Epic Systems and CVS Health have announced a plan to reduce drug costs for patients and improve health outcomes by offering prescribers lower-cost alternatives to expensive medications.
The article at EHR Intelligence also includes two additional updates:
* Allscripts integrates new API-enabled patient scheduling solution
* Clinerion adds FHIR data model to its set of EHR format standards
Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner talks interoperability, patient portals, and the critical importance of patient-centered healthcare.
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Epic Systems is the number one vendor when it comes to physician EHR adoption, but it only barely beats out some of its close competitors for the top spot, according to a report from SK&A. While the mega-vendor is a frequent choice for large hospitals and health systems, taking best-in-show honors from KLAS Research for nine out of the past ten years, Epic has not yet secured total dominance on the physician side. The highly fragmented market has left a number of other vendors nipping at Epic’s heels, including eClinicalworks, Allscripts, and Practice Fusion, which have secured similar shares of the top 35% of physician customers.