While adoption of clinical information systems is on the rise at community hospitals, there is still much unconquered territory, according to a new report by KLAS — Community Hospital CMS 2011: Rapid Adoption. According to KLAS estimates, approximately 300-500 U.S. hospitals have yet to commit to a CIS vendor as of the start of 2011. […]
One fifth of all community hospitals currently using EMRs plan to switch products within the next couple of years, despite fast-approaching Meaningful Use deadlines, according to a new report by KLAS, Community Hospital EMRs Maturing for Meaningful Use. “McKesson and Meditech C/S clients are most confident that their vendors will get them to Stage 1 of MU by 2013,” commented Paul Pitcher, KLAS research director and author of the report.
Fast and easy are two words only the uninitiated would use to describe a core clinical HIT system selection, and John Gaede is certainly not one of them. That’s because Gaede recently went through the rigors of crafting a vision, finding partners and hitting the market. And hit the market he did, scouring not […]
In its end-of-year report – 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services – KLAS finds Epic is the top-ranked overall software vendor, with a performance score of 87.0 out of 100, followed by Picis and Philips. The top-rated overall services firm is Hayes Management (90.5), followed by Vitalize Consulting Solutions Inc. […]