Compare OpenEMR and NextGen Enterprise EHR - Jun 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 27, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - OpenEMR or NextGen Enterprise EHR?

NextGen Enterprise EHR is more expensive to implement (TCO) than OpenEMR, NextGen Enterprise EHR is rated higher (99/100) than OpenEMR (87/100). OpenEMR offers more features (5) to their users than NextGen Enterprise EHR (2).

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 Open Med Practice compares with NextGen Healthcare?

Open Med Practice: Open Med Practice is about provide EMR services to the medical community as a hosted service. We are not just handing the medical community software and saying good luck but rather. We work interactively with the doctors and medical professionals to make sure they have the best tools to do the best job. And we tell them if we are not the best tool ...

NextGen Healthcare: At NextGen Healthcare, we understand the evolving healthcare market and the importance of quality collaborative care and patient-centered. But there has been one constant through all the changes. It's been there for over 20 years. And that's NextGen Healthcare. And we'll be there for you as healthcare continues to evolve. Ready when you...

Who's more expensive? OpenEMR or NextGen Healthcare?

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 OpenEMR and NextGen Healthcare.

OpenEMR price starts at $5 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 OpenEMR is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Medical software. NextGen Healthcare price starts at $299 per provider/month , when comparing NextGen Healthcare to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Medical software cost.

Bottom line: OpenEMR cost is around the same cost of NextGen Healthcare.

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 OpenEMR Vs. NextGen Enterprise EHR based on some of the most important and required Medical features. OpenEMR: Appointment Management, Charting, E-Prescribing, HIPAA Compliant, Voice Recognition. NextGen Healthcare: Medical, Medical.

Target customer size

OpenEMR can be used by physicians in all the specialities as it is a generic medical software. NextGen offer their solution NextGen® Office to Small Practices, and NextGen® Enterprise to Large Practice.

OpenEMR

ITQlick rating
(3.8/5)

starts at $5 per month

OpenEMR is a cloud-based and on-premise solution that provides electronic medical reports, patient scheduling, and medical billing services. Functionalities offered in OpenEMR help the medical team to provide r...

Categories: Cardiology EMR, CCHIT Certified EMR / EHR, Community Health Systems EHR, E-Prescribing.

NextGen Enterprise EHR

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $299 per provider/month

Nextgen is a healthcare solution that offers electronic health records (EHR) and practice management (PM) solutions suitable for medical and dental practices of all sizes.

Categories: Voice Recognition, Cloud Based EMR, Community Health Systems EHR, Dermatology EMR, E-Prescribing.

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OpenEMR Specifications

ITQlick Score: 87/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.8/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Medical -> OpenEMR
Company: Open Med Practice
Pricing: starts at $5 per month
Typical customers: Small businesses and start ups
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: OpenEMR review, OpenEMR pricing, OpenEMR alternatives

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OpenEMR: 5 Features

Appointment Management
Charting
E-Prescribing
HIPAA Compliant
Voice Recognition

NextGen Healthcare: 2 Features

Medical
Medical
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
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OpenEMR
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$5 per month
Functionality
26
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NextGen ...
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$299 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/day
Functionality
30
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eClinicalWorks
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
$449 per provider/month + 2.9% of practice collections
Functionality
41

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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.