Best in KLAS: Epic named top Overall Software Suite for 8th year in a row — 9 report insights

Epic took home a number of Best in KLAS awards for software and services, including top Overall Software Suite for the eighth consecutive year.

The 2018 "Best in KLAS: Software & Services" report, published Tuesday, is based on customer feedback. "Best in KLAS is more than a ranking," said KLAS President Adam Gale. "It is a recognition of vendors committed to delivering superior solutions. It gives voice to thousands of providers and payers who are demanding better performance, usability and interoperability in healthcare technology."

Here are nine awards.

1. In addition to winning the top Overall Software Suite award, Epic was named the top Overall Physician Vendor and won Best in KLAS awards in seven segments, as well as Category Leader awards in two market segments.

2. Here is the KLAS ranking for Overall Software Suite:

  • Epic
  • Meditech
  • Cerner
  • Allscripts (Paragon by McKesson)
  • Allscripts
  • CPSI (Healthland)
  • Medhost
  • CPSI (Evident Thrive)

3. Here is the KLAS ranking for Overall Physician Practice Vendor:

  • Epic
  • athenahealth
  • GE Healthcare
  • Cerner
  • NextGen Healthcare
  • Allscripts
  • eClinicalWorks
  • Greenway (Prime Suite)

4. For the second year in a row, Optimum Healthcare IT was named the top Overall IT Services Firm, and it won two Best in KLAS awards and one Category Leader award.

5. ECG Management, a health IT consulting firm, won Overall Best in KLAS for Healthcare Management Consulting Firm.

6. Cerner, athenahealth and Merge each received two Best in KLAS awards.

7. GE Healthcare Universal Viewer took home the Most Improved Software Product.

8. KLAS awarded its Most Improved Physician Practice Product to NextGen Healthcare NextGen EHR.

9. Omnicell's i.v.station was awarded KLAS' Most Improved Medical Equipment Product.

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