Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Practice Management Software for Speech-Language Pathologists
Electronic medical records (EMRs) and practice management software allow for tasks such as clinical documentation, scheduling, registration/insurance authorization, and billing functions. While Medicare and Medicaid EMR incentive programs are aimed primarily at physicians and health care facilities, other health care providers, such as speech-language pathologists and audiologists, will benefit from using these systems. If using a product that is certified by the ONC/HIT (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology)—not all products listed below are—is important, please check the individual websites. This list of commercially available practice management software programs is provided to ASHA members, but does not constitute an endorsement of products. A product's target use/audience varies. Clinicians should evaluate products based on criteria such as overall time required to input data, stability, and reliability of the software, degree of manipulation to enter information, accessibility and adaptability of data, accessibility of hardware, and expense. Data collection is important and EMRs play a key role in this process. The last page presents a project about how SLPs used EMR for data collection.
ClinicNote is an EMR made for speech pathologists and audiologists to utilize in private practice and university clinics. ClinicNote helps with all your clinic needs such as scheduling, billing, customizable evaluations and forms, automation in report writing, and
ClinicSource is a fully-integrated online EMR and practice management system for therapy practices of any size. With customizable features and templates designed by therapists, ClinicSource helps you maximize practice efficiency. This web-based software integrates all therapy scheduling, documentation and billing in one system. HIPAA compliant and ONC-ACB 2014 certified.
MICA Information Systems
MICA Information Systems' IMS software and outstanding client support make us the perfect solution for speech and hearing centers. Fully-certified EHR software with extensive content customization for speech, hearing, and therapy practices. We partner with you to develop the best solutions for your
business. Professional billing services are also available.
Practice Fusion offers EHR that is web-based and free of charge.
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PracticePerfect management and EMR software is designed to streamline clinic processes for physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, and psychologists.
Raintree Systems, Inc. is a provider of integrated patient registration, scheduling, electronic medical records, e-prescribing, billing/collections, and management reporting for physical rehabilitation, surgery, behavioral health, long-term pediatric rehabilitation, oncology, and billing service industries.
ReadySetConnect is a complete practice solution for speech-language pathologists. Full suite of fully integrated services include appointment
reminders, notes, progress on goals, reports, telehealth, supervision tools,
resource library, reputation management for unlimited clients. Secure and HIPAA
compliant. Simple to use, intuitive, and is specifically designed for busy SLPs
needing full insights and control while on the go. Free trial and enter to win
a year for free.
SimplePractice is a practice management platform for Speech-Language Pathologists in private practice. Offering features like a mobile app, paperless intake, customizable progress notes, telehealth, secure messaging, integrated credit card processing, client
scheduling, template library, and more, SimplePractice is a HIPAA compliant, fully integrated platform. Our platform helps SLPs streamline the administrative side of their solo or group practice so that they can spend more time focusing on their clients and doing what they love.
TheraPlatform is a secure and HIPAA compliant all-in-one practice management, EMR, and telehealth software for SLPs and multidisciplinary practices that includes: scheduling, documenting, note templates, note and intake builder, billing, credit card processing, e-claim
submitting, consent and intake forms, reports, homework, client portal, teaching tools, and secure video conferencing with whiteboard, your resource and video library, two way screen sharing, apps, and games. Here’s a bonus: No extra charge for using our video conferencing. It is simply built
into our practice management software and can be used whenever needed. We offer flexible plans to meet your unique needs.
Manage, market, and grow your audiology and SLP practice with
TIMS Audiology Software, the leading unified, practice management system designed specifically for the hearing and speech-language industry. Whether you are a small or multi-site practice, an ENT group or hospital, features like web scheduling, imaging, electronic superbill and HL7 work cohesively within TIMS. Other TIMS features include appointment notifications, patient management, point of sale, accounts receivable, charting, electronic claims, hearing aid tracking, and questionnaires, as well as marketing capabilities.
TreatWrite is a web-based progress-tracking documentation system for speech, occupational, and physical therapists. It provides outcomes-focused documentation designed to support reimbursement success and regulatory compliance. TreatWrite has the flexibility to be used with all patient populations in any clinical setting and for university student training.
VistA—Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture—is VA's health information technology (IT) system. It provides an integrated inpatient and outpatient electronic health record for VA patients and administrative tools to help VA deliver the best quality medical care to veterans.
Opportunity in transitions: using a mandatory electronic records upgrade to support life participation and outcomes tracking [PDF]
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