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Companion Technologies Companion PM Practice Management and Companion EMR

Published: 17 March 2003

ID: G0090102

Analyst(s): Barbara A. Kelly

Summary

Companion Technologies re-branded MegaWest PM and MedicWare EMR as Companion PM and Companion EMR, respectively. A browser version is planned for mid-2003, but separate PM and A-CPR databases remain a challenge.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
    • Enterprise Vendors
    • Representative Best-of-Class Vendors
  • Strengths
    • Practice Analysis Data Mining Tool
    • Companion PM Operating Platform
    • EDI Clearinghouse and E-Commerce Services
    • Companion EMR Support for Image Files
    • Companion EMR Wireless, Handheld Device Support
  • Limitations
    • No Resource Scheduling in Basic PM System
    • Two Databases Required for PM/A-CPR Solution
    • Separate Mobile Platforms for PM and A-CPR
    • Recommended Gartner Research
  • Insight

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