KLAS: Instability Rocks The Small Hospital EMR Market

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 […]

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

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

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KLAS: ICD-10 Concerns Push Providers to Consider CAC 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 […]

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KLAS Finds Providers Behind the ICD-10 Eight Ball

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 […]

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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 […]

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