Premium Reports
CDS 2016

CDS 2016
Providers Expect EMRs to Drive CDS Impact

Authored by: | Read Time: 4 minutes

KLAS intended this research to measure the outcomes being achieved with third-party CDS applications. However, many providers struggled to quantify their solution’s impact—a telling trend. As a result, this report highlights other insights gleaned from KLAS’ interviews regarding providers’ CDS solutions. Today, providers consider ease of adoption and clinical-reference quality when purchasing a system. What does the future hold for CDS? What role will EMRs play, and which third-party applications do providers report having success with?

Want to see full details?


  1. Providers Look to Cerner and Epic for Future CDS Initiatives; McKesson, MEDITECH Not Ready
  2. Order Sets: Zynx, Wolters Kluwer Diverge in Performance; EMR Integration Still Biggest Challenge
  3. Surveillance: Wolters Kluwer Best of Pharmacy- Focused Vendors; Providers Looking to EMRs for Broader Impact
  4. Care Plans: Lacking in Adoption and Impact
  5. POC Reference: UpToDate the Clinician Preference; a Few Considering EBSCO as Replacement
  6. Infection Control: BD, Wolters Kluwer Strong Options; EMR Vendors Behind
 Download Report Brief  Download Full Report

This material is copyrighted. Any organization gaining unauthorized access to this report will be liable to compensate KLAS for the full retail price. Please see the KLAS DATA USE POLICY for information regarding use of this report. © 2018 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All Rights Reserved. NOTE: Performance scores may change significantly when including newly interviewed provider organizations, especially when added to a smaller sample size like in emerging markets with a small number of live clients. The findings presented are not meant to be conclusive data for an entire client base.