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Practice Fusion is the top ranked EHR Vendor that will have you charting in minutes. See how Practice Fusion’s 100% award-winning EHR compares to the costly competition. In just five minutes, you can be scheduling, charting and e-prescribing on the easiest EHR available.

EHR Vendor Annual Fee Comparison

We have compared the annual pricing of the major EHR / EMR vendors based on surveyed data. Aside from the annual fees shown in the chart below, Health Affairs has estimated that the average five-physician practice will have an implementation cost between $85,000 and $162,00. These costs include maintenance, hardware and support fees.  Since our EHR is cloud based, you won’t need to shell out expenses for hardware or IT specialists to help with the installation.

Top EHR Vendors Comparison Chart

Practice Fusion eClinicalWorks Allscripts Professional NextGen athenahealth
Overall customer satisfaction ranking for primary care1 No. 1 No. 16 No. 9 No. 11 No. 12
EHR cost per provider $375+/month $700+/month $599+/month % of collections based on practice size and specialty or monthly fee
Implementation fee $7,000 $3,000 One time fee of $1600/provider Included for all non-custom-built interfaces
Contract length and termination fee No contracts, no termination penalties 5 year contract, $7k termination penalty 5 year contract, early termination penalty Monthly contract, no termination penalty Monthly contract, no termination penalty
Setup time Your secure account is live in 5 minutes 3+ months 1+ month 2+ months 1+ month
Lab and imaging integrations Additional cost per connection Monthly fee Monthly fee Included in cost of EHR
e-Prescribing Monthly fee Monthly fee, cost to set up Monthly fee, cost to set up Included in cost of EHR
Free automatic updates Does have feature Does not have feature Does not have feature Does not have feature Included in cost of EHR (no cost for software upgrades)
Free support and training Included in EHR Does not have feature Does not have feature Does not have feature Included in cost of EHR
Meaningful Use certified 2014 Does have feature Does have feature Does have feature Does have feature Does have feature
Integrated billing Does have feature Does have feature Does have feature Does have feature Does have feature
Patient portal with secure messaging Monthly fee Monthly fee $1200 set up, $300 to maintain Monthly fee

1Based on Brown-Wilson Black book survey of over 22,000 qualified EHR users (Top Ambulatory Electronic Health Records (EHR) Vendors, Black Book Rankings, March 2014)

Customer satisfaction

Brown-Wilson’s Black Book Rankings 2014 edition awarded Practice Fusion top honors for providing extraordinary support to users, meeting client needs, being referenced as an EHR service leader and having an appropriate number of support and care employees.

Costs and fees

Practice Fusion is committed to provide an award winning EHR system. No hidden costs or fees are ever charged. Others charge per provider, for the implementation, and to add more features.


With nothing to sign, Practice Fusion is the only EHR that does not require contracts or have termination penalties. Start charting in minutes and focus on what matters in an EHR.


A web-based EHR system does not require costly technology, updates, and maintenance from your side. All you need is an internet connection to access it from anywhere at anytime with any device.

Thousands of physicians chose Practice Fusion as the EHR that offers the best training and support in 2014's Black Book Ranking study.

The best training

Want to scale your practice? The free, web-based EHR was voted the best one to grow your small practice in 2014.

For practice scalability

For 5 years in a row, we have been awarded the best EHR for small practices and solo physicians. No contracts, hardware, and financial commitment will allow you to focus on your patients and growing your practice.

For solo physicians

Some achievements

Best health startup, Techcrunch Crunchies

Practice Fusion was recognized as a Best Healthcare Startup finalist for the 7th Annual Crunchies Awards.

The largest cloud-based EHR in the country

Out of more than 500 EHR vendors, Practice Fusion was ranked as the largest cloud-based EHR system in the U.S., according to an independent report by SK&A, a Cegedim company.

No.1 EHR for value

Following closely after Black Book Rankings named us the No. 1 EHR for customer satisfaction, the KLAS 2013 Ambulatory EMR Performance report found Practice Fusion to be the top value EHR for money’s worth.
Practice Fusion was recognized as a winner in the business service and application category of the Tech and Innovation Awards 2013.

What to look for when comparing EHR vendors

  • Minimal implementation costs
  • No costly hardware
  • No short or long term contracts
  • No support fees
  • No training fees
  • Cloud based EHR solution
  • Compliance with latest government mandates
  • Positively rated
  • Established business