Echo’s VHR is Bootheel Counseling Services EHR choice

Logo-no-URL-MediumCONWAY, NH – Bootheel Counseling Services in Southeast Missouri  has selected the Echo Group’s exclusive Visual Health Record (VHR) to provide comprehensive Electronic Health Record and Billing software services.

The Echo Group’s Visual Health Record is the first and only EHR enabling users to view client activity on a single screen with a visual story that enables deeper insight and better quality of care.

“Integration of behavioral and physical health care is very important for our agency,” said Executive Director Cheryl Jones. “We interviewed several EHR vendors and came to the decision the Echo Group’s capability in this area exceeded all others, making our decision to become Echo customers a simple one.  We are extremely excited to begin our partnership with Echo.”

Per Bootheel’s requirements, Echo will provide an enterprise-wide system that is easy to use for clinical, billing, and administrative staff in a way that is dependable, flexible and able to adapt and grow with the organization as its needs change.

It is Echo’s ability to understand and handle the state-specific billing requirements in Missouri. Plus, having confidence in our knowledgeable staff, experience in behavioral healthcare and the ease of use of the Visual Health Record.

“We are very excited that the folks at Bootheel Counseling Services will be joining our strong Midwest user community.” says Joe Viger, Vice President of Business Development for The Echo Group. “Bootheel will gain the many advantages of our easy to use Visual Health Record along with with the ease of administration and low up-front cost offered by our software as a service deployment.”

Completely certified for Meaningful Use Stage 2, the Visual Health Record makes the complex, simple. It tells a compelling story without drilling down, clicking on buried tabs or waiting for links to load. The VHR provides a patient view and “no-click” access to information that is unmatched.

Located in Sikeston, Missouri, Bootheel Counseling Services is a private, not-for-profit organization that has been providing services in Southeast Missouri for over 30 years.

Bootheel Counseling Services is certified to provide the following programs: Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation for Adults; Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation for Children and Youth; Outpatient Mental Health; Access Crisis Intervention; and Substance Abuse treatment.

Bootheel Counseling Services is a member of the US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) and participates in the Missouri Coalition of Community Mental Health Centers.


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ABOUT THE ECHO GROUP – The Echo Group develops enterprise software applications that are designed specifically for and used by hundreds of behavioral health organizations nationwide.

Echo offers a suite of applications for administrative, clinical electronic health records and billing functions as well as software for managed care organizations which can be deployed as self-hosted or Software as a Service (SaaS).

Echo also offers Revenue Cycle Management, Information Technology support and Fiscal and Clinical Process Workflow Analysis.

Privately held since 1980, The Echo Group is headquartered in Conway, New Hampshire with additional offices in Ohio and California.