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New KLAS report measures performance of talent management vendors

December 01, 2015
Although the world is now dominated by mobile solutions and apps, healthcare providers still need the basics of system integration, an intuitive workflow, broad functionality and heightened vendor involvement.

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KLAS publishes inaugural report on value-based care

November 19, 2015
As healthcare moves from a fee-for-service model to a value-based care (VBC) model, many providers are having to reengineer aspects of their business. "Value-Based Care. Making the Shift: Who Can Help?" is the first report published about this market segment by KLAS. Researchers from KLAS interviewed over 100 c-level executives, most of whom have extensive experience in VBC.

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KLAS finds global EMR adoption rates continue to grow

November 17, 2015
A newly published report by KLAS entitled "Global EMR Performance 2015" finds that providers around the global continue to adopt EMR technology at a rapid rate. Two vendors, Cerner and InterSystems, stand out as the top-performing fully rated multiregional vendors.

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KLAS publishes 2015 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment report

November 12, 2015
New vendor rankings and product segments were published today in the “2015 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment” report. Siemens earned the distinction of being this year’s number-one Overall Imaging Equipment vendor, ending Philips’ two-year streak. Omnicell beat out the competition to become the Overall Pharmacy Automation Equipment vendor.

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KLAS finds fee-for-service drives CRM usage

November 03, 2015
Customer relationship management (CRM) is a standard in many industries; however, with the fee-for-service trend in healthcare, more providers are adopting a CRM tool to get patients in the door and keep revenue flowing.

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Epic and GE Healthcare perform well in labor and delivery report

October 29, 2015
In a newly published report, “Labor and Delivery 2015: A Deep Look at Integration and Functionality,” providers report that GE Healthcare offers the best connectivity solution of any other best-of-breed vendor. The report also confirms the existing opinion that true integration exists between Epic’s L&D documentation system and inpatient EMR, eliminating most double documentation and reducing the risk of error.

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KLAS looks at early vendor performance in the growing payvider market

October 27, 2015
Although provider-owned health plans (payviders) are not new, a growing number of healthcare providers are jumping into the space. KLAS spoke to 44 organizations in the payvider market to understand which vendors are seen as crucial to their success, which vendors create the most positive impact, and which vendors are seen as causing the most buyer’s remorse.

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KLAS & CHIME issue call to action for interoperability

October 22, 2015
Providers and vendors identify the lack of cohesive standards and a national patient identifier as two of the biggest barriers to advancing the interoperability of electronic medical record systems, according to a study conducted by KLAS and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

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KLAS publishes inaugural interoperability study

October 20, 2015
Healthcare providers strongly encourage better coordination among vendors, timely location of patient records and greatly improved parsing capabilities as three of the most needed improvements for interoperability of electronic medical records. These findings and others are found in a special study, “Interoperability 2015: Are We Lifting Together?” published today by KLAS.

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Healthcare vendors agree to interoperability metric during KLAS Keystone Summit

October 19, 2015
Key EMR solution executives and healthcare provider organizations convened at the KLAS Keystone Summit in Midway, Utah, to help solve the key interoperability challenges facing the industry.

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Global providers give Epic’s inpatient EMR high marks

October 13, 2015
With provider interest in Epic’s EpicCare Inpatient EMR system increasing internationally, KLAS surveyed Epic’s live customers as well as those implementing outside the U.S. to measure performance, budget accuracy and adoption by clinicians.

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New KLAS Report Gauges Who Leads the Market in Secure Messaging

October 06, 2015
With the threat of possible HIPAA audits and more than 100 vendors who claim to play in the rapidly emerging secure messaging market, providers have a difficult time selecting the right solution.

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Are new technologies in women’s imaging delivering desired results?

September 15, 2015
3D tomosynthesis is the latest technology to provide clearer images during screening and diagnostic procedures; however, it has not always been widely available.

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Cerner Has Largest Global EMR Market Share According to KLAS Report

September 11, 2015
In a new KLAS report, "Global EMR Market Share," Cerner surged from fourth to first place overall in EMR market share.

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Healthcare IT Security & Risk Analysis Report

September 10, 2015
Keeping patients’ sensitive information confidential is paramount to healthcare providers, but it’s becoming more difficult in a digital world.

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​Acute Care EMR Market Share 2015

August 04, 2015
Although the number of acute care hospitals making a decision about an EMR dipped in 2014, 240 organizations still selected an EMR.

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Epic and Cerner Rated Highest for Usability, with MEDITECH Making the Most Progress

April 29, 2015
Epic continues their industry-leading usability performance, Cerner's customers are making the most usability progress, and MEDITECH distinguishes themselves as having made up the most ground.

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athenahealth, Epic and Medfusion Most Effective at Helping Drive Patient Portal Adoption

April 23, 2015
athenahealth, Epic and Medfusion are the most effective vendors at helping their customers drive patient portal adoption, with all three vendors having over half of their customers report that at least 20% of patients have accessed the portal-a number well beyond the meaningful use bar of 5%.

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Business Intelligence Vendors with a Healthcare Analytics Focus Garnering More Mindshare Among Providers

March 31, 2015
As healthcare providers place more priority and focus on BI, they recognize the growing complexities of it and look for much-needed healthcare expertise and content among BI vendors.

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Payment Reform Reveals Unmet Demands Across the Care Continuum

March 26, 2015
Payment reform is causing providers to rethink their care-delivery models across the continuum, including homecare and long-term care services.

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