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— Mary Money, MD, FACP, Hagerstown, Maryland

 

EHR Report 2012: Physicians Top Ranked EHRs

In another recent study, over 20,000 Medscape readers were surveyed on their EHR system. Users rated their EHR on 12 key features of ease of data entry, overall ease of use, reliability, easy to learn, vendor training program, vendor customer support, ease of EHR implementation, interactivity with other office systems, value for the money, physician satisfaction, staff satisfaction, and patient satisfaction.

Conclusion: Amazing Charts was the highest rated EHR, beating all systems listed, including eClinicalWorks (eCW), e-MDs, Allscripts, Centricity, NextGen, Practice Fusion, and others! (Medscape's Business of Medicine, 8/12)

The 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, including ease of data entry, overall ease of use, reliability, easy to learn, adequacy of vendor training program, vendor customer support, ease of EMR implementation, interactivity with other office systems, value for the money, physician satisfaction, staff satisfaction, and patient satisfaction.

EHR Vendor

Average Physician Rating
(on 1-5 scale for all 12 areas of performance)

Amazing Charts

4.22

Allscripts

3.00

athenaClinicals

3.44

eClinicalWorks

3.36

GE Centricity

3.20

Greenway

3.04

McKesson Practice Partner

2.91

NextGen

2.81

Sage

3.22

From Kane LR. Electronic Medical Record Survey Results: Medscape Exclusive Readers’ Choice. (http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/EHR2012#1), Sept. 2012.