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“Do You Think My Vendor Cares?”

by Taylor Davis on April 14, 2014
A recent conversation with an ED director prompted me to put pen to paper. As he explained to me his challenges with an ED solution, he asked a poignant question, “Do you think my vendor cares?”
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ICD-10-tative: Who’s Glad, Who’s Sad, and Next Steps Part 2

by Austin Cameron on April 04, 2014
The impending ICD-10 delay comes as a surprise and frustration to the majority of providers given the following February 27, 2014, statement by CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner:“We have already delayed the adoption standard, a standard the rest of the world has adopted many years ago, and we have delayed it several times, most recently last year. There will be no change in the deadline for ICD-10.”
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ICD-10-tative: Who’s Glad, Who’s Sad, and Next Steps

by Austin Cameron on April 03, 2014
After President Obama signs the SRG patch, it will be official: you will now have to wait until 2015 to use ICD-10 code W6112XA—struck by macaw.
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Epic Community Connect: Proliferation through Provider Partnership

by Lois Krotz on April 01, 2014
What would it mean to a Community Connect hospital to have one record per patient, seamless record sharing, and affordable hosting? KLAS’ report discusses how community providers view Epic Community Connect’s integration, affordability, and impact on patient care.
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I Am a MEDITECH MAGIC Hospital

by Colin Buckley on March 11, 2014
It's interesting to see how motivations change over time. In a new report, KLAS looks at acute care EMR buying trends—not through the usual rear-view mirror of history, but through the eyes of providers looking down the road.
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#BestinKLAS TweetChat

by Kaitlin Jacobs on February 10, 2014
KLAS hosted a #BestinKLAS TweetChat discussing key findings from the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report.
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The Healthcare Analytics Puzzle

by Joe VanDeGraaff on January 06, 2014
The latest KLAS report discusses the complicated, puzzle-like world of healthcare analytics.
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#RSNAchat: What were the biggest take-aways from RSNA 2013?

by Kirk Ising on December 19, 2013
KLAS hosted a RSNA TweetChat to discuss key take-aways from this year's show.
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RSNA and Giving Thanks

by Mitchell Josephson on December 01, 2013
This year, as RSNA celebrates “The Power of Partnership,” we at KLAS are honored to be a partner in this community of care
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Hybrid OR: Ready for a Standout Performance

by Matt Terry on November 15, 2013
Matt Terry discusses the Hybrid OR market and how the vendors are performing
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RIS, Integration, and the Balancing Act

by Kirk Ising on November 04, 2013
The latest KLAS report, RIS 2013: The Integration Equation, discusses the importance of integration as providers approach their RIS strategy
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The World Series and CIS Market Share

by Lois Krotz on November 04, 2013
The community hospital CIS market lacks a clear leader
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#HITBI: A KLAS TweetChat

by Kaitlin Jacobs on October 30, 2013
KLAS teamed up with Health Data Management to host a TweetChat on business intelligence in healthcare.
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ASTRO Conference 2013: Where Is the Energy?

by Kirk Ising on October 15, 2013
Kirk Ising recaps his experience at the 55th Annual ASTRO Meeting
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I Work in Patient Care

by Kaitlin Jacobs on October 04, 2013
What does it mean to work in patient care?
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3 Essentials for Selecting your Next EMR

by Erik Bermudez on September 24, 2013
Erik Bermudez discusses 3 essential things to consider when selecting your next EMR.
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Quality Management and the Ripple Effect

by Lois Krotz on September 17, 2013
In the latest KLAS report on quality management, providers indicate that they are looking for a ripple effect
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Patient Access: Put your Five Iron Down for One Second…

by Austin Cameron on September 10, 2013
Providers turn to patient access for increased efficiencies.
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EMR Market Share and “sat-u-ra-tion”

by Colin Buckley on September 03, 2013
The latest KLAS report looks at EMR market share across acute care hospitals.
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HIE and Driving

by Mark Allphin on August 27, 2013
As KLAS continues research on health information exchanges, it finds mixed reactions from providers.
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Advanced Visualization and Golf: Consistency Is Key

by Matt Terry on August 20, 2013
In the advanced visualization market, where there are relatively few players but strong competition, consistency is critical.
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Radiation Dose Control: A Little Knowledge Can Go a Long Way

by Kirk Ising on August 13, 2013
As the energy around radiation dose control increases, KLAS continues to research the various vendors and solutions available.
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Smartphones and Smart Pump/EMR Integration: Making the Switch

by Jonathan Christensen on August 05, 2013
Providers report that switching to smart pump/EMR integration is not easy, but the results and increase in patient safety make the effort worthwhile.
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The Cancer Battle: Moving Toward More Victories with Women’s Imaging Technology

by Kirk Ising on August 04, 2013
KLAS focuses research on new technologies in women’s imaging and tomosynthesis systems.
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BI/Analytics in Healthcare: The Scrabble Conundrum

by Joe VanDeGraaff on July 30, 2013
Business intelligence and analytics are front and center of healthcare provider strategies, but KLAS’ recent BI perception report shows great provider uncertainty when it comes to a future standout market leader.
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Digital X-Ray and Four-Wheelers

by Brady Heiner on July 22, 2013
Digital x-ray performance continues to improve with advances in technology
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Cerner CommunityWorks: Is the critical access market finally getting the attention it needs?

by Lois Krotz on July 15, 2013
KLAS research suggests meaningful use, integration and affordability are driving provider interest in Cerner’s new offering, Cerner CommunityWorks.
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MEDITECH 6.0: Two Sides to the Story

by Jonathan Christensen on July 08, 2013
MEDITECH 6.0 has received varying reviews. Why are some users so much more satisfied than others?
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KLAS Data Crosses the Border

by Monique Rasband on July 07, 2013
Monique Rasband, a KLAS researcher, takes KLAS data on her most recent trip to Tanzania, Africa.
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Best in KLAS 2013: Medical Equipment and Infrastructure

by Kaitlin Jacobs on June 14, 2013
The Best in KLAS 2013: Medical Equipment and Infrastructure report is now available.
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Part 3: A Fresh Perspective on What It Means to Be Best in KLAS

by Kaitlin Jacobs on June 13, 2013
This three-part blog series will discuss the Best in KLAS awards from a provider, vendor, and inside-KLAS perspective.
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Part 2: A Fresh Perspective on What It Means to Be Best in KLAS

by Kaitlin Jacobs on June 11, 2013
This three-part blog series will discuss the Best in KLAS awards from a provider, vendor, and inside-KLAS perspective.
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A Fresh Perspective on What It Means to Be Best in KLAS

by Kaitlin Jacobs on June 07, 2013
This three-part blog series will discuss the Best in KLAS awards from a provider, vendor, and inside-KLAS perspective.
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Mountain Bikes and EMR Usability

by Colin Buckley on May 31, 2013
KLAS research suggests that EMR usability is reliant on provider and vendor partnerships.
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Commonwell = Cold Fusion?

by Adam Gale on May 14, 2013
It is hard not to cheer for Commonwell’s ideals. For over 15 years, KLAS has interviewed thousands of providers who have bemoaned the lack of data integration and sharing in healthcare. With the combined resources of six firms, is Commonwell the first step toward true data integration? While it is admittedly too early to report on the success of such a new endeavor, what is the market reaction to this announcement?