Cerner grabs top ranked inpatient EHR vendor for third straight year according to a four month survey to determine the highest ranked EHR vendors for 2012.
Black Book Rankings, well known globally for accurate, impartial customer satisfaction surveys in the services and software industries, conducted a sweeping four month user poll to determine the highest ranked electronic health and medical record vendors for 2012. As part of a major research focus on current e-Health initiatives, Black Book announced those vendors with the highest scores in client experience in the areas of Certification-Required EHR Functionalities, Administrative & Documentation Functionalities, Clinical Workflow Functionalities, e-Prescribing modules, Accountable Care Organization data needs and Health Information Exchange enterprises were also examined in this study.
Cerner was ranked the top ranked inpatient EHR vendor for Healthcare systems, hospital chains, Integrated Delivery Networks and community hospitals (100-249 beds) for the third consecutive year. Epic Systems took the top spot as the best EHR inpatient vendor for academic teaching hospitals and major medical centers (250+ beds).
Among other inpatient EHR vendors also receiving top scores in multiple key performance areas of hospital systems include: Allscripts/Eclipsys, GE Healthcare, HCS EMR, Healthcare Management Systems, Healthland, McKesson, Meditech, NextGen, Quadramed, Prognosis, RazorInsights, and Siemens Medical across survey hospital subgroups.
“Hospital leaders are seeking empirical data from EHR users to make informed vendor choices. Viable EHR vendors are actively supporting their clients past implementation, and demonstrating best-of-breed technologies through innovative solutions,” said Doug Brown, managing partner of Black Book Rankings.
Other key top ranked vendors by category include:
- #1 EHR Vendor Ambulatory 26 – 99 Physician Group Practices: AthenaHealth
- #1 EHR Vendor Ambulatory (General Practice and Family Practice): PracticeFusion
- #1 Inpatient EHR for Small & Rural Hospitals: CPSI
- #1 Inpatient Emergency EHR: PICIS
- #1 ACO Clinical Decision Support (CDS): Diagnosisone
- #1 Community Hospital CDS: Zynx Health
- #1 Academic Medical Center CDS: Wolters Kluwer
- Interoperability, Communications, & Connectivity: ADP AdvancedMD
For methodology, auditing, resources, comprehensive research and ranking data,http://www.blackbookrankings.com