AVATAR is a cloud-based, web-accessible Electronic Health Record (EHR) system used by Sacramento County Behavioral Health Services (BHS) and BHS contract providers for both Mental Health (MH) and Substance Use Prevention and​ Treatment (SUPT).

AVATAR includes Practice Management (PM) functions and Clinical Workstation (CWS).

PM contains records management information including:

  • Claiming information
  • Data for state reporting
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Perceptive Document Management - facilitates scanning non-AVATAR generated documentation into the client's electronic health record.

CWS contains electronic clinical documentation in the client's electronic health record. Documentation includes:

  • Progress notes
  • Treatment plans
  • Assessments ​
  • Diagnosis
  • Order Connect – Allows user to send electronic prescriptions and e-faxes to pharmacies that belong to the Surescripts network as well as electronic lab orders and results with Quest Diagnostics.