• by bcarlson@marketresearch.com
  • March 4 2016
  • EHR


EMR Interoperability a Dominant Issue at 2016 HIMSS Meeting

EMR Interoperability a Dominant Issue at 2016 HIMSS Meeting

Electronic medical records and the need to bridge different EMR vendor systems dominated the conversation as 42,000 attendees gathered at this year’s 2016 Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Las Vegas, NV. The conference grows in attendance and importance each year and this year the meeting covered four floors of the Sands Convention Center. Kalorama’s analyst and EMR report author Mary Anne Crandall attended the event. Kalorama covers the EMR market every year an...

  • by bcarlson@marketresearch.com
  • February 18 2016
  • EHR


Between Flint and Ransomware, Good and Bad News for EMR

Between Flint and Ransomware, Good and Bad News for EMR

Depending on the news one reads, this was either an unfavorable month for the 25 billion-dollar electronic medical records (EMR) industry , or it was its finest hour. The industry demonstrated its prowess in dealing with a community medical issue that would have been failed by paper records, but also had some negative publicity on IT security.

First, this month brought news that the lead poisoning water crisis in Flint, Michigan was discovered as the result of searches conducted using data fro...


Implementation is Not the End in the EMR Market

Implementation is Not the End in the EMR Market

Dissatisfaction with electronic medical records (EMR) systems in use and the need to meet government-defined meaningful use requirements is driving sales of replacement EMR systems. Kalorama Information in Electronic Medical Records 2015 discovered that up to one third of hospitals are dissatisfied with their EMR or electronic health record (EHR) system. Software capabilities and physician user friendliness often factor into an organization’s decision to upgrade or switch EMR vendors. Physician ...

  • by esalazar@marketresearch.com
  • July 3 2014
  • EHR
  • EMR


Primary and Ambulatory Care Key to Long-Term Health of EMR Markets

Primary and Ambulatory Care Key to Long-Term Health of EMR Markets

Recent profiles of Epic Systems and InterSystems are excellent case studies for the success of the electronic medical records (EMR) market. Fueled by government incentives in the United States and abroad, looming regulatory penalties and high hospital system adoption, the global EMR market has grown in excess of 10% over the past three years. Short-term market growth is well assured on continued penetration and maturation in the hospital EMR market segment, but long-term market success for the t...

  • by bcarlson@marketresearch.com
  • June 23 2014
  • EHR
  • EMR


Epic Makes Inroads: Kalorama EMR as Covered in Healthcare IT News

Epic Makes Inroads: Kalorama EMR as Covered in Healthcare IT News

A Healthcare IT News story citing Kalorama’s estimates of the Electronic Medical Records Market notes that once-small provider Epic has moved into the top three position in EMR, according to our analysis. The Wisconsin-based company is private, but has consistently picked up large hospital systems with large physician affiliate bases, and expanded services within these systems. The article references managment problems at rival Allscripts for partially explaining Epic’s share position. This refl...

  • by bcarlson@marketresearch.com
  • May 21 2014
  • EHR
  • EMR


Smaller EMR Firms Gaining on the IT Giants

Smaller EMR Firms Gaining on the IT Giants

EMR was once dominated by the same names that dominated healthcare IT including hospital computing and billing systems. Those firms, McKesson and Cerner still rate high. But smaller companies that can focus on EMR are taking share from healthcare IT giants that offer all-in-one solutions, according to our latest report. Epic Systems is an example, and has moved from fourth to third in Kalorama’s market share estimates.

The company has systems in the Cleveland Clinic, Mount Sinai New York, Univ...