Developed by Netsmart, Essentia EMR Software is an information management solution that caters to behavioral health agencies of all sizes. The system can be deployed in the cloud and also on-premise. Essentia software features a quality Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system that captures patient data in real-time right from assessment to treatment.
Netsmart technology is currently being used by more than 24,000 healthcare organizations across all 50 states. The specialties it caters to include Addiction Treatment, Behavioral Health, Child and family services, home health, hospice, private duty, and palliative care, Intellectual and developmental disabilities, Long-term care, and Public sector/public health.
Essentia has also partnered with DrFirst for their prescription tool. Essentia Connect allows clinicians to exchange health data with other EMR systems. The system further features a patient portal called Essentia Connect Patient Portal that allows patients to easily access their health information through the internet whenever they need it.
The software allows clinicians to draft a complete care plan based on detailed reports of treatment objectives and graphical representation. Essentia also features a built-in business intelligence tool that allows health agencies to analyze the progress of health care programs and their business productivity. The system also comes complete with a financials package offering functionalities including claims processing, accounts payable, general ledger, accounts receivable, payroll, and fixed assets.
Essentia EMR is ONC-ATCB certified and allows eligible providers to easily qualify Meaningful Use requirements and win government-based incentives.
If you are a medical practice looking for an information management solution that caters to behavioral health agencies of all sizes, then this might just be the system you need!
Pros: Essentia has made our billing and collection very flexible. It has enhanced most of our most critical services like claim analysis and submission, payer interaction, accounts receivable management and cash posting.
Cons: All good. No issues.
Verdict: A well-designed software system.
Jacob, Rowan Medical Centre
Pros: Its billing and collection services have improved our cash flow and enhanced the profitability. Its more like it is ensuring the consistency in the growth of our business.
Cons: The reporting is not easy and has caused us time constraints.
Verdict: Brilliant software system.
Richard, Sheldon Care
Pros: Essentia has reduced our need to continually invest in training of our support staff. Its application management services are turning out to be an asset to our organization.
Cons: Customer service is not up to the mark.
Verdict: A great product, I would strongly recommend.
Shanaya, Maryland Health Services
Pros: With Essentia we now have an improved way of operating across our entire organization. It has also simplified the data discovery which is crucial for in our decision-making.
Cons: Not happy with the technical support. They take very long to respond.
Verdict: It has added significant value to our organization.
Friya, Hackle Practice
Pros: It has streamlined the data analytics for our practice. It has a very user-friendly interface and most of its features do not require programming skills.
Cons: My staff has had difficulty in getting used to the scheduling. The initial training was pretty long.
Verdict: User-friendly interface and features.
Dominic, Grace Healthcare
Pros: I am not very impressed with this system. It has all the basic features of our previous EMR.
Cons: Such a poor customer support.
Verdict: This would be an excellent tool fora basic or small practice.
Param, Christ Better Health
Pros: A good software for a medium sized practice. All its features are well integrated.
Cons: I find it to be very slow. It should be fast or at least become better paced with an update.
Verdict: Like I said, it is a good software.
Sue, Care Clinic
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