Report Offers a Tool to Help Medical Providers Select Appropriate Electronic Medical Records System
Westborough, Mass.—February 12, 2009—In a report released by Health Industry Insights, eClinicalWorks® earned high scores for its unified electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) solution that is used by ambulatory practices of all sizes.
Health Industry Insights, an IDC company, provides research-based advisory and consulting services focused on market and technology developments in the healthcare industry. The report, titled Healthcare Provider Industry Short List: Ambulatory Electronic Health Records and Electronic Medical Records, identifies the leading EMR and electronic health records (EHR) solutions used by the ambulatory market. Designed to help medical providers in this market select the EMR/EHR product that best suits their needs, the report examined eClinicalWorks alongside 10 other companies who were selected for the report.
“This market has an exceptionally high number of suppliers, leading us to narrow the field down to a short list that is representative of the ambulatory healthcare industry, with the goal of highlighting characteristics that companies should actively seek — and avoid — when purchasing an EMR/EHR product,” stated Judy Hanover, a research manager at Health Industry Insights, who authored the report. “eClinicalWorks placed highly in all of the areas that we focused on, including functionality, interoperability, scalability, support and cost.”
During the research, Health Industry Insights independently evaluated vendors’ technology offerings and financial viability, surveying vendors and their customers based on comprehensive assessment criteria measuring how well their applications fit market needs. eClinicalWorks received high scores in each of those areas. It also earned high ratings for the likelihood that it would provide a positive ownership experience for medical providers.
“Since inception, eClinicalWorks has put its customers first—finding ways to continuously evolve our solutions to best meet their requirements,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “We are honored by our strong performance in Health Industry Insights’ report. It validates our commitment to excellent customer service and to offering the most comprehensive functionality to help our customers deliver the highest quality of healthcare possible.”
eClinicalWorks® is a privately held leader in the ambulatory clinical systems market. The company’s unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) solutions are proven for every market segment: large practice groups, including Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), Electronic Health Records of Rhode Island (EHRRI) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, as well as medium, small and solo practices regardless of specialty. The company enjoys high profitability with a five-year compounded growth rate of more than 100 percent year-to-year. With an established customer base of more than 22,000 providers across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 500 in 2008 and 2007, and a top solution by TEPR for four consecutive years. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City and Alpharetta, Ga. More information on eClinicalWorks can be found at www.eclinicalworks.com or by calling 866-888-MYCW.
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