Practice fusion Vs Athenahealth (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Practice fusion or Athenahealth?

Athenahealth is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Practice fusion, Practice fusion is rated higher (99/100) than Athenahealth (96/100). Athenahealth offers more features (16) to their users than Practice fusion (12).

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 practice fusion compares with Athenahealth?

practice fusion: Our implementation specialists are here to give you as much personal guidance as your practice needs to successfully start using your new EHR.

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? Practice fusion 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 Practice fusion and Athenahealth.

Practice fusion price starts at $149 per provider/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Practice fusion 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 Practice fusion.

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 Practice fusion Vs. Athenahealth based on some of the most important and required Medical features. Practice fusion: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Basic Reports, Data Import/Export, Online Customer Support, Appointment Management, Charting, E-Prescribing, HIPAA Compliant, Medication history. Athenahealth: Security, Accounting & Finance, Billing & Invoicing, Email, Task Management.

Target customer size

The software application appropriates for medical methods and services of all sizes. Athenahealth is a medical EMR solution that can enhance the clinical control of medical practices while increasing efficiency of the company.

Practice fusion

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $149 per provider/month

Practice Fusion is a medical practice management and EHR solution for medical practices of all sizes. The software offers a variety of electronic health record solutions along with practice management features....

Categories: Self-Service Portal, Medical, Allergy EMR, Cardiology EMR.

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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Practice fusion: 12 Features

Basic Reports
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
Appointment Management
Charting
E-Prescribing
HIPAA Compliant
Medication history
Patient portal
Voice Recognition
Medical
Medical

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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Practice
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$149 per provider/month
Functionality
41
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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
WebPT
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$3 per provider
Functionality
30
Review
eClinicalWorks
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
$449 per provider/month + 2.9% to 7%
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.