KLAS: 7 reasons large, midsize hospitals want to replace their acute care EMR

Whether dealing with integration issues or outdated user experiences, large and midsize hospitals have considered replacing their acute care EMR for various reasons, according to a recent KLAS Research report.

KLAS' Acute Care EMR Decision Insights 2019 report analyzed EMR purchasing considerations and decisions among hospitals with more than 500 beds as well as hospitals with 201-500 beds.

When asked what the reasons were that made them want to replace their EMR system, participants from 132 hospitals said:

Integration: 26 percent.
Poor current experience: 13 percent.
Consolidation: 12 percent.
Technology: 11 percent.
Innovation: 5 percent.
Functionality: 5 percent.
Support: 5 percent.

To access the full report, click here.

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