Competitors of the electronic medical records keepers Allscripts and Eclipsys, at a glance

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Allscripts medical records’ rivals, at a glance

Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions’ planned buyout of Eclipsys would make it one of the largest public companies focusing on electronic health records, with a vast network of hospitals and physicians. Their combined revenue for 2009 was almost $1.07 billion.

Here are some competitors:

Cerner Corp., based in North Kansas City, Mo., focuses on technology used to share medical data between a range of providers, including physicians, pharmacists, and administrators. The company had revenue of $1.67 billion in 2009.

Athenahealth Inc., based in Watertown, Mass., focuses on billing and claims management and electronic patient medical records at physician practices. It had $188.5 million in revenue in 2009.

Computer Programs and Systems Inc., based in Mobile, Ala., focuses on medical records technology for small and midsize hospitals. It had revenue of $127.7 million in 2009.

Quality Systems Inc., based in Irvine, Calif., has an electronic medical records practice. The company had $291.8 million in revenue in 2009.

McKesson Corp., based in San Francisco, makes the overwhelming majority of its revenue from distributing medical products and pharmaceuticals. It also has a technology unit that focuses on electronic medical records.

Source: Capital IQ

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