News | June 7, 2012

Certify Data Systems Ranked Among Top Three Private HIE Vendors In Black Book Market Research 2012 User Survey

Source: Certify Data Systems, Inc.

Report Demonstrates Certify’s Leadership in the Private HIE Space with Overwhelming Satisfaction in Data Integrity, Security & Privacy, Data Exchange and Data Use Neutrality

Certify Data Systems, Inc., a pioneer of rapidly deployable and scalable Health Information Exchange (HIE) systems, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the top three private HIE vendors according to the Black Book Healthcare Information 2012 Rankings. Certify was ranked third out of 20 top private Core HIE Systems vendors. In addition, the company ranked within the top 10 percent in a high majority of criteria used to judge vendors in this survey.

Black Book Rankings’ survey report, entitled “State of the Enterprise Health Information Exchange Industry,” is the result of an annual evaluation of HIE clients, users and prospective customers across 18 operational excellence key performance indicators from the perspective of the client experience. The survey included responses from 1,706 validated users, ranking 259 HIE vendors. 2,017 respondents in pre-use, implementation, system decision making or purchased but not yet installed status were also polled.

In addition to being named a top three private HIE vendor, the Black Book Rankings placed Certify among the top five vendors in the below categories, noting “Overwhelming satisfaction,” “Exceeds expectations” and “Highly recommended vendor”:

  • Data Integrity
  • Security/Privacy
  • Ease of Data Transmittal and Exchange
  • Data Use Trust/Neutrality

“We are thrilled that Certify Data Systems has been recognized as one of the leading HIE vendors by Black Book Rankings," said Marc Willard, founder and CEO of Certify Data Systems. “The Black Book survey reinforces the value of our offerings to our clients. Our users clearly recognize our commitment to improving the delivery of healthcare services and our ability to seamlessly connect the entire continuum of care.”

Douglas Brown MHA, senior partner, Black Book Rankings, a division of Brown-Wilson Group, explains, “As a globally recognized unbiased source for customer satisfaction results, we have compiled candid data that clearly demonstrates Certify Data Systems’ leadership in the private HIE space. The responses to our survey show that Certify Data Systems’ offerings consistently exceed the expectations of their customers and are likely to be highly recommended to others.”

About Certify Data Systems
Certify Data Systems, Inc., is a pioneer in health information exchange (HIE) technology, and has implemented its Enterprise HIE Platform in the nation’s leading hospitals and health systems. The bi-directional HIE platform provides true interoperability between disparate Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems, enabling hospitals, health systems, and their affiliated physician practices and laboratories to exchange essential health information in real-time without changing workflow. Moreover, Certify’s “network approach” is easy to deploy, scale, manage and support. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Certify Data Systems, Inc.