Practice Choice Review - why 3.9 stars?

McKessons Total Practice Choice Review
ITQlick Score: 90/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.9/5)
Pricing: 3.4/10 - low cost
Category: Medical -> Practice Choice
Ranking:Ranked 28 out of 643 Medical systems
Company: MediPro
Pricing: starts at $349 per provider
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: Practice Choice pricing, Practice Choice alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 21, 2022

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What is Practice Choice and its features?

McKessons Practice Choice is a cloud-based EHR and EMR software designed to provide healthcare services and information technology towards making the business of healthcare run better. The software comes with features such as:
  • Pharmaceutical Distribution: With this feature, pharmacy, hospital, or medical practice gains access to a diverse range of medicinal goods that are delivered precisely, safely, and on time.
  • Medical Supplies, Equipment, and Support: This feature is built to meet the ever-changing demands of physician offices. McKesson offers a variety of medical-surgical supplies – combined with unmatched delivery service that allows physicians to focus entirely on patient care.
  • Distribution Services: The infrastructure of McKesson is designed to meet specific distribution requirements. The software offers a countrywide network of distribution hubs, transportation methods, and technology that ensure that items reach clients and their patients safely and on time.
  • TotalView Reports: This feature helps physicians understand and resolve the most frequent denials in their practice to work unpaid claims and optimize recovery rapidly.
  • Generic Drug Purchasing & Distribution: McKessons provides comprehensive generic drug purchasing and distribution services to pharmacies of all sizes and types, delivering the right generic drugs at the right time, in the right amount, and in the right packaging.
McKessons Practice Choice is an EHR software that started in 1833. The company is headquartered in Irving, Texas, United States. The company has a workforce of up 76,000 employees.

What is Practice Choice rating?

The rating of Practice Choice is 3.9 stars out of 5 and the total score is 90 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Practice Choice?

The typical customers include the following business size: SMBs.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, Practice Choice makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is Practice Choice cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

No, currently Practice Choice can't be accessed on mobile, you would need to access it from your computer.

Is Practice Choice the best Medical system?

Practice Choice is ranked 28 out of 643 software in their category (Medical systems).

What are Practice Choice's pros? (3 Pros)

  • McKessons is user-friendly, and the support staff is helpful
  • The patient portal has made work very easy
  • The software has useful functionalities

What are Practice Choice's cons? (1 cons)

  • Users suggest that the implementation team needs to be more efficient

Who are their main alternatives?

McKessons Total Practice Choice competes with other EHR systems like CureMD, Kareo, and PatientNow. We will compare these EHR systems in some specific aspects below.
  • Functionality: McKessons offers features like Post Acute Supplies, Surgery Equipment, Physician Office Supplies, Emergency Medical Products, Distribution Services, Specialty Distribution, Third-Party Logistics, Medical Supplier Program, RxPak Compliance Packaging, Pharmacy Education, Specialty GPO Access, e-Prescribing, Patient Portal, Lab Integration, Patient Document Management, and clinical Reports, etc. CureMD SMART Cloud offers Electronic medical records (available in McKessons), Practice Management (available in McKessons), Enterprise Scheduling, Billing, Workflow Management, KPI Dashboards, eRx, e-Labs, Document Imaging, Clinical Knowledgebase, Clinical Alerts, Device Connectivity, Patient Education, Data Mining Reports, Patient Portal and Practice Website, etc. Kareo offers features like Care Delivery, Insurance Reimbursements, Patient Collections, Patient Engagement, Appointment Management, Appointment Scheduling (available in CureMD), Assessment Management, Before & After Pictures, Billing & Invoicing, etc. PatientNow offers features like EMR, Practice Management, Patient Engagement (available in Kareo), Marketing, Photography, Portal, Payments, Scheduling, Document Management, Productivity, Financial, Reputation Management, Integrations, Reporting & Analytics, Integrated Payments, Inventory & PoS, Security & Compliance, Telehealth, Forms & Appointments, Education, etc.
  • Customers/Industries: CureMD SMART Cloud has customers like Hickory County Health Department, Albermale Regional Health Services, Wilkes County Health Department, etc. Kareo targets specialties in Acupuncture, Allergy/Immunology, Anesthesiology, Bariatric Surgery, Billing Company, Cardiology, Chiropractic, Dentist, Dermatology, Diagnostic Radiology, Durable Medical Equipment, etc. PatientNow targets Health & Wellness, Med Spa, Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, and HRT. PatientNow has customers like Rejuvenate Med SPA, Plastic & Cosmetic Center of South Texas, Evexias Holdings, Beeson Cosmetic Surgery, etc.
  • Cost: The license cost information for McKessons Practice Choice and PatientNow is unavailable. CureMD starts at $195.00 per month without a free version. Kareo starts at $125.00 per month without a free version and trial.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: McKessons and all its alternatives are cloud-based.
  • Popularity: McKessons Practice Choice is publicly traded under the MCK symbol on the NYSE. CureMD is privately held with over 30,000 opted practices. PatientNow is privately held.
  • Scalability: McKessons Practice Choice and CureMD can accommodate companies of all sizes. PatientNow can accommodate small to mid-sized businesses.
  • Support: CureMD offers support channels like Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, a Knowledge Base, Phone Support, and Chat. Kareo offers all support channels of CureMD except for a Knowledge Base and Chat. PatientNow offers support channels like Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, and Chat.

What is the cost of Practice Choice?

The cost of license starts at $349 per provider. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 3.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Practice Choice. You can also find here pricing information from Practice Choice's website.

What should you ask MediPro during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Practice Choice and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Practice Choice in action.

Where Practice Choice is used?

Physicians looking for a purpose-built Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Practice Management (PM) system to help their practice manage its financial and clinical workflows will fit well with McKesson. Clients can also access patient records from any computer with an Internet connection. Smart Note technology powers the system, allowing clients to push or pull information from anywhere in the patient chart into a single document.

List of categories

Electronic Health Records (EHR)
Practice Management

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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.