• Tennessee hospital switches to Oracle Health EHR

    Nashville (Tenn.) General Hospital is implementing Oracle Health's CommunityWorks EHR system. 
  • 7 changes in the EHR market

    The U.S. EHR market is constantly changing, due to such factors as health system consolidation and hospitals migrating from legacy EHRs.
  • A look at Epic, Microsoft's partnership

    Epic Systems and Microsoft have had a long-standing partnership, but have since expanded their alliance as they look to develop and integrate generative AI into their products, as well as make Microsoft's cloud platform compatible with running the large EHR system. 
  • Do more with your EHR: How interoperability innovation is easing patient + staff burdens

    Digital transformation can start with what you already have. Experts are urging leaders to build on this common tool for improved patient experience & access — watch here.
  • How VUMC is giving its providers more control of their message baskets

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center has rolled out changes to its patient messaging as there has been an increase in messages sent through its patient portals to its providers. 
  • How Epic, Cerner, Meditech compare in overall performance

    KLAS rated Epic Systems an "A," Meditech a "B" and Cerner a "D+" in each vendor's 2023 performance and market share overview.
  • 9 facts that show Epic's dominance

    Here are nine notes on Epic's dominance in the U.S. EHR market.
  • Mercy receives Epic 'Gold Stars' designation

    St. Louis-based Mercy has been placed in the top 16 percent of all health systems using the Epic Systems application.
  • Your EHR is the Most Powerful Tool You Have: Steps to Getting the Most Out of your Epic Investment

    Epic has changed the face of healthcare; becoming the one source of truth and reporting for many organizations. It provides a wide range of comprehensive functionalities across patient experience, clinical documentation, reporting, and the revenue cycle. It has truly transformed the patient experience with portals for convenient appointment scheduling, viewing of medical records, and the ability for patients to easily communicate with their providers. It’s highly customizable and configurable based upon the needs of the organization and can be tailored to tie in with existing workflows. Its interoperability allows streamlined communication and workflows across internal departments with rich data reporting and actionable insights to drive decision making. Lastly, given the critical importance of quality clinical data in healthcare pared with regulatory compliance such as HIPAA, Meaningful Use and MACRA, Epic helps organizations maintain data security and avoid compliance related fines and penalties.
  • Epic, Microsoft expand partnership

    Epic clients can now run their EHR databases on Microsoft's Azure Large Instances, with New York City-based Mount Sinai becoming the first.
  • Which big health systems do — and don't — bill for MyChart messages

    When Cleveland Clinic said in 2022 it would charge patients up to $50 for sending certain MyChart messages to their physicians, many in the healthcare industry took notice. And suddenly hospital leaders had a decision to make.
  • Oracle Health moving into Nashville as part of $1.35B project

    Oracle Health will soon be right in the middle of healthcare's American "mecca" when its parent company opens a new $1.35 billion facility in Nashville, Tenn., the Nashville Business Journal reported.
  • How University Hospitals is preparing for its Epic installation

    Cleveland-based University Hospitals tapped Harris Data Integrity Solutions to clean up Concord Township, Ohio-based Lake Health's patient index before transitioning to Epic.
  • Wisconsin hospital reaches $2M settlement for MyChart pixels

    Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health has agreed to pay a $2 million settlement after a patient-led lawsuit accused the health system of sharing patient data put into MyChart with Facebook, Milwaukee Business Journal reported Aug. 7. 
  • 3 hospitals switching to Epic

    Here are three hospitals and health systems switching to Epic Systems in 2023, as reported by Becker's since Aug. 2:
  • Minnesota health system to switch to Epic

    Staples, Minn.-based Lakewood Health System will go live with its Epic EHR system on Aug. 13,  Brainerd Dispatch reported Aug. 5. 
  • The names behind Epic's products

    Epic gives its products short, fun names that make it simple to understand what they do, founder and CEO Judy Faulkner wrote Aug. 7.
  • Top 5 EHRs for academic hospitals, per Black Book Research

    Black Book Research ranked the top hospital EHRs for academic medical centers and their regional networks based on surveys of 18 performance indicators conducted between the second quarter of 2022 and the third quarter of 2023.
  • Which EHRs do US News' honor roll hospitals use?

    Epic Systems is the most-used EHR vendor by the 22 hospitals named to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-24 Best Hospitals Honor Roll.
  • How health systems are tackling EHR burdens

    Administrative burdens such as EHR documentation cost U.S. healthcare $1 trillion annually, leaving hospitals and health systems trying to find ways to automate these processes for their staff. 
  • Healthcare company acquires Cerner Workforce Health Solutions

    Marathon Health, a provider of direct primary care for employers, acquired Cerner Workforce Health Solutions, with the transaction closing Aug. 1. 

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