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Best Radiology Information Systems of 2021

If you know anything about Radiology, then you know that they rely heavily on Software and Digital imagery.

To meet the demand for high quality digital imagery and management of patient care, many software vendors have designed Radiology Information Systems that are able to manage the operational and administrative data of a radiology clinic or practice.

When looking for a good Radiology Information Systems software, there are several key features that you should look for:

  • Dashboards and Reports
  • Dictation system which includes voice recognition or other solution for clinical reporting and dictation
  • E-Faxing and E-mails
  • Patient Portal
  • Patient scheduling
  • Picture archiving
  • Electronic medical records
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical Accounting
  • Automated Referral System
  • Integration with other medical records systems

All of the features in the above list are required to efficiently manage a radiology practice and provide the best patient experience.

The vendor landscape for Radiology Information Systems is large and can be confusing, so in this article we have compiled a list of the best RIS software on the market.

Each of these systems meet the basic requirements listed above and more.

We have also listed software systems for every size practice, both large and small, so that there is a suitable option for everyone.

Let’s get started!

Here are the Best Radiology Information Systems Software & Vendors of 2021:

Practice Fusion EHR Software

Practice Fushion is a cloud-based EHR platform specifically designed for independent medical practices.

It is intuitive and easy to use while securely providing access to patient records and charts anywhere via the internet.

Key Features:

  • Intuitive charting
  • Customize chart notes based on your workflows
  • Patient records management as well as appointment scheduling
  • Self service patient portal
  • e-prescribing with clinical alerts, drug reference database, prescription renewals and cancellations, refill management, and more.
  • Integrated policy support
  • Access on most devices
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • ONC-ATCB Certified
  • Free trial available

Website:

https://www.practicefusion.com

MedicsPremier by Advanced Data Systems

MedicsPremiere by Advanced Data Systems

MedicsPremier can be either cloud-based or hosted locally and is best used in primary care facilities and specialties such as anesthesiology, behavioral health and radiology.

Key Features:

  • Audit management and compliance tracking
  • EMR integration (EMR/EHR)
  • Practice management
  • Patient records management
  • Claims processing and claims scrubbing
  • Medical billing – Quotes/estimates and invoice history
  • Insurance verification
  • E-Prescribing
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • Multi-office

Website:

https://www.adsc.com

Kareo Clinical EMR Software

Kareo Clinical EMR Software

Kareo Clinical is cloud-based and is not only an EMR software but a Practice Management and Revenue Cycle Management software all-in-one.

Kareo Clinical supports many specialties such as Mental Health, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Neurology, and Podiatry.

Key Features:

  • Simple charting
  • Comprehensive dashboard
  • E-Prescribing
  • Lab interfaces
  • Electronic superbills
  • Integrated patient portal
  • Secure messaging
  • Cloud or web-based options

Website:

https://www.kareo.com/ehr

PatientNOW EMR Software

PatientNOW EMR Software

PatientNOW is an EMR and PM (Pracice Management) solution that is designed more specifically for smaller office, spas, and clinics.

This specific software was created to meet the needs of practices specializing in aesthetic medicine such as cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery and has been endorsed by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Key Features:

  • ONC-ATCB certified
  • Full suite of PM Applications
  • Patient Scheduling
  • Medical billing
  • Accounting module
  • Picture archiving system
  • Patient portal
  • Compatible with Microsoft Service Pro and can be deployed on Microsoft Windows

Website:

https://www.patientnow.com

NextGen Healthcare Software

NextGen Healthcare Software

NextGen EHR Software is an integrated medical software suite featuring electronic health records (EHR), practice management, and revenue cycle management (RCM) services.

It is designed to be used in medical practices of all sizes and supports more than 25 medical specialties including but not limited to Cardiology, General Surgery, Nephrology, Dermatology, Orthopedics and Pain Management.

Key Features:

  • Cloud-based
  • Population health management and reporting
  • Chronic care management
  • Health Analytics
  • HIE/Interoperability
  • EDI Solutions
  • HIPAA compliant
  • Patient portal

Website:

https://www.nextgen.com

NueMD EHR Software

NueMD EHR Software

NueMD EHR Software is easy to use and offers a Cloud-based customizable application for nearly 100 specialties and is suitable for small to mid-sized practices.

The software offers both Android and iOS apps and is compatible with every device.

Key Features:

  • Electronic medical records
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Patient chart management
  • E-Labs and E-Prescribing
  • Medical billing options available
  • Claims management
  • Instant messaging customer support system
  • Unlimited number of users and practices

Website:

https://nuemd.com

Sevocity EHR Software

Sevocity EHR is another option for the solo to small practice to help with medical documentation and patient healthcare processes.

It offers a customizable EHR solution for practices specializing in up to 30 medical specialties.

Key Features:

  • Cloud based
  • Patient portal
  • Web training
  • E-Prescribing
  • Customization
  • 24/7 US-Based customer support
  • Interfaces for appointments, demographics, billing, and more.

Website:

https://www.sevocity.com

ARIA Oncology Information Systems

Aria Oncology Information Systems

ARIA Oncology Information Systems is a software designed for oncology treatment by combining radiology, medical and surgical information on a single Electronic Health Records (EHR) software platform.

Key Features:

  • Supports fluoroscopic, radiographic and cone-beam CT images
  • ONC-ATCB certified
  • Billing module
  • Partnered with OncoLog Cancer Registry

Website:

https://www.varian.com

TotalMD PM Software

TotalMD-EMR-Software

TotalMD PM Software is designed for small to medium sized practices.

Although it is called a PM Software (Practice Management), it has built in EMR features and more .

Key Features:

  • On-Premise or Cloud-Based solution
  • ICD-10 and 5010 readies billing
  • Electronic medical records (EMR)
  • Appointment scheduling and management
  • Collect and manage payments
  • Compatible with Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10, etc.

Website:

https://totalmd.com

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Katie Brownley

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