Who Uses This Software?

IDEXX Neo is for veterinary practices who want to focus on their patients, not their software.


Average Ratings

30 Reviews
  • 4 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $99.00/month
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  • Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • IDEXX Neo
  • www.idexxneo.com
  • Founded 1983
  • United States

About IDEXX Neo

Introducing IDEXX Neo. The next generation of veterinary practice management software. Unlike software that's installed on your server, Neo is cloud-based, and you can use it anywhere, on any device. Designed by a veterinarian, Neo is intuitive to use and easy to learn. You'll save money with Neo, too. Since you wont have to manage a server or software updates, your practice will see dramatic cost savings. Switching is easy, and you can get started for free.


IDEXX Neo Features

  • Appointment Reminders
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Boarding Management
  • Image Storage
  • Inventory Management
  • Patient Records
  • Prescription Management
  • Treatment Plans

IDEXX Neo Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Much more affordable than having to purchase a software and manage hardware/server.

Jun 11, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Don't have to own a server and manage updates yourself; easy to learn and to use. Syncrhonizes with Idexx labs.

Cons: Still under development, but features are being added all the time; not able to sync with third party applications yet.

Overall: Affordable PMS

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on June 15, 2018

Hi Dr. Ashley, thank you for the review. We understand your practice needs access to a wide-variety of technologies, and we have good news: IDEXX has a new service that will allow third party applications to easily integrate with your Neo software. Stay tuned for details and timing!

Really good program, with new updates all the time.

May 24, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: -Easy to learn
-Customer service is off the charts amazing
-Neo made the transition very easy and fast
-You can access the program from anywhere
-Quickly update inventory stock
-Call back system is easy to use and has improved patient care
-Easy to customize to any practices needs
-Easy to see previous treatments while in curent consultation
-Automatically uploads idexx lab results

Cons: -No minimum price available
-Not optimized for mobile (cell phone/ tablet/ ect.)
-Statements not itemized
-Controlled drug log is not very detailed

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on June 06, 2018

Thank you for the feedback Jessica. Glad to hear that you are enjoying the new updates - we have many more coming. And you are right about our customer service representatives, they rock! Neo is mobile friendly but we completely understand that is different than being mobile optimized. The good news is that our team has made this a priority and is already exploring the best ways to introduce mobile optimization.

This software has allowed me to access records anytime I need, whether in or out of the office.

May 23, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: - Easy to use. If I don't know how to do something, it's easy to figure it out.
- It's visually appealing
- Color coding so I know who is coming and when
- The daily schedule shows everything to expect through out the day
- Business snapshot is AMAZING

Cons: That reminders can only be sent by email. Our office works mostly with an older community and does not have a lot of email addressed. It'd be great if the software generate printable reminders that I could mail.

Overall: It's compatible with diagnostic machines and easy to access. I am teaching the vet and hoping that we can go paperless now. That's something I could never do with our older system Avimark.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on June 06, 2018

Hi Jessika, thank you for the review! Regarding the reminders, have you looked at idexxreminderservice.com? This service is compatible with Neo and allows you to easily send medical reminders as well as marketing and promotional postcards. Plus, no subscription or minimum orders!

Generally Good

May 22, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It can be used with whatever hardware you prefer. No backup needed. Stored offsite and no license fee.

Cons: Still a lot of bugs even after a year. No templates for printing our reminders. Some of the linking instructions are hard to follow and don't seem to work.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on June 06, 2018

Hello Thomas, thank you for the review! Please report any bugs you encounter and let us know how we can improve the linking instructions. Our development team is working hard to continuously enhance the product and address all user submitted request. With many more product enhancements and new feature releases on the way, we hope to move your opinion from Good to Great!

Neo is basic, but improving daily. It is very responsive to customer input. Good customer support.

May 21, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The platform is super reliable. They are making continual updates, many of which have been requests we have made. The transition from our old software was smooth and pretty quick. It allows for easy client communications. It's straight forward and user friendly. It can be customized to your practice.

Cons: Consultation notes can be edited forever. The word processor for making forms makes it difficult to customize forms - it's not user friendly. There are weird workflow issues that they are still working through, but they are making improvements all the time.

Overall: This product saves our practice so much time and hassle. It is consistent. It synchs well with IDEXX who we use extensively. It doesn't have all the bells and whistles of Cornerstone, but it mostly has everything we need.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on June 06, 2018

Hi Rachel, thank you for the review and for submitting enhancement requests! As you mentioned we are continuously making updates and we prioritize based on user feedback and requests. Please share more details about your experience with the consultation notes and forms. We want to make these as easy as possible for you! Have you tried using our Procedure Templates to preconfigure the format of your medical notes? This would allow you to insert your notes template with the push of a button.

The whole staff loves the cloud based software and it's ease of use.

May 18, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: You can see your schedule/appointments at a glance, and with a click of the mouse get all the information needed for any client/pet. Scheduling is simple and updated immediately.
They are always updating functionality and features to the cloud based software.

Cons: There isn't anything I don't like about Neo. The only problem is if your internet goes down, but you can always use your smartphone to access Neo and get the job done.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on June 06, 2018

Thank you for the kind words Frances! Ease of use is very important to us and we are glad to hear that you and the whole staff are having a great experience using Neo.

NEO has been amazing for our clinic, fantastic support, they listen to their clients for updates!

May 17, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Web based which means no backups necessary in clinic, great support, ease of use, fantastic price without a large investment, training staff is not a large learning curve. The developers listen to their clients and make timely updates to software without having to download and install, etc. Great thing is that when the power went down for an hour at our clinic, we were able to use our cell phones to acess NEO and still get client information and chek them out via PayPal instead of our usual service. Our old system meant you had to revert to paper and be out of luck with checking anybody out. You can quickly review Prescription history withour hunting through months and years of records. Fantastic administrative tools for accounting purposes and reports to quicky your growing. It will take 10 years of monthly pay,ents to pay what would have been a 19,000-20,000 investment in Management software with other companies. If I don't like it in a few years, I have not lost a huge initial invesment.I highly recommend it to clinics that don't want to spend a lot of overhead on software, want great support, and good clinic management software.

Cons: If you ever have the internet go down in clinic, you can't use software... unless you have cell phones to access the mobile version

Overall: Great online support, fantastic cost without large initial investment of 16-20K like other software. Web based, no need for databse backups, etc. NEO team is making beneficial updates based on users input. No large learning curve for staff. The integration with IDEXX lab equipment is spectacular and helpful in cutting down time. Results gro straight into patient history.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on June 06, 2018

Thank you Hans, we could not have said it better ourselves! Very glad to hear that you were able to use Neo when your power went down and keep your practice running. It is because of times like these that we are optimizing Neo specifically for phones and tablets so your experience using the software on your phone will be just as good as on a computer.

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Very pleased with this software overall.

May 17, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like the cloud starage of everything, it Means I have access to all practice data at any time on any device. Very easy to configure. Fairly flexible. It was an easy conversion from Cornerstone to Neo.

Cons: Some difficulty with batch changing items. Some inflexibility in customizing record keeping templates. Reporting tools are very minimal and could be much more robust.

Overall: Online storage and access, flexibility for most things. Ease of use.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on June 06, 2018

Hi Jonathan, glad you are pleased! We understand how critical it is to have a smooth transition when changing practice management software, so we have put a lot of focus on the conversion process. We agree that record keeping templates could use additional functionality and that reporting could be more robust. Both of these areas have been identified as good opportunities for enhancements.

Our business went live on Neo in November of 2017. It has been an eye opener.

May 09, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The software is very intuitive and easily navigated for even the most anxious and novice users. The charge recapture is a complete bonus. Record safety and access is also huge. At another location we use a server based system. The problems of the cost of maintaining a server and the risks of crashes, viruses, and other maintenance issues are gone . After crashes at our other location this is certainly peace of mind. The customer support has been amazing. The whole experience has been positive. It has allowed a much higher level of medicine to be practiced. The improvements in the business aspects of the practice are stellar as well. I highly recommend Neo if you are looking for a cloud based solution, or for that matter, any practice management solution.

Cons: There are small issues that we encountered but these were mainly due to our clinic learning the ropes in a new system. The system has performed beyond expectations. The only issue that I personally have is that there are not more forms included in the initial start up, leaving one to have to create your own. It is not readily compatible with uploading Word or other forms of documents either so that makes things a bit more tedious. Once you are there it is done with for good which is awesome, but it could be made easier in my estimation.

Overall: All that i mentioned in the review.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on June 06, 2018

Thank you very much for the positive review Shawn. We are happy to hear that Neo has performed beyond your expectations!

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from conversion to installation to training and support, we have been impressed overall with Neo

May 04, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: With a very intuitive UI, Neo is super easy to learn and use. If you can place an order on amazon, you can master Neo is just a few days. Embedded help & tutorial features are very helpful, and tech support is quick to respond. Integration with Idexx's reference lab is nice, but not perfect.

Cons: Neo's financial reporting is clunky at best. While they are constantly updating the softaware, I have yet to see any meaningful upgrades to the reporting functionality. An exported csv file may be preferable for some, but sometimes I just want a simple table to pop up on my screen! There's also poor management of multiple users working on same patient -so it can be easy to over-write someone else's notes.

Overall: Easy to transition from paper to paperless records using Neo

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on June 06, 2018

Thank you, Dennis! We agree that actionable on-screen reports are the right way to go and have already started taking steps in that direction. You will also be happy to know that the next feature release will include new functionality that alerts you when multiple users have made changes to a medical record.

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Exceptionally easy to start up and convert your practice to an accessible anywhere record system

Apr 18, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I love the ability to roll seamlessly from different aspects of the records. Invoices, vaccine records, and notes are all right where you need them. I don't use the inventory control function. Just don't have time as a solo Veterinarian to load in everything. BUT I do use the Product section to constantly monitor pricing.

Cons: I think the standard form templates need some tune up. I'm an IT person, so even drag and drop HTML makes me sweat. The Customer Service folks have been able to talk me down from the ceiling.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on April 23, 2018

Hi Dr. Sterns, thank you for the kind words and appreciate your feedback on the templates!

Neo provides a great user-friendly platform. We have been using it since October of 2016.

Apr 11, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Since Neo is a cloud based program, it is constantly being updated by the development team. Support is just a live chat away, and if Neo doesn't currently offer the feature you are looking for they will put in an enhancement request to try and put it in a future update. The text message functionality is great, and such an easy way to communicate with clients. As the person who was in charge of implementation and customization, I can say that initial setup was a breeze and we had very little issues. If using IDEXX Laboratory Services, the integration is incredible and works great. I would never even think to go back to a software where lab requisitions had to be done manually. Being a cloud based system, everything is backed up all the time. There have been cases where I have accidentally deleted things, and the development team has been able to restore it for me which was great.

Cons: While Neo is constantly updated, there are still major features that the support team still hasn't added. The support team is often not knowledgable about a question asked, and if the question is asked to multiple support staff members often different answers are obtained. Being a cloud based system, if the "cloud servers" have an issue or go offline, you will not be able to access Neo. This is happened a handful of times since we have had Neo. Reporting can be confusing, and it seems support staff doesn't know which reports to use when. I also own two different practices, and while on the outside it looks like Neo has multi-branch functionality, it doesn't and we have to use two different accounts. The automated reminder system does not have the ability to check for appointments that are already scheduled, so we constantly have clients telling us there appointments are already scheduled. And there is no automated appointment reminder program, it must be done manually. Other than those thinsg we actually really like Neo, and switching from an old version of Intravet was a breath of fresh air.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on April 23, 2018

Thank you, Dr. Sosnow! Very happy to hear about your easy setup and installation experience. Transitioning software can be a big deal and we strive to make this a seamless and positive process. We also appreciate the detailed feedback you have provided, with many new features and product releases coming soon, we hope to address all your concerns as soon as possible.

We have been very pleased with Idexx Neo!

Apr 09, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The best thing about Idexx Neo is the web-based/cloud-based system. Having the ability to access our veterinary software from anywhere at any time including a mobile device is incredibly convenient. The lack of a need for an onsite server and the cost included in the purchasing and maintenance of a server is wonderful.

Cons: Neo is still new and is lacking some functionality that older, more established software systems possess, but the Neo team is constantly making improvements and updates are applied on a monthly basis. I feel confident that within another year, most of our main requests/needs will have been addressed.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on April 24, 2018

Thank you Jenny, glad you are pleased! More features are coming soon and we have product updates scheduled to release every other week. Many of which are thanks to feedback and requests from users like you - please keep the feedback coming!

Rudimentary, weak platform to run a high end tech practice much less an ER/Specialty practice.

Mar 19, 2018
2/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like IDEXX and really tried to make this program work. It is a word based platform but riddled with bugs, inconsistencies and challenges. I like the integration with IDEXX DR and IDEXX labs.

Cons: 1) Many staff support, not all, are weakly knowledgeable about the product.
2) "We will put in a ticket for that" should mean "don't hold your breath for a solution to your issue."
3) Weak and inconsistent.
4) Lack of ease with which to work.

Overall: Integration with IDEXX products

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on April 23, 2018

Hello Dr. McNicholas, we understand that a specialty practice like yours has additional needs and we are committed to meeting and exceeding them. We had a great conversation with your Practice Manager earlier this month and many of your requests will be satisfied this year! Thank you for your decision to continue using Neo and we look forward to partnering more with your practice in the future.

A disappointing experience with a software that had a lot of potential.

Feb 11, 2018
2/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
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Pros: The software is cloud based, making it accessible from any computer. The program itself is very simplified, making it easy to learn and use.

Cons: The software was over simplified. I can see how this program would be great for a small practice with one doctor and limited staff, but for a busy practice, it created more problems than it was worth. One of the worst features was that only one person could enter information in a consultation at one time. This wouldn't be as big of an issue if the program only allowed one person into the consultation at a time. Instead, multiple people can get into the consultation, but only one person's entries are saved, completely erasing the other's without warning.
The inventory system is a mess. It is nearly impossible to truly track products coming into and out of the building. Once again, this is more difficult on a busier practice that has a lot of inventory.
There is no payment system integrated with the software, meaning that payment must be taken with a separate program, leaving room for errors when entering payment.

Overall: NEO provides the benefit of being Cloud based, meaning that it can be accessed by any device with internet, WiFi, or data plan.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on April 23, 2018

Hi Gianna, we appreciate your honest feedback. While Neo offers a simple user interface, there is a very powerful and complex software operating behind the scenes. Our hope is to shield you from that complexity by providing workflows that simplify your everyday tasks. Thanks to feedback from you and others, both multi-user editing and integrated payment processing functionality have been prioritized and solutions for each will be available soon!

A very hectic adjustment period.

Jan 26, 2018
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I like that I can access it from anywhere, I like that I don't have to maintain a server. This last sentence is because

Cons: I dislike the lack of reporting capability, I dislike how many steps everything takes from invoicing to creating forms. I dislike the lookup feature, no rhyme or reason to what it shows, I'm seeing products sold 15 years ago, not in chronological or alphabetical order. I am very sure whoever developed this never had to take care of paying taxes, tracking sales and just overall data recovery from this system is beyond frustrating.

This program is very very basic. It is not at all functional for advanced and busy clinics.

Oct 18, 2017
1/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It is cloud based and can be accessed anywhere. That was really the only major "pro" for this program.

Cons: We switched to this program because it was cloud based. We had previously been with Avimark for the previous 15 years. We quickly found that NEO failed in many, many areas. We are a very busy and progressive clinic and we felt as if this program put is back into the dark ages. It limited us in so many ways compared efficiency of Avimark. We now just switched to a new system again. We didnt even last a year with Neo.

Overall: None

Neo is the best!

Feb 02, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use

Cons: The reporting system has a lot of bugs that need to be worked out and easier to find.

Overall: I have been using Idexx Neo since it first became available in the United States. I have loved the easy use and the ease of access to customer support. I have trained several employees that were afraid of computer on the Neo program and all of them have caught on quickly and love using the program!!

Veterinary Center at Turnberry

Jan 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We are a brand new start-up a veterinary clinic that has been using Idexx Neo for our Hospital management software since June 2016. Overall we are very happy with the service and glad we went with Neo.

Positives-
* Can access medical notes from any internet available device anywhere.
* Navigates well and it is obvious veterinarians' input was used to develop software
* Easy to add templates
* Overall user-friendly set up easy to learn
* Great business tools and screens to monitor financial aspect of hospital
* Updates are automatic and no additional charge
* Medical notes are backed up every few seconds so you do not lose your work
* Damage to computers/clinic does not destroy medical notes - they are safe in the cloud
* Helps reduce start-up costs
* Affordable monthly payment
* Great integration with Idexx blood machines and radiology systems
* Unlimited data storage without a server in your clinic
* Power outage does not affect access as long as you have battery run devices like your smartphone.
* Idexx neo customer support has always been polite and helpful trying the best they can to resolve problems.
* Can use any computers you want- mac or PC. We use ipads in rooms .which have been convenient and efficient.
* We are 99% paperless.

Negatives-
* Still very new product so there have been some kinks to work out but they have all been minor and Idexx has been quick to address problems.
* Most of the instruction on how to use is through the program with help aids, no one comes out to show you.
* Can not scan papers into the record- need to use alternative program or store on hand in clinic.

Using Neo in Virginia

Jan 18, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We have been using Neo since February 2016. Our former system was Cornerstone. Neo is very user friendly and easy to learn. The initial set up and data migration went very well. The updates are in tune with requests we have made. I would highly recommend it to any veterinary practice. We have never been sorry that we switched to Neo. It is a great system.

Neo's the future of software!

Jan 18, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Cost ,ease of use, customer service, perpetually upgraded

Cons: Financial reporting needs work but Neo is hard at work on this.

Overall: We have been using Neo for about one year and we're really happy with the product and customer service. The product is really easy to use and it runs on anything that will run Google Chrome! No more costly hardware. It's perpetually updated for no extra cost and it's very inexpensive! Those are great but their customer service is really excellent. They were really helpful getting us converted (from old datavet) and they're just as helpful today. We're an established practice but I think this would be a fantastic option for a single vet startup!

Recommendations to other buyers: It's changed how I think vet software should work!

Amazing cloud-based software, highly recommended

Jan 18, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: One of the many things I like about me is the Accessibility, affordability, security and ease-of-use. I also appreciate the Simplicity, adaptability, and dependability.

Cons: I would like to see the week at a glance. And have a way to organize boarding facilities.

Overall: Our new Clinic started with Leo January 2016 and it has been very easy to use, affordable, and accessible. I do a lot of charts for home, and I am able to access my records from any computer or tablet or phone. Neo is a wonderful online integration of Records including labs and x-ray. I have used avimark and many other software programs but this is likely the most user-friendly program I've seen. It is well worth looking into this software as a new option in cloud-based technology. Since we opened one year ago the software has been very reliable and adaptable there have been some improvements by idexx that has made the software even better. The cloud-based technology gives you an affordable alternative to server based programs and is fluidly adaptable too many styles of practice.

Recommendations to other buyers: I am very glad I chose a cloud-based software and Neo has been perfect for our needs for our start-up paperless practice.

Don't do it!!

Jan 11, 2017
1/5
Overall
1 / 5
Ease of Use
1 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I can access it from any device

Cons: See review

Overall: We got this software based on IDEXX's reputation and expected it to be a functional product. Wrong!! It takes 9 steps to enter a rabies stage and print a certificate. You are unable to track your inventory and see when you last bought a product and how much you paid for it. Invoices print with only the total of charges for that patient, so clients are constantly complaining that they were overcharged - my receptionist has to explain multiple times a day that the system does not add all patients together. You cannot send out postcard reminders to clients who don't use email unless you pay IDEXX to do so. You cannot email records - they have to be printed and faxed. Customer service is very nice and tries hard to make the system work - it just can't do much. You cannot get a report of taxable sales for a period - it creates a spreadsheet listing the tax collected on each individual invoice. You have to then create your own formulas to sum all these numbers and then backtrack to determine taxable sales. Almost all reports come as a spreadsheet which has to be downloaded and then edited to give you simple information like who bought Frontline this month.
This is a product under development, so unless you like being a guinea pig and helping to tell the developers what features a program should have, pick another software.

Recommendations to other buyers: Just don't get it

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on January 20, 2017

Thanks for your feedback. Neo has a streamlined Rabies Certificate creation & printing workflow, including an integrated one-click printing capability directly from the patients' vaccine records. Neo's product listing includes details from the last purchase, with supplier & amount paid. The inventory tracking will allow you set minimums, quantity on hand & Neo updates inventory as products are sold.  The invoice is pet visit centric & includes itemization charges from the visit. It is summarized by pet and not for a family of pets from a single visit. For emailing records, Neo has a unique feature that gives practices the ability to securely email & share records with individuals such as boarding centers, referral/specialty practices or even pet owners. The Sales Tax Report enhancement is underway now. As a cloud-based product we are frequently updating the product that is immediately available to all users. We are committed to working with you to improve your experience. - IDEXX Neo

Not ready for use

Jan 11, 2017
1/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
1 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Cloud based

Cons: It is not fully functional.

Overall: We just converted over and found out that many of the things we need to do on a DAILY basis are not ready yet! We can not easily invoice anyone out that has an invoice older than 24 hours. That alone makes this unacceptable! We had put off converting for the last 5-6 months because they didn't have other functions available, then when they became available we thought that everything was ready. Boy did we find out otherwise! So, we are back to using our old system, never completing the final conversion. We were told that the invoicing functions, and finance charge functions that we need will not even be added this year. Money lost and lesson learned.

Recommendations to other buyers: Wait another year or 2 (or 3) before contemplating it.

Vendor Response

by IDEXX Neo on January 20, 2017

Hello Dr. Doggett - We greatly appreciate your feedback. Our team has incorporated your feedback into the release plan to address the items you have identified. We are releasing new updates on a regular basis, which are immediately available to all users. We will keep in touch with future updates to see if Neo could be a better fit for your practice. - The IDEXX Neo team. 

Neo Review- Pawnee Animal Clinic

Aug 24, 2016
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: Very easy to setup and use.

Cons: Accounting ability and conversion to QuickBooks is lacking.

Overall: Very user friendly, and easily adaptable to 60% large animal practice. Great value when it comes to money and ease of setup.

New to NEO

Jul 30, 2016
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: Ease of use

Cons: Needs advanced reporting capabilities.

Overall: Neo has been good. We switched from Idexx Cornerstone to Neo because it is cloud based and inexpensive. We have been happy for the most part.

So Simple and Minimal Set Up

Jul 19, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Access anywhere with internet (phone, tablet, laptop, computer, etc)
Very user-friendly and easy to learn
Fully customizable
Minimal start up costs
Updates included and installed automatically
Customer support is very helpful and takes suggestions for future updates
Communicates with other IDEXX equipment (in house lab, radiology, reference lab)

Cons: Need reliable internet access - sometimes our internet goes out, we keep some 4G capable tablets in the clinic to use when this occurs
No option for a low and high end on estimates - we have asked for this on future updates
Unable to be 100% paperless without signature capture - supposedly will be available on future updates

Overall: I recently purchased a practice with no computer software and Neo saved us a fortune! Because this program is cloud-based, we didn't have to buy a server and we could use Chromebook laptops instead of full computers. Also, Neo runs on a monthly subscription that includes updates and support. With traditional software we would have had to pay several thousand dollars up front to purchase the program, plus about $1000/year for updates and support. The transition from fully paper-clinic to almost completely paperless was smooth and even my least computer-saavy employees felt comfortable using it after only a day of training (which is built in to the program!)

not ready for use

Jul 02, 2016
2/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Low initial hardware and software expense. Is cloud based., able to do computer work from mobile unit.

Cons: Inventory

Overall: Subscribed to Neo April 2016. It took 5 steps to create a rabies certificate. Program cannot calculate monthly sales tax. Cannot view history of inventory prices etc. This software is not ready to be distributed. My IT person has had to develop flowsheets for inventory and sales tax. This is not acloud based version of cornerstone.

Recommendations to other buyers: Buy something else.

Beyond our expectations!

Nov 17, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We can't say enough wonderful things about this practice software. The last 2.5 years we have tried 2 different veterinary practice software programs. We were at the end of our rope when we reached out to Idexx hoping to find a software that keeps its promises without breaking the bank for a small veterinary practice. And wow, did they deliver! Neo is not only one of the easiest practice software programs we have used, but it also comes with the peace of mind of knowing your data is safely secured on the cloud. Add to the very reasonable monthly payment, practice analytics, email and texting functions and great customer support, I suspect every smart practice will be using this software before long.

IDEXX Neo review for new practice

Nov 16, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I have been using the IDEXX Neo software for about 1.5 years now and I have expanded its usage into 2 of my veterinary practices. In determining software initailly, I wanted a cloud-based software that was user friendly, easy to train staff and had the ability for me to customize specific aspects based on my needs.
So far, the software has exceeded my expectations. Having experience with other veterinary programs - AVImark an IntraVet, IDEXX Neo has capabilites these server based programs can not offer. I tested and compared several cloud-based programs, there was absolutely no competition. The other cloud systems available were not user friendly, had a very dated appearance and lacked the intuitive feel compared to Neo.
Some specific aspects that I thought were a bonus in the software have actually become the highlight of the program. Specifically, our utilization of the procedural template system that this program offers has significantly reduced previously missed charges from invoices, improved our medical notes and substantially cut down on our DVM documentation time.
I would highly recommend this software to new practices, practices converting to EMR from traditional records or practices converting from a server based program to a cloud based program.