OptimisCorp Reviews

Updated April 16, 2015
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  1. Enjoyable

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    Former Employee - Physio Therapist in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Physio Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at OptimisCorp full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly staff, intelligent people, progression if you work for it, definitely would recommend it as a place to start on the career ladder.

    Cons

    Long hours, I didn't have much of a work life balance, superiors were prone to autocratic tendencies. Work was laborious at times, not much attention paid to certain fields.

    Advice to Management

    The company is comprised of four highly synergistic divisions: software services, clinical services, billing and compliance consulting, and branded events.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Management...

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    Current Employee - Administrator in Murrieta, CA
    Current Employee - Administrator in Murrieta, CA

    I have been working at OptimisCorp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Vacation/sick/flex-time/telecommuting. There are some great employees in the Murrieta office but some really AWFUL managers. No leadership.

    Cons

    Understaffed. No leadership. No structure. Turnover is ridiculous. Lawsuits. No raises. Clinics and software are profitable but the company sucks up everything to fund lawyers. It's so sad because this place had great potential if the CEO and board weren't so clueless. A company this large should have full-time, engaged C-suite execs. There is no CFO or COO. No HR Director. No true marketing department. No full-time true IT persons (It's held down by 1 guy for close to 1000 people). i think they have under 5-6 people left working on the software now? We used to have full-time lawyers on staff and when they disagreed with the CEO, they were canned. Anyone who disagrees with him gets sacked, ran out and then sued or threatened with a lawsuit. Scary.

    Advice to Management

    More of advice to employees and potential employees. Don't do it. You'll regret it.

  3. Helpful (1)

    Crazy place, Legal issues

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Pacific Palisades, CA
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Pacific Palisades, CA

    I worked at OptimisCorp full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They had a lot of great employees that left quickly. Also Holger is a great guy. The only positive is if you aren't motivated to do real work you can survive just talking the talk rather than actually doing anything.

    Cons

    The place is surviving because they trick PT companies into giving their business away for the dream of the software company being huge (hence they make the purchase in stock that isn't worth anything). They tell the PT companies if they get in while the stock is low they will PROFIT. LOL

    The reality is they survive off the PT businesses and the PT software users are just the companies they have purchased and forced to use the software. The only thing they do that is good for the PT companies they purchase is doctoring their accounting books (I assume legally). Other than that they pretty much have a product that promises the world and delivers nothing.

    Advice to Management

    Good luck with all the lawsuits.

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  5. Financial Instability, Technically Inept, and Fading Quickly

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at OptimisCorp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Please note that the reviews between August 5 - August 13 are fake as noted by other reviewers so please discount the already highly positive bias in the company’s score. These were written intentionally by current employees to “massage the score” in an attempt to recruit more developer talent. The only real pro with OptimisCorp is flexibility in terms of work hours/telecommuting/time off. Since there is no accountability or process in place, people come and go as they please; which may be desirable for some individuals. If you are a lawyer, there is plenty of work available as the company is fraught with numerous lawsuits and current ongoing litigation.

    Cons

    The company has a culture of not getting anything done. There is no accountability and success is measured by how many emails and great conversations (and by that I mean lengthy) take place. In my honest opinion, much of this is due to a fundamental lack in technical leadership, starting with the CEO. While he is an incredibly friendly individual, he lacks efficient business acumen and traits of other highly successful CEOs (e.g. efficiency, open to change, accountability, team leadership, technology proficiency). His vision is very focused on a future ideal software offering that will somehow solve every problem with healthcare, wellness, PT, EMR, patient apps, portal, events, etc. (For those that understand technology and how difficult it is to create just one of those … will understand that trying to combine every facet into a single product is just unrealistic). The bottom line is that the OptimisPT product had a dominant share of the PT EMR market early-on; however, the application never matured as the company focused resources in various directions like events and wellness instead of software. As a result of chasing every new great idea, the company has very little synergy and has not embraced itself as a software or technology company. People work all over, remote, Murrieta, LA, Taipei, and Utah with little to no effective communication or cohesion. Turnover is incredibly high and there are no additional C-level employees as individuals that must interact with the CEO find themselves in a pattern of leaving quickly.

    Advice to Management

    I don’t believe any advice I could give would impact the bottom line. The company needs major directional and top-down management restructuring changes to create a profitable strategy moving forward to compete with the current competition of well-organized, highly talented, and venture backed healthcare companies.

  6. Helpful (2)

    Management has no clue what they are doing; Leadership jumping ship faster than if they were on the Titanic.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at OptimisCorp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Casual environment; flexibility with schedules; good vacation and sick policies; you get paid on time. It can be a great company if they had better leadership.

    Cons

    Inconsistent up the entire chain: management, executives, board of directors; Lack of vision; No clear policies written anywhere; Any policies that are written are consistently ignored; Executives and Management are nowhere to be found; Management makes decisions without even trying to learn any processes, very throw the baby out with the bath water environment; No communication with staff on what is going on; Everything is done at the very last minute; Everything is an emergency or turns into one because they have no back-up plans.

    Pay is seriously lacking, raises are very few and other than medical, dental and 401k, they don't offer much. No 401k match; no bonuses; Medical and dental aren't even covered 50% for the employee and they don't offer FSA or supplemental or life insurance. They try to tell you they are focused on wellness but they don't offer any of this. Worthless stocks, no raises despite long hours; Cohesion simply does not exist here.

    Advice to Management

    Leadership starts from the top, so try showing some instead of just hiding out in an office together. How about letting your employees in on what you are trying to accomplish? What direction are you trying to go? Do you want to go public? Do you want to be a software company, a health company, a fitness company, a clinical company? Consider getting some specialized consultants in that can help you show you where you can pick up slack across the board and focus on goals for the short and long term.

    Attempt to talk to your employees and see what is working and what isn't working; Maybe sit down with your key staff and learn WHY and HOW they do things. Write it down. Get more staff in order to organize everything and come up with more consistent policies;

  7. Young Company, Bright Future

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at OptimisCorp full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Working with an excellent, hard working group of individuals that dedicate themselves to making OptimisPT and their team members better.
    A new direction that will allow our company and software to grow exponentially.
    Being the cutting edge in compliance.

    Cons

    Increased communication about corporate and all current changes can improve confusion and frustration.
    Lack of resources and bugs can be cumbersome at times.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen to all staff ideas regardless of position. Focus not only on the "big picture" but take in too considerations the "little" things that need to be fixed as well. We have issues and bugs that may seem insignificant but will improve our product and show our customers we care. Continue to focus on opening the lines of communication between the developers and the rest of the staff.

  8. A great place to work

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at OptimisCorp as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The people here are wonderful. Everyone is knowledgeable in their content area i.e., front office administration, documentation, compliance, billing, development, and IT. As a contract employee I appreciate the flexibility of my schedule and lack of micromanagement from above. There is opportunity to stay as busy as I want to be. The EMR software is evolving and has potential to be the best!

    Cons

    Lots of change going on in upper management. Not a lot of communication down stream.

    Advice to Management

    As a former user and a current trainer of the EMR software, I hear what the clients are asking for... please listen. Some of the items have been on "the list" since the product was in Beta stages. Please listen and respond on what users are asking for.

    There are lots of great ideas (EMR & apps) bouncing around OptimisCorp... stay focused on one idea and when it is place and working well move on to the next.... sometimes it feels as though there are too many balls being juggled.

  9. Growing company with great resources and enthusiastic employees

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at OptimisCorp as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    You will work with great people that are hard working and have high knowledge in their skill set. Company atmosphere is such that any of them are accessible whenever you have any questions. In 3 years I have experienced change and expansion of employees/teams, offices, management which could be good or bad but in this case has helped the company grow. Management sets fair and challenging expectations for you. The company has associated with it leaders in the industry that work hard to keep the product current. It is in competition to being the leading EMR for outpatient therapy and has excellent potential. I am truly excited to continue to see growth and looking forward to whats to come!

    Cons

    Being a start-up company there has been some hurdles to jump over but you learn from your mistakes. Progress with development can be slow. New management has "shaked" things up a bit but I think this is what was needed to continue with our mission and achieve our goals.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to expand and open lines of communication between the developers and the implementation team. Asking for feedback from those that work with our clients on a daily basis is worth while.

  10. A company that values your knowledge

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at OptimisCorp as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Although I work off site out of state I feel like I am part of a great team. Your experience in your field is respected and valued. Huge opportunity with this company if you are self driven. The product is a success and will continue to succeed as the staff are just not employees; they are represented in their field. Recent new management comes with a vital missing piece of the puzzle combined with a enthusiastic personality and the required team-ship management style.

    Cons

    Recent huge shake up that has not really been addressed with the staff.

    Advice to Management

    Focus. Let go of grudges.

  11. Helpful (1)

    This is a newer company with the best intentions for its employees and its users.

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    Current Employee - Clinic Relationship Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Clinic Relationship Manager in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at OptimisCorp full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Incredible resources within the PT world! They attempt to stay updated and follow through with the product they are providing.

    Cons

    As with any new company, changes can be significant and communication to all of those involved can be lacking.

    Advice to Management

    There is a group of us that talk with the clients on a daily basis. We really do see what they are looking for. While there might be other things on the agenda of mgmt, please take into consideration what we're hearing from clients and potential clients.

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