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Allscripts Practice Management

5 Ratings
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Score 7.9 out of 101

Centricity EMR

14 Ratings
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Score 8.6 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Allscripts Practice Management

Although the EHR software industry is still developing, Allscripts has proven to be better than most.
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Centricity EMR

This EMR system is well suited for hospitals and associated specialty practices where all medical information can be stored and updated in one place
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Feature Rating Comparison

Billing and Claims Management

Allscripts Practice Management
5.0
Centricity EMR
7.9
Real-time eligibility verification
Allscripts Practice Management
5.0
Centricity EMR
5.0
Claims management
Allscripts Practice Management
5.0
Centricity EMR
9.0
Coding
Allscripts Practice Management
5.0
Centricity EMR
8.0
Patient billing
Allscripts Practice Management
5.0
Centricity EMR
9.0
Financial Reporting
Allscripts Practice Management
5.0
Centricity EMR
8.5

Patient Scheduling

Allscripts Practice Management
7.8
Centricity EMR
3.4
Rule-based scheduling
Allscripts Practice Management
7.0
Centricity EMR
7.0
Automated appointment reminders
Allscripts Practice Management
8.0
Centricity EMR
1.0
Automated patient check-in
Allscripts Practice Management
8.0
Centricity EMR
2.0
Multi-location support
Allscripts Practice Management
8.0
Centricity EMR
5.0
Calendar interface
Allscripts Practice Management
8.0
Centricity EMR
2.0

Electronic Medical Records

Allscripts Practice Management
4.2
Centricity EMR
7.7
Patient portal
Allscripts Practice Management
5.0
Centricity EMR
7.0
Fax integration
Allscripts Practice Management
7.0
Centricity EMR
9.0
Workflow automation
Allscripts Practice Management
2.0
Centricity EMR
7.0
Customization
Allscripts Practice Management
2.0
Centricity EMR
6.8
E-prescribing
Allscripts Practice Management
5.0
Centricity EMR
9.0
Charting / document management
Allscripts Practice Management
Centricity EMR
8.8
Templates
Allscripts Practice Management
Centricity EMR
9.0
Mobile/tablet support
Allscripts Practice Management
Centricity EMR
7.0
Integration with other EMR and PM systems
Allscripts Practice Management
Centricity EMR
6.3
Speech recognition
Allscripts Practice Management
Centricity EMR
7.0

Medical Security and Privacy

Allscripts Practice Management
8.7
Centricity EMR
8.3
HIPPA compliance
Allscripts Practice Management
9.0
Centricity EMR
9.3
Role-based permission levels
Allscripts Practice Management
8.0
Centricity EMR
8.5
Data backups and redundancy
Allscripts Practice Management
9.0
Centricity EMR
7.5
Local mode / networking failsafe
Allscripts Practice Management
Centricity EMR
7.8

Workflow and Scale

Allscripts Practice Management
8.0
Centricity EMR
7.5
Task tracking
Allscripts Practice Management
8.0
Centricity EMR
6.8
Specialty-specific workflows
Allscripts Practice Management
8.0
Centricity EMR
7.3
Multi-office / multi-physician capabilities
Allscripts Practice Management
8.0
Centricity EMR
8.5

Pros

  • Patient Mangement
  • Appointment management
  • EHR
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  • Ability to write notes for new patients and progress notes
  • Organized fairly well
  • Ability to easily import lab results and vital signs into our notes
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Cons

  • Upgrades
  • Support
  • Timely Responses to support requests.
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  • The system often crashed while I was writing progress notes, then I would lose the file
  • Sometimes the system was slow/sluggish and had to be restarted
  • Lab results are sometimes found in unexpected folders within the program
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Alternatives Considered

Centricity is much more difficult to get support for in my experience.
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Have evaluated AthenaHealth, Cerner, Epic.The ONLY reason to go with CEMR was cost.
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Return on Investment

  • Good EHR compared to alternatives.
  • Good PM compared to alternatives.
  • Compliant.
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  • Sufficient for charting. No real ROI impact.
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Pricing Details

Allscripts Practice Management

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

Centricity EMR

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details