CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX) earned top scores for its ambulatory EHRs, Allscripts Professional EHR™, Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR and Allscripts Sunrise™ Ambulatory Care, from research company Black Book™ Rankings (Black Book). The firm collected 27,194 ballot results on 18 performance areas of operational excellence to rank EHR providers.
Allscripts ambulatory solutions earned the #1 ranking in multiple categories, including:
- 26-99 physician practices and groups
- 100+ physician practices and groups
- Interoperability, Communications & Connectivity
- Independent Practice Associations
"Ambulatory practices who use Allscripts to provide patient care indicate a high level of satisfaction with their solutions," Black Book Chief Executive Officer Doug Brown said. "We electronically crowd source this input and subject it immediately to an internal and external audit to verify completeness and accuracy."
Vendors with more than 20 unique client votes are eligible for top 10 rankings and are assured to have the highest statistical confidence and lowest variation.
"This recognition is even more satisfying to us as Black Book represents the most objective survey in the industry," said Allscripts Chief Executive Officer Paul M. Black. "These results show that the momentum coming out of Meaningful Use 2 and stricter interoperability requirements have positioned our clients for success. While we are never finished in our drive to optimize workflow and drive successful clinical outcomes for our clients, we are proud of these results of two plus years of focus on engineering, implementation and support to improve our clients experience with Allscripts Solutions."
Black Book had also named Allscripts Sunrise platform as the top overall inpatient EHR for large hospitals and academic medical centers in 2015 and 2014.
Black Book is a full-service market research and public opinion research company, founded in 2002. Black Book Rankings offers complete quantitative and qualitative research services, excelling in the design of customized surveys and research approaches to meet specific client needs.
Black Book provides healthcare IT users, media, investors, analysts, vendors, and prospective software system buyers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and other interested sectors of the clinical technology industry with comprehensive comparison data of the industry's top respected and competitively performing technology vendors.
Allscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX) is a leader in healthcare information technology solutions that advance clinical, financial and operational results. Our innovative solutions connect people, places and data across an Open, Connected Community of Health™. Connectivity empowers caregivers to make better decisions and deliver better care for healthier populations. To learn more, visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.
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