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Online Appointment Scheduling Tools for Mental Health Practitioners

  • March 09, 2017 1:58 PM
    Message # 4657381


    Online Appointment Scheduling Tools for Mental Health Practitioners

    Many of our members' asked for more information in relation to online scheduling tools. We heard you and I have decided to provide a list of my most favorite and most user friendly, online appointment scheduling tools. These online tools offer convenience to you and your clients, as well as are secure (HIPAA compliant).


    Yellow Schedule

        Yellow Schedule is great HIPAA-compliant tool focuses on the following:

    • Simple to Use
    • Text & Email Reminders
    • Google Calendar Integration
    • HIPAA Compliant
    • Online Appointment Bookings
    • Secure Client Payments
    • Security & Peace of Mind
    • Color-coded Confirms/Cancels
    • Business Associate Agreement on Pro & Team plans
     Cost:
      
    1) Solo: $29.95/month
    2) Team (up to 7 users): $99.95/month
    3)Enterprise Plan: $295/month

        For more information, visit yellowschedule’s website at: https://www.yellowschedule.com/

     

    Simple Practice

            Simple Practice is also a great HIPAA-compliant online tool which focused on the following:

    • Autopay
    • Therapy Notes
    • Client Portal
    • Mobile Aps
    • Electronic Claim Filing
    • Credit Card Processing
    • Secure Document Storage
    • Diagnosis & Treatment Plans
    • Appointment Reminders
    • Calendar Sync
      Cost:

    1)      Essential: $39.00/month

    2)      Professional: $49.00/month

    3)      Professional for Groups: $49.00/month-$29.00 additional for each clinician


    For more information, visit Simple Practice’s website at: https://www.simplepractice.com/

     

    BirchPress

           BirchPress is also great option. Some of the features that it offers are the following: 

    • Appointment Scheduling
    • Invoicing and Reports
    • Charting & SOAP Notes
    • Electronic Client Notes
    • Audit Trail on All Data
    • Custom Intake Forms
    • Marketing Tools
    • Mobile Apps
    • HIPAA and PIPEDA compliance settings
    • Automated email and text message notifications to clients and staff
    • SSL Encryption, redundant system and data backups, ensure your calendar is always available and clients’ information is safe

            

    Cost:

    1)    One Staff: Free

    2)   One Staff Unlimited: $19.95/month

    3)    Two Staff unlimited: $39.95/month

    4)    More than 2 staff: $39.95/month

     

    For more information, visit Click4Time’s website at: Simple Practice’s website at: http://click4time.com/canada-appointment-booking-software-with-electronic-charting/


    Jituzu

           Jituzu online tool offers the following features:

    • Scheduling
    • Reminders
    • Client Portal
    • Credit Card Processing
    • Your Own Webpages
    • Mobile App
    • Video Conferencing
    • Embeddable Software
    • Custom Terminology

    Cost:

    1)   Basic Account: Free

    2)   Professional Account: Plans start as low as $7.95/month


    For more information, visit Jituzu’s website at: Simple Practice’s website at: https://www.jituzu.com/


    TheraNest

        TheraNest online tool offers the following features:

    • Payroll Reporting
    • Cosign & Review Notes
    • Advanced Reporting         
    • Robust Scheduling
    • Client Portal
    • Full-Featured Calendar
    • Analytics/Reporting
    • Appointment Reminder Feature

       Cost:

    Up to 30 Active Clients:

    $29/month

    Up to 40 Active Clients:

    $39/month

    Up to 50 Active Clients:

    $49/month

    Up to 80 Active Clients:

    $79/month

    Up to 100 Active Clients:

    $99/month

    Up to 130 Active Clients:

    $129/month

    Up to 150 Active Clients:

    $149/month


    For more information, visit TheraNest'ss website at: Simple Practice’s website at: https://www.theranest.com/


    You have questions or comments? Contact me at: sacessocialmedia@gmail.com


    With love,
    Panagiotis Markopoulos
    SACES social media co-chair
    SACES technology Interest Network chair
    Doctoral Candidate
    The University of New Orleans
    Counselor Education program
    Personal e-mail: pmarkopo@uno.edu
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