KAREO EHR OVERVIEW
Founded in 2004 by Dan Rodrigues mainly as a medical billing company, Kareo EHR has since evolved into a full-service cloud solution for independent medical practices offerings EHR systems, Practice Management and even Marketing services.
Kareo Clinical EHR was designed by doctors to be intuitive with a focus on ease of use. Because it is cloud based, there is no software, and no hardware. After providing a few pieces of information to get started, your EHR is good to go.
There were three clear goals when Kareo Clinical was built:
- to be configurable
- to connect seamlessly with billing and
- to be easy to use.
And with a dedicated Success Coach, Kareo puts customer support front and center. As Kareo EHR says they have, “all the benefits of an EHR without the hassle.”
WHO USES KAREO EHR?
Kareo is used by over 40,000 providers and was specifically built for independent medical practices. They offer Kareo Clinical, Billing, Managed Billing, and Marketing modules.
They also offer BillCo Edition which is a platform designed for billing companies to manage their client practices.
Through their own solutions and 3rd party ones integrated through their Marketplace, Kareo has a discreet list of features it promotes to help your practice achieve success. As they say, Kareo has “everything you need, nothing you don’t”.
- Comprehensive Dashboard
- Simple Charting
- Easy e-Prescribing
- Convenient eLabs
- Electronic Superbills
- Integrated Patient Portal
- Secure Messaging
- Mobile App
- Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certified
- ICD-10 Ready
- Integrated Prescription Discounts
Kareo also offers other solutions like Billing, Managed Billing and Marketing that can help your practice thrive and deliver exceptional patient care.
DOES KAREO OFFER PRACTICE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS?
Yes, and one would argue their Practice Management (PM) solutions may be the most attractive of all of Kareo’s offerings. With online scheduling, billing, patient communications, practice analytics and marketing services – Kareo can help your practice maximize productivity.
IS KAREO EHR CERTIFIED FOR MEANINGFUL USE?
Kareo EHR is 2014 certified for Meaningful Use and offers tools to allow for easier attesting.
DOES KAREO OFFER AN EHR FOR SPECIALTY PRACTICES?
There are over 150 customizable templates along with the ability to create templates to allow Kareo EHR to be a great fit for any specialty.
In addition, Kareo’s Practice Management solutions are integrated into 10+ Specialty EHR solutions such as Modernizing Medicine EMA and Falcon Physician (Nephrology EHR).
WHAT KIND OF TRAINING AND SUPPORT DO THEY OFFER?
Kareo puts a huge focus on the support they offer to customers. Every customer is assigned a Success Coach to help them navigate the available resources and determine if additional support is needed.
Through their Help Center they offer a ton of free resources including videos, articles and access to a live training course.
Professional services such as EHR template creation, data migration, training and implementation services are also available, although there are no costs directly listed on their website and customers are encouraged to reach out to their Success Coach for more information.
DOES KAREO OFFER MARKETING SERVICES?
Yes. Kareo offers Practice Marketing solutions to cover the most critical areas of your practice’s image such as:
- Online Presence – Practices need a strong online presence and positive patient reviews to grow their business.
- Rank Higher in Google Search results – Kareo promotes that your practice will be able to capture your own search traffic and move up in rankings.
- Reputation Management – Use positive patient reviews to boost your image.
WHAT DOES KAREO TOUT AS THEIR VALUE PROPOSITION?
The ability to integrate its high performance billing and Practice Management solutions into an easy to use EHR platform is Kareo’s main value proposition.
In addition, Kareo offers Marketing solutions that will become even more important in today’s digital world. The importance placed on online social communities is vital to the perception that patients and potential patients have regarding your practice. Creating a positive online image that is searchable and relevant can be done using Kareo’s Marketing services.
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Information from www.kareo.com