Comparing Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

A number of reputable organizations have conducted head-to-head studies comparing the various EHR programs to one another.

 

These studies all essentially look to answer a very simple question: How much do you like your EHR? 

 

 

 

 

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2014 Best in KLAS Awards: Ambulatory EMR (1-10 Physicians)

KLAS is a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting the performance of Healthcare IT vendors based on survey data of users. Amazing Charts scored 83.3 for ambulatory practices of 1-10 clinicians, beating athenahealth, Greenway, Aprima, e-MDs, Centricity, NextGen, and others. (Klasresearch.com, 1/15)

Vendor/Product

Overall Score

Trend

Konfidence Level

Cerner PowerChart 

84.3

+13%

√√

Amazing Charts

83.3

+4%

√√

SRSsoft EHR

81.0

-11%

√√

athenahealth athenaClinicals

80.9

-7%

√√√

Greenway PrimeSUITE Chart

79.1

-2%

√√√

Aprima EHR

78.2

-1%

√√√

ADP AdvancedMD EHR

78.0

+3%

√√√

e-MDs Chart

74.0

-13%

√√√

GE Healthcare Centricity Practice Solution EMR

73.8

+1%

√√

eClinicalWorks EHR

73.4

-7%

√√√

Henry Schein MicroMD EMR

73.4

+4%

√√

NextGen Healthcare EHR

65.1

-3%

√√√

Allscripts Professional EHR

64.7

-6%

√√√

McKesson Practice Partner

48.0

-14%

√√

The 2014 Medscape EHR Report

Medscape Readers were asked to rate their Electronic Health Record (EHR) as either poor (1), fair (2), good (3), very good (4) or excellent (5) in 12 areas of performance, including ease of use, satisfaction, vendor support, connectivity, and usefulness as a clinical tool. Amazing Charts was the top-rated EHR in the ease of use category of performance. 

EHR Vendor

Top Rated EHRs for Ease of Use
(on 1-5 scale for all areas of performance)

Amazing Charts

4.0

Practice Fusion

3.9

VA-CPRS

3.9

MEDENT

3.6

e-MDs

3.5

athenahealth

3.4

Practice Partner

3.2

Nextech

3.4

eClinicalWorks

3.2

Sage

3.1

Centricity

3.1

Epic

3.2

Greenway

3.1

Allscripts Professional

2.9

Allscripts Enterprise

2.7

Cerner

2.7

McKesson

2.6

Meditech

2.5

NextGen

2.5

From Kane L and Chesanow, N. Medscape EHR Report 2014. Physicians Rate Top EHRs.. (http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/public/ehr2014#1), July, 2014. 

2013 Black Book Overall KPI Leaders: Ambulatory EMR EHR Solo Physician Practices

Black Book Rankings employs 18 key performance indicators, including support, implementation, cost, and reliability.

Ambulatory Physician Practices, Top Ranked Electronic Health Records Vendors-
Raw Scores 2013 Solo Physician Practices

Rank

Vendor

Mean

1

E-MDs

9.55

2

Practice Fusion

9.20

3

Amazing Charts

9.19

4

AthenaHealth

8.84

5

Cerner

8.83

6

Vitera

8.81

7

Greenway

8.69

8

Bizmatics

8.40

9

Aprima

8.27

10

Care360 Quest

8.14

11

Kareo

8.09

12

Sui Medical Mastermind

7.95

13

Kareo

7.91

14

Nextgen

7.86

15

Chartlogic

7.73

16

Optum

7.48

17

McKesson

7.30

18

eClinicalWorks

7.15

19

Henry Schein MicroMD

7.11

20

ADP AdvancedMD

7.01

2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services

Amazing Charts had the second highest score for ambulatory practices of 1 - 10 providers, beating Greenway, e-MDs, eClinicalWorks, Aprima, NextGen, GE Healthcare, and others. 

Vendor/Product

Overall Score

Rating % Change

Konfidence Level

Disclosure Level

Buy Again

Product Quality Rating

athenahealth athenaClinicals

86.9

+4%

√√√

Full

95%

8.1

Amazing Charts

84.0

-1%

√√

Full

93%

7.7

Greenway Medical PrimeSuite Chart

80.4

-5%

√√√

Majority

88%

7.5

Practice Fusion

79.8

-4%

√√√

Majority

83%

7.1

eClinicalWorks EMR

78.4

-2%

√√√

Majority

86%

7.3

e-MDs Chart

78.0

-5%

√√√

Majority

80%

7.3

Henry Schein Medical MicroMD EMR

76.6

+12%

√√√

Full

76%

7.2

Aprima EHR

76.0

+6%

√√√

Majority

78%

7.1

NextGen Healthcare EMR

72.6

-4%

√√√

Full

81%

6.8

Cerner Millennium PowerChart/PowerWorks EMR

71.2

-3%

√√√

Full

68%

6.8

GE Healthcare Centricity Practice Solution EMR

70.6

N/A

√√√

Full

67%

6.6

Vitera Intergy EHR (Sage)

69.5

-10%

√√√

Majority

73%

7.0

Allscripts Professional EHR

65.8

-8%

√√√

Limited

66%

6.8

McKesson Practice Partner

50.9

-11%

√√√

Majority

44%

5.4


2012 Medscape Exclusive Readers’ Choice EMR Survey (n=21,202)

Medscape Readers were asked to rate their Electronic Medical Record (EMR) as either poor (1), fair (2), good (3), very good (4) or excellent (5) in 12 areas of performance.

EHR Vendor                                               

Average Physician Rating
(on 1-5 scale)                                            

Amazing Charts 

4.22

Allscripts

3.00

Athenahealth

3.44

eClinicalWorks

3.36

GE Centricity

3.20

Greenway

3.04

McKesson Practice Partner

2.91

NextGen

2.81

Sage

3.22

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