Brightree vs. PulseEHR

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Brightree
Score 6.5 out of 10
N/A
Brightree is an EMR software platform for home health care and hospice businesses. It includes a native iPad point-of-care app designed to facilitate user-friendly documentation, and ultimately, compliance.N/A
PulseEHR
Score 6.0 out of 10
N/A
PulseEHR, from Pulse Systems in Kansas City, is what the vendor describes as a configurable EHR system meant to accommodate a specific practice's needs.N/A
Pricing
BrightreePulseEHR
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BrightreePulseEHR
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
BrightreePulseEHR
Billing and Claims Management
Comparison of Billing and Claims Management features of Product A and Product B
Brightree
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Ratings
PulseEHR
10.0
1 Ratings
24% above category average
Real-time eligibility verification00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Claims management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Coding00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Financial Reporting00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Patient Scheduling
Comparison of Patient Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
Brightree
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Ratings
PulseEHR
10.0
1 Ratings
22% above category average
Automated appointment reminders00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Multi-location support00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Electronic Medical Records
Comparison of Electronic Medical Records features of Product A and Product B
Brightree
-
Ratings
PulseEHR
5.9
1 Ratings
23% below category average
Charting / document management00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Templates00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Patient portal00 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Mobile/tablet support00 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Fax integration00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Workflow automation00 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Speech recognition00 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Customization00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
E-prescribing00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Medical Security and Privacy
Comparison of Medical Security and Privacy features of Product A and Product B
Brightree
-
Ratings
PulseEHR
9.5
1 Ratings
13% above category average
HIPAA compliance00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Role-based permission levels00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Data backups and redundancy00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Local mode / networking failsafe00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Workflow and Scale
Comparison of Workflow and Scale features of Product A and Product B
Brightree
-
Ratings
PulseEHR
8.0
1 Ratings
2% above category average
Task tracking00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Specialty-specific workflows00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Multi-office / multi-physician capabilities00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
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BrightreePulseEHR
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User Ratings
BrightreePulseEHR
Likelihood to Recommend
9.9
(2 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
BrightreePulseEHR
Likelihood to Recommend
Brightree
Billing and tracking customer's medial DME items. Not used for any other field but medical.
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Pulse Systems
Small clinics (less that 10 providers) would benefit from this product
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Pros
Brightree
  • Customer Support: never an issue, fast and responsive
  • User-Friendly: no issues training staff to use the software
  • Increased billing efficiency: easy to use and understand
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Pulse Systems
  • The scheduling and template system
  • Reporting
  • Making the system unique to users
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Cons
Brightree
  • Can sometimes be slow as its a cloud service.
  • They recently updated their website and continue to improve, this was not the case over a year ago. So keep growing and filling more of the billing and medical needs.
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Pulse Systems
  • Up to date use of the Documentation side of the EHR
  • The patient portal side of the EHR needs to be fully implemented
  • After updates we have issues or errors.
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Support Rating
Brightree
Support for this product has been good from Brightree for users and the technical side. They do clearly explain what they can and can not do and sometimes more options or customization would be nice but this would be in a perfect world idea.
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Pulse Systems
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Alternatives Considered
Brightree
I have not seen other products but get most of my feedback from the users that use it and the ones that have seen other products.
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Pulse Systems
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Return on Investment
Brightree
  • Impact remains to be seen, but overall simplifying billing and customer management
  • Better communication with physicians/referral sources
  • Scheduling is easier
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Pulse Systems
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