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HITECH Answers EHR Satisfaction Survey

Posted on March 19, 2011 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

The good people at HITECH Answers are conducting a survey to gage EHR customer satisfaction — 10 questions; takes 10 seconds. I think the questions they are asking are interesting and could provide some interesting results even if it’s not a real scientific survey.

So, if you’re a user of an EHR software, go and fill out the survey. If the results are valuable and interesting, I’ll be sure to share the results of the survey in a future post.

List of EHR Companies for Survey

Posted on February 25, 2009 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

I recently got a survey from someone evaluating EHR implementations and the motivations around an EHR implementation. I’m suppose to get the results of the EHR survey. If there’s something interesting, I’ll post it on here for all to see and enjoy.

One thing that interested me was that the survey had one question that asked which EMR or EHR an organization implemented. They offered the following choices:
Unknown [honestly how could someone not know?]
Allscripts (3 different versions)
athenahealth
Cerner
eClinicalWorks
Eclipsys
e-MDs
Epic
GE Centricity / IDX
Greenway
LSS Data Systems
McKesson / Practice Partner
MED3000
Misys (4 different versions)
NextGen
PracticeOne / e-Medsys
Pulse Systems
Sage
Other

I thought it was interesting to see the EHR they decided to list on the survey. Does this represent the majority of the EHR implemented? Anyone have a study that shows possible market share for various EHR companies? I’m thinking many on this list shouldn’t be there and that others probably should be listed that aren’t. Am I way off?

One thing is certain, I need to add all of the above EHR companies to my EMR and EHR company matrix.