NextGen Enterprise EHR - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Sep 08, 2021

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The NextGen Healthcare software has competition in healthcare technology. The closest competitors to the software include Kareo Clinical, DrChrono, Epic EMR, and eClinicalWorks. Based on critical aspects, NextGen is compared to its competitors below:
  • Cost: NextGen Healthcare pricing is not public, but experts rate it a low-cost software solution. Compared to its competition, NextGen is relatively less expensive, with Epic offering products starting from $500/monthly and Kareo far less, with plans starting from $125. None of the software solutions offer a free version, with only DrChrono having the option of a free trial period.
  • Functionality: NextGen Healthcare has a platform well equipped with a host of features. Compared to its competition, the software compares favorably, offering more functionalities than Kareo and Epic. DrChrono and eClinicalWorks also offer similar features as NextGen.
  • Popularity: NextGen Healthcare is an established software solution and compares favorably with the competition in terms of popularity. The software is rated a top performing software by expert review platforms and receives many recommendations.
  • Customer/Industries: NextGen Healthcare targets medical practices of all sizes, from small-scale to large-scale. In comparison, Epic targets mostly large-scale health providers, while DrChrono, Kareo, and eClinicalWorks target smaller-sized practices. NextGen has over 150,000 connected medical care providers, more than some of its biggest competitors.
  • Deployment/Support: NextGen Healthcare software is cloud and web-based and can be deployed on desktop (Mac and Windows), on-premise (Windows and Linux), and on mobile (Android and iOS). In comparison, Epic has no option for cloud deployment on desktop, only on-premise installation, while Kareo is only available on the web and mobile. eClinicalWorks only supports web and on-premise deployment, while DrChrono only supports web and mobile deployment. In support, NextGen Healthcare provides 24/7 email, phone, and chat support. In comparison, DrChrono offers additional FAQ discussions and a learning center, but not 24/7. In contrast, eClinicalWorks only offers Live Rep. Kareo and Epic both provide email and chat support, with Kareo also offering phone support.
  • Cloud or Physical: NextGen software is cloud-based, as well as its competitors. The software provider offers the option of on-premise deployment, which eClinicalWorks also supports.
  • Scalability: NextGen software can be used by both small and large practices, but its suitability to mid-market size medical care providers makes it scalable compared to its competitors. DrChrono, eClinicalWorks, and Kareo are less scalable, providing more support for smaller practices, while Epic is the most scalable among the bunch.
  • 2021's Top NextGen Enterprise EHR Alternatives

    Here are the top 4 alternatives to NextGen Enterprise EHR that are worth checking out: Practice fusion for SMBs, WebPT EMR for large size business, AdvancedMD for growing companies, and DrChrono EHR for startups and SMBs.

    ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
    Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
    Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, 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
    Review
    Compare
    NextGen
    ITQlick rating
    4/5
    Score
    99/100
    Pricing
    2/10
    License pricing
    $549 per provider/month
    Functionality
    20
    Best for SMBs
    Practice
    ITQlick rating
    4.5/5
    Score
    99/100
    Pricing
    2.6/10
    License pricing
    $149 per provider/month
    Functionality
    41
    Best for Enterprise
    WebPT
    ITQlick rating
    4.4/5
    Score
    98/100
    Pricing
    4/10
    License pricing
    $3 per provider
    Functionality
    30
    Review
    Growing
    AdvancedMD
    ITQlick rating
    3.9/5
    Score
    97/100
    Pricing
    3/10
    License pricing
    $729 per provider
    Functionality
    14
    Free version
    DrChrono
    ITQlick rating
    4.2/5
    Score
    94/100
    Pricing
    4/10
    License pricing
    $199 per provider/month
    Functionality
    41

    1. Practice fusion - Best for SMBs

    Practice fusion is an alternative Medical software, Practice fusion installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Practice fusion, with a pricing score of 2.6 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    Practice fusion is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Practice offers 41 main features). compare head to head: Practice fusion Vs NextGen Healthcare

    2. WebPT EMR - Best for Large Business

    WebPT EMR is an alternative Medical software, WebPT EMR installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. WebPT EMR, with a pricing score of 4 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    WebPT EMR is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (WebPT offers 30 main features). compare head to head: WebPT EMR Vs NextGen Healthcare

    3. AdvancedMD - Best for Growing Companies

    AdvancedMD is an alternative Medical software, AdvancedMD installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. AdvancedMD, with a pricing score of 3 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    AdvancedMD is rated 3.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (AdvancedMD offers 14 main features). compare head to head: AdvancedMD Vs NextGen Healthcare

    4. DrChrono EHR - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

    DrChrono EHR is an alternative Medical software, DrChrono EHR installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. DrChrono EHR, with a pricing score of 4 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    DrChrono EHR is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (DrChrono offers 41 main features). compare head to head: DrChrono EHR Vs NextGen Healthcare

    5. eClinicalWorks

    eClinicalWorks is an alternative Medical software, eClinicalWorks installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. eClinicalWorks, with a pricing score of 5.2 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    eClinicalWorks is rated 3.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (eClinicalWorks offers 41 main features). compare head to head: eClinicalWorks Vs NextGen Healthcare

    6. Athenahealth

    Athenahealth is an alternative Medical software, Athenahealth installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Athenahealth, with a pricing score of 4 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    Athenahealth is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Athenahealth offers 61 main features). compare head to head: Athenahealth Vs NextGen Healthcare

    7. Allscripts EHR

    Allscripts EHR is an alternative Medical software, Allscripts EHR installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Allscripts EHR, with a pricing score of 6.4 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    Allscripts EHR is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Allscripts offers 15 main features). compare head to head: Allscripts EHR Vs NextGen Healthcare

    8. AllegianceMD

    AllegianceMD is an alternative Medical software, AllegianceMD installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. AllegianceMD, with a pricing score of 4.2 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    AllegianceMD is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (AllegianceMD offers 50 main features). compare head to head: AllegianceMD Vs NextGen Healthcare

    9. CareCloud Charts

    CareCloud Charts is an alternative Medical software, CareCloud Charts installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. CareCloud Charts, with a pricing score of 3.4 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    CareCloud Charts is rated 4.1 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (CareCloud offers 29 main features). compare head to head: CareCloud Charts Vs NextGen Healthcare

    10. Centricity

    Centricity is an alternative Medical software, Centricity installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Centricity, with a pricing score of 9.8 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    Centricity is rated 3.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Centricity offers 14 main features). compare head to head: Centricity Vs NextGen Healthcare

    11. NexTech EMR

    NexTech EMR is an alternative Medical software, NexTech EMR installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. NexTech EMR, with a pricing score of 3 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    NexTech EMR is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (NexTech offers 30 main features). compare head to head: NexTech EMR Vs NextGen Healthcare

    12. CureMD SMART Cloud

    CureMD SMART Cloud is an alternative Medical software, CureMD SMART Cloud installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. CureMD SMART Cloud, with a pricing score of 7 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    CureMD SMART Cloud is rated 3.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (CureMD offers 16 main features). compare head to head: CureMD SMART Cloud Vs NextGen Healthcare

    13. QuickPractice

    QuickPractice is an alternative Medical software, QuickPractice used on the cloud, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. QuickPractice, with a pricing score of 6.8 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

    QuickPractice is rated 4.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (QuickPractice offers 7 main features). compare head to head: QuickPractice Vs NextGen Healthcare

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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.