posting. The system has an ...Read more about CGM DAQbilling

4.19 (24 reviews)

12 recommendations

MedPointe

MedPointe from Health Systems Technology is a cloud-based EHR solution that offers integrated billing, accounting, picture archiving and patient scheduling features within a suite. The program can also be deployed on the server an...Read more about MedPointe

4.71 (7 reviews)

12 recommendations

PrognoCIS

PrognoCIS EHR and PrognoCIS Telemedicine have earned a reputation for fast, flexible individual provider workflow. The software package offers a full suite of highly desirable features and functions. PrognoCIS provides a cloud-bas...Read more about PrognoCIS

4.07 (287 reviews)

11 recommendations

CollaborateMD

FrontRunners 2022

CollaborateMD is a medical billing and practice management solution that helps practices and billing services of all sizes automate and streamline billing and coding processes. The system was designed to be both comprehensive and ...Read more about CollaborateMD

4.16 (67 reviews)

9 recommendations

Module MD

ModuleMD is a leading physician-designed SaaS solution for Allergy and Pulmonary specialists. For over two decades, practices across the nation have trusted us to improve clinical performance and increase their efficiency and ROI ...Read more about Module MD

3.00 (1 reviews)

9 recommendations

Buyers Guide

Last Updated: November 22, 2022

 

Medical clinics occupy a unique niche within the field of health care providers. They are different from medical practices in that they are either larger or focus on a specialized subfield of medicine (such as orthopedics or geriatrics). They differ from hospitals in that they are smaller and primarily focus on outpatient care.

The software needs of medical clinics are equally unique. They need a mix of tools and functionality covered by general medical practice management software, as well as the specialized electronic medical records (EMR) functions their field of practice requires.

This buyer's guide will discuss what makes clinic management software unique before looking at some common features. It will also provide important questions you should consider before choosing the right software for your clinic.

Here's what we'll cover:

What Is Clinic Management Software?
Common Features of Clinic Management Software
What Type of Buyer Are You?
Key Considerations

What Is Clinic Management Software?

Clinic management software combines practice management software with EMR software to create a software product that will handle both the business and practitioner sides of a medical clinic.

The practice management side of the software helps physicians and their staffs schedule patient appointments, perform billing procedures, manage charge capture and record patient demographics. These tools focus on improving doctors' workflow efficiency in regard to the business side of their practice. This can lead to a higher reimbursement rate from health care insurance company providers.

The EMR side, on the other hand, focuses on automating doctors' clinical operations, through digitally stored patient charts that provide access to demographics, histories, medications, test results, and SOAP notes. EMR tools can vary widely by the type of medicine practiced—psychiatric medical notes are very different from pediatric medical notes, for example—so specialty clinics will require software that is geared toward their field's needs.

Common Features of Clinic Management Software

Automatic medical billing Streamlines and automates the billing process and provides real-time verification of insurance coverage and eligibility.
Electronic health records (EHR) Provides digital storage of—and easy access to—all patient medical records and histories.
Claim tracking Track claims across the entire revenue cycle, allowing for streamlined revenue cycle management.
Code sets Allows the inclusion of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding, as well as the searchable and current International Classification of Diseases (ICD) code sets.
Customized scheduling Offers customized, color-coded calendars that can help keep track of both patient and doctor schedules.
Automated reminders Sends automatic reminders of appointments to patients via email or SMS, reducing the number of no-shows and maintaining an optimum volume of fixed appointments.
Patient demographics Records and verifies patient demographics with all registered insurance providers.
Reporting Provides practice reports based on several customizable parameters.
Customizable security access Sets up individual passwords with unique access levels for each user in order to create different levels of security.

Billing records and CPT codes in clinic management software WebPT

Billing records and CPT codes as found in WebPT

What Type of Buyer Are You?

Between your options for individual practice management software and EMR software systems, there are several hundred options to choose from for your clinic management needs. Some of these are general management suites for any type of practice, while others are highly specialized for particular medical fields.

With so many options catering to so many specialties, you might be overwhelmed by choices when looking for the right clinic management software. You can narrow down the field by understanding what type of buyer you are, based on the following common categories of clinic types:

  • Primary care MDs/DOs and related specialists. These clinics are private practices that provide internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, OB-GYN, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, urology etc. Their needs will by and large be met by broad management systems and specialty-specific EMR templates.
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  • Specialists with other designations (DC, OD, PT, PhD, LCSW etc.). These clinics include chiropractors, psychologists, therapists, counselors and optometrists. Their needs are similarly rather straightforward, but they may require more specialized EMR systems for their specific medical field.
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  • Midsize to large clinics. These clinics have anywhere from 5 to 100 physicians, and have larger practice management requirements than small clinics. Eliminating paperwork and improving efficiency will be a high priority for these clinics. They will also need to integrate with other health care networks' systems, track information across several physical locales and ensure consistency of care across multiple providers within the same clinic.
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  • Inpatient care organizations. These are clinics that have evolved into large hospitals and acute care centers that will need to add inpatient care functionality to their software suites. They will need to be able to manage patient rooms/beds and assign nurse and physician rounds. These organizations will require the most robust clinic management tools that integrate with a wide variety of other applications.

Key Considerations

Other factors to take into consideration when picking the best clinic management software for your medical practice include:

  • Integration with other systems. A large number of clinic management software providers are primarily providers of practice management software, EMR software or both. If you are purchasing two separate systems for these two functions, even from the same vendor, you want to be absolutely certain that the two suites are able to integrate with one another. Your clinic management process will be much smoother if you are able to easily pass patient records between your doctors and your billing department, for example. If you end up purchasing practice management software and EMR software from two different vendors, then it is vitally important to double check with both that the two systems will be able to integrate.
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  • Cloud-based software vs on-premise software. The majority of software sold today is provided through the cloud, meaning that you receive access to your software over the internet, and you won't need to purchase or install any hardware. This saves on time and money, especially up front, because you won't need to invest in IT resources to install, implement and maintain any hardware. However, for extremely large clinics—such as those that are part of a larger hospital network—there may be some value to on-premise software, which is actually housed at the clinic and maintained by an IT department. An on-premise solution requires storage space for hardware, but can be slightly faster and doesn't necessarily rely on an outside internet connection in times of crisis or emergency.

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