Chicago – June 20, 2014 – The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) today announced that, following rigorous review, Allscripts has once again achieved the "Peer Reviewed by HFMA®" designation for Allscripts EPSi™ financial management software.
Allscripts EPSi is a web-based, fully integrated financial management solution that connects different functional areas and systems, including clinical and financial systems, to provide healthcare organizations with key insights to better manage their business.
The Allscripts EPSi solution features analytics, budgeting and knowledge-based decision support functionality that helps organizations facilitate financial management — strategic planning, product line budgeting, cost accounting, and operational and capital budgeting — to effectively and accurately plan for and address the financial challenges facing healthcare organizations.
“We are extremely pleased that Allscripts EPSi has once again achieved the HFMA Peer Review designation,” said Martha Thorne, General Manager of Allscripts Performance & Care Logistics business unit. “This recognition underscores the exceptional capabilities of Allscripts EPSi and, coupled with 2013 being our eighth consecutive year as Category Leader: Decision Support - Business in the Best in KLAS Report, provides third-party validation of the depth and breadth of the EPSi solution.”
HFMA's Peer Review process provides healthcare financial managers with an objective, third-party evaluation of products and services used in the healthcare workplace. The rigorous, eleven-step process includes a Peer Review panel review comprised of current customers, prospects who have not made a purchase, and industry experts. Peer Review status of the product or service and its performance claims are based on effectiveness, quality and usability, price, value, and customer and technical support.
"We’re pleased to have Allscripts renew their HFMA Peer Reviewed designation," says HFMA President and CEO Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA. "The HFMA Peer Review process assures our members, through a rigorous evaluation, that the reviewed product or service meets an objective third-party assessment of overall effectiveness, quality, and value."
With more than 40,000 members, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is the nation's premier membership organization for healthcare finance leaders. HFMA builds and supports coalitions with other healthcare associations and industry groups to achieve consensus on solutions for the challenges the U.S. healthcare system faces today. Working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders, HFMA identifies gaps throughout the healthcare delivery system and bridges them through the establishment and sharing of knowledge and best practices. We help healthcare stakeholders achieve optimal results by creating and providing education, analysis, and practical tools and solutions. Our mission is to lead the financial management of health care.
Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) is a leader in healthcare information technology solutions that advance clinical, financial and operational results. Our innovative solutions connect people, places and data across an Open, Connected Community of Health™. Connectivity empowers caregivers to make better decisions and deliver better care for healthier populations.
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