This IDC Health Insights report provides an assessment of 11 EMR/EHR products from nine vendors that target small practices and qualify for meaningful use incentives. The market for electronic medical records and electronic health records (EMRs/EHRs) is maturing rapidly under the influence of government incentives for meaningful use under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
According to Judy Hanover, research director, Provider IT Strategies, "With hundreds of vendors offering ONC-certified technology for meaningful use, EMR/EHR buyers face an overabundance of options." This IDC MarketScape examines nine vendors of EMR/EHR technology to small ambulatory practices and provides a quantitative analysis of their current capabilities and future strategies.
eClinicalWorks, LLC, DRUMMOND GROUP PLC, OptumInsight, Athenahealth, Inc., Lumeris, Inc., Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Automatic Data Processing, Inc., GREENWAY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC., UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, Medical Information Technology, Inc., Practice Fusion