FrontRunners for Electronic Medical Records, February 2017
This FrontRunners analysis is a data-driven assessment identifying products in the Electronic Medical Records software market that offer the best capability and value for small businesses. For a given market, products are evaluated and given a score for the capability (x-axis) and value (y-axis) they bring to users. FrontRunners then plots the top 25-30 products in a quadrant format.
In the Electronic Medical Records FrontRunners infographic, the Capability axis starts at 3.0 and ends at 4.2, while the Value axis starts at 3.1 and ends at 4.4. Scales may differ between quadrants in order to capture the relative positioning of the specific products in each category.
To be considered for the Electronic Medical Records FrontRunners, a product needed a minimum capability user rating score of 3.4 and a minimum value user rating score of 3.4. All products that qualify as FrontRunners are top performing products in their market. The quadrant positions a product relative to its peers in the market. Each product falls within a designated quadrant based on their axis scores. Dependent on the specific needs of the software buyer, a product placed in any quadrant category could be a good fit. Each quadrant category has a distinct description for placement.