CHICAGO, March 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black Book Rankings™ named Allscripts (Nasdaq:MDRX) Sunrise platform as the top overall inpatient electronic health record (EHR) for large hospitals and academic medical centers in 2015. Allscripts Sunrise also achieved this recognition in 2014.
In addition to receiving top overall honors in the survey, Allscripts was named top vendor in two categories: communications and connectivity, and results review/management and decision support. Allscripts achieved the top rank in 8 of 18 individual criteria, including: vendor overall preference/vertical industry recommendations Meaningful Use Stage 1 and Stage 2, innovation, client relationships and cultural fit, support and customer care, and others.
More than 23,000 qualified users of EHR systems ranked 559 vendors through a Black Book Rankings survey between September and December 2014. According to Black Book Rankings, it does not rely on vendors' client lists as source data.
"We're pleased to achieve a number-one ranking for the second year in a row," said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. "The Black Book Rankings results affirm that Allscripts is a leading solution used in the market today."
Allscripts Sunrise EHR platform is an integrated suite of solutions for acute, post-acute, ambulatory, revenue cycle and emergency healthcare providers. Solutions include a single EHR for emergency, inpatient and ambulatory care settings, as well as a patient portal. Allscripts Sunrise also provides access to integrated patient information across care settings and community organizations and offers clinical decision support that can lead to improved outcomes.
Black Book methodology is crowd sourced and represents a broad spectrum of EHR users. For more information, visit www.Blackbookmarketresearch.com.
About Black BookTM
Black Book Rankings, a division of Black Book Market Research LLC, provides comprehensive comparison data of the healthcare industry's most respected and competitively performing technology vendors. The largest user opinion poll of its kind in healthcare IT, Black Book collects more than 450,000 viewpoints on information technology and outsourced services vendor performance annually. Black Book was founded in 2000, is internationally recognized for over 15 years of customer satisfaction polling, particularly in technology, services, outsourcing and offshoring industries. Black Book, its owners nor its employees holds any financial interest in the companies contained in its comparison performance report and is not incentivized to recommend any particular vendor.
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