Comparison of Policy and Procedure Management Software

(according to features listed on respective vendor's website as of July 2012*)

Features
PolicyTech PolicyStat PolicyMedical ComplianceBridge HealthDox MCN Healthcare Compliance360 MedWorxx HospitalPortal.net
General Features
Web-based
Exclusive to healthcare
Works with any size organization
Policy and procedure content included
Implementation services included
Control Over Users & Content
Custom-branded look and feel
Standardized headers and fonts
Configurable policy areas or categories
Customizable templates
Bulk editing and overriding
Site-wide/mass changes to headers and footers
User permission levels or restrictions
Customer-defined password standards and enforcement
Authoring & Editing
Template creation
Real-time author collaboration
Feedback and commenting for editors/approvers
In-browser editor
Connect hyperlinked documents
Automatic "track changes"
Work offline
Lock or restrict certain docs
Automation
Metadata for expiration dates
Review and approval workflows
Automatic version control and archiving
Reminders and notifications
Escalation emails
RSS feeds for policies
Reporting
Usage reports
Custom report generation
Data export to Microsoft Excel®
Automatically send reports to email
For End-Users
User-friendly interface
Full-text searching – including PDF and Word® docs
Filtering or narrowing of search results
Dashboard of "Favorites" or "Recently Viewed"
Easy email sharing
Printer-friendly previews
Compliance
Linking to regulatory standards
Grouping, tagging and searching by audit/standard/reference/regulation
Versioning and archiving
Change log or timeline of historical changes
Exportable, archivable audit log
Required readers/staff acknowledgment sign-offs
User comprehension quizzes
User surveys
Technical
Purely web-based, no hardware or software install
Requires no plugins
Automatic updates, enhancements, features, fixes and upgrades
Data backup across multiple-location servers
Data backup service
Data encryption
Integrations
Handles all document types
Microsoft Excel® integration
LDAP/Active Directory automatic user syncing / real-time authentication
LDAP/Active Directory automatic group syncing
Training & Support
Consultation and planning services
On-site user training (optional)
Online training materials
Online support portal
Phone support