Praxis EMR is Overall Winner of the 2012 AAFP EHR User Satisfaction Survey

Praxis EMR is Overall Winner of the 2012 AAFP EHR User Satisfaction Survey

November 13, 2012: Praxis EMR swept the 2012 EHR User Satisfaction Survey, winning the #1 overall ranking by receiving #1 ratings in a record 13 categories.* Praxis EMR won more first place rankings than all other EHRs combined.

2012-2013 AAFP Use Satisfaction Award: See Award (clinic).

Praxis EMR was the only system for which a majority of users agreed that 'This EHR helps me see more patients per day (or go home earlier) than I could with paper charts.' Praxis was also number one when physicians were asked, 'I am highly satisfied with this EHR" and "I enjoy using this EHR" as well as "I can find information easily and efficiently" and "This EHR helps avoid me making mistakes."

Praxis EMR users overwhelmingly responded “strongly agree” to the following statements, earning Praxis #1 overall rankings in the following areas:

  • I can see more patients or go home earlier.
  • EHR notes promote better patient care.
  • I can find information easily and efficiently.
  • EHR clearly displays information/no clutter.
  • EHR helps avoid me making mistakes.
  • I can complete tasks efficiently.
  • EHR helps me focus on patient care.
  • EHR alerts are concise, appropriate, helpful.
  • EHR offers useful disease management tools.
  • EHR offers useful preventive medicine tools.
  • Messaging/tasking is fast, easy, effective.

The survey analyzed the responses of 3,088 physician users of 31 different EHR systems. Praxis EMR also earned number one scores in previous surveys conducted in 2008, 2009, and 2011.

See the full survey here. (Edsal, Robert L., Adler, Kenneth G; The 2012 EHR User Satisfaction Survey, Family Practice Management, November-December 2012)

* Results of the survey do not imply American Academy of Family Physicians endorsement of this or any other product. The stated goal of the AAFP User Satisfaction Survey is to collect and share feedback from practicing physicians, "not to pick EHR system winners in terms of user satisfaction.

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