WATERTOWN, Mass., June 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- athenahealth , Inc. (Nasdaq:ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health record (EHR), practice management and care coordination, today announced that its cloud-based EHR, athenaClinicals ®, is now rated the most usable ambulatory electronic medical record (EMR) system, at both go-live and in current state, by health care providers, according to a new KLAS report on Ambulatory EMR Usability, released today.
Other areas where athenaClinicals is recognized for outperforming competing ambulatory EMRs include:
- Would Buy Again: Ninety-six percent of providers said they would purchase athenaClinicals again, higher than any other product in the report (11-75 physicians)
- Part of Long-Term Plans: One hundred percent of providers said that athenaClinicals is part of their long-term plans (11-75 physicians)
- Few Modifications: Less than one-third of athenaClinicals' clients needed to do extensive modifications to their athenaClinicals system, whereas other vendors' clients faced more significant modifications
Not sure what a cloud-based service really means? Want to learn more about the benefits of athenaClinicals for medical groups and health systems? Please visit the athenahealth website, or follow us on our blog, Twitter, and Facebook.About athenahealth, Inc. athenahealth is a leading provider of cloud-based services for EHR, practice management, and care coordination. athenahealth's mission is to be caregivers' most trusted service, helping them do well doing the right thing. For more information, please visit www.athenahealth.com or call 888-652-8200. About KLAS KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and to be counted. Working with thousands of healthcare executives 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. KLAS was founded in 1996, and their staff and advisory board members average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience. For more information, go to www.KLASresearch.com, email marketing@KLASresearch.com, or call 1-800-920-4109 to speak with a KLAS representative. Follow KLAS on Twitter @KLASresearch.
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