Praxis EMR

5 / 5 98 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Praxis serves independent physicians and small to mid-sized clinics in all specialties as well as affiliated hospital clinics, IPAs and ACOs.


Average Ratings

98 Reviews
  • 5 / 5
    Overall
  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $259.00/month
  • Pricing Details
    Includes full clinic training and implementation.
  • Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • Infor*Med
  • www.praxisemr.com
  • Founded 1989
  • United States

About Praxis EMR

Praxis is an award-winning EHR/EMR that has no difficult to use templates. Templates slow charting down and hurt quality medicine. Instead, Praxis utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) that learns from each user. Physicians chart fast in their own way, improving medical quality, and saving an average of 2 1/2 hours a day. Praxis is rated #1 in Overall Usability by doctors including #1 at the ACP's AmericanEHR, and #1 in the AAFP EHR User Satisfaction Survey of Physicians who've switched EHRs.


Praxis EMR Features

  • Appointment Management
  • Charting
  • E-Prescribing
  • E/M Coding
  • Handwriting Recognition
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • Meaningful Use Certified
  • ONC-ATCB Certified
  • Patient Portal
  • Voice Recognition

Praxis EMR Reviews Recently Reviewed!

Awesomely pro-physician in meeting ever increasingly complex bureaucratic hoops.

Oct 05, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I have got to put in kudos to InfoMed for my Praxis EMR. I have no complaints about the support I have received as I completed my meaningful use Years 1-5 2010-2014 to earn my CMS incentive for early adoption. I have been waiting for approval for MIPS participation through the new 7th version for the new v 7 Praxis which was release and certified by for meaningful use a few weeks ago. 2018 will be our year to institute surface pro tablets for each provider and nurse to make us mobile in the hospital as well as in the office. Again I compliment Praxis for allowing me to capture all my charges at point of service, keeping my documentation bulletproof from retrospective level of service audits, streamline and update my maintenance of quality indicators and permitting to hyperlink my reference sites with my patients. I will now begin using the multiple diagnosis global assessments to streamline my documentation even further. Onward and upward. Thank you, InfoMed!

Overall: As a solo primary care office and hospital Family Practice physician I work hard to make use of all the exceptional features available in both setting with this amazing software. That is why I rely so heavily on InforMeds exceptional training staff. I can manage my patients from the mountains, beach and even when a locum tenems is covering my practice in an emergency as long as I have internet access to connect to Praxis.

Solution for Clinical and Organizational Compliance and Excellent Service Delivery

Sep 27, 2017
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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Comments: I recommend Praxis EMR to any practice looking for a solution that can be customized to fit your practice and the way you want to work - not dictated by preset templates.

Pros: We were searching for an adaptable system that could be tailored to our practice and our procedures. Praxis EMR has proven to be that system. We were able to create Practice Advisories which target every aspect of Clinical Measures we wish to track.

Cons: It would be great if the system could know what I am thinking - it almost feels like it does already. I simply wish we had found Praxis EMR sooner.

I call it " The Apple of EMRs' ". Simple and user friendly but enables you to do very sophisticated work with reasonable time.

Sep 13, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: I recommend praxis for anyone who want to be free of the tem plet world and efficient.

Pros: Praxis is good value for the money and it's all in the cloud, so no server required. The way it works. Highlighting and de-highlighting concepts instead of typing or picking through standardized texts. It saves lots of time and you can customize it in any way you want to each specific patient.

Cons: Yet to find out. I have been using it since 2008. it seems difficult in the beginning but the personal trainer will make sure you mastered it.

Fantastic EMR

Jul 14, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: I couldn't even think of using an EMR that is a template based system. I've heard from doctors that use them, "then you can type in your own words on top of the templated documentation", and I say, "exactly, but why would I want to have to do that each and every time", with Praxis, you teach it once then it remembers it for ever, for example how I document a left medial knee steroid injection is learned by Praxis and I never have to enter the exam followed by the consent documentation followed by the procedure documentation followed by the followup instruction, again with Praxis "you teach it once and it remembers it forever". But beyond this (and this by it's self makes Praxis by far better than most EMR's, ) you can teach Praxis to remember specifics about the individual patient..."the cholecystectomy scar in Jim's right upper abdominal quadrant is well approximated and healed well"... and "Jim's left mid forearm shows a red and black sailors tattoo faded but still visible" ect ect. But to go even further, and this is where Praxis is far and above any other EMR out there is Praxis's "concept processor" ability to shine with the new Pay for Performance requirements. With Praxis, you teach it once and it remembers for ever in this case with "Datum +". With Medicare now requiring us to provide patient data for the Pay for Performance, it becomes easy to mine for any and all requirments. For example, Praxis can easily provide "all the Diabetics with A1c's 7.0 or less who are also on an ACE Inhibitor and have a LDL of 75 or less" and include the patients names, dob and any other data. This is all done automatically, without any extra work (or buttons to push).

Pros: It's not template, it learns from me and from my documentation (can you imagine what the Lawyers could say if my notes were simply a template and that everyone's progress note says the same, I wouldn't have a leg to stand on)

Cons: It takes some time to build up your progress notes, after that, documentation becomes a breeze and easy.

Actually fun to use

Jul 10, 2017
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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Comments: I have used two other EMR systems and they were frustrating at best; dangerous for the patient at worst.

Pros: This EMR was obviously designed by a physician. There is no mindless clicking. The system works like a doctor thinks and not like the billing department''s mentality. The medical memory produces most of the necessary note. The system also remembers the individual patient's individual exam so I don't have to re-create chronic findings for each visit. I use Praxis seamlessly with Dragon naturally speaking. Support for the EMR has been magnificent with them taking over fixing any problems in the background while I continue to see patients.

Cons: No significant cons for Praxis EMR. I am eagerly awaiting their next conversion and to see what they have added.

Great EMR for all Providers

Jun 21, 2017
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: Customer and IT support has been excellent. Everyone is very helpful and easily accessible when you need them. Training was just enough and able to get more when needed. We had a previous EMR and also looked at several others prior to purchasing Praxis. Praxis is hands down the best system out there.

Pros: Praxis is extremely easy to use and navigate. Charting has become easy and real time. Easy to view patient notes, reports, labs and document. I love the eprescribe - very easy to use.

Cons: It takes time to develop your notes/templates but once you start the process you can become efficient quickly. Staff training can be difficult depending on their level of computer skills.

Praxis is an Excellent EMR

Jun 16, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: I am SO happy that I chose Praxis for my EMR. It is one of the best decisions that I made for my practice. I HIGHLY recommend it!!!!!

Pros: As a clinician, what I really, really like about Praxis is the way I can chart in my own style and words, without a rigid template being forced upon me. It allows me to document various types of clinic visits exactly the way that I would like to, and its concept processor allows me to build a library of knowledge as I chart patients which I can pull from for future applicable cases. It helps me be more thorough, careful and accurate in my documentation, and helps me chart faster, too! Praxis helps me be a better doctor. Another fabulous aspect of Praxis is their EXCELLENT customer service, by far the BEST that I had experienced when I was looking around for an EMR for my practice and has remained great since I've gone ahead and signed on with Praxis. Everyone that I have encountered on their team - my sales representative, the administrative staff, the implementation managers, my trainer, and Dr.Low himself, are all so professional, nice, helpful and knowledgeable. They are consistently prompt in getting back to me whenever I have any questions. They have consistently made me feel valued and supported as a client, and I appreciate that very much. Having Praxis makes transitioning to and having an EMR, which I thought would be a stressful and problematic experience, actually very enjoyable.

review of Praxis

Jun 15, 2017
3/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Both customer support and training are excellent. The ability to design and modify my own office visit templates and lab panels is great. I use a lot of botanicals and compounded meds in my practice, and the program is flexible to handle those. E-prescribing log is very helpful to see what has been sent.

Cons: Some of my patients have had trouble navigating the patient portal, but Praxis is addressing that issue on several fronts: releasing a new version in very near future, new video for patients on how to use the portal, and personal support when occasionally necessary.

EMR is inevitable. Praxis makes it palatable with great training, staff availability, affordability.

Jun 03, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: There are no preconceived templates. The notes are in my own words. I do not feel as if I am cookie cutting my notes and I can make each encounter as personalized as possible. The staff is extremely available and ready to help. There is no longer a need to "create a ticket" and hope someone who understands your question can get back to you within a reasonable amount of time.

Cons: any con I can think of is related to the whole concept of EMR and bot takers to Praxis. Since we have to use an EMR I am happy I am using Praxis.

Overall: Notes are more organized and better thought out. I can more easily reference past visits.

Best software I have seen/used

Jun 02, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Most versatile. Can customize it to any type of practice. Can use cloud or local server. Easy to learn and set up.

Cons: It can't do my taxes! It can't read my mind. It isn't freeware. It still requires computer knowledge.

Overall: It has helped me adequately document the services I provide patients. I can see important history and events for my patients without wading through a thick chart.

Excellent System. We would never go back to paper.

Jun 02, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: We looked at most every large vendor system and all had the same limitation, you had to use templates so the notes sounded stilted or were simply unreadable. With Praxis our notes read as though we dictated them. They flow well and convey information in the way we think. Creating your own templates will take some time but you can modify them as you work. No need to call IT or tech support. You can dictate into the system as well, I think, but we never have done that. The trainers learned our practice style, a bit about our specialty (Sleep Medicine) and we decided to set the system up differently than is normally done. It worked great and Praxis software is flexible enough that we could do that. Most importantly, once we were up and running it didn't really slow us down. It also made for more complete notes. The query bit makes it easy to search your patient base when you are doing the Performance Improvement projects that the ACOs require.

Overall: It allowed us to have notes that "sounded like us", not like some robot. It is easy to change the "templates" as we go along. It gives us more complete notes.

I had Praxis since I opened my practice. It allows me to use EMR the way I wanted.

May 30, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I am able to use it the way I want. I don't have to rely on templates. If I want to change the prepopulated information I need not to ask any tech support and can do it myself. My partners don't have to use my settings and template and can do their own changes. I am able to chart a level 4 follow up in less then 3-4 minutes while talking to patient. New patient may be 15 minutes while with patient and 7-8 minutes if I do it afterwards. Even if I don't have a medical assistant and I have to take patient back myself doing all the vital signs, I can still do a follow up in 5 -6 minutes. New patient information will take longer.

Cons: When praxis first comes it is completely blank, it will take you 18 -20 hours to create all templates. If you want you may import any other Physician's templates and thst will make it easier. However this is the way you get to create it the way you like. This also allows you to know how Praxis works so I recommend that you do take this time.

Overall: Made it easier to chart.

I am a 15 year long user of Praxis and would not change to a new product!

May 30, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: This is the most versatile software on the market. Great company with people very invested in making their software the best. The most responsive people I have ever worked with!

Cons: I wish I started my medical career with Praxis. I would have made everything so much easier. The time it takes to make it your own is really worth it!

Overall: This software makes my life as a clinician vastly easier. Quality clinic notes that meet industry guidelines and are not just clones of previous notes, like many software products on the market

Praxis allows us to finish our notes in a timely manner.

May 29, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Nice to have a system that is not template based. Notes are created and fined tuned as you go. No more clicking. Create your common notes based on diagnosis. Similar patient notes can be created and modified as you go. Big time saver.

Cons: You must devote the hours to train. This is not a con but very important for any EMR. Because the system is not canned you will need to train to reap the benefits.

Overall: Faster charting

Medical students have commented that system was easier than their med school system.

May 29, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: You can design it custom made for you. It knows you well and is consistent. Saves your own practice style.

Cons: Occasional glitches. But rare.................................¿.................................... maybe once a week

The more you use PRAXIS the speed of the program accelerates as it learns your thought patterns.

May 29, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The program has a Conceptual processor (not templates) which is extremely flexible, quick and this makes PRAXIS unique when compared to all other EMR's. Having used templates before it is an easy start but as the data is placed in the template EMR it becomes cumbersome, slower and more difficult to use. PRAXIS self learns your practice patterns and improves with time. After 16 years of using PRAXIS I still make daily micro improvements to my knowledge base as medicine changes. I go to an OB/GYN conference and learn a new treatment and at home I create a new virtual patient for my data base and throw away my notes.

Very versatile and user friendly software

May 21, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Eliminates the hassles of documentation. I can document a new patient encounter in under 30 seconds. I don't have to keep n changing screens. Can set up my PA and ARNP to practice the way I do.

Cons: seamless integration with our billing software. They are working on a patient kiosk to help eliminate paper. Can use instant medical history to help patients do H&P. Hopefully, one-day EMR's will have all options combined.

Overall: Allows me to practice the way I want too

Vendor Response

by Infor*Med on June 22, 2017

The Praxis Portal is here!

Best of all the EMRs we have looked at

Mar 23, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: Any EMR, and we looked at many of them, will take a few months to adapt to. That will be the same with Praxis. As much as that was a stress and slowed us down for a few weeks, we would never go back to paper nor have we ever seen a system that would be better for us than Praxis. One thing that impressed us was that Dr. Low, founder of the company, got involved personally when we were trying to make some adaptations to make Praxis better fit our practice. He is very much hands on and will do whatever is necessary to be sure you have a positive experience and a system that will work for you and your patients. Look at as many EMRs as you can and carefully chose the one that best fits you and your practice style. Don't make that choice lightly.

Pros: The system produces a document that reads very much like one you would dictate. It is very easy to customize and alter the "template" as often as necessary. Each clinician can have their own "template". The sentences show up grayed out and you simply click on the ones you want to include in the note. No drop down boxes to navigate. Chart review is easy, although it will be nice when you can open multiple windows at once side by side to compare visits or labs. The system has not slowed us down significantly compared to dictating. You can set up different physical exam templates so that follow up visits have a different set of choices than new patient visits. Our specialty is sleep medicine so we have not used the system to pull in labs, send out prescriptions or order tests, make follow up appointments, etc. One very nice feature is that you can set up the "templates" so that you can have an MA go in and basically read through the history "template" and click on the relevant bits. The clinician can come in, review it with the patient, and the history is complete and documented. All the clinician needs to do is click through the exam, click on an assessment and the plan and you are done. This allows you to complete the chart while you are there with the patient and go on to the next one. Praxis also makes it easy to review the charts of the mid-level providers (NPs and PAs) and sign off on them as their supervisor.

Cons: Not much in the way of Cons, just things to consider in looking at Praxis. A great deal of time will be necessary to put the "templates" together and modify them to your liking. It is time well spent to get it set up as close to perfect as possible. The process is simple. We just dictated our normal history and assessments into a Word doc, cut and pasted into the Praxis "template" and modified them a bit as time went along. It is time consuming but simple. The trainers are very good and can walk you through that. If you have a practice where the history and PE are fairly different and nuanced from one patient to another, neurology would be an example, this process will be somewhat more complex. You can dictate into the history section if you prefer to do that. The downside of doing that is that you cannot complete the chart in the room.

An excellent EMR

Mar 15, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The Praxis processing concept has reduced my charting time substantially without compromising completeness, quality, or accuarcy

Cons: I really love the Praxis system and only I wish I had discovered Praxis sooner to replace my old EMR,

Praxis Review

Mar 15, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: I've been using Praxis for a year. It's a pretty awesome program. The design allows docs to build templates on the fly and reuse the same templates and modify them for each patient. The templates and modifications can be saved as new templates and pulled up based on assessments. If you've got a patient with multiple assessments, then pull up one or more of the completed templates and build a report as a collection of templates. For instance if someone has elevated homocysteine, then once you've built a template for this assessment, each time another case has this imbalance, the full template can be pulled in containing diagnosis codes, patient educational info, recommended diet and lifestyle changes, meds or supplements and description of the condition. Write it once and it's there whenever you need it again.

Pros: Easy template use, smart software, great customer support.

Cons: I'm waiting for patient portal for patients to fill out history online, to be incorporated directly into chart so that no manual entries will be required for this step. It's a feature that is in the pipeline and should speed up the patient management and reporting considerably.

Once fully customized able to see patients with minimal charting effort

Mar 14, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It allows me to work on the fly, not dependent on templates and rigid confines. very versaversetile product, very stable good customer service

Cons: I hate charting in general. i think this government guidelines are stupid and can't believe as doctors we have aloud this. Praxis helps

I have used several systems and Praxis is by far the best.

Mar 11, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It is an efficient system that saves a lot of time, while also allowing a provider to be thorough in his or her documentation.

Cons: Our practice should have made the switch to Praxis sooner. It would have saved us a lot of time and effort.

How to do EMR Right

Nov 28, 2016
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: The best way I can describe Praxis is that it was written by a doctor with real-world workflow experience with the help of programmers. Other EMRs I have seen and used have been written by programmers with the help of doctors. It is a visionary program which can actually allow you to be faster with Praxis than you are on paper.

Pros: It can learn from the individual provider and customize itself to the way each provider likes to do things.

Cons: I can't think of one.

Recommendations to other buyers: If you have a busy clinic and want to maintain the quality of care you provide, this is the product for you. If you only see a handful of patients a day for the same thing over and over again then by all means, consider something else.

Praxis in my Practice

Nov 28, 2016
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: I've used Praxis in my own solo practice for many years, and have also used 2 different institutional EMR's (in teaching & in part time outside employment) for comparison. I'm impressed by how much better my EMR works in office practice.

Pros: Ease of integrating several diagnoses together for the same visit. Automatically remembering chronic findings to reduce need for editing. Remembers how I like to document and manage each kind of diagnosis, reduces editing for future similar patients.

Cons: None.

Recommendations to other buyers: If the government-required "Meaningful Use" features seem confusing at first, just practice the basic features until you feel confident, then gradually start using additional features. I've found that designing the best EMRs and the best practice management software require different skills from different companies, so I recommend finding the best of each rather than looking for a compromise of both in the same company.

Still Working on Implementation

Nov 22, 2016
5/5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: I can't speak of the product itself, since we have not yet started using it consistently yet. The medical practice bought Praxis quite some time ago, but for some reason never implemented it in the practice. Recently, I've restarted the process, and Praxis has been helping my office with the necessary training for a smooth transition. Praxis has also released training videos which will help with training new employees and will be useful for just a quick refresher. I'm very excited to use Praxis in my office and hope it will help quicken our charting experience!

Excellent EMR

Nov 04, 2016
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: After extensive research regarding EMR's I came to the conclusion that Praxis would likely be a good solution. There are many EHR's out there, most being template based. What's unique about Praxis, and one of it's biggest selling points is the concept processor. The initial setup process takes a bit of time, but that time is well spent. You come up with a list of your most common cases that you see in you practice and then write a "template" for those cases. Since you are writing it, the notes will always be in your own words as opposed to you having to fit into a template with check boxes.

Pros: customizability, ease and speed of writing notes.

Cons: learning curve is higher initially

Do your medicine your way with Praxis.

Nov 01, 2016
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: I have been using Infor-med Praxis EMR since 1990 because it was not template based, and Medicine being an art, has a nuances of personalily in the way you document your work which is not possible wih templates. The learning curve was no easy because the Concept Procesor was something I never heard off. After a couple of weeks i began to imput cases with amazing expediency and precision. One thing you must do with Praxis before anything else, or be done by your staff, is to input the demographics of your practice. Nothing will work well if the demographics are not in first. It also helps to have a Virtual Review of Systems as large as possible y and the most ample signs and symptons collected form various sources. If you do these, you will only have to type one or two letters to get the appropiate word you need instead of the whole word.

Pros: Always up to date with regulations. Hence you get paid faster and get no records returned for corrections. The 3 concomittant clocks (Arrival to Office), Time spent in the examining room for the doctor and theime spent with the doctor allowes you too fix and change the flow of patients in the office. Crystaline clear documentation that protects you in case of malpractice. Faster and more patient flow since you can interact with the patient and not only a screen and keyboad. Pts. hate that impersonal interaccion. Several integrated complementary subsystems that do not permite you to miss the input

Cons: Learning curve can be reduced by having the staff impunt the statistics while the system is set up so you can begin imputing patients since day one.

Recommendations to other buyers: What are they waiting for to get it?

Great EMR for my practice!

Oct 14, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: I've been using Praxis EMR in my office for the past 8 years. It has been easy to use and not time consuming in terms of documentation entry. I like the notes that I helped to produce for the variety of diagnoses and the ease of use of the system.

Pros: Note entry and prescribing medications.

Cons: Customer support is fairly good and available online.

Recommendations to other buyers: Get it!

Praxis for Medical Audit Integrity

Oct 14, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Praxis uses a constructive semantic engine to incorporate medical observations in the medical providers own language and terminology. It has always been a boon for physicians but physician assistants and nurse Practitioners particularly in a specialized area of care will find this the most readily customized electronic health record available.

Pros: This is the program that allows you to express your procedures and visits in the terminology you would use. You can link with evidence based resources and guidelines when needed.

Cons: Buy it and try it!

Recommendations to other buyers: This program allows integrity of documentation. If there is anything special or unique in what you do this is the EHR that will serve you.

New Practice EMR

Oct 05, 2016
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: The sales representative was very knowledgeable and helpful. The implementation manager was very good. My trainer was very patient and thorough. The software takes a lot of initial work but will be the way I practice medicine!

Pros: Instead of a click on preset buttons that were rarely set up the way I think, this system is the way I used to dictate notes. The notes sound like I made them and contain what I did.

Cons: Initial set up is time consuming.

Recommendations to other buyers: If you have the time and desire to set up a system the way you practice-this is your software!!

PRAXIS IS EXCELLENT!

Aug 29, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The evolution of PRAXIS is physician directed and this is the key point. This is why PRAXIS ¿Kicks Ass¿ (please excuse the vulgarity) on all physician EMR surveys. The program has a Conceptual processor (not templates) which is extremely flexible, quick and this makes PRAXIS unique when compared to all other EMR¿s. Having used templates before, templates are an easy start but as the data is placed in the template EMR it becomes cumbersome, slower and more difficult to use. PRAXIS self learns your practice patterns and improves with time. After 15 years of using PRAXIS I still make daily micro improvements to my knowledge base as medicine changes.

Cons: To find the ideal EMR is like looking for the Holy Grail you will never find it! There is no perfect EMR and they all have some problems and I have looked at many.

Recommendations to other buyers: The more you use PRAXIS the speed of the program accelerates as it learns your thought patterns and I call it my personal neural network. Learning PRAXIS is similar to playing a musical instrument; difficult at first then it becomes a pleasure.

Praxis is awesome - can't imagine practicing medicine without it!

Aug 29, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Makes my job easier, not harder. Improved office work flow. Requires very little effort to operate.

Cons: Nothing really - great software, great company. Honest - they do what they say they are going to do. Always there for me.

Recommendations to other buyers: Try lots of other software packages. Once you see what else is out there, Praxis will become your obvious choice.

Realistic Physician Charting

Aug 08, 2016
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Praxis works to document on the physicians own vocabulary. It can be customized in a precise way to meet your practice needs. The knowledge database and patient database function separately but interact. The effect is to build speed and efficiency with use. So the more one uses it the faster documentation becomes.

Cons: I really like this product. It is very customizable to your practice.

Recommendations to other buyers: Praxis makes documenting easier, take the time to understand how it learns and builds on your cases.

Extremely malleable to meet our unusual needs

Aug 05, 2016
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4.5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We have been able to use Praxis to quickly and easily generate unique and complicated supplement protocols and specific instructions for every visit. I haven't seen any other products that would have made that possible. The Interface with Instant Medical History saver every provider hours per week.

Cons: Error messages and/or instability were mild/minor with the home-built, on-site server and almost non-existent since moving to the cloud.

Recommendations to other buyers: Think about interfaces with billing, scheduling, labs and anything else. It all needs to work together smoothly but provider's time is more valuable than anyone else's.

Made with clinician in mind

Aug 02, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Customizable. Good support. Small company means feedback goes to the top fairly quick.

Cons: Customizable almost to a fault.

Recommendations to other buyers: Evaluate ROI. I made back the cost of this product the first year of MU.

Praxis, the best EMR in the marquet.

Aug 02, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The product is practical, flexible, smart and with a clear format that any one can understand what a medical record should have. Also, it meets the meaningful use requirements. It is easy to learn and implement in any medical office because the vender have and excellent support team that can help you 24/7.

Cons: No to have enough time in my busy schedule to maximize the benefits of this EMR.

Recommendations to other buyers: Relax and be confident that the EMR can accommodate to any needs.

Praxis is the best EMR I have tried

Aug 01, 2016
5/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It allows me to provide much better patient care because it makes sure I don't forget to include labs, dDx, reminders, medication choices, or anything else I have previously done for a similar patient. Finished note looks like it has been dictated rather than formed from an EMR. It does not look like it is template driven because it is not. Great support from Praxis.

Cons: No complaints or regrets. Slightly steep learning curve, but it was well worth it.

Recommendations to other buyers: See how another Praxis user in your specialty uses it. You will be amazed at its ability to save you time, make your patient care and notes complete and at the innovation of the users in using the product not just the innovation of the vendor in developing it.

Praxis utilization review

Jul 29, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's fast. I have used the program since graduating residency and never switched. I've been practicing now 13 years, and have been able to continually complete notes more and more quickly. I use other EMRs that are hospital and clinic-based, however, they are cumbersome and there is a lot of cut-and-paste. Not only is that not efficient, but I find I am much more likely to duplicate the wrong information into a patient's encounter note.

Cons: Nothing so far. As stated, I have used this in my primary practice, but have the opportunity to compare it with other EMR, and I find it superior.

Recommendations to other buyers: Look for speed and accuracy; that's the key when you are growing a busy practice. Don't get bogged down.

Can't believe I waited so long!

Jul 29, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's really fast! I have been using EMR for years. I became disillusioned with all of the templates. It was taking me an awfully long time to chart. I then did research on EMR's and only used independent reviews so I can get an unbiased review. That research led me to research that showed that practitioners that use Praxis are happier with it, have stayed longer than with other programs, and would recommend it to a colleague. One of the best things about this is the customer service. They respond quickly and if it's something I need help on, they do whatever they need to do for me.

Cons: Nothing. It's awesome and they are constantly adding new features. I love it.

Recommendations to other buyers: Take a look. Read the reviews. Then call them. You won't regret it. I feel like I'm finally getting my life back.

I started using Praxis about a year ago.

Jul 21, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4.5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The product is amazing in all the things you can do with Praxis. The speed of use is a top feature. Support has been very attentive to any questions or glitches with quick resolution.

Cons: I wish that I would have started using earlier than I did.

Recommendations to other buyers: Training videos are great and very helpful Important to do the training.

Praxis EMR Is Very Unique

Jul 20, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The product is very user-friendly. Highly customizable. I like how it remembers how you document and integrates what you have done into new notes.

Cons: The database can be a bit of a resource hog and therefore need to make sure all computers have enough RAM to handle it.

Recommendations to other buyers: This product seems to learn how you enter your info in and it starts to make it easier the more you do it.

Fastest and most flexible EMR on the market!

Jul 18, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Speed! The Praxis "Concept Processor" charting engine learns the way you think, which enables you to chart with high levels of speed AND quality in ways that template-based EMRs simply can't. Praxis also helps you practice better medicine.

Cons: I have no complaints about this product. Praxis is a diamond in the rough of the otherwise template-based EMR wasteland.

Recommendations to other buyers: Talk to longtime users. There is a learning curve with Praxis and like many things in life, you have to put the time and effort into it to reap the rewards. This software literally transfers the doctor's brain into the computer. This process is slow at first but speeds up over time as Praxis learns the way you think. If you're looking for a system that's quick to learn, but not all that sophisticated then go with a template-based EMR.

Hind sight is perfect

Jul 11, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I could make the program produce notes exactly the way I want them to look. Very intuitive

Cons: That I am no longer using it.
My previous negative review would be that it took a good bit of time to set up and learn Praxis, but boy was I wrong.

Overall: I was in a 2 partner practice and used praxis for 14 years. However I "gave up the ship" of private practice and was forced to switch from Praxis to one of the largest and supposed best EMR's. After one year of use, I still want to take a hammer to the computer. It is so onerous and counter intuitive. I am defiantly working an hour a day more to see the same number of patients, and have a much less impressive note

Recommendations to other buyers: Defiantly a product worth considering

Love the EMR ingrates great with OpenPM a billing and scheduling

Mar 24, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The product is very user friendly. The vendor is great they are always there when you need them.

Cons: Nothing really, I really like how it works. The only problem we have is when our internet is down. Otherwise the software is great.

Recommendations to other buyers: Very Simple to create charts and to chart on every patient, You can build your own templates.

Excellent EMR

Jul 29, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Praxis is the best EMR on the market in my experience. It is an incredibly flexible system that allows me to chart in my own words and doesn't force me to constantly be choosing from tedious drop-down menus. The training and customer support teams are excellent and make the whole process easy, especially if you are not a tech-savvy person like me. Since switching to Praxis, my output and quality of care have increased significantly. I save time and get to see more patients in the day. Praxis actually learns from me and really fits my clinic's needs. It has been a joy to work with and I would absolutely recommend it to other physicians.

I Switched to Praxis and it's the best decision I've made for my practice

Jul 29, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I was fed up with my old EHR, which was a constant headache, and decided to switch to Praxis. It is the best decision I've made for my practice. Praxis is the only EHR I've used that actually lets me customize my notes and write them the way I want. It helps me remember important details and gets easier to use the more I use it. Since making the switch to Praxis, I've saved tons of time and actually been able to go home early and spend more time with my family. By far the best product on the market that I have seen. Praxis customer support also made the whole installation and training process a breeze, which took the stress out of switching.

Praxis is exceptional, and I recommend it to everyone.

Jul 02, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: It's not often that I find a product that stands out so exceptionally from any other that I¿ve used. That product is Praxis EMR. Praxis, thus far, has been a wonderful addition to my practice. The system is designed to literally adapt to me, and as a slow typist, this is exactly what I needed. I¿m pretty much a computer-phobe as well and this system is not overly computerized. It works with free text which is amazing and I've adapted lots of my old style to it. All I do now is show Praxis my preferences in writing as I chart and make sure I save them for the future, and it¿s done. I¿m charting faster than I have in the past, and my notes are better overall. I¿ve gotten compliments and inquiries from colleagues because they can see the difference in my productivity and output. Overall, if you¿re tired standardized systems that make you click and click you should give this system a try. Training is great too. Support is well done. Nice people all around.

Praxis is the best decision I've made for my clinic.

May 31, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Praxis is really intuitive and easy to use. It's quite amazing as it learns my habits and preferences and the way I like to do things, as I chart throughout the day. I really feel that week to week, Praxis becomes smarter and my charting becomes better as a result. Praxis now save my a few hours a day minimum because charts are finished as I see patients.

Cons: I should have gotten Praxis earlier. I lost a and money on my old system. Be wary of 'free' EMRs. They are not free overall. I wasted lots of time with one, that was a nightmare.

Recommendations to other buyers: Try Praxis out, and I bet you'll never look back. It's a system that everything you put into it, you get back 20 times over, and at least in my own practice, it is nowhere near finished improving and getting better.

Long-term Praxis user

May 24, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Extremely responsive to user needs, always striving to improve the product. Excellent support.

Cons: Currently nothing. Software works well, support is excellent.

Recommendations to other buyers: Keep with it, the more patients you see and the more notes you do, the software conforms to your way of thinking and charting and notes become faster and easier.

WORK FLOW

Feb 13, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Every physician within specialty or other specialties, have different work flows. With Value care in the horizon, placing more burden to the Physician - Patient relationship, documentation becomes more disruptive. Contrary to most reports that an EMR do not make you work faster, my experience with Praxis at its current version allowed my output to be at 30 to 40% higher. 95% of notes completed as the encounter ends.

Redundant documentation eliminated. The Praxis sytem can mirror a Physician's thought process provided the Physician user have a logical process to his daily work flow on a case by case basis. I don't know of any existing product that mirrors this system and I am willing to challenge any other EMR user to a show down in terms of documentation and quality measures captured and addressed be it on a one day, one week or up to a 6 month outcome measure

Praxis EMR

Jan 16, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Praxis allows providers to chart their notes the way they want to. Notes, instructions, medications, labs, etc. are remembered with the Concept Processor, and it returns the assessment the provider created.

Cons: I have not found a feature that I didn't like or didn't make sense to have in an EMR.

Recommendations to other buyers: Keep an open mind when looking at this software. It is not a template program. It is so much more. Take note of the ease of creating a note.

Easy to use and helpful customer support

Jan 09, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Just wanted to post that we are extremely happy with our decision to use Praxis. It is fun and easy to use, and the training was excellent. Once you get going Praxis really save you a lot of time. We've had very few problems with the software and the support is very quick to help us. In fact, they even helped us through our hardware and WIFI issues. The Praxis system is highly recommended from us all.

Praxis is the best software I've ever used.

Jan 05, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Praxis is uncanny in that it just seems to get better all the time. It thinks like I do, and helps me remember all of the details that I often don't even have time to remember. This EMR is smart and fun to use. I looked at Praxis for years, and I am so happy I am using this system today.

Cons: This is the best EHR I have used by a long margin, and I used two prior systems. I definitely recommend trying Praxis. However, I do not like the fact that the government is now forcing us all to use EMRs. I think it's ridiculous. I use Praxis because it helps me chart very quickly and efficiently, and makes my life easier. I get home at 5:30 rather than at 7:30 in the evening.

Recommendations to other buyers: Give the Praxis system three months and you'll be glad you put the time in to do it right.

Very satisfied with 14 years of use

Dec 30, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The best thing about this software is the ease with which you can document a note. There is no template, but instead the prior note for a certain diagnosis becomes the basis for the next note of the same diagnosis. This makes it easy and quick to document most notes, since most diagnoses are not new.

Cons: Tech support is available from 8am to 8pm Eastern time from Monday to Friday. Therefore, if there is a problem over the weekend, you need to wait until Monday to have the problem fixed.

Recommendations to other buyers: Look for how easy it is for you to document a simple visit (sinusitis) and a complex visit (diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia). If it takes you too long to document, then the software will significantly slow you down. Look for a software that optimally would speed up the documentation process.

Have it your way

Aug 19, 2014
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: I have been with this product for several years. The support people have responded quickly and efficiently to every problem we, or they, have had. I have been able to design my own visits as I prefer. I can add multiple bits of specific information, questions, or treatments with a handful of keystrokes. The product is truly limited only by the imagination of the doctor.

Cons: You really need someone else locally to do the basic IT setup. Praxis will help and is really easy to work with, but do not send a team of experts out to do the hardware itself. This is an issue with all of the smaller companies, as well as some of the largest.

Recommendations to other buyers: It works best to start slowly and be well-organized first. On paper, define the top 20-25 different visits you see. Then, define the variations you might see among these. If these are treated differently, they would be worth having a separate entry for each. The main entry would have drop-down subs to pick from. If you make a main one, you can duplicate it and add or delete and then save new ones.

This is not for a zombie

Aug 12, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: If you are a zombie stop, this program requires you to practice medicine so choose something else that you do not have to think.

First you control your practice.
Next it remembers how you practice .
It automates what bureaucrats need you to do.
Makes your life easier in a world of bureaucratic zombies.
All this requires you to work and think and create you own solution.
It has all the usual IT problems that every body else has so not that different.
Speed is Key so do not skimp on hardware.
You need to understand the logic of the concept before you start.

I have used this since its conception 1.0. If did not work then the processor was too slow. Then 2.19 came , it worked still slow but the net working hardware failed, the 3.x, 4.x came along and I have been using it since 2004. The 4.x worked well till MU stage one, it slowed down.
This program is not a fly by night, it is in for the long haul.

Praxis EMR is the best EMR on the market

Aug 05, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Praxis allows the practitioner to create his/her visit notes quickly while using the exact terms and descriptions that she/he has always used in the past when creating notes.

Cons: Sometimes, my clients wish that they had built their Praxis knowledge base better than they did, but they know they can always improve on any aspect that they feel needs a better description.

Recommendations to other buyers: See a demo of what Praxis can do for you and your staff. It is unlike any of the template-driven EMRs and infinitely better!!

17 years of using Praxis

Jul 29, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Praxis allows me to develop and modify my approach to patients. This way, my notes continue to improve with time and usage. Also, the vendor has always been very responsive to my needs.

Cons: The only problem is trying to teach other people to use Praxis. I find that the younger generation adapts much quicker. Unfortunately, older physicians are more set in their ways and want the software to help them do things their way.

Recommendations to other buyers: Praxis is a different approach to creating patient notes, and you need to think about what you are doing and the best way to accomplish your goals.

Praxis EMR is the best decision I've made.

Jul 22, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Praxis is a system that allows me to practice medicine and chart fast. I looked at everybody as far as EHR vendors, and I mean everybody. I chose the best system for my clinic's needs based on Praxis' ability to chart and finish complex notes quickly and to grow with me as my needs change. It is a system that learns from me as I am practicing, instead of making me try to learn from it. Praxis has been absolutely great overall and has been the best decision I¿ve made for the clinic. My favorite part of using Praxis is it¿ 100% customizability. It's easy to use when I'm in front of patients, and this makes my day much easier.

Cons: There's not a lot to take away from Praxis. No system is perfect, but the more I use Praxis, the better it works for me, and the more it helps my clinic.

Recommendations to other buyers: Be careful of all-in-one vendors that say 'yes' to everything. As I looked at the various companies (I personally looked at five billing/EHR companies), I found a few things in common. They all say they have everything. Also, they all have the same features really. Their EHRs are all similar with structured templates and drop-down menus and lists. I had seen similar EHRs through the hospital systems and have found them quite difficult to use. I recommend you choose the best EHR for your needs when seeing patients and that you see yourself using every day.

Teaching software how you want to chart

Jul 21, 2014
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Praxis allows physicians to teach the software how they want to chart. The more you use the software, the more the software learns. Each provider can customize settings, language, assessments, and plans to their own liking. Basically, Praxis can adapt to how each clinic is running now and improve the office flow and performance.

Cons: I have no significant complaints and know many others who have the same opinion.

Recommendations to other buyers: There are so many features to the software that it is important to get fully trained to learn everything the software can do. Make sure in evaluating the software, you really understand everything the software can do.

Good price good product.

Jul 21, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: They have good support. I can customize it myself and don't need to call support to do most things. Interfacing is free. We've attested for MU two years so far.

Cons: Not much. I wish there were others nearby who used it

Recommendations to other buyers: Try to use products hands-on or see them used in practice. Don't rely solely on the demo from the rep.

EMR review

Jul 20, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Excellent product.

Praxis allows me too;
1. document exactly like I want to (i.e. I don't fit my thoughts into the templated words of the EMR but the EMR documents my thoughts, my words...exactly without compromise).

2. quick, (i.e.. Praxis can be taught in one key stroke to document a "steroid injection into the left knee using a medial approach" as opposed to the right knee using a lateral approach.

3. efficient, (i.e. Praxis "learns", and once learned, Praxis remembers forever. In the above steroid injection you will never again have to dictate or type the document again and it will also be easy to teach Praxis a right knee procedure with only a few word changes.

4. practical. Praxis will pay for it self within a few months based on paying for dictation

5. liability protection. The hospital that I admit my patients too has an EMR that all doctors are to use. My problem not only is the above (the time and keys that I must use to document a knee steroid injection for example is unbelievable, without a way of teaching it my words for the procedure, infact the words that I must use are the same that all the other doctors use. How silly will I look to a jury when the documentation not only are not my words but the exact same words as someone else

6. Medicare qualified. Praxis (as does other EMR's) assists in meeting the new requirements, but unlike other EMR's offers meeting those requirements simple

7. Physician centered. Unlike other EMR's, Praxis looks at documentation the same way that we think clinically then allows us to document it the way the Insurance wants it done (opposed to the other way around)

8. uncompromised. Praxis allow uncompromised documentation in my words with full support and help at any time

Switched to Praxis from another EHR

Jul 14, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: I can't say enough about the professional satisfaction of charting the way you want to chart, especially after all of the dropdowns in our last system. Praxis is so much faster, and I am finishing my charts in the exam room for the first time in my career. Templates could work for someone who sees a small number of diagnoses, but our practice is not that way, as we have a large number of customized tests and treatment plans. Praxis learned all of these and more; I have even found ways of documenting things I would never document before, and they are sent automatically as alerts to my staff when they need to follow up. Praxis is hard to describe because so many other EHRs all look the same, so make sure you see it live or in person, if possible.

Cons: Just make sure that you are working with a solid billing company, labs, etc. Our billing was outdated and made it harder to link.

Recommendations to other buyers: Don't be seduced by the bigger EMRs. We made that mistake and spent a rough year trying to make it work. Pick something that actually makes your practice run faster.

Praxis EMR Review

Jul 12, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Praxis allows the provider to create electronic notes for their patients the way they normally document a note but much faster.

Cons: I haven't found anything as yet with this product.

Recommendations to other buyers: Keep an open mind and remember that this is not a "template" product.

Praxis EMR

Jul 07, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: This software has just made our office happier. It helps us communicate with one another, reminds us to ask all the right questions, and helps us to never forget what we have to follow up on with a patient. Patients really appreciate that, and it has saved us so much time. That would be what I like best: not having to stay late at the office with paperwork.

Cons: Not related to Praxis, but Meaningful use can be a pain; just make sure to work with your trainer because it can be set it up so that it is easy and automatic. We wasted some time trying to figure it out on our own.

Recommendations to other buyers: The demo was very helpful, but if you can talk to a clinic who has Praxis, they will explain exactly how helpful it can be for your specialty. It made a big difference to see how another clinic had built a whole set of their own assessments and treatment plans and made it more real.

Best EMR available

Jun 18, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I have used Praxis ENT for over 5 years and I am very happy with it. It allows me to chart they way I want to, has improved my patient quality, and has also enabled me to captrure profitability in ways other EHRs cannot.

Praxis EMR review

Jun 18, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I have been using Praxis EMR for over 6 years, and I am highly satisfied with this product. They have excellent customer support. It is extremely user friendly. We have been able to attest for MU with ease for the last 3 years along with qualify for PQRS, PCMH, and eRx incentive programs.

Over the past years, I have found it to be an excellent tool in my practice

Jun 16, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: The software becomes easier with use, especially now with the ability to look at and use ideas and work from other Praxis users. This is probably their most inventive addition. The tech and teaching support are most effective. They seem to have the best in the business. My partner and I are now learning Version 6 on the internet with an instructor. This same instructor trained me about five years ago, and I am so glad she is still around, like an old friend.

Cons: In the beginning (about the mid-1990s), it was primitive and singular to a computer. How things have changed.

Recommendations to other buyers: See it in action - from their demo to visiting a site where it has been in use for at least six months.

The leader when it comes to EMR

Jun 15, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: After evaluating several vendors, Praxis' EMR non-template based product was a logical selection. With this product, I'm able to customize the program for my needs. Many of the other vendors only offer template-based solutions and charge a fee when customization is needed.

Cons: There is nothing to date that has made the experience with Praxis EMR unsatisfying.

Recommendations to other buyers: When evaluating other software, several features of Praxis EMR make them standout. The template-free platform, chart dictation, and scanning capabilities all within one program are just the start of the features that make it an ease to work with. The ability to use the interface with your practice management system for higher reimbursements and the synching with laboratories continue to build efficiencies within the practice. After consulting with other physicians and our IT company, Praxis EMR was mentioned time and time again as the best software in the industry.

Praxis is excellent!

Jun 04, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: What I like about Praxis is how it makes it easier to practice medicine. It makes me faster, but it makes me better. I really like that I can set up a hypothetical case and put in various suggestions for work up and/or treatment and bring that up when I have a case that is similar.

Cons: It took me a while to really learn the program. However, the more I use it, the more I really like it and cannot think of returning to a template type of program.

Recommendations to other buyers: Talk to a few people who have used it for a while. Talk to some who have tried a template program and now have Praxis.

Praxis EMR User Since 2001

Jun 01, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Your mind does not think in a template system. Before templates, before words, your mind has a concept. This concept is related to the diagnosis and then expressed in words. The heart of Praxis is a concept processor and this links your mind to Praxis. Physicians are all not trained the same way; therefore, they can have different concepts of the same diagnosis. In Praxis, this concept continues to evolve as medicine changes.

Cons: All EMRs have to conform to all the continuous and sometimes ridiculous changes made by government regulations. The founder and CEO of Praxis is an MD, Dr. Richard Low. The evolution is MD-directed, with physicians as beta testers in their clinics and not designed by a computer nerd. These government regulations have hindered the physician evolution of Praxis serving the government bureaucracy rather than the physician.

Recommendations to other buyers: To find the ideal EMR is like looking for the Holy Grail; you will never find it! There is no perfect EMR. They all have some problems, and I have looked at many. The Praxis system has paid for itself when compared to paying for transcription and nurse charting labor in less that a year (at 2001 price when I bought it).

Praxis EMR

May 30, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Praxis allows each provider to use their own medical practice style in patient documentation and treatment protocols. Their support and training services are outstanding!

Cons: Nothing to complain about. We are very satisfied with Praxis.

Recommendations to other buyers: I would recommend watching their demo and/or an onsite visit to see Praxis in real use.

The art of medicine in the 21st century in the zombie world of technology

May 20, 2014
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
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Pros: EMRs are brainless, but this one can think like you; it will remember what was done last time, so every day is not a new day.

Cons: Speed. Make sure you have the latest SSD, the fastest processor, the fastest network, etc.

Recommendations to other buyers: Do not be a zombie. Medicine needs critical thinking; make sure your EMR allows you to do that and still cover you from the auditors.

Praxis has changed the way that I practice Medicine

May 20, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: I bought Praxis back in 1998, mainly after looking at the way that other EMRs claimed to document and comparing them to the way that Praxis actually documents. It was a no-brainer.

Cons: There's very little that I like least.

Recommendations to other buyers: I think it boils down to this; 1. Does the software document what you want or does it require you to choose someone's else's Word template? The hospital I admit to is currently looking for doctors to help make documentation templates; every progress note for "acute exacerbation of chronic Heart Failure" is going to be identical! 2. How easy is it to learn the system? 3. Is the EMR static or constantly changing with medicine's documentation needs? (Last year, hypoxia was an HCC value, whereas this year, it's not) 4. Cost 5. Support 6. Ease of use (i.e., how many "keys will be required" to document a steroid injection to the knee?), or can you simply teach the EMR so that essentially one key stroke is all that is needed. 7. Will it be around next year?

I have used Praxis efficiently for 22 years

May 16, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: I put my medical knowledge into Praxis and can upgrade it.

Cons: Nothing. All is fine. No issues. I have no complaints

Recommendations to other buyers: Ask users. I find that actual user reviews are best.

Praxis is the best decision I've made for my practice

May 11, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I have been using Praxis for a over 2 years now and I can say that Praxis has made an outstanding contribution to my practice. I am nearly paperless, and I get labs right into Praxis from both Labcorp and Quest, and they are looking into getting the few labs I send top the hospital connected as well. I would say that my Praxis trainer (Karri) has been no less that exceptional, and they are always there to answer my questions and such. Support has been excellent and they answer within seconds. As far as time, I now get home by 6:30 or earlier and I was suffering until about 8-9pm with my old EHR system. I would recommend Praxis to anyone who is looking for high quality and fast charting. I had my trainer onsite which was wonderful. Good luck!

I love this product! User friendly, great customer service!

Apr 17, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Customer service is the best! They are courteous and quick to respond to any questions. Their training is superior to any other. I always have all questions answered right away. The other upside is that everyone is so friendly that I feel like I'm talking to family.

Cons: I really don't have any complaints about this product.

Recommendations to other buyers: I would highly recommend this product. I have used many such products, and this product outweighs others in quality, price, and customer service.

Excellent for chronic conditions and care

Mar 31, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Charting is fast, and Praxis has an amazing way of dealing with chronic conditions. As a neurology and sleep clinic, we deal with really complex cases that require long-term chronic treatment. Praxis charts the proper diagnoses as well as all of the appropriate recommendations and guidelines. It populates the majority of the fields based on previous cases, so you don¿t have to fill out information over and over again.

Cons: I really like Praxis, so I can¿t complain. Using Praxis does require a different mindset from other EHRs I have seen. Training isn¿t about learning how to use the software but about how to put your knowledge/way of doing things into Praxis. Once you understand that you build Praxis, it¿s easy.

Recommendations to other buyers: The more you use Praxis, the better it gets. I¿d recommend to keep working with a trainer. We have worked hard to create detailed treatment paradigms and recommendations paradigms for all of the cases we see. This information comes up whenever we see a related case, which saves hours.

Easy to use

Mar 31, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: It's very easy to adapt our paper forms into an electronic format. The trainers were accessible. I loved the use of Teamviewer!

Cons: I can't think of anything offhand. Any software comes with challenges, and the biggest challenge has been the provider deciding how they want the template to look.

Recommendations to other buyers: Users come in all levels of ability, and there will always be challenges. Make sure to take your time training and adapting to any new system.

Praxis EMR allows providers to chart in their own words like no other

Mar 23, 2014
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
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Pros: I am an independent trainer for Praxis, and I work with providers across all specialties. Praxis allows them to chart in their own words and in their own way unlike any other program available. Praxis can be accessed through iPads, laptops, desktops, virtually any platform available. I have also seen Praxis accommodate their users' suggestions unlike any other software program I have ever worked with.

Cons: I can't think of any negatives about Praxis. Praxis is so versatile that it meets the needs of many different providers across all specialties.

Recommendations to other buyers: Look at all the EMR programs available before you make your choice. Do they allow you to chart in your own words? Are they highly recommended by their users? Would you rather use a template-based application that limits your ability, or do you want to practice medicine in your own way? These are areas where Praxis excels and others fall short.

Great for providers and support staff

Mar 21, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: I am the office manager of a neurology practice that is using Praxis, and we really love it! I would say one of the things we like best is the automation. We currently have four providers that are part-time but have very full patient loads, and if it weren¿t for Praxis, I don¿t know how we¿d get everything done. We have used Praxis since 2008, and now it understands exactly how our clinic works. It gets faster as you use it so we have seen more patients every year since we purchased it.

Cons: I can¿t think of any real negatives; Praxis has really saved our practice. We did have trouble with our old billing system, but Praxis works with any billing, so they helped us choose another, and the office has been running great since then. I like that Praxis works with our billing behind the scenes.

Recommendations to other buyers: I remember when we were looking for an EHR, I didn¿t understand what was different about Praxis at first. But when you have seen the EHRs used by our hospital and all of the systems that spit out huge long template patient notes, you will see that Praxis is really great. It is truly impressive. Look at some of the other systems out, and when starting, make sure to have time for training. You need training because Praxis learns the way you do things, and you need to spend time to teach it; training is included and it¿s so worth it.

Praxis Ratings

Mar 20, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: The quality and how easy it is to use.

Cons: I haven't found anything. When we have had any issues, they are immediately addressed. They are easy to access.

Recommendations to other buyers: Praxis is a wonderful product! Like I said, they are very accessible.

Long time user

Mar 14, 2014
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: I have been a user of Praxis for 15 years. The support has always been very prompt and reliable. The program is very flexible and the developers have been very responsive to the users' ideas and suggestions.

Cons: Not sure how to answer this; the price is good, and the product is excellent.

Recommendations to other buyers: Take your time in evaluating the programs. Make sure it will fit your practice and that you can modify it to work as you need it to work rather than how the manufacturers think it should work.

I have used this product for at least 20 years.

Mar 13, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: The program was devised by a practicing physician. Praxis is not template-driven. You create the record that you want. It is adaptable to any practice. I have used it for general surgery, medical oncology, primary care, and addiction medicine. It is very affordable. Support is responsive and knowledgeable. The vendor offers the option of being cloud-based.

Cons: I wish I had bought it earlier! I use a program that utilizes a Microsoft Database. Oracle and Microsoft don't coexist well on the same server.

Recommendations to other buyers: It was very important to me that the clinical note reflected my particular way of practicing. "Creating" your own record is easier than trying to learn someone else's. It is important that the record says what you want it to say.

Have been using Praxis for several years and I am extremely happy with it

Feb 06, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: I like the ease of use; it allows me to practice my way and not have to go through standard templates. It has significantly sped up my life and saved me thousands throughout the year in savings.

Cons: They are responsive to me and integrate my suggestions into their development. I dislike the government rules as to what constitutes meaning full use EMR.

Recommendations to other buyers: Make sure you choose a software that reflects your practice style. Do not change just to comfort to a rigid templates EMR.

I have been with Praxis since their Beta version

Jan 18, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
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Pros: The concept processor allows you to document a typical office visit with one or two mouse clicks. Every physician practices and documents differently, so a template-free EHR allows you the freedom to document the way you want to rather than locking you into a system of checking off 100 boxes.

Cons: It is really hard to say. The support is wonderful. The software is written with help from doctors for doctors in practice, and they take every suggestion from the experience of doctors using the software to make changes and enhancements. There have been many, many over the years I have been working with them. They truly want to make the best software out there in terms of physician satisfaction and ease of use.

Recommendations to other buyers: Demo Praxis, then demo other softwares. You will see the advantage of Praxis in eliminating checking off boxes and being able to document in your language, the way you want, much more quickly.

I have used Praxis version 5 since 7/2012

Jan 17, 2014
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: I like the flexibility of creating custom processes and programming business intelligence into the software, which allows me to improve patient care, as well as increase reimbursement, by capturing services at the point of patient contact rather than catching it in a retrospective review.

Cons: It runs on Windows. You can run it on a Mac if you have Terminal Services and use RDP. It can run on all of the iPads if you use a RDP Client like Jump. I think the iPad Mini Retina works the best.

Recommendations to other buyers: Get a demo of Epic or Allscripts EMR first, and then compare. Ask to visit a practice that uses Praxis, and watch them work with it.

Praxis is outstanding - I can't imagine practicing medicine without it

Jan 14, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: The more you use it, the faster it gets and the better it gets at predicting your patterns of practice. Infor-Med support has always been outstanding; I enter online chat, and someone is helping me within minutes. Every time.

Cons: I've been using Praxis for 15 years. I haven't had a bad experience yet. I have problems rarely. When I do, they fix it immediately. It's been a good 15-year relationship. I can't imagine trying to practice medicine without Praxis, and I'm very thankful I found them 15 years ago.

Recommendations to other buyers: Look at other software first. Then check out Praxis; you'll see what I mean. In my view, Praxis has no real competition. But check out their competition first; that will make the advantages of Praxis obvious.

Praxis User for Over 15 years

Jan 13, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: The Fast Speed. Work gets done with fast speed due to very less clicks as compare to many other EMRs which I reviewed. I started using Praxis when it was in the beginning of its development. I witnessed its speed of improvement and meeting meaningful requirements to the full extent.

Cons: Concept-based templates that I can create as I want to be.

Recommendations to other buyers: Do see someone who is actively using and has experience with it.

I have used it in clinical practice since its inception.

Dec 30, 2013
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: It is a complete EHR that produces SOAP notes rapidly, using the non-template concept processor. It stores information in a relational database, so all results are accessible to the SQL query process. That, combined with its extensive set of practice advisories, allows the program to conform with Medicare's Meaningful Use requirements. It has a query builder, so I can build my own queries but it also has a data miner - a set of pre-made queries that satisfies the Meaningful Use criteria (so I don't have to create queries if I don't want to). The practice advisories (aka Clinical Practice Guidelines) act as a Clinical Decision Support System. The dynamic fields feature holds special information about individual patients, such as Preferred Language and Smoking status. The Knowledge Exchanger allows one user to benefit from the work of another user by transmitting the database of the other user to be imported into the first user's EMR environment.

Cons: There is not much to dislike about this program. It has been on the market for 20 years. Its development has kept up with all the requirements for a user-friendly EMR that is highly adaptable to different types of practices.

Recommendations to other buyers: Learn how the concept processor works by viewing the demo and reading any publications you can find that explain how a software can work without being a template. Look at the ePrescribing feature, which can save considerable time and avoid errors of hand writing and transcription.

A truly wonderful EMR

Dec 18, 2013
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Praxis is a flexible, transparent, malleable system that is professional and physician-managed. This model is far superior to other EMRs and is gaining ground day-by-day. It allows physicians to preserve their independent thinking, and this is what medicine is all about.

Cons: Praxis has survived several presidential administrations and the overwhelming federal regulations that come with them. These regulations have not affected the quality of Praxis; in fact, they pushed the Concept Processor and made it even better than templates.

Recommendations to other buyers: Template EHRs are proving to be inadequate and potentially illegal as they produce Cloned Documentation. Take a second look if you are using or looking for templates; Praxis is better and far superior.

Best EMR you can get

Dec 01, 2013
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: We have been using Praxis for the last three and a half years. I've had the opportunity to use about six other EMR systems at different hospitals and mental health centers. This is the best and most user-friendly EMR. It is easy to learn and teach to new staff. E-prescriptions make life easy.

Cons: None so far. Whenever there is an issue, it gets resolved quickly

Recommendations to other buyers: Please don't just go by the reviews. Try it yourself. Have a demo, and keep in mind that it's the only EMR that adapts to your style of practice and helps you to do your work better and in time.

I have worked with Praxis every working day for 5 years

Nov 26, 2013
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Praxis is very plastic. I can always find a way to make it do what I want it to do.

Cons: It took too long to get the billing interface up and running, but then it worked great.

Recommendations to other buyers: Find a product that prioritizes the physician's workflow. Nothing else in the clinic is more valuable, yet many EHRs make it very hard to efficiently make progress notes.

10-year Praxis user - I like its efficiency of documentation

Nov 18, 2013
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: I like Praxis' efficiency of documentation and that each encounter looks exactly the way I want it to look for each patient rather than like I just checked off an information sheet. Upgrades are online and mostly automatic, and I've always had good vendor response to questions. Praxis remembers how I want to document and manage each kind of diagnosis (I teach it what I like) for future encounters. It does seamless integration of any combination of different diagnoses into the same encounter note better than any other EMR I have seen (e.g. - keeping track of differing body-part findings). It remembers how I describe any unique chronic findings for each patient, so I don't have to re-enter them each time. It can do flowcharts, user-defined variables, health maintenance reminders (including customized chronic-disease actions I want for each patient), lab and e-prescribing integrations, and situationally-triggered reminders and reports to myself and others on the health care team. (If you find that confusing at first, just don'ÿ¿t use the fancy stuff until you'ÿ¿re ready. Basic encounter-documenting is easy.)

Cons: No dislikes (but I have only tried several other products I didn't like as well in other facilities)

Recommendations to other buyers: Be sure in advance that you have an adequate software & hardware platform to run it properly, because this is robust software and will only work as well as the system you run it on. Always back up data before any changes or upgrades.

Praxis EMR review

Nov 14, 2013
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Praxis EMR allows me to document the patient's medical record using my own words and practice style. It is highly adaptable to any medical specialty but for Family Practice, it allows me to document multiple chronic medical conditions thoroughly and efficiently.

Cons: I really don't have anything that I don't like about the product or the vendors service, including support, training, or product enhancements.

Recommendations to other buyers: I would look to their website first that has a free demo as well as information on meaningful use, Patient Centered Medical Home, PQRS, as well other provider testimonials. I would also encourage an onsite demo to see the product in "real life" action.

Praxis User for over 5 years

Nov 12, 2013
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Praxis is easy to quick and easy to use, without too many clicks. Although in the beginning, the learning curve is longer, it pays off well once you grasp the concepts. You can use voice dictation, but I think if you are a good typist, it is a piece of cake. You can complete any patient's chart very quickly while seeing the patient.

Cons: Labs interface needs little more efficiency; they have been improving a lot, though. Speed is pretty good; however, if you open saves with multiple pages it can takes few extra seconds to open. You do need to make your own assessments. Although once you make all of your various assessments, you can use them for any other patients.

Recommendations to other buyers: See at least a demo, and talk to people who have already been using it for a while. Compare with other popular EMRs.

Approximately 9 years experience

Nov 11, 2013
5/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The thing I like best about Praxis is its cost and support. I also like that it is not template-based, and I was able to set it up like I practice medicine, not like some bean counter in softwareland thinks I should practice medicine!

Cons: It can be difficult to understand at times. Also, you need to spend a lot of time up front to get it set up the way you want it but that pays off down the road.

Recommendations to other buyers: Be patient! Get ready to spend a fair amount of time when you first get the software because it takes some time to get it set up and also takes some time to understand the software. Use support as much as you need. Make sure you have an off-site backup.

An EMR that mirrors your mind.

Nov 10, 2013
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: It's not a template, and it has responsive tech support.

Cons: I had a minor communication issue with tech support, but otherwise I absolutely love Praxis.

Recommendations to other buyers: Your EMR should be a mirror of your own medical knowledge. You should be in control of the software, not the software controlling you like a template-based EMR. Praxis excels at this.