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 Overall Services Vendor
Five new software market segments were added to the report this year. Clinical Decision Support has been separated into three new markets: Clinical Decision Support—Order Sets and Care Plans, Clinical Decision Support—Referential, and Clinical Decision Support—Surveillance. Point of Use Inventory Management and VNA/Image Archive debut as new segments. Due to changes in the market space, Pharmacy and Pharmacy (Community) market segments have been combined into one category.
The report also has six new services market segments: HIE Consulting, ICD-10 Consulting, Image Exchange, Image Archive Outsourcing, Release of Information, and Revenue Cycle Outsourcing.