• by Bruce Carlson
  • April 28 2017
  • EMR


The State of the EMR Market in 2017

The State of the EMR Market in 2017

The now $28 billion-dollar EMR market is undergoing changes, according to a new report from Kalorama Information. Physician adoption of medical records s is high but usage of EHR might be limited. Providers are switching vendors. And a new administration, no fans of EMR payment schemes and use standards, may bring regulation and payment changes. This article also addresses market share in the electronic medical records market and top EHR vendors.

  • by Bruce Carlson
  • February 27 2017
  • EMR


Round-Up of HIMSS 2017

Round-Up of HIMSS 2017

Artificial Intelligence, Obamacare repeal, new offers and greater integration was on display at HIMSS 2017 in Orlando, according to the analyst of our EMR Market report, Mary Anne Crandall, who reported on events.


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
  • May 22 2015
  • EMR


Competition Mounts in Physician and Ambulatory EMR Segments

Competition Mounts in Physician and Ambulatory EMR Segments

According to Kalorama Information’s Electronic Medical Records 2015 , medium-sized physician practices represent the most frequently targeted client group of electronic medical record (EMR) vendors. Over 50 EMR vendors offer EMR solutions to practices of roughly 6 to 25 physicians, significantly more than the roughly 30 vendors for any given segment of the acute care market. More vendors are now also offering specialized EMR solutions for ambulatory care areas such as family practice, pediatrics...

  • by esalazar@marketresearch.com
  • September 16 2014
  • EMR


Kalorama, AMA, WSJ Bring Attention to EMR Falling Behind in a Device-Driven World

Kalorama, AMA, WSJ Bring Attention to EMR Falling Behind in a Device-Driven World

Physicians in the United States need only glance down at their iPhone or other handheld device to see what is missing in their current electronic medical record (EMR) office systems: an intuitive interface and advanced data-entry features that integrates seamlessly and assists in their everyday activities. Usability is a key product metric in the regulation-driven EMR market, and yet a predominant concern among users represented by the American Medical Association (AMA). In an interview with the...

  • 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...

  • by bcarlson@marketresearch.com
  • February 11 2014
  • EMR


Google Enters Healthcare, In a Big Way

Google Enters Healthcare, In a Big Way

Providers who thought healthcare was just another IT market were in for a surprise, one that the world’s largest search engine is taking advantage of. As this Healthcare IT News story, which features Kalorama’s market analysis notes, healthcare IT developers may have been scared by recent HIPPA rules making them responsible for privacy violations. This surprised cloud providers who thought they were merely providing an IT service, with the usual guarantees of performance. Certainly not getting i...