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Ambulatory / Physician EMR
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Inpatient / Hospital EMR
e-Prescribing
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E-Prescribing software vendors, standalone and EHR-based, graded by client experience – November 19, 2012
Black Book releases the top twenty vendors with special sections for top Meaningful Use (Stage 1 and Stage 2) achievement by vendor and top Interoperability achievement by vendors in a complete E-Prescribing study and survey
Sweeping Black Book 2013 Electronic Health Records surveys in external audits with anticipated release dates of Inpatient EHR results expected on November 30; Ambulatory EHR results expected to begin releasing in December. – November 5, 2012
 
Black Book announces 2013 research release calendar - September 20, 2012
Accountable Care Organization - Information Technology Yearbook released with 12 Must-Have ACO solutions and top vendors in client experience scores - September 15, 2012 Black Book releases this 230 page research and user survey volume with full issues of HIE, EHR and CDSS data sets.
Health Information Exchange vendors graded by client experience – May 31, 2012
Black Book releases the top twenty enterprise/private HIE vendors in a State of the HIE Industry study and survey
State of the Accountable Care Organization Industry 2012 Report and research analytics to be released – June 25, 2012
Survey concluding May 28, Black Book plans the release of the latest ACO data including adoption, top IT vendors supporting ACO development and operations, and effective strategies by successful ACOs
Clinical Decision Support Systems, analysis and comparison of CDSS top vendors to be released - June 10, 2012
Black Book reveals the leading CDSS vendors as the demand for clinical data analytics escalates in the ACO development environment.
Top Enterprise Health Information Exchange user/buyer survey concludes - May 1, 2012
Black Book to release HIE Top Vendors May 31. A comprehensive study of which connectivity suppliers are meeting the needs of users.
Top EHR EMR Surgical specialties released in 8 subspecialist areas of practice– Mar 16, 2012
Results on 882 EHRs/EMRs client satisfaction by 2100+ users are available through Black Book Ranking’s Amazon research store or directly from research firm.
2012 Top EHR EMR Internal Medicine results released, includes IM specialties - Feb 29, 2012
Latest survey data includes Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease and Pulmonology specialties.
Top User-Ranked EMR/EHR Vendors for Primary Care Specialties – Jan 31, 2012
Black Book releases 2012 results: The Top 20 user-ranked EHR for Pediatrics, Family Practice, General Practice and Geriatric physicians
Sweeping Accountable Care Organization survey underway to pinpoint Top HIT partners and vendors - Jan 14, 2012
Black Book explores the top EMR, EHR, e-Prescribing, Patient Care Coordination, Business Analytics, Revenue Cycle Management and HIE Vendors for effective ACOs. Over 400 ACO early adopters polled, and results of 18,000 HIT software users analyzed for ACO successful implementations and operational support.
Health Information Exchange user and buyer survey initiated – Jan 7, 2012
Black Book to release 2012 results: The Top 20 user-ranked EHR by physician practice sizes (six subsets, solo through 250+ clinicians) will begin January 23, 2012
Top User-Ranked EMR/EHR Vendors for Physician Specialties – Nov 9 2011
Black Book to release 2012 results: The Top 20 user-ranked EHR for separate medical and surgical physician specialties will begin January 23, 2012
Top EMR/EHR Vendors by Practice Size– Nov 4 2011
Black Book to release 2012 results: The Top 20 user-ranked EHR by physician practice sizes (six subsets, solo through 250+ clinicians) will begin January 23, 2012
2012 State of the e-Prescribing Industry Report released – Nov 3 2011
Results on 422 EHRs and 35 e-Prescribing modules’ satisfaction, adoption, market share and penetration available through Black Book Ranking’s Amazon research store or directly from research firm.
Top EMR/EHR Vendors for Independent Practice Associations (IPAs) – Nov 2 2011
T Black Book to release 2012 results: The Top 20 user-ranked EHR Vendors for IPAs over 100 physicians and under 100 physicians on November 15.
Top User-Ranked EMR/EHR Vendors for Hospital Systems, Chains and IDNs– Oct 29 2011
Black Book to release 2012 results: The Top 20 user-ranked EHR Vendors for Hospital chains, IDN/Networks and Systems on November 10.
Top EMR/EHR Vendors for Large Hospitals over 250 Beds and Academic Medical Centers – Oct 27 2011
Black Book to release 2012 results: The Top 20 user-ranked EHR Vendors for Hospital chains, IDN/Networks and Systems on November 10.
Top EMR/EHR Vendors for Community Hospitals 101-249 Beds– Oct 27 2011
Black Book to release 2012 results: The Top 20 user-ranked EHR Vendors for Community Hospitals on November 10.
Black Book to release 2012 survey results: Top EMR/EHR Vendors for Small and Rural Hospitals under 100 Beds– Oct 27 2011
The Top 20 user-ranked EHR Vendors for Small Hospitals on November 10.
Top Cardiology, Radiology, Oncology/Hematology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology and Dermatology EMR firms crowned by Black Book.
Black Book reveals Best EMR Firms - Feb 14, 2010, CMIO.
Black Book releases Top Inpatient Hospital EHR Vendors Feb 10 2011.
Black Book to release Top EMR Vendors for Medical Specialties – Feb 7 2011
2011s Best Performing EHR Vendors for Medical Practices including Neurology, Radiology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Allergy, Cardiology and Oncology on February 11.
Black Book to release Top EMR Vendors for Surgical Specialties – Feb 6 2011
2011s Best Performing EHR Vendors for Surgical Practices including Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Gastroenterology, OB/GYN and Plastic Surgery on February 21.
Primary Care Top EMR Vendors announced- Jan 13 2011
Black Book Survey reports Leading software suppliers in General Practice, Family Practice, Pediatrics and Geriatrics.
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HIMSS Healthcare IT News- Dec 13 2010, Black Book Survey reports Top 5 reasons providers are not ready for meaningful use.
About ninety percent of all early adopters of EHR will not qualify for the government stimulus program.
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HIMSS Healthcare IT News - Dec 1 2010, 2011's Best Performing EHR Vendors for Medical Practices and Hospitals Announced by Black Book
A survey by Black Book Rankings, a division of the market research firm Brown-Wilson Group, ranks the top EMR vendors for 2011 based on key performance indicators including meaningful use.The rankings include the top 20 vendors in 10 categories including acute care/hospital, emergency and physician groups, which are broken down by size. See story
Black Book Rankings announces 2011's Top EMR Vendors - Nov 21, 2010
Over 4500 users of electronic medical records, EHR, practice management, and hospital information systems participated in the annual satisfaction survey, identifying best software firms on 18 key performance indicators including ARRA stimulus support, implementation, cost and meaningful use. Full results and competitive report ordering available at www.blackbookrankings.com on November 1, 2010.
Commission announces more US certified EHR Vendors - Oct 1, 2010
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology announced today that it has tested and certified 33 Electronic Health Record (EHR) products under the Commission's ONC-ATCB program, which certifies that the EHRs are capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria supporting Stage 1 meaningful use as approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Certification is required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The certifications include 19 Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology, and 14 EHR Modules, which meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria.
Not All EMR Providers will be Certified for Stimulus - Sep 30, 2010
The Department of Health and Services estimates that 90% of previously Certified providers will be certified and compliant with the requirements of the stimulus, which means healthcare providers using the other approximately 230 products will not qualify for the stimulus.
Canada joining push to electronic medical records - Sep 26, 2010
The Canadian Medical Association released a five-year $423 million plan that would see electronic medical records available to all family doctors and local clinics, improved use of records and more efficient exchange of information between doctors treating a patient. Currently, only 37 per cent of Canadian doctors use electronic medical records, compared to 99 per cent in the Netherlands, 96 per cent in the United Kingdom and 95 per cent in Australia. US physicians are nearly 70% completion.
Federal government released the initial requirements for "meaningful use" - Aug 17, 2010
They include prescribing drugs electronically, automatically checking for drug interactions and tracking whether patients have been screened for certain diseases. Hospitals must use a set of 14 core functions, and doctors must use a set of 15 in their systems. They also must show they are using five out of 10 optional functions. Hospitals and doctors have to show that they used core functions for 90 days before Oct. 1, 2011, to qualify for the first payments. The requirements will get tougher progressively between now and 2015.