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Tight battles under way for inpatient EHR dominance
Modern Healthcare

Four developers of electronic health-record system are in a tight battle to become the most popular developer of complete, inpatient EHR systems that hospitals use to achieve meaningful use and receive Medicare EHR incentive payments, an analysis of federal program data shows. The Big Four vendors providing hospitals with complete, inpatient EHRs used in the federal incentive payment program are Epic Systems, with 370 hospital customers, or 17.9% of the 2,071 hospitals that have attested as meaningful users with one of these systems; followed by Meditech with 323 hospitals, 15.6%; Computer Programs and Systems (CPSI), 313 hospitals, 15.1%; and Cerner Corp., 208, 10%.