CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) EPSi performance management solution has been named "Best in KLAS" in the Decision Support Business segment category for the eighth consecutive year. Healthcare organizations seeking to unify and rationalize their disparate financial management software systems are choosing Allscripts EPSi performance management to support the evolving financial challenges of a rapidly changing business, regulatory and care environment.
Allscripts EPSi is a fully integrated, web-based solution that can load and process data from virtually any healthcare software system. Allscripts EPSi features integrated analytics, budgeting and knowledge-based decision support and brings together major components of financial management — planning, product line budgeting, cost accounting and operational and capital budgeting — to help strategically manage the financial needs of healthcare organizations. Furthermore, Allscripts EPSi connects disconnected functions, allowing reporting, budgeting, cost accounting, strategic planning and financial and clinical analytics across disconnected functions to be aggregated into a single source
The "Best in KLAS" report is assembled from evaluations completed by healthcare professionals who are the users of the software included in the report. The Allscripts score was a result of the responses from those organizations using Allscripts EPSi.
Organizations who have recently chosen Allscripts EPSi include Universal Health Systems, Inc. (UHS), one of the largest and most respected healthcare management companies in the nation. Through its subsidiaries, UHS owns and operates 25 acute care hospitals throughout the U.S.
In December 2013, Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) selected Allscripts EPSi to help it manage the dynamics of the marketplace. With 838 beds and 6,000 employees, CAMC is the largest hospital system in West Virginia, with several locations across the state.
"We believe KLAS recognition of Allscripts EPSi is an important milestone in our company's efforts to be Best in KLAS with all our solutions," said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. "We are very pleased that leading organizations such as CAMC and UHS recognize the value of Allscripts EPSi and have chosen Allscripts to help them deliver reliable and integrated decision support."
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.
Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health™ for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.
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