Finding software can be overwhelming. We've helped thousands of mental health care providers choose the right therapy software so they can digitize patient notes and process their billing.

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TherapyNotes

TherapyNotes is a cloud-based mental/behavioral health software system that includes electronic health records (EHR), a patient portal, patient scheduling and medical billing. The solution is suitable for practices of all sizes, including... Read more

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AdvancedMD

AdvancedMD is a unified suite of software designed for independent laboratories, medical, physical therapy and mental health practices. Features include practice management, electronic health records, patient engagement, telemedicine,... Read more

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Therabill by WebPT

Therabill is a HIPAA- and ARRA-compliant cloud-based practice management solution for mental health and speech therapists. With Therabill, providers can submit billing claims, manage schedules, enter treatment notes and maintain patient... Read more

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The Valant Behavioral Health EHR

Valant’s EHR for behavioral health offers tools for providers to streamline documentation, increase efficiency, and enhance the productivity of their practice or agency. The fully integrated suite includes secure patient records,... Read more

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InSync Healthcare Solutions

InSync Healthcare Solutions EMR/PM enables healthcare professionals to provide healthcare that is in compliance with regulatory requirements. This ONC-ATCB certified and CCHIT certified ambulatory EMR and practice management (PM) product... Read more

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ShareNote

Sharenote is a web-based solution designed to help healthcare organizations simplify operations. It has received ambulatory EHR-certification from the Drummond Group. This solution is specifically built for organizations that specialize... Read more

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Kareo Clinical EHR and Medical Billing

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... Read more

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NextStep

NextStep is a cloud-based electronic health records (EHR) system designed for behavioral health and substance abuse staff at inpatient, outpatient and residential care facilities. The ONC certified solution enables clinicians to track... Read more

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EHR YOUR WAY

EHR YOUR WAY is a behavioral health EHR that can be deployed on desktop and mobile cloud-based devices. The solution covers various aspects of behavioral health including inpatient and outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse,... Read more

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ClinicTracker EHR

ClinicTracker is an ONC-ATCB certified integrated electronic health record (EHR), billing, and practice management system designed for mental health and substance abuse agencies of all sizes and types. In addition to typical clinic... Read more

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MedEZ

MedEZ is an electronic health record (EHR) and billing suite suitable for most medical facilities, particularly behavioral health centers and substance abuse rehabilitation programs. On-premise and cloud-based deployments are available. MedEZ... Read more

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AZZLY Rize

AZZLY Rize is a cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management (RCM) solution for small, medium, and large behavioral health and addiction treatment organizations. Key behavioral healthcare features include... Read more

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CAM by Celerity

Celerity’s CAM is a cloud-based, behavioral health care management solution and electronic medical records (EMR) for chemical dependency and mental health treatment providers. CAM incorporates a variety of clinical features, including... Read more

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CentralReach

CentralReach is an EMR, practice management, and clinical platform for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy providers who treat autism and related disorders. The web-based, HIPAA compliant system integrates workflows such as scheduling,... Read more

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TheraManager

TheraManager, LLC (aka TheraManager DocuTrac), provides its Practice Management and Electronic Medical Record software product and Revenue Cycle Management services to private and group practices, Universities, substance abuse facilities,... Read more

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Mend

Mend is a cloud-based healthcare communication solution that enables patients and providers to connect and share files, messages, assessments, photos and data. Users and providers can use video conferencing and live chat tools on... Read more

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Noteable

Noteable is a complete solution for community based behavioral health care practices, including agencies that provide in-home counseling, foster care, group homes, applied behavior analysis (ABA), and other community based services.... Read more

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Medik Online

Medik Online is a cloud-based healthcare billing platform that helps medical professionals streamline administrative operations related to records management, reporting and more. It enables users to display stored information in column/template... Read more

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electronic Clinical Record (eCR)

electronic Clinical Record (eCR) by TenEleven is an ONC-ATCB certified and Meaningful Use-compliant electronic health records (EHR) solution designed for mental and behavioural health practices. If offers e-labs, e-prescribing, billing... Read more

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Kipu Systems

The Kipu EMR is an electronic medical records system specifically designed for—and from within--facilities treating SUD, Eating Disorders and Behavioral Health. A cloud-based, end-to-end platform including full-strength CRM (with... Read more

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Buyers guide


Last Updated: June 3, 2020

If you’re among the thousands of therapy practices that want to go paperless or replace clinical software, you’ve come to the right place. It can be daunting to sort through the many electronic health record (EHR) systems out there for mental and behavioral health care providers. What’s more, pricing and functionality varies greatly from system to system.

This guide will help you better understand the therapy software market. Using it, you can narrow down your list of potential products for an upcoming purchase.

We’ll discuss the following:

What Is Therapy Software?
Common Functionality of Therapy Software
Market Trends to Understand

What Is Therapy Software?

The term “therapy software” applies to any software that helps therapists deliver better care, manage their practice or process their billing. These systems offer a range of tools that facilitate everything from clinical documentation to scheduling and insurance claims submission.

Therapy software vendors may sell a single application, such as therapy notes, as a stand-alone solution. Alternatively, they may offer a number of applications bundled together to form an integrated EHR suite for therapists.

 

The breadth and depth of applications in the system you choose will depend on your needs, user base and budget. This is especially true in therapy practices, which come in all manner of sizes and specialties employing social workers, therapists, counselors, psychiatrists and/or psychologists:

If you’re a smaller therapy provider and/or outsource your medical billing, it might be more cost-effective to seek stand-alone applications to fill specific gaps in health information technology. For example, if your only goal with a new system is to digitize your staff’s clinical notes, buying a stand-alone clinical documentation system makes more sense than a full EHR. Otherwise, you may end up paying for functions you don’t need, such as e-prescribing or patient portals.

Since larger therapy providers tend to have a larger number of users and require a greater level of care coordination, integrated therapy EHR suites are often the more practical choice. With several different functions packaged together, it’s easier to extract meaningful health outcomes data while tracking clinical and budgetary goals.

Common Functionality of Therapy Software

As we explained above, the tools provided in therapist software products may vary. Here are some of the most common ones, which may be sold as stand-alone applications or as part of integrated suites:

Clinical documentation Therapists can create, store and review a number of digital clinical documents for each patient’s records. These include intake notes, progress notes, treatment plans, medical histories and more.
Electronic claim filing Users can file claims electronically through the system, then track progress to see which claims have been submitted, accepted and approved.
Appointment scheduling Allows users to schedule single or recurring appointments in a digital calendar. Some systems let you track cancellations and no-shows or send automated therapy appointment reminders to your patients through email, text or phone.
Billing Most solutions allow for a number of different billing functions. These include generating patient invoices, statements and superbills. The software can also produce single or batch CMS-1500s and/or billing reports.
Coding When filling out clinical documentation, most systems allow users to select the appropriate DSM-5 and/or ICD-10 codes from a pre-populated menu for faster, more accurate coding.

Market Trends to Understand

Once you’ve identified your organization’s must-have software functions and are ready to start considering specific vendors, it’s important to consider these market trends:

HIPAA compliance. The government’s privacy and security laws—the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act—help safeguard patient data, and they carry steep penalties if violated. Reputable vendors will make sure you understand how and why their products can help you achieve HIPAA compliance by explaining data protection and encryption capabilities.

Cloud-based systems. One of the first choices you’ll have to make when selecting new software is whether to pick a cloud-based or an on-premise system.

Cloud-based systems are becoming increasingly common in the therapy software market, as they bring a number of benefits:

  • Remote accessibility
  • Lower upfront costs
  • Software updates handled by vendor
  • System maintenance handled by vendor

It’s important to note, however, that therapy practices in rural settings may have a hard time accessing the broadband Internet that’s required to run a Web-based system.