According to a new KLAS report, entitled Commnity Hospital CIS Market Share 2013: Moving Forward without Leaders, The market is rapidly turning into a replacement market as more organizations move to electronic medical records.
The report calls out two key points driving purchase decisions in this new market. Price and ease of integration. According to the report functionality, ease of use and customer service considered as strongly in this market.
“Providers are weighing their options and making some sacrifices,” said Paul Pitcher, report author and research director at KLAS. “The fact that providers are focusing more on integration and pricing is creating opportunities for vendors who may be more suited to fulfilling those providers’ needs.”
The vendors reviewed in this KLAS study include Allscripts, Cerner, CPSI, Epic, Healthland, HMS, McKesson, MEDITECH, Prognosis and Siemens. You can find the report at www.KLASresearch.com/KLASreports.