Archive for April, 2012

McKesson Overview-EMR Solutions

Posted by becca on April 26, 2012 in News

McKesson is a powerhouse in the healthcare industry.  Pharmaceuticals often come to mind when many think of McKesson, as it is the largest pharmaceutical distributor in North America.  However, it is important to remember that in addition to distributor services, McKesson also offers healthcare technology solutions, including refined electronic health record systems and clinical decision support systems that can be found in more than 70% of the nation’s hospitals with 200 or more beds.  …Continue reading

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Posted by becca on April 19, 2012 in News

Allscripts healthcare solutions offer many advantages to health information technology professionals everywhere who are looking to implement EMR systems and give their facility an operational edge.  Similar to competitors we have reviewed including Epic and NextGen, Allscripts caters to healthcare organizations of all sizes, with solutions available for small to mid-sized physician practices, clinics, hospitals, and large health systems.  Committed to innovation and connectivity, Allscripts boasts a strong provider network, with 180,000 physician users in 50,000 practices, as well as a presence in 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute care organizations.  Allscripts offers a wide range of ambulatory, acute, post-acute, and add-on solutions.  …Continue reading

NextGen Healthcare

Posted by becca on April 12, 2012 in News

NextGen Healthcare is an established leader in the health information technology world, providing software products, business services, and strategic consulting to hospitals, physician practices, health centers, and other healthcare organizations.  NextGen cites improving workflow, offering better patient care, and growing cash flow as fundamental ideals the business is committed to on its website, making it a company to watch for many healthcare IT professionals.  …Continue reading

Epic Healthcare Solutions- An Overview

Posted by becca on April 3, 2012 in News

Epic is one of the biggest names around in the world of health information technology.  Epic creates software for hospitals, medical groups, and integrated healthcare organizations that covers clinical, access and revenue functions, and ventures into the home.   In addition to making software, Epic provides implementation services, training (including courses to obtain the coveted Epic certification- see the difference between Epic certification and Epic credentialing in our past blog), optimization, architecture, content services, and can also connect independent physicians to community hospitals via a shared EMR system.  Overall, Epic is regarded by many in the H.I.T. industry as a premier provider of EMR systems.
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