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EHR vendor

February 22, 2013  2:25 PM

Cerner, McKesson CEOs to hold court at HIMSS 2013

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Cerner, EHR vendor, HIMSS 2013, Interoperability, mckesson

Putting two and two together, we're guessing that we're about 10 days away from the announcement of a historic Cerner-McKesson interoperability agreement. Something's afoot

February 21, 2013  2:27 PM

EHR market to face major disruption before year’s end

Ed Burns Ed Burns Profile: Ed Burns
Cerner, EHR vendor, Epic, mckesson, Meaningful use, Vendor selection

The EHR industry could be at a turning point, as a new survey from Black Book Rankings indicates that many current users are unhappy with their systems and are considering swapping vendors. Where the industry goes from there is anyone's guess, but it could have long-lasting implications for the EHR...

April 24, 2012  9:37 AM

Switching electronic health record systems is no easy task

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
EHR, EHR adoption, EHR certification, EHR vendor, Medicaid EHR incentive programs

While buying an electronic health record (EHR) system for the first time is a veritable challenge, transitioning from one system to another is challenging as well. There are a number of reasons an...

December 29, 2011  12:18 PM

Regional extension centers, EHR vendors trying to play nice

CommunityManager Profile: CommunityManager
EHR vendor, REC, regional extension centers

By Brita Van Fossen, Editorial Assistant Since the passage of the HITECH Act in 2009, the focus throughout the health care industry has been compliance with meaningful use requirements and, consequently,...

June 20, 2011  1:24 PM

EHR software market to exceed $6 billion by 2015

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
EHR systems, EHR vendor

The electronic health record (EHR) software market is poised to exceed $6 billion by 2015, according to the research firm Markets and Markets. This will represent tremendous growth, the firm noted,...

December 16, 2010  3:40 PM

Meaningful use and mobile health were hot topics in health IT for 2010

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
EHR implementation, EHR vendor, ipad adoption, Meaningful use, mobile health, tablet computer

During the first half of 2010, all eyes in the world of health information technology were focused on the forthcoming Stage 1 meaningful use requirements, the criteria that hospitals and eligible providers...

September 23, 2010  12:00 AM

EHR vendors slow to react to stimulus sales

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Cerner, EHR, EHR vendor, Epic, GE, KLAS

Not many research reports on the electronic health records (EHR) space yield startling results: Most reports say EHRs speed up care, but a few say they don't. Most say they help slash medical error rates, but a few say they don't. But the

July 12, 2010  8:18 AM

Regional extension centers starting to pick preferred EHR vendors

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
EHR vendor, regional extension centers

The nation's regional extension centers (REC) are beginning to name the electronic health record vendors toward which they intend to steer...

April 27, 2010  2:22 PM

Choosing the right EHR vendor, and other news

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
EHR vendor, Meaningful use, virtual environment

Of all the EHR vendors out there -- especially a cadre of new ones catering to solo docs and small group practices -- how do you pick one that will be around for the long haul? Providers who look at only the obvious factors of price and usability could be making a costly mistake if the vendor goes...

April 22, 2010  12:01 AM

Tread carefully when choosing an EHR vendor

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
EHR, EHR implementation, EHR vendor, EMR

This is a crazy time for electronic health record (EHR) software vendors. It smacks of the Web boom of 1998-2000, where sites like, grocery home-delivery site Webvan and eToys rose to prominence and quickly flamed out, despite hundreds of millions of dollars in venture backing. Those of us...

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