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3 Reasons Most EHR Vendors Will Be Out Of Business By 2017

Susan D. Hall | FierceEMR | July 17, 2013

The crowded field of electronic health record vendors likely will be slashed to less than half by 2017, or by the implementation of Meaningful Use Stage 3--whichever comes first--according to a new Black Book Market Research report. Read More »

9 Healthcare Tech Trends in "The New Year of Uncertainty", Black Book Survey Results

Press Release | Black Book Market Research | December 20, 2016

Black Book’s year end C-suite polls reveal the brakes being pumped on advanced software acquisitions due to political and funding uncertainty that is menacing long term strategies and the willingness to purchase some IT products and services in the first half of the New Year. Policy changes in the wake of a full or partial repeal of Obamacare may create new demands on healthcare enterprises that will likely divert capital and resources toward getting ready for value based care. This uncertainty, as recognized by 9 of 10 hospital leaders surveyed, will at a best decelerate decision-making on planned or ongoing initiatives, and at worst drain IT investment dollars for a protracted period of time, according to Doug Brown, Managing Partner of Black Book...

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Black Book Poll: Providers Demand Usability In EHR Replacement

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | July 18, 2013

“EHR backlash” is more than a popular hashtag on Twitter, and EHR usability still has a long, long way to go, according to a new poll of nearly 2900 providers conducted by Black Book Market Research. Read More »

Black Book: Tech Support from EHR Vendors Essential as Many Hospital Clients Vent Frustrations

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | February 16, 2016

Electronic health record vendors that don't offer robust customer technical support services risk losing established clients and new customers, according to a new report from Black Book Market Research that found that one-third of hospitals surveyed are currently unhappy with their IT support...

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Hospital Nurses Forced To Develop Creative Workarounds To Deal With EHR System Flaws; Outdated Technologies And Lack Of Interoperability, Reveals Black Book

Press Release | Black Book | October 17, 2014

The most instrumental stakeholders of hospital EHR success are undeniably nurses, yet 98% of licensed RN’s agree that they have never been included in hospital technology decisions or design. 13,650 US nurses, a group rarely surveyed as the prime users of inpatient technologies, responded to Black Book’s Q3 2014 EHR Loyalty Poll addressing the difficulties of systems selected by non-clinicians and the impact on patient care...

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Hospitals Remain Underinvested in Costing Technologies, Black Book ERP Survey Results

Press Release | Black Book Market Research | December 13, 2016

An inert healthcare enterprise resource planning software sector grew less than 2 percent in 2015 as hospitals turned available technology funding to conflicting priorities such as ICD 10 conversions, cybersecurity, population health and analytics, with less than 29 percent of all US hospitals having implemented any ERP product. As provider executives face compounding value-based risk decisions, recent interest in ERP has climbed sharply according to a recent Black Book survey of 1,158 health system procurement and technology leaders in the fourth quarter of 2016....

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Lurking Healthcare Technology and Financial System Crises Increase Demand for Control Experts in 2017, Says Black Book Annual Healthcare PR Survey

Press Release | Black Book Market Research | November 23, 2016

Black Book's annual poll of public relations and crisis management firm clients noted the key shift from past years' workforce issues, physician satisfaction and medico-legal problems, to the reputation-challenging technology and financial problems facing both provider and payers in 2017. The potential catastrophes caused by technology-related events ranked first on the 2017 list compiled from healthcare industry executives, followed by financial issues, patient dissatisfaction events, nursing staff issues, clinical and disease emergencies, hospital performance outcomes and patient safety mishaps, and social media impacts...

Nurses Not Happy With Hospital EHRs

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | October 20, 2014

'A poorly implemented EHR with chaotic processes and bungling IT support is becoming a detriment to hospital nurse retention and recruitment'...

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Nurses Not Included In Hospital EHR Planning

Greg Slabodkin | Health Data Management | October 20, 2014

Nurses are being left behind when it comes to planning and implementing electronic health records...The survey of nearly 14,000 U.S. nurses found that 98 percent of licensed RNs say that they have never been included in hospital technology decisions or design...

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OSEHRA 2013: Oroville Hospital CEO To Reveal Key Factors Behind their Successful Open Source EHR Self-Implementation

Press Release | Oroville Hospital | August 30, 2013

Robert Wentz, President and CEO of Oroville Hospital, will be addressing the Plenary Session of the 2nd Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA) conference in Bethesda, MD, on September 5th. Wentz will discuss the key factors behind the hospital's successful self-implementation of the open source VistA EHR for less than $13 million in total and less than $7 million for the EHR component. Read More »

Population Health Management Becoming a Priority for Providers, but Many Struggle With Stop-Gap Solutions and Lack of Infrastructure, Says Latest Black Book Survey

Press Release | Black Book Market Research | January 30, 2017

Black Book’s most recent report on the state of population health management (PHM) reveals that it is among the fastest-growing areas in the healthcare IT space and several effective end-to-end solutions emerging. Record PHM spending underscores its increasing importance with a reported $8B invested in digital health in sum in 2016, with the majority going to population health and patient experience tools. But even as PHM solutions are quickly becoming a priority for healthcare organizations, in Q1 2017, 81% of providers are tackling population health projects without a strategic technology purchase that meets all their needs...

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Study: Massive EMR Vendor Die-Off Expected Over Next Four Years

Anne Zieger | Hospital EMR & EHR | July 23, 2013

Well, if you were waiting for someone to say the sky is falling, here it is.  According to Black Book Market Research, more than half of the EMR vendors in business today are going to fail within the next few years. Read More »

Use of iPad & Mobile EHR Apps Skyrocket According to Black Book Survey

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | May 30, 2013

2013 isn’t just the year of EHR replacement: it’s the year of anywhere, anytime access to EHRs through iPads, smartphones, and other mobile devices, according to new survey data released by Black Book Market Research. Read More »