Compare Quest and Essential RCM - Feb 2023

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Feb 25, 2023

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Quest or Essential RCM?

Essential RCM is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Quest, and Essential RCM is rated higher (90/100) than Quest (82/100). Quest offers users more features (1) than Essential RCM (0).

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

Quest Diagnostics Vs. edgeMED Healthcare

Quest Diagnostics: Quest Diagnostics offers the most extensive clinical testing network in the U.S., with laboratories in most major metropolitan areas, & in Mexico, the UK & India. The company also operates four esoteric laboratories, 40 outpatient AP laboratories, & 160 smaller, rapid-response laboratories. Patients may have specimens collected in any of the com...

edgeMED Healthcare: edgeMED was established in 1981 with one simple philosophy; Healthcare Above All. Since our inception, edgeMED’s core function has been pioneering the use of technology and expert services that enable healthcare providers to distribute world-class patient safety, clinical outcomes & financial results. From developing one of the nation’s first elect...

Who is more expensive? Quest Diagnostics or Essential RCM?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Medical Billing software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance and support and other related services. When calculating the TCO, it's important to add all of these ”hidden costs” as well. We prepared a TCO (Total Cost) calculator for Quest Diagnostics and Essential RCM.

Quest Diagnostics price Has a free version , On a scale between 1 to 10 Quest Diagnostics is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Medical Billing software. Essential RCM price starts at $149 per feature/month , When comparing Essential RCM to its competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Medical Billing software cost.

Bottom line: Quest Diagnostics cost is around the same cost of Essential RCM.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared Quest Vs. Essential RCM based on some of the most important and required Medical Billing features.

Quest Diagnostics: Medical.

Essential RCM: We are still working to collect the list of features for Essential RCM.

Target customer size

Quest Diagnostics's typical customers include: SMBs,

Essential RCM Medical Billing software is primarily designed for healthcare providers of all sizes, including medical practices, hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare organizations.



Quest Diagnostics

ITQlick rating
(3.5/5)

Has a free version

Helping healthcare organizations improve the efficiency of care delivery with technology that connects data to decision-making in tangible, value-creating ways.

Categories: Self-Service Portal, Compliance , Voice Recognition, Appointment Scheduling.

Essential RCM

ITQlick rating
(3.7/5)

starts at $149 per feature/month

Essential RCM is medical billing software solution medium to large health care providers. Its ultimate goal is to help doctors, laboratories, and hospitals avoid not getting paid. Its key features include billi...

Categories: Payment Processing, Document Management, Claims Management, Medical Billing, Patient Billing Estimate.

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Quest Diagnostics: 1 Features

Medical

Essential RCM: 0 Features

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Quest
ITQlick rating
3.5/5
Score
82/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
Has a free version
Functionality
11
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Essentia...
ITQlick rating
3.7/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
4.6/10
License pricing
$149 per feature/month
Functionality
8
Advanced...
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$429 per provider/month
Functionality
13
Therabill
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$149 per provider/month + $199 setup fee
Functionality
26
RXNT hos...
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$75 per month
Functionality
31

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Shlomi Lavi is an entrepreneur and founder of ITQlick.com. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information Systems Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 17 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant and implementation expert for small, medium and large-sized (global) companies. Shlomi’s goal is to share the best knowledge and news about information systems so you can make smarter buying decisions for your business.