Practice Velocity® EMR Ranked #1 by Black Book Rankings 2013

Practice Velocity Medical Software receives #1 ranking for third consecutive year.

Practice Velocity® EMR Ranked #1 by Black Book Rankings 2013
Machesney Park, IL, April 03, 2013 --( Practice Velocity®, LLC, (, a medical software and billing technology company specializing in urgent care, was rated #1 overall electronic medical records (EMR) vendor for occupational medicine and urgent care by Black Book Rankings (BBR). This is the third consecutive year the VelociDoc® EMR has received #1 ranking.

Practice Velocity came out on top in a field of 20 other EMR urgent care vendors, placing #1 in 12 out of the 18 categories. The survey included ratings from 502 occupational and urgent care practices nationwide.

"We are honored to be named as the 2013 Top EMR vendor for occupational medicine and urgent care,” said David Stern, MD, CPC, Practice Velocity CEO. "As our third year in a row to receive the honor, we are delighted that our clients see us as delivering on our promise of software that delivers on outstanding efficiencies and value.”

Black Book Rankings is a market research and public opinion research company that offers complete quantitative and qualitative research services. It is recognized worldwide as understanding the unique needs and issues of the industries it serves, and is known for unbiased polling, surveys and market research.

Practice Velocity did not just excel in the overall score. In every single measured category, Practice Velocity scored at or above 94 percent of all EMR vendors, indicating “overwhelming satisfaction,” “exceeds expectations,” and “highly recommended vendor” in every category. Practice Velocity ranked as the #1 EMR for urgent care in the following categories:
#1 Vendor Overall Preference/Vertical Industry Recommendations (96 percentile*)
#1 Client Relationships and Cultural Fit (96 percentile)
#1 Breadth of Offerings, Client Types, Delivery Excellence (98 percentile)
#1 Scalability, Client Adaptability, Flexible Pricing (99 percentile)
#1 Vendor Staff Expertise, Compensation and Employee Performance (97 percentile)
#1 Reliability (96 percentile)
#1 Brand Image and Marketing Communications (98 percentile)
#1 Marginal Value Adds (96 percentile)
#1 Viability and Managerial Stability (94 percentile)
#1 Data Security and Back-Up Services (96 percentile)
#1 Support and Customer Care (97 percentile)
#1 Best of Breed Technology and Process Improvement (97 percentile)
*Practice Velocity percentile rank of all ranked EMR vendors

Practice Velocity has a consistent history of top performance with the VelociDoc EMR receiving the same #1 Black Book Rankings Award in both 2011 and 2012, and receiving the #1 rank overall for urgent care by KLAS Research in 2012.

“To be recognized repeatedly demonstrates how we at Practice Velocity are working hard to develop and enhance our services,” said Dr. Stern. “The results speak for themselves, and we are beyond thrilled to receive such overwhelming support from our clients. We aim to continue setting such high standards for EMR technology.”

About Practice Velocity
Practice Velocity, LLC, is the leader in solutions for the urgent care industry, including electronic medical record and practice management software, billing services, and contracting and credentialing services. Founded in 2002, it is the only company that offers products and services designed by experienced urgent care physicians for the urgent care setting. For more information on Practice Velocity, visit

About Black Book Rankings
Black Book Rankings is an annual evaluation of leading healthcare/medical software and service providers across 18 operational excellence key performance indicators completely from the perspective of the client experience. Black Book Rankings is conducted by Brown-Wilson Group, recognized as a Top 25 international market research firm specializing in the technology, healthcare, pharmaceutical, procurement, higher education, finance and business services sectors.
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