Epic surpasses Cerner as most-used certified health IT vendor for Medicare EHR Incentive Program

According to ONC data gathered in July, Epic is the No. 1 EHR vendor to hospitals participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program.

As of July, 186 certified health IT developers supplied health IT to 4,520 non-federal acute care hospitals, including critical access hospitals for the program year 2016. Most of the hospitals (96 percent) use 2014 edition certified technology but 4 percent still use 2011 edition certified technology. All hospitals that use 2015 certified technology (68) use Epic.

Here are the 10 EHR vendors with the most hospital implementations.

1. Verona, Wis.-based Epic: 997

2. North Kansas City, Mo.-based Cerner Corp.: 994

3. Westwood, Mass.-based Meditech: 935

4. San Francisco-based McKesson: 444

5. Franklin, Tenn.-based Medhost: 333

6. Mobile, Ala.-based Evident: 272

7. Chicago-based Allscripts: 243

8. Tucson, Ariz.-based Sunquest Information Systems: 219

9. Franklin, Tenn.-based YourCareUniverse: 212

10. Minneapolis-based Healthland: 191

Here is how Epic, Cerner, McKesson and Meditech stacked up, according to last year's data.

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