Athenahealth Vs CareCloud (Feb 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Feb 28, 2021

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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.

CareCloud

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $279 per provider/month

CareCloud is a cloud-based electronic health records solution designed for medical practices of all sizes. The solution enables the user to get all the tools that they need to deliver better medical patient car...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, Payment Processing, Self-Service Portal, Medical, Cloud Based EMR.

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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

CareCloud Charts: 9 Features

Payment Management
Billing & Invoicing
Appointment Management
Charting
E-Prescribing
E/M Coding
HIPAA Compliant
Patient portal
Medical

Bottom Line: Which is Better - Athenahealth or CareCloud?

Athenahealth is more expensive to implement (TCO - Total Cost of Ownership) than CareCloud, Athenahealth is rated higher (96/100) than CareCloud (93/100). Athenahealth offers more features (16) to their users than CareCloud (9).

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 Athenahealth compares with CareCloud Charts?

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.

CareCloud Charts: Founded in 2009 with the goal of helping physicians run more profitable and productive practices, CareCloud is now one of the nation’s leading providers of cloud-based health IT software and services. We’re the alternative to the outdated, difficult-to-use technologies currently populating the market. Our first-rate electronic health record, pra...

Who's more expensive? Athenahealth or CareCloud Charts?

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 Athenahealth and CareCloud Charts.

Athenahealth price starts at $140 per provider/month + 4% to 7% , on a scale between 1 to 10 Athenahealth is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Medical software. CareCloud Charts price starts at $279 per provider/month , when comparing CareCloud Charts to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Medical software cost.

Bottom line: Athenahealth is more expensive than CareCloud Charts.

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 Athenahealth Vs. CareCloud based on some of the most important and required Medical features. Athenahealth: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Security, Accounting & Finance, Billing & Invoicing, Email, Task Management, Backup, Remote Access, Billing & Invoicing. CareCloud Charts: Payment Management, Billing & Invoicing, Appointment Management, Charting, E-Prescribing.

Target customer size

Athenahealth is a medical EMR solution that can enhance the clinical control of medical practices while increasing efficiency of the company. Customers of the software include hospitals and medical practices of all sizes.

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)
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Athenahealth
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
96/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$140 per provider/month + 4% to 7%
Functionality
61
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CareCloud
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
93/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$279 per provider/month
Functionality
29
NextGen
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
99/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Functionality
20
Practice
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
99/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$149 per provider/month
Functionality
41
WebPT
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
98/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$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.