Research firm ranks 'best' EHR, practice management systems

January 27, 2011

Research firm KLAS has released its 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report, which includes the annual rankings of healthcare information technology vendors. The rankings are based on more than 17,000 interviews conducted yearly with healthcare providers.

Research firm KLAS has released its 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report, which includes the annual rankings of healthcare information technology vendors. The rankings are based on more than 17,000 interviews conducted yearly with healthcare providers.

Winners in the Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record (EMR) category, by practice size:

• More than 100 physicians: Epic EpicCare Ambulatory EMR

• 26 to 100 physicians: eClinicalWorks EMR

• 6 to 25 physicians: Greenway Medical PrimeSuite Chart

• 2 to 5 physicians: e-MDs Chart

For practice management systems, by practice size:

• More than 100 physicians: Epic Resolute/Prelude/Cadence

• 26 to 100 physicians: McKesson Horizon Practice Plus

• 6 to 25 physicians: Greenway Medical PrimeSuite Practice

• 2 to 5 physicians: e-MDs Bill

Also in the 2010 report, Epic was the top-ranked overall software vendor, with a performance score of 86.7 out of 100, followed by CareFusion and 3M. The top-rated overall services firm was Hayes Management (88.9), followed by Deloitte Consulting Inc. and CTG.

The complete report is $500 for providers and $2,500 for non-providers.