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.
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 […]
CCHIT has certified 14 products under its two new programs — CCHIT Certified 2011 Comprehensive and Preliminary ARRA 2011. The CCHIT Certified 2011 Comprehensive program differs from the Preliminary ARRA certification program by providing a more rigorous inspection of integrated EHR functionality, interoperability, and security in addition to full compliance with federal standards, according to […]
Eighty-five percent of healthcare providers believe their ambulatory EMR will enable them meet the proposed 2011 meaningful use deadlines, according to a report from KLAS. Among the study respondents, Epic, NextGen and athenahealth customers expressed the most confidence, and SRSsoft and Amazing Charts clients the least. Despite the confidence, however, providers also noted a number […]