NextStep EMR

What Is NextStep EHR?

Overview

NextStep provides a complete EHR and medical billing software solution for behavioral health providers across both inpatient and outpatient settings. The platform allows users to streamline clinical workflows, manage treatment plans and outcomes, and optimize revenue cycle from a centralized interface. It also offers robust scheduling, reporting, and patient engagement tools to help mental health practices improve patient care and overall workflow efficiency.

What Is NextStep EHR Best Known For?

NextStep EHR is renowned for its flexible and customizable workflows. They enable practices to precisely tailor clinical documentation and treatment processes to their unique needs and priorities. The software’s tablet and Chromebook-friendly technology further simplifies customization and navigation.

NextStep EHR Pricing

The NextStep EHR cost varies based on your practice’s specific requirements. Request a personalized pricing quote.

NextStep EHR Integrations

NextStep software supports integration with a variety of third-party applications, including:

  • DrFirst
  • Surescripts
  • EZClaim
  • TriZetto
  • SwervePay
  • Operant Systems Inc.

How Does NextStep EHR Software Work?

Here’s how you can get started with the software:

  • Log in to the NextStep EHR software using your credentials
  • Customize workflows to suit your unique clinical needs and processes
  • Record clinical notes, treatment plans, and assessments using customizable templates
  • View patient records, charts, and care plans in one centralized location
  • Manage patient appointments, check-ins, and scheduling from within the softwar
  • Track patient medications and prescriptions through integrated medication management tools
  • Monitor key metrics and outcomes using built-in reports and customizable dashboards
  • Automate billing tasks to streamline revenue cycle processes

You can also schedule a free NextStep software demo to explore its full range of functionalities.

Who Is NextStep EHR For?

NextStep software is designed for mental and behavioral health practices of all sizes in both inpatient and outpatient settings. It is typically used by:

  • Substance abuse centers
  • Mental health facilities
  • Behavioral health treatment centers
  • Detox centers
  • Psychologists
  • Therapists
  • Counselors

NextStep EHR Features

Some of the key features of NextStep software are:

  • Reports And Dashboards

NextStep provides behavioral health practices with a powerful suite of tools to analyze and visualize critical data. It allows users to generate a wide array of reports on patient demographics, clinical outcomes, financial performance, and more. These reports are presented through visual, color-coded dashboards, which empower providers to make data-driven decisions, maintain compliance and meet insurance requirements.

  • Medication Management

This feature provides a configurable solution to streamline and track every step of the medication prescribing process. Clinicians can generate prescriptions electronically, manage medication schedules, and set up alerts for each patient’s medications. Overall, the software reduces prescription errors, improves patient safety, and saves time for both doctors and staff.

  • Patient Portal

The patient portal feature serves as a secure online gateway for patients to access their health information and engage with their healthcare providers. Patients can conveniently view their medical records, schedule appointments, request prescription refills, and access treatment plans from anywhere with internet access. This improves patient-provider collaboration, streamlines administrative tasks, and boosts overall patient satisfaction.

  • Billing And Revenue Cycle Management

NextStep EHR offers a powerful suite of solutions and services to streamline the revenue cycle management processes for mental health practices. It assists users in billing, claims submission, and payment tracking, which is essential for maintaining a healthy financial bottom line. By automating day-to-day billing tasks, it helps practices maximize revenue and minimize financial challenges.

Is NextStep EHR Right For You?

If you are looking for a flexible, easy-to-use EHR platform specifically designed for behavioral health practices, NextStep might be the ideal solution. Its configurable workflows and customizable features allow you to align clinical processes with your organization's unique requirements. The software caters to both inpatient and outpatient settings, offering modules for medication management, billing, reporting, telehealth, documentation, and more.

With its secure, scalable, and behavioral-healthcare focused solutions, NextStep Solutions empowers users to thrive as the industry moves towards value-based care initiatives.

Still not sure if NextStep EHR software is the right choice for you? Contact us at (315) 215-3447, and we will be happy to help you make the best decision.

NextStep EHR Pricing Plans

Pricing varies based on your practice’s specific requirements

PROS

CONS

  • Tailored workflows for behavioral health community 
  • Initial learning curve for clinicians 
  • Analytics dashboards enable data-driven decisions for improved outcomes 
  • Customization complexity for a few advanced features, according to some NextStep EHR reviews 
  • Offers configurable forms and templates to streamline documentation 
  • Some modules like telehealth may require additional costs 
  • Mobile-friendly design promotes flexibility 
  • Responsive customer support 

NextStep EMR Features

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Appointment Management/Scheduling

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Document Management

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Lab Integration

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Online Payments

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Immunization And Allergy Tracking

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Mobile App

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Telemedicine

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Order Management

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Reporting And Analytics

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Billing And Invoicing

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Insurance Eligibility Verification

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Claims Management

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Inventory Management

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Referral Management

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Patient Demographics

Today's most popular FAQs

Does NextStep EHR software offer a free trial?

No, NextStep EHR software does not offer a free trial for its users.

How does NextStep EHR software help health system?

NextStep EHR software helps behavioral health facilities provide long term psychiatric treatment and exceptional patient care for individuals with mental health conditions. Its tailored workflows and behavioral healthcare focus help users affordably manage practices and improve the overall quality of care as behavioral healthcare continues to evolve. Moreover, its practice management platform enhances administrative efficiency and ensures the adaptation of care delivery models to meet evolving needs.

How much does NextStep EHR software cost?

NextStep EHR software offers customizable and flexible pricing plans. Contact us for a custom pricing quote tailored to your specific requirements.

What are the main features of NextStep EHR software?

The main features of NextStep EHR and practice management software include patient appointment scheduling, telehealth, behavioral health billing service, customizable templates, insurance eligibility verification, and medication management.

What level of support does NextStep EHR software offer?

NextStep EHR software offers online form and email support options.

Who are the main users of NextStep EHR software?

The main users of NextStep mental health EHR software include mental and behavioral health professionals, counselors, therapists, and social workers.

NextStep EMR Pricing

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NextStep EMR reviews

Overall Rating

17 Reviews

Excellent
65%
Good
29%
Average
6%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%

Julie

Catholic Family Center

100-499

May 2022

Perfect for our requirement.

May 2022

Perfect for our requirement.

Julie

Catholic Family Center

100-499

Pros thumbs-up

Software is according to our needs. In case, some changes are required, they are promptly attended by customer support. All the patient’s medication and records are easy to enter and manage.

Cons thumbs-up

New updates should be issued more frequently. Otherwise, customer support is very good.

Jennifer

Courtney Medical Center

500-999

May 2022

Ultimate Solution to your EMR needs

May 2022

Ultimate Solution to your EMR needs

Jennifer

Courtney Medical Center

500-999

Pros thumbs-up

A simple, convenient, and easy-to-navigate cloud-based solution. Accessing patients’ databases from anywhere has become so easy. Simple to understand reports and charts can be generated.

Cons thumbs-up

Drugs and medicines database may be enhanced to include all alternates as well.

Stephen

Midway Medical Clinic

10-49

June 2021

Must to have Next Step EMR

June 2021

Must to have Next Step EMR

Stephen

Midway Medical Clinic

10-49

Pros thumbs-up

Software is very good and is a must-have for patient records and all medical-related information. It is capable of generating detailed reports as well can track treatment history along with applicable health guidelines.

Cons thumbs-up

It may be simplified further to reduce learning time.

Mary

Alfred Recovery Foundation, Inc.

100-499

June 2021

Wonderful experience with Next step EMR.

June 2021

Wonderful experience with Next step EMR.

Mary

Alfred Recovery Foundation, Inc.

100-499

Pros thumbs-up

I have found this EMR to be best suited to our specific needs. Data feeding and report generation is good and customizable.

Cons thumbs-up

A bit complex for new users and training is required.

Kennedy

Angelo J Melillo Center

500-999

June 2021

Right EMR for Health Setup

June 2021

Right EMR for Health Setup

Kennedy

Angelo J Melillo Center

500-999

Pros thumbs-up

It’s the right software for any medical and health facility. Starting from doctors and patients scheduling to all history and records, it’s simply awesome.

Cons thumbs-up

Some of the options for generating reports can be improved.

Stephen

Crisis Preparation & Recovery, Inc.

100-499

June 2021

Fantastic performance EMR at reasonable price!

June 2021

Fantastic performance EMR at reasonable price!

Stephen

Crisis Preparation & Recovery, Inc.

100-499

Pros thumbs-up

Very flexible and customizable software for patients' data and records. Can be easily accessed from anywhere. Simply good.

Cons thumbs-up

Occasionally system gets hanged but resolved quickly.

Nicolas

Alcohol and Drug Dependency Services

10-49

May 2021

Makes my job easy.

May 2021

Makes my job easy.

Nicolas

Alcohol and Drug Dependency Services

10-49

Pros thumbs-up

I like how adaptable it is. I have the ability to completely change almost every aspect of the EHR to satisfy any regulatory requirements. This EHR simplifies my work and allows me to quickly access the information I need to manage a variety of pages and services.

Cons thumbs-up

NextStep's customer support is excellent; however, some complaints take a long time to be resolved.

Amanda

Detroit Recovery Project

100-499

May 2021

Good Productivity.

May 2021

Good Productivity.

Amanda

Detroit Recovery Project

100-499

Pros thumbs-up

This application is simple and easy to use. It is very easy to learn for people with limited programming skills. Forms are also simple to build. It has improved our ability to monitor doctor records and charting in a timely manner. It also makes checking a client's whole chart much easier.

Cons thumbs-up

It did not address individual mental health needs, such as community notes or collecting several signatures for multiple clients at the same time, as a behavioral health software.

Ella

Specialized Clinic

100-499

May 2021

Good accessibility.

May 2021

Good accessibility.

Ella

Specialized Clinic

100-499

Pros thumbs-up

It's great that it's quick to respond to requests for improvements and updates; the technical support team is amazing. This software can be accessed from a variety of computers and stores records with a full record of people.

Cons thumbs-up

For novice users, the PCP wizard can be challenging to use.

Harry

SEACA Health

10-49

May 2021

Could be better.

May 2021

Could be better.

Harry

SEACA Health

10-49

Pros thumbs-up

Customization is easy, and customer service is excellent.

Cons thumbs-up

Changes aren't communicated on a daily basis, and certain updates mustn't be thoroughly tested as they don't always do as they're supposed to.