In 2009, KLAS reported nearly all software-hosting vendors were performing better than third-party hosting firms. Since then, service firms ACS and Dell have had significantly improved satisfaction scores, according to the company’s recent report: Application Hosting: Dynamic Changes Bring Providers Better Options. They now rival the traditionally highly performing software vendors Cerner, GE, McKesson, and Siemens. ACS [...]
No one vendor has gained a strong foothold as an integrated human capital management (HCM) offering, according to the KLAS report, Human Capital Management: Finding the Right Vendor Mix. The 170 study respondents to the survey named 60 vendors as part of their HCM strategies, according to the Orem, Utah-based company. With a strong provider focus [...]
With payment reform making business decisions ever more intricate, a new KLAS report, Business Intelligence: Making Cents of Performance, seeks to offer insight into the marketplace. “Analytics reveals patterns, anomalies, key variables, and relationships to better facilitate intelligent decision-making and will be essential to a hospital’s ability to survive in the years to come,” [...]
Like most CIOs in healthcare, Steve Hess has no shortage of things to do. First off, he’s knee-deep in a multi-year Epic implementation that will see him bid farewell to many incumbent vendors now, and more in the future. Secondly, he’s morphing the business side of the house from a best-of-breed environment to one concentrated [...]
The following is a statement from Lawson regarding an unsolicited bid to acquire the vendor: “Lawson Software, Inc. today confirmed that it received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Infor and Golden Gate Capital to acquire all of the company’s outstanding common stock at a price of $11.25 per share in cash.
While many CIOs have found the rush to meet Meaningful Use unpleasant, Ed Collins has found it invigorating. In fact, Collins says he doesn’t think the strides Martin Memorial has made would be possible without the Stage 1 attestation deadline in hand. Today, Collins is knee-deep in an Epic rollout, a journey the organization embarked [...]