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EMR vendors that cater to smaller facilities are feeling the pinch and saw a decrease in wins across the board
OREM, UT, June 26, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Cerner, Epic and MEDITECH were the only EMR solutions that grew their market share in 2013. This and other key findings were revealed in the latest KLAS report, entitled "Clinical Market Share 2014: Competition Mounts as Markets Collide."
One of the findings of the report is that Epic and Cerner took the majority of wins in both the large- and small-facility segments.
"EMR vendors that cater to smaller facilities are feeling the pinch and saw a decrease in wins across the board," said report author Colin Buckley. "It is simply getting increasingly difficult for small-facility vendors to compete with their larger-facility counterparts."
As part of this study, KLAS interviewed large and small hospitals across the country about their EMR solutions. The products reviewed included EMRs from Allscripts, Cerner, CPSI, Epic, Healthland, McKesson, MEDHOST (HMS), MEDITECH and Siemens.
For more detailed information on each vendor's performance and on the KLAS report "Clinical Market Share 2014: Competition Mounts as Markets Collide," visit KLAS online at www.KLASresearch.com/reports. The report is available to healthcare providers and vendors. Providers receive a significant discount off the standard retail price or can receive a complimentary summary report in exchange for a survey about one of their current suppliers.
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare executives and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving supplier performance. KLAS was founded in 1996, and their staff and advisory board average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.
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