Epic swept eight Best in KLAS award categories and was crowned the number-one Overall Software Vendor, number-one Overall Software Suite Vendor, and number-one Overall Physician Practice Vendor in the 2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report. Other highlights from this year include: athenahealth receives second most Best in KLAS wins Impact Advisors wins number-one [...]
As EMRs continue their transformation from nice-to-have to stakes-to-play, physician practices are less willing to take chances in exchange for big bargains, especially the second time around, according to a new KLAS report, Ambulatory EMR 2012: Market Splitting Under Adoption Pressure. “Some providers are changing vendors simply because their whole organization is moving onto one [...]
Limited hardware costs, ease of use, and increasing confidence in cloud storage are making Software as a Service (Saas) solutions more appealing to providers, according to a new KLAS report — SaaS EMR 2012: Is It For You. “The SaaS EMR deployment model is becoming more popular for providers who want minimal up-front cost and [...]
Although nearly 80 percent of ambulatory providers that have purchased an EMR are confident they will qualify for meaningful use (MU) in 2011, a closer look at what functionalities have actually been implemented reveals most still have significant holes to fill, according to a KLAS report, Ambulatory EMR: A KLAS Guide to Meaningful Use Success. [...]
Allscripts is the most considered ambulatory EMR in a market rife with turnover, according to a new KLAS report, Ambulatory EMR: Win Rates, Replacements, and Provider Loyalty. That turnover is represented by the fact that 35 percent of all providers interviewed for the report plan to replace their existing EMRs sometime in the next two years. This includes nearly a third of the smallest practices.
Just like any multi-hospital health system, OhioHealth’s 16 facilities are measuring up differently when it comes to besting ONC’s Meaningful Use bar. And while CIO Michael Krouse says all 16 facilities many not qualify for every HITECH dollar, he’s supremely confident of avoiding the government’s penalty sticks. To learn more about how the Stimulus program [...]
With more hospitals leveraging the Stark relaxations to underwrite EMRs for local practices, it’s incumbent for CIOs to know that market inside and out. Developing a sound short-list of vendors to offer the docs is serious business, as CIOs need to balance physician choice with integration issues. To learn more about the buying trends in [...]