Black Book research ranks iKnowMed number one in oncology Electronic health record for Seventh consecutive year


Number One Rankings in 10 Key Performance Areas Reinforce McKesson Specialty Health’s Leading Position in the Oncology and Hematology Market

The Woodlands, Texas (February 22, 2018) — For the seventh consecutive year, iKnowMedSM electronic health record (EHR) has been named the top-ranked EHR platform for oncologists and hematologists by Black BookTM Research, an unbiased industry-leading source for polling, surveys and market research.

Implemented in approximately 650 sites of care and used by more than 2,200 providers, iKnowMed was the top-ranked oncology EHR across all practice sizes and delivery sites. In the 2018 report, iKnowMed achieved the top score in 10 of the 18 key performance
categories, including:

  • Strategic Alignment of Client Goals including MU & MACRA
  • Innovation & Optimization
  • Training
  • Trust, Accountability, Transparency, Ethics
  • Deployment and outsourcing implementation
  • Integration and interfaces
  • Scalability, client adaptability, flexible pricing
  • Brand image and marketing communications
  • Data security and backup services
  • Best of breed technology and process improvement

“Each year, Black Book Research conducts a rigorous user survey to review technology and rank the best in class. This year, 18,905 responses were collected and validated,” said Doug Brown, managing partner, Black Book Research. “Our goal is to provide a trusted resource for physicians and administrators to make informed decisions about which platform best meets their needs. We congratulate iKnowMed for its continued user-based ranking as the top EHR for Oncology and Hematology practices.”

“Developed by oncologists for oncologists, iKnowMed is a powerful EHR that delivers secure web-based access to patient charts, comprehensive point-of-care treatment decision support and unrivaled support for participating in value-based care programs such as the Oncology Care Model (OCM) and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS),” said Dan Lodder, vice president and general manager of Technology Solutions for McKesson Specialty Health.

iKnowMed Generation 2, developed in collaboration with oncologists in The US Oncology Network and supported by McKesson Specialty Health, seamlessly integrates with McKesson Specialty Health’s leading technology solutions to meet the unique needs of oncology practices and enhance value-based care delivery while strengthening core practice operations.

Integrated iKnowMed modules include Clear Value PlusSM -clinical quality and regimen support; My Care PlusSM–an oncology-focused patient portal engaging more than 460,000 enrolled patients; Lynx Mobile® inventory and purchasing management;

TotalViewSM Generation 2 revenue cycle reporting, and Practice InsightsSM reporting and analytics. Together, these best-in-class solutions help oncology practices safely deliver high-quality patient care, advancing a practice’s ability to provide an integrated care experience for both patients and their comprehensive team of caregivers while optimizing revenue.

“We are honored that iKnowMed continues to receive this recognition from Black Book Research as it validates our commitment to invest in helping practices and providers meet the ever-changing demands of today’s complex healthcare environment,” concluded Lodder.