ChiroPulse365 Product Info, History, Pricing & More

Welcome, to ChiroPulse… the Beat of the Future!®. You are about to enter a new era of office and clinical health care management. ChiroPulse365 designed by Chiropractors for use by Chiropractors, supporting the office and patient work flow faced by all of our offices.

Our Story… About Pulse Software

Pulse Software, LLC was established in 1996 and released it’s initial software offering (ChiroPulse v1) on the IBM OS/2 platform in spring 1997 and Windows platform summer 1998. The Members and employees of Pulse Software, LLC are committed to the vision of shared prosperity. The company mission consists of three (3) interrelated components:

Product Mission – To produce and deliver the highest quality products and services to our customers, embracing creativity, innovation and advances in information technology.

Social Mission – To stem the increase in Chiropractic care expense, and expand the utilization of Chiropractic services. To dramatically improve the integrity and integration of the Chiropractic profession into all health care delivery systems, and, to promote and advance the Chiropractic profession well into the 21st century.

Economic Mission – To operate the company on sound financial principles, striving for continuous profitable growth, and seeking to provide a fun environment where our Members and our employees are financially rewarded for their efforts

Pulse Software Company Highlights
» We are a progressive, integrated software solutions provider.
» Hardware Partner: IBM Business Partner, Lenovo Business Partner, Dell Registered Partner
» Microsoft Developer Network & TechNet supplies us the latest products, tools & support.

Competitive Advantages of ChiroPulse

Easy to use, designed for rotating staff with barely any training:

Continuous on-screen help on each window so you always know what to do, wherever you are. New patient wizard helps collect useful data while eliminating errors when adding insurance, etc. Patient workspace organized for tasks & intended use. HIPAA compliant protection with customizable access levels to limit data viewing by users. Complete insurance tracking and patient billing, including accounts receivable and accounts payable information & reports. Charges & payment ledger with flexibility to view current and/or past records. Code CPT/ICD database. Patient categories, unlimited, user defined for printing invoices & form letters. NY State Worker Comp form invoicing and printing. Prepares Electronic Claims Submission / EDI files. Inventory tracking with vendor & store database (365Ultimate). Network “Appointment Waiting” popup utility (365Ultimate).

Computer/Tekkie Stuff of Interest:

ChiroPulse365® is programmed with Microsoft developer tools, Microsoft SQL Server, Installshield & Crystal Reports. It is Windows 10, 8 & 7 compatible running on single or multiple computers, network ready! ChiroPulse365 uses Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine Database which allows unmatched security, speed & reliability for your office. Compatible with Windows Server & Microsoft SQL Server managed installations for larger offices. Fully compatible with any Windows 3rd party voice dictation software. All print reports are visible first in print preview & can be output to HTLM, word processors, spreadsheets & fax software. Web enabled searches for insurance, vendor, zip code & other lookup.

 

Extensive Office & Strong Clinical Management

Clinically loaded, designed for even the doctors afraid of computers:
Travel Card patient summary & one-window viewing all clinical patient data for the doctor. Multi Claim/Episode based allowing simultaneous major med & WC injuries with separated invoices & notes. Complete image/document management system (almost any type of document you want). SOAPs with point/click automated wizards, cloning & more! Create notes in seconds with a few mouse clicks that are legally defensible & clinically relevant, randomized & can be fully edited or cloned later! Daily outcomes, clinical histories plus integrated careplans, chief complaints & exams all linked to daily soap notes. Clinical Notes & Narratives with cloning, templates & shared templates with soaps. Chief Complaint database and Keywords for each claim integrated with automated Soap Wizards. Daily Outcome Assessments for easy daily charting. Clone SOAPS, Notes & Outcomes across claims. Complete image/document management system (almost any type of document you want) to track & instantly retrieve all patient data.

Management:
The first user friendly software merging clinical, clerical & managed care data. CMS Helper window lets you click & edit any data related to CMS boxes. Practice & patient statistics and marketing information. Treatment Claims – unlimited incident based treatment periods with ICDs, CMS & manage care info, optional start/end dates & more. Prioritized Todo Popup Reminders can be created for specific records, claims, appointments, careplans, notes, etc. Coming 2009 is the ability for system-generated triggers (I.e. Todo after X visit or after $ charges met) (365Ultimate). Doctor PIN, NPI & full CMS field parameters. Fee Schedules to handle managed care allowed amount & non-collectibles (365Ultimate) . Option to be prompted to select ICDs for each cpt/charge posted . Searchable Note log lets you say goodbye to clumsy word processors & managing computer files. Customizable patient invoices with optional personalized note per patient. Start of Day & End of Day windows help you stay organized. Patient Discount options (10 choices!) for Treatment/Services and/or Products. Careplan block prescheduling of patients from careplan (365Ultimate). Keywords for search, categorization, reference, tracking and statistical analysis of patient claims.

Scheduling:
Appointment scheduler allows for selecting default doctors, slots, CPT’s & notes for staff, and provides unlimited flexibility for time intervals and number of simultaneous appointments. Scheduler Auto Logic with foolproof open slot search, scheduling & posting charges & co-pays to the ledger when appointments are “kept”. Careplan visibly integrated into scheduler (all versions). Block pre-scheduling (365Ultimate). 365Ultimate super scheduler: Separate calendars per doctor, vacations, alternate hours per doctor/day, open slot search, room assignment, multi time-slots, yearly view & more – flexible start/end hours and breaks for each weekday (365Ultimate).

Exclusive features of 365Ultimate: (partial list)
Product inventory auto tracking with vendor database for easy reorders, fee schedule allowed amounts per doctor per insurer to automate non-collectible fees, super scheduling per doctors w/ vacations, appointment open slot search & multi-time slots, customizable patient todo/popup alerts, patient careplan with block scheduling, network “Appointment Waiting” popup utility, email/text message notifications to patient/doctor email or mobile phone, advanced document image tagging, state NYWC, 835 ERA Electronic Payment capability.

 

ChiroPulse365 Pricing & Terms

ChiroPulse365 is priced to accommodate your office needs.
Each computer that will run ChiroPulse365 will require one “license”.
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 ChiroPulse365 Client/Server One-Year License Includes:

  • One year unlimited use of ChiroPulse Server & Client on ONE computer
  • Program updates & enhancements can be downloaded at the Member Center
  • Licensed users will always have the “latest version” of ChiroPulse
  • Comprehensive Printable Users Guide searchable & self-printable
  • One (1) Priority Support Ticket (expires 30-days after purchase)
  • Support initiated via internet Member Center (24 hour access) with responses generally Mon-Fri (9am-5pm EST)
  • Free access to Member Center for support & updates
  • Eligible for priority paid support tickets (pay per incident via Member Center)
  • Access to future ChiroPulse “Add-ons” (additional costs may apply)

Product Activation/Registration: each PC using ChiroPulse365 will require product activation & registration via internet. Activation is for one specific PC & lasts one year. Yearly License Renewal is fast & convenient via our online member center. Renewal notices will be sent automatically via email a few weeks prior to renewal date.

License Expired Limited Mode: if your one-year license expires without renewal you may continue to use ChiroPulse to access your patient data with the following restrictions of either popup timeouts and/or disabled features: Adding visits, adding payments, invoice generation, new patient creation, new claim creation, report system. Tech Support will be offered for licensed offices only. No tech support will be offered for unlicensed or expired users.

 

COMPUTER/NETWORK GUIDE

Windows: Windows 10, 8, 7, (32-bit or 64-bit) for client workstation or data server.

Computer Processor: Intel Core i3 or greater PC with i5 or i7 preferred.

Memory: 32-bit Windows 10 requires 2GB RAM (4+GB is highly recommended) 64-bit Windows requires 4GB RAM (8+GB is highly recommended)

Peripherals: Keyboard, Mouse. Flash or Hard disk backup device.

Display: 1024×728 XGA or higher resolution

Fast Ethernet 100Mbps (TX-100) card & switch (networks) or faster (TX-1000 Gigabit) Wireless-N 150mpbs or faster required for wireless network clients/tablets.

Disk space: 50GB free SSD solid state drive recommended for max speed.

Internet Access: Onsite Internet connection is required to activate/register your software, purchase updates and obtain support tickets. Broadband internet highly recommended (cable, DSL, Fios, no dialup modems)

E-mail Access: Onsite E-mail access is required for ChiroPulse license, support & other notifications

 

ChiroPulse365 Feature Comparison (partial list of features)

(note ChiroPulse365 Essentials is no longer available to new installations after 11/2013)

 
General Features, Support & Updates
Continual  Enhancements included with yearly license at no extra cost x x x
Online Program-related Support included at secure Member Center x x x
CMS-1500 HCFA Mandated Changes quickly added with much more customization of  CMS boxes per doctor per insurer. x x x
Priority Refreshes/Updates released more frequently & rapidly x
No “Version Upgrade Fees”. Our  flexible  licensing eliminates costly tech/update contracts &  ends the “upgrade every other year” cycle x x x
Works  on your new computer running Windows 8, 7, Vista & XP including  tablet PCs & Netbooks! x x x
On-screen  Help is Everywhere.  All screens overhauled with visible help so you always know just  what to do! x x x
Web-enabled  lookups & help to quickly Google search vendors, products, insurers & more x x x
All  reports print  preview & exportable to PDF, DOC, RTF & more x x x
All reports w/ professional office  letter-head w/ fax number, website & e-mail address to avoid the hassle & cost of preprinted stationary x x x
The first user friendly software merging clinical, clerical & managed care data x x x
Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine (included at no extra cost) x x
Stand alone or Multiple Networked PCs x x
Networked PC Use only – workstation requires ChiroPulse365 on server PC x
Multiple doctors supported for notes, billing & scheduling x x x
Tablet & Netbook computer ready (any screen resolution from 1024×576 screen resolution & higher) x x x
Invoicing & Billing
Customizable  Patient Invoices with optional personalized notes for each  patient to improve patient relations x x
Walkouts show next appointments scheduled & more! x x
Clear  explanation on invoices & receipt line items such as: “fee reduced or waived by doctor” x x
Next  appointments printed on  walkouts/receipts x
Per  patient Claim Customization to set typical appointment, billing codes, discounts, invoices &  more x x
Unlimited  Insurance Timeframe Scenarios such as co-pays with any percent  coverage, capitations, deductibles, etc. x x
Fee  Schedule Allowed Amounts per doctor per insurer automates  charges & non-collectible payments x
Generate CMS-1500 Invoices w/ NPI output to paper 1500 form, Plain text Print Image or ANSI EDI output. (02-12 compliance 3/1/2014 w/ 12-ICDs) x x
Billing Wizard to Bill One or Bill Many patients to quickly invoice x x
Billing Wizard “Invoice all patients with past due balance” by dollar amount & date x
Billing Wizard “Reinvoice all patients with past due balance” by dollar amount & date x
Inventory  System & Vendor Database to auto-track products & items  (CPT or User codes) with easy reordering. x
Patient Discount options (10 choices!) for Treatment/Services x x
Patient Discounts  for  products sold inventory items x
Fully  Searchable Patient Notes & Log by patient(s), subject, type, HIPAA  with cloning. Quickly enter printable notes without clumsy word processors &  managing files on your PCs x x
Fully Searchable Note Log with the ability to find &  insert from other notes. x x
Built in enhanced editor & spell checker x x x
Scheduling
(Ultimate specific features recognized in ChiroPulse Notes & Scheduler)
Appointment scheduler allows for selecting default doctor for each patient CPT’s, appointment slots & notes for staff, and provides unlimited flexibility for time intervals and number of simultaneous appointments x x x
Scheduler Auto Logic with foolproof , scheduling & posting charges & co-pays to the ledger when appointments are “kept”. x x x
open slot search to quickly find an opening for a patient with one or more consecutive slots x x x
Careplan visibly integrated into scheduler x x x
View future appointments quickly for a patient x x x
Fixed schedule per clinic with start, end & two optional breaks
Super  Scheduler daily calendar per doctor allows each day of every year to be configured as you need it x x x
Room assignment, multi time-slots.  Flexible start/end hours and breaks for each calendar day x x x
Doctor or clinic vacations or alternate hours per doctor/day x x x
Yearly calendar view to quickly see vacation & alternate hours per doctor or clinic x x x
Careplan block pre-scheduling linked to careplan to quickly schedule multiple appointments for a patient x
E-mail/text  message notifications to your mobile phone (winter  2010) x x x
Network  “Appointment  Waiting” popup utility for  alerts even when using other applications x x x
Block-Scheduling pre-schedule in advance many appointments from the patient Careplan entries x
Clinically  loaded, designed for even the doctors afraid of computers
(Ultimate specific features recognized in ChiroPulse Notes & Scheduler)
Travel Card patient summary & one-window viewing all clinical  patient data for the doctor x x x
Multi  Claim/Episode based allowing simultaneous major med & WC injuries with separated  invoices & notes x x x
Claim  Wizard to manage patient treatement episodes, preferences, cases/treatment episodes, CMS & clinical (3 steps) x x x
Complete  image/document management system (almost any type of document you want) x x x
SOAPs with point/click  automated wizards, cloning & more! Create notes in seconds with a few mouse clicks that are legally defensible & clinically relevant, randomized & can be fully edited or cloned later! x x x
SOAP Note Point/Click Wizard fully editable & clone-able x x x
SOAP Note alternate Desktop Wizard fully editable & clone-able x x x
Daily outcomes, clinical  histories plus integrated careplans, chief complaints & exams all  linked to daily soap notes x x x
Clinical Notes & Narratives with cloning, templates & shared templates with soaps x x x
Chief Complaint database and Keywords for each claim                integrated with automated Soap Wizards x x x
Keywords for search, categorization, reference, tracking and statistical analysis of patient claims x x x
Daily Outcome Assessments for easy daily charting x x x
Clone SOAPS, Notes & Outcomes to quickly create new clinical documentation x x x
Clone SOAPS, Notes & Outcomes across patient claims x x
Paperless Solution complete image/document management system (any computer document) to track & instantly retrieve all patient data x x x
Advanced image/document management tagging, keyword & search capability x x
Office, Patient Management & Insurance Handling
Office Notebook to manage your doctors, patients, codes, insurers & setup wizard to get started x x
CPT & ICD Code database with hundreds of predefined codes saves you setup work x x
CMS-1500 HCFA  Helper interactive  panel that identifies each CMS box and lets you instantly click &  edit the actual patient CMS data x x
Patient  Wizard with status checklist to enter new patients & properly collect info (only 3 steps!) x x
Treatment Claims – unlimited incident based treatment periods with ICDs, CMS & manage care info, optional start/end dates & more x x x
Data Specific Todo Popup  Reminders can be created from most windows for specific records,  claims, appointments, careplans, notes, etc. x
Configurable Popup Alerts for Patient, claim or system-wide triggers for billing (ie. prompt after $500 charges), general prompts, care limits (I.e. prompt 5 visits after today’s visit), deductible reached & much more x
Doctor PIN, NPI & full CMS field parameters with customization per doctor and/or per insurer x x
Fee Schedule Allowed Amounts to automatically handle managed care allowed amount & non-collectibles x
Option to be prompted to select ICDs for each cpt/charge posted x x
Practice & patient statistics and marketing information x x
Start of Day & End of Day windows for common tasks & reports to help you stay organized x x
NY State Workers Comp 2009 x
Find/replace  & attach new ICDs to claims across  all prior treatments/visits x x x
Visit/Charges  posting prompts eliminate  mistakes & tell you when claims expire, visit limits have been  reached, capitated plans are max’d & more x x x
Optional  posting prompts to set/approve the ICDs for each CPT code/charge x x x
Patient Homepage shows all the patient info where you  jump quickly back into the Patient Wizard, careplan, insurance  timeframes, view patient notes, and more! x
Per patient &  automated Todo triggers (ie. Todo reminder after 7 visit or after $250 charges reached x
Attorney &   laboratory database x x
Vendor, supplies & store database with setup for reference to reordering office supplies (i.e. headrest paper, ultrasound gel, etc.) as well as product inventory items you sell x

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