NextGen Enterprise EHR - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jan 19, 2022

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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 Sevocity 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
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$299 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/day
Functionality
30
Review
Growing
AdvancedMD
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$429 per provider/month
Functionality
14
Free version
Sevocity
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
5/10
License pricing
$379 per provider
Functionality
35

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. Sevocity - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

Sevocity is an alternative Medical software, Sevocity installed on-premises or used cloud based, NextGen Healthcare can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Sevocity, with a pricing score of 5 is considered more expensive to implement than NextGen Healthcare with a score of 2.

Sevocity is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Sevocity offers 35 main features). compare head to head: Sevocity 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. DrChrono EHR

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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

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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.