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Epic Systems, Medicity Lead in Health Information Exchange


Healthcare organizations and providers using either Epic Systems or Medicity have confidence in these vendors to resolve interoperability challenges through their health information exchange services over the next few years, according to a recent KLAS report.

In HIE 2016: Shifts in Vendor Performance and Provider Outlook, Epic Systems and Medicity led the way in provider outlook with more than 90 percent of respondents expecting strong performance in health information exchange and interoperability moving forward.

Rounding out the top-five health IT vendors with promising futures were RelayHealth, InterSystems, and ICA, with scores ranging between 80 and 85 percent.

The report attributes the perceived future success of Epic Systems and Medicity to two things.

"Technology prowess and reliable partnering," it states. "EMR-dependent Epic simplifies user access to data from both Epic and non-Epic EMRs. EMR-independent Medicity backs up a persuasive road map with follow-through."
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