A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Healthcare IT Analyst Rankings and Reports: What You Should Know
Healthcare leaders often turn to healthcare IT analyst rankings and reports for information that drives vendor-related decision making.
Knowing the key differences between several notable healthcare and cross-industry IT analysts—what methodologies they employ to gather data, their missions and goals (ranking vs. consulting), and how much of their own opinions they interject (unbiased vs. opinionated)—will help healthcare leaders be more educated consumers of the reports and rankings that saturate healthcare.
This article provides a high-level overview of the key differences between several healthcare IT analysts:
KLAS Research (ranking focus)
Black Book Rankings (ranking focus)
Chilmark Research (ranking and consulting focus)
Advisory Board (consulting focus)
It also looks at the most notable cross-industry IT analysts that apply a healthcare-specific lens to their findings:
International Data Corporation
Frost & Sullivan
Healthcare leaders with the ability to interpret these rankings and reports to extract the information they need, will make them more effective decision makers.