Looking for information on the top EHR software systems? Here’s a quick run down of some of the top players in the space:

Top EHR Systems:

  • NetSmart (Avatar & Evolve)
  • Credible
  • Qualifacts CareLogic
  • Echo Group
  • Streamline
  • Epic
  • Allscripts
  • CureMD
  • eClinicalWorks
  • GE Healthcare
  • CernerPractice Fusion
  • athenahealth
  • kareo

NetSmart (myAvatar & myEvolv)

myAvatar™ is an electronic health record (EHR) specifically designed for organizations that provide behavioral health and addictions treatment services in community-based, residential and inpatient programs. It offers a recovery-focused suite of solutions that leverage real-time analytics and clinical decision support to drive decision-making. The robust platform streamlines workflow, making client information quickly accessible with user-friendly dashboards.

myEvolv® is an ONC-certified electronic health record (EHR) with comprehensive clinical, financial and operational features. It was designed specifically for organizations serving children and families, intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), autism services, and behavioral health. The platform is comprised of simplified evaluation tools that enable real-time access to individual records – from anywhere.


EHR software should not just help one part of your organization. It should provide improved efficiencies and processes across the entire company. That is why Credible’s software is built and designed to help you whether you work in the Clinical, Financial, IT, or Executive department of your practice. With our expanding suite of services, we don’t dictate. We collaborate.

Qualifacts CareLogic

CareLogic is an ONC-certified, web-based electronic health record (EHR) system designed specifically for behavioral (mental) health and human services organizations. Our highly configurable EHR software empowers providers with a robust suite of clinical, administrative and financial capabilities including: scheduling, intake, treatment planning, service documentation, ePrescribing, consumer engagement, billing and reporting.

Echo Group

The Echo Group provides visual electronic health records, billing systems, and managed care payer systems that address the real world and the ever changing needs of our customers. We provide truly flexible applications available through the Cloud or as self-hosted products.


Streamline Healthcare Solutions (Streamline) delivers web-based software for healthcare organizations to provide and coordinate all service delivery processes. Streamline has been offering software in the behavioral health marketplace since 2003.

Streamline has built and maintains systems for some of the nation’s premier behavioral health organizations using the latest web-based technology. Their current client-base spans across over 20 states, and several organizations with more than 1,000 individual users.

They have developed our software to truly integrate all inpatient, outpatient and community based departments moving to a more holistic service approach. Streamline’s software solutions are well suited for organizations who wish to have one clinical management system that can map and incorporate its entire business processes to a single solution and then continue to evolve as business needs develop.


Founded in 1979 Epic is clearly one of the oldest players in the Health IT industry. They cater to mid and large sized practices, hospitals, academic facilities and children’s organizations. For five consecutive years the throne of the best EHR has been occupied by Epic according to KLAS ratings. Their software is quick to implement, easy to use and highly interoperable.


Allscripts EHR solution primarily serves small to medium sized practices in the healthcare industry. Their one-glance layout helps practices improve their clinical, operational and financial outcomes. Ranked “Best of the Best” in Ambulatory EHR Functionality & Performance by Black Book in 2014, the software streamlines the processes with advanced tools to help monitor patient flow, Labs and other information leading to faster care and effective patient communication.


CureMD provides EHR and PM solutions in a bundled suite, along with a Billing service that utilizes their own in-house clearinghouse. With 109,000 satisfied users across 44 states and 33 specialties their EHR has raised the bar in usability.CureMD’s All-in-One Cloud platform integrates Specialty EHR with Practice Management, patient portal and iPad app which is built with maximum functionality to help physicians chart on the go. Not only their EMR solution is configured for each specialty providing the necessary clinical content and decision support for delivering better care, but they also guarantee advanced enterprise functionality at a fraction of the cost charged by other vendors with support available 24/7. Ranked by KLAS for their usability as a No.1 SaaS EHR, CureMD has one of the lowest issue resolution times in the industry.


eClinicalWorks is a privately-held vendor in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions. Their affordable cost modules make them an ideal choice for small sized practices. Their solution caters to more than 40 specialties connecting patient’s medical records to insurances, billing and claims information. Their customers include 236,000 providers and 472,000 healthcare professionals across 50 states.

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare is a large EHR vendor based in United Kingdom and is a unit of the general electric company. It Centricity EMR is designed specifically for large practices and integrates practice management with EHR to improve the workflows of large practices. Centricity can be tailored to suit unique workflow preferences enabling practices to capture, store and properly transmit information. It is also ONC certified.


Cerner Corporation has bragging rights for being ranked #1 by Black books for three consecutive years for inpatient ambulatory care. They are one of the oldest vendors working in the healthIT industry with revenues reaching $3.3 billion. Cerner Ambulatory supports more than 55 specialties by delivering integrated clinical and financial solutions and services to physician practices of all sizes.

Practice Fusion

Practice Fusion offers advertising-supported free web-based EHR and medical practice technology solutions including scheduling, medical billing, MU certification, charting, training and support. It’s typically designed for private practices with 1-10 doctors. Founded in 2005 the platform connects medical professionals, patients, labs, imagining centers and billers, which streamlines services and allows for better quality of care and improved patient outcomes.


Athenahealth is a good company to work with if you are a hospital or a multiple-physician practice. Their software has been designed keeping in mind the workflow of large practices and might not have the best user experience for small ones. Ranked by KLAS as #1 in usability their cloud based platform streamlines patient encounters and help practices comply with industry changes such as Meaningful Use and ICD-10. Their recent ‘let doctors be doctors’ campaign focuses on making technology easy for doctors so that they can perform better at their maximum potential.


Kareo offers cloud based EHR, practice management and RCM solutions. The company boasts 30,000+ providers using their products and services. They’ve been ranked #1 thrice in a row by Black Book ratings and also hold the 2013 North American Physician Practice Management Customer Value Enhancement Award by Frost & Sullivan. Their free of cost EHR is designed specifically for small provider practices where providers can schedule appointments, access patient data and create provider notes with just a few clicks. Their solution is user-friendly, intuitive and customized according to each specialty.

Source: https://www.curemd.com/top-ehr-vendors/

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