KLAS: Instability Rocks The Small Hospital EMR Market

The Road Ahead For The Small Hospital EMR Market Looks Bumpy

If 2011 is an indication of things to come, the road ahead could be a bumpy one for the community hospital EMR market. According to a new KLAS Brief — Community Hospital Market Share 2012: Small Hospitals, Big Changes — the market experienced a great deal of upheaval last year, with more than 200 hospitals […]


Greg Kall, System VP/CIO, Summa Health System, Chapter 1

Greg Kall, System VP/CIO, Summa Health System

Going down the ACO road
Running a best of breed health system (Allscripts Sunrise, QuadraMed, CPSI, HMS, McKesson Paragon, eClinicalWorks)
Implementing Siemens Soarian at four hospitals in a move toward “sameness”
Handling an overwhelming amount of change
Why an enterprise rip and replace isn’t in Summa’s future


KLAS: ICD-10 Concerns Push Providers to Consider CAC Solutions

ICD-10 is driving sales of computer-assisted-coding solutions

With concerns about readiness to meet the ICD-10 deadline still top of mind, nearly half of providers are planning to purchase an inpatient computer-assisted coding (CAC) solution within the next two years, according to a new KLAS report — Computer-Assisted Coding: A Glimpse at the Future of HIM Technology. The report found that many providers […]


KLAS Finds Providers Behind the ICD-10 Eight Ball

Providers Headed for ICD-10 Troubles

Less than 10 percent of healthcare providers are over halfway there in terms of being fully prepared for ICD-10, according to the KLAS report, ICD-10: Preparing for October 2013. While providers know a lack of preparation could result in a halt to reimbursements and a revenue cycle disaster when ICD-10 comes, KLAS found that most organizations […]


Integrated Vendors ACO Favorites

While there are no one-stop shops for providers’ ACO IT needs, Cerner and Epic currently lead the way in provider confidence as being most “ACO-ready,” according to a new report from KLAS, Accountable Care: Providers Forge the ACO Trail. “Providers describe a variety of planned HIT purchases for their ACO projects, including data warehousing and […]