AdvancedMD Vs Athenahealth (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - AdvancedMD or Athenahealth?

Athenahealth is more expensive to implement (TCO) than AdvancedMD, AdvancedMD is rated higher (97/100) than Athenahealth (96/100). Athenahealth offers more features (16) to their users than AdvancedMD (5).

Looking for the right Medical solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How AdvancedMD compares with Athenahealth?

AdvancedMD: AdvancedMD, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is part of a globally-trusted company with nearly $11B in revenues and approximately 620,000 clients, including more than 45,000 U.S.-based physicians. Our company is one of the world’s largest providers of cloud-based software, including an ONC-ATCB-CCHIT 2011-2012 Certified complete electronic health rec...

Athenahealth: athenahealth delivers cloud-based services for EHR, practice management and care coordination. Our mission is to be caregivers' most trusted service, helping them do well doing the right thing.

Who's more expensive? AdvancedMD or Athenahealth?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Medical software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for AdvancedMD and Athenahealth.

AdvancedMD price starts at $729 per provider , on a scale between 1 to 10 AdvancedMD is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Medical software. Athenahealth price starts at $140 per provider/month + 4% to 7% , when comparing Athenahealth to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Medical software cost.

Bottom line:Athenahealth is more expensive than AdvancedMD.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared AdvancedMD Vs. Athenahealth based on some of the most important and required Medical features. AdvancedMD: Appointment Management, Charting, E-Prescribing, E/M Coding, Handwriting Recognition. Athenahealth: Security, Accounting & Finance, Billing & Invoicing, Email, Task Management.

Target customer size

The software can be used for medical practices and businesses of all sizes. Athenahealth is a medical EMR solution that can enhance the clinical control of medical practices while increasing efficiency of the company.

AdvancedMD

ITQlick rating
(3.9/5)

starts at $729 per provider

AdvancedMD is a web based practice management solution for medical businesses of all sizes. Other than practice management, it also features user communication, accounting, and customization capabilitie...

Categories: Medical, Electronic Medical Records, Mac EMR and Medical Billing, Medical.

Athenahealth

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $140 per provider/month + 4% to 7%

Athenahealth is a cloud-based medical, EMR and EHR software small, medium, and large healthcare enterprises. Its key features include electronic health records, medical billing, patient engagement, claims manag...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, Medical, Billing Management, Electronic Medical Records, Hospital Management.

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AdvancedMD: 5 Features

Appointment Management
Charting
E-Prescribing
E/M Coding
Handwriting Recognition

Athenahealth: 16 Features

Security
Accounting & Finance
Billing & Invoicing
Email
Task Management
Backup
Remote Access
Billing & Invoicing
Scheduling
Appointment Management
Charting
E-Prescribing
E/M Coding
HIPAA Compliant
Patient portal
Voice Recognition
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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AdvancedMD
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$729 per provider
Functionality
14
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Athenahealth
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$140 per provider/month + 4% to 7%
Functionality
61
NextGen
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$549 per provider/month
Functionality
20
Practice
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$149 per provider/month
Functionality
41
WebPT
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$3 per provider
Functionality
30
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.