CAST EHR Selection Tool

Thank you for using the CAST EHR Selection Tool. This tool will be most useful after you have read our CAST EHR Whitepaper to understand the planning and requirements identification process.

In addition, our CAST EHR Selection Matrix provides an overview of available products and the functionalities they offer. Please note some of the questions refer to one or more stage(s) of the CAST 7-Stage EHR Adoption Model for LTPAC, which CAST strongly recommends embracing, and using to guide selection, implementation, staff training, maximizing use of EHR functionalities, and driving quality improvement initiatives both internally and across provider settings.

We highly recommend convening a multidisciplinary team to define requirements for your organization’s EHR system.

Once you have defined such requirements, this tool can help you learn which of the reviewed EHR products might meet your needs.

Our CAST EHR Selection Matrix provides a detailed overview of available products and the functionalities they offer that allows you to drill down on the products shortlisted using this tool.

If you receive no results, consider excluding less important requirements to broaden the possibilities.

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These results are selected to help providers identify potential EHR systems based on the functionality you identified and specifications the vendors have provided. CAST has not tested or independently evaluated, and does not endorse, any of these products. We encourage providers to conduct thorough evaluations before selecting an EHR system.

To view the detailed functionalities of these, as well as other EHR products, please check the full CAST EHR Selection Matrix.

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ACMS New Tech Computer Systems

www.newtechsys.com

New Tech Computer Systems was founded in 1978 to supply affordable, reliable and feature rich pharmacy software to the independent pharmacy community. Today the products have expanded to cutting edge software and technical solutions for retail, alternate care and hospital based pharmacies. We provide software systems for both large multi-store organizations and small single-station pharmacies. New Tech Computer Systems gives you the advantage of having a company that is big enough to handle your needs, yet small enough to still give the personal service you deserve. With so many software vendors on the market, we stand confident knowing we fill an honest need for people who want to be the best in their profession, as we do in ours.

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ADS Data Systems

www.adsdatasystems.com

ADS Data Systems provides affordable technology for Adult Day Healthcare and other community-based health services companies. ADS Data Systems will help your organization standardize, optimize, and automate day-to-day operational and management tasks to increase efficiencies, compliance and profits. ADS Data Systems’ HIPAA compliant, secure, software technology will enable you to optimize your operations with our electronic health record (EHR) and electronic billing. Our fully-integrated suite of data modules can be implemented separately or together. Data Modules include Electronic Healthcare Records, Attendance & Billing, Clinical Assessment tools, Transportation Routing, Care Plans, Intake & Referral and more. Both the desktop and Web-based software as a service (SaaS) are hosted, maintained and supported applications running on the latest IBM Notes platform.

Afoundria - ChartPath

www.afoundria.com/

Today’s healthcare requires the best in technology solutions. And superior-quality healthcare demands a holistic approach – a focus that creates a connected health experience. Afoundria solutions facilitate smooth transitions in and out of post-acute care facilities at the same time reducing re-admissions. Afoundria’s top priority is to reduce the time and energy doctors spend on technology and process and put them back in charge of efficient patient care management.

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American Data - ECS

www.american-data.com

American Data is a company with a mission to make a difference in the lives of people who live and work in the Health Care Industry. With very little capital investment, we started our journey in 1984. With a unique software concept and a focus on customer support and a product where the facility controls the software to achieve results far above regulated standards instead of the software controlling the facility toward minimal standards, this focus along with a philosophy on controlled growth and not "market share" has resulted in a debt free and employee controlled unique company and product in service to our elite customers.

American HealthTech

http://www.healthtech.net/

American HealthTech empowers healthcare providers to implement and meaningfully use electronic health records (EHR) across the continuum by providing high-quality, personalized service and support. We help customers demonstrate financial and clinical benefits to payers and other stakeholders and improve the quality of care for patients. Our integrated financial and clinical solutions serve as the window of population health and patient engagement. But we build more than technology – we also forge deep relationships with our customers, working alongside them to link clinical knowledge and workflow processes in ways that contribute to the quality, consistency and safety of healthcare delivery. We call this “shared success,” combining technologies, processes and key partnerships to deliver clinical, financial and patient-centered success – across the care continuum.

BlueStep

http://bluestrataehr.com/

VorroHealth is the clinical systems solutions vendor willingly enabling any and all legacy systems integration. Merging the nation’s most advanced integration technology with the industry’s most configurable clinical platform, we deliver on our integration promise. Our open market approach enables data transactions for over 25 million managed lives, annually.

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BlueStrata EHR

http://www.bluestrataemr.com/

BlueStrata EHR is a “cloud–based” EHR software platform developed for the Long Term Care Industry that integrates clinical, financial and “Point of Care” services. Through its unique design, BlueStrata EHR is the most comprehensive clinical and billing system in the industry.

Cantata Health (formerly NTT DATA)

www.cantatahealth.com

Acute and post-acute care hospitals, and long term care facilities have relied upon our applications and expertise to help deliver high quality clinical care and improve organizational operating efficiency. In the past, we have operated first as individual companies, then as part of Keane, and most recently as a division of NTT Data, Inc.

Now we’ve decided to stand on our own.

We believe operating as an independent organization will allow us to be more nimble and bring the singular focus and accountability that our clients deserve. Whether you are looking to reduce AR days, improve clinical care delivery and patient outcomes, or successfully navigate a rapidly changing regulatory landscape, our team of passionate and experienced professionals will be right there at your side.

We are excited to invite you to join us on this amazing new adventure

Caremerge Senior Living EHR

caremerge.com/

Caremerge forges meaningful connections among providers, families and seniors seeking to improve communication in today's complex healthcare environment, while meeting value-based care requirements.  With a transformative, easy-to-use cloud-based care coordination network, Caremerge connects the entire care team to streamline cross-enterprise workflows among providers, engage families and patients and improve overall wellness resulting in reduced costs, enhanced experiences and more positive outcomes. T

Cerner - Millennium

www.cerner.com

Cerner’s extended care solutions help organizations provide personalized care for loved ones, no matter where they call home. Extended care services are provided in a variety of settings ranging from home health care, assisted living organizations, skilled nursing facilities, and end of life hospice care. Cerner’s solutions for extended care organizations are designed to increase operational efficiencies, maximize reimbursement and improve patient outcomes. The solutions also focus on improving care for patients as they transition throughout the continuum of care. Patient data can be exchanged between Cerner’s extended care and acute care solutions or other systems that participate in health information exchanges.

Eldermark Software

Eldermark takes a better approach to senior housing technology: we are nurses, IT professionals, consultants, trainers and customer care experts dedicated to saving facilities time and money while raising the quality of care. Our mission is to learn all we can about healthcare technology and translate that into the best products for our customers. Beyond software, we provide consulting, health IT services, hosting and world-class support.

GEHRIMED EHR for LTC Medicine

www.gehrimed.com

gEHRiMed was engineered specifically for physicians and clinicians providing direct patient care in the nation’s 16,000 nursing homes. The long term, skilled nursing, nursing, and assisted-living settings are unique and require an EHR that is wholly focused on the workflow of the physician and providers With easy navigation and an intuitive design, our portable, web-based EHR supports the unique workflow of providers caring for patients at multiple long-term care facilities — from patient management and charting, to reporting and billing.

HCS

www.hcsinteractant.com

HCS provides an integrated clinical and financial IT platform to LTACH, senior living, and behavioral health facilities. Since 1969 the HCS Interactant® platform has been delivering enterprise-wide and easy-to-adopt solutions for revenue cycle management, financial reporting, electronic medical records, mobile technology, and business intelligence.

LG CNS

healthcare.lgcns.com

Collain Healthcare, an LG CNS company, delivers state-of-the-art, smart technology with patient-centered digital health solutions for the global healthcare industry and in alignment with the Triple Aim. Clients benefit from the most advanced health information technology platform created from the ground up with real end-users, following the passage of ACA and focusing on the future of healthcare. LG CNS' healthcare solutions portfolio of products includes mHealth, telemedicine, certified Electronic Health Record (EHR), point-of-care, long-term care, population health management, big data and predictive analytics; implementation; integration; and interoperability solutions and services; to propel healthcare ecosystem leaders forward.

LINTECH

www.LINTECHsoftware.com

LINTECH’s COMET™ offers the best value for your IT needs through the most comprehensive, fully-integrated and flexible EMR/clinical, financial and administrative software solutions for long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC). Since 1987 COMET™ has been providing improved efficiencies, better management tools and scalability with convenience and ease-of-use. LINTECH has always dedicated itself to placing the needs of its clients where they should be - ahead of everything else. Over the years, LINTECH’s COMET™’s solutions became recognized as the ones that helped many LTPAC providers make the transition from outdated, labor-intensive and redundant systems to sophisticated software solutions which make life easier for providers and assist them in taking better care of their residents.

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MatrixCare

www.matrixcare.com/

MatrixCare solutions have powered the long-term care continuum for over 30 years. Used in more than 5,500 care settings, MatrixCare is the industry leading, cloud-based EHR with care setting specific solutions across the continuum of care. It helps long-term care and senior living communities deliver superior care, resulting in better clinical and financial outcomes. The MatrixCare Architecture for Long-Term Care includes suites to help providers deliver person-centered care while maintaining high occupancy rates, maximizing revenues, reducing readmissions, and integrating with partners and physicians across the continuum of care. MatrixCare delivers superior service to its clients resulting in better business outcomes for their organizations.

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MED e-care

www.mede-care.com/

MED e-care is a global software-solution provider within long-term and chronic care sectors for nursing homes, hospitals and retirement communities. We provide a full platform with an integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, in French and English, for complete management of the Resident Care Lifecycle. From single-home independents to large chains, our healthcare software links an organization’s clinical, medication, financial and business processes to manage and use information for progressive improvements. Increased operational effectiveness, funding opportunities, staff productivity, quality of resident care, and reduced risk to business are accomplished with MED e-care’s software.

Momentum Healthware, Inc.

www.momentumhealthware.com

Momentum Healthware specializes in the development, delivery, integration and support of seamless information technology software for the healthcare industry. Its solutions serve the information systems requirements of small to medium-sized hospitals, the continuum of long-term care facilities, and the home care sector in Canada; and the continuum of long-term care organizations in the U.S.

Netsmart (Formerly HealthMEDX)

www.NTST.com

The nation’s largest provider of behavioral health EHRs, addiction treatment software, care coordination software and much more. Our solutions and expertise are used by more than 24,000 organizations.

PointClickCare

www.pointclickcare.com

PointClickCare is uniquely designed to help long-term care providers of all sizes, from small independent homes to large, multi-facility providers, manage the complete lifecycle of resident care. From pre-admission to discharge, our integrated, feature-rich Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform streamlines clinical, billing, and administration processes to enhance quality of care and maximize revenue recovery while accelerating reimbursement cycles.

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SigmaCare by MatrixCare

http://www.sigmacare.com/

SigmaCare partners with senior and post-acute care providers to achieve success in their local markets by delivering a comprehensive technology platform with electronic health records (EHRs) and advanced clinical decision support, business intelligence, revenue cycle management and customer relationship management solutions. SigmaCare partners with national, regional and independent providers to deliver simplified implementations that streamline workflow, support interoperability and ensure high adoption. With industry insight and a commitment to ongoing consultative and responsive service, SigmaCare enables providers to increase efficiency, reduce risk, meet regulatory requirements and optimize outcomes.

SOS Corporation

www.sosc.com

Founded in 1971, //SOS/Corporation serves the changing needs of the long-term care industry. We provide integrated financial and clinical software solutions to continuing care retirement communities, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. With 20+ years of unchanged ownership, we have sustained strong financial growth and stability. Many software companies talk about the quality of their products and customer service. But not many can claim to have customers who have stayed loyal for 20 and even 30+ years. Our longevity and our extensive list of long-term clients is a testament to our investment in software and personalized customer support.

Yardi EHR

www.yardi.com/EHR

Established in 1984, Yardi is committed to the design, development, and support of innovative software solutions and services. Yardi EHR is a full-service electronic health record solution built into an industry-leading financial and property management platform for end-to-end business management and resident care. The cloud-based electronic health records system allows senior living providers to manage resident care records securely online and eliminate the need for extraneous paperwork.