Health Data Management February 12, 2019
Joseph Goedert

Ambulatory electronic health records vendor eMDs recently acquired Aprima Medical Software, another EHR company, in a bid to consolidate smaller EHR vendors.

Aprima recently was rated the top small ambulatory practice in the annual Best in KLAS rankings of EHR companies and other vendors.

The plan is to pool the data and existing assets among the small vendors, such as credentialing software, reduce physician burden by improving documentation tools and give physicians a one-place shop for technology and services, such as data analytics, on a platform.

More acquisitions are on the horizon. “We’re seeing more EHR vendor consolidation,” said Derek Pickell, CEO at eMDs. “Many meaningful use EHR vendors are going away; they are too small to survive on their...