• Hospital embarks on 'Epic Refuel Project'

    EHRs have vast capabilities, and most health systems aren't optimizing their investment simply because they haven't realized the full potential of the technology.
  • How Providence is streamlining electronic message triage

    A group of clinicians, informaticists and AI specialists at Renton, Wash.-based Providence collaborated to create ProvARIA to organize inbox messages based on content and urgency.
  • Why Epic stays open 24/7

    Epic staffers field customer requests around the clock — sometimes handling queries for other health IT companies, according to founder and CEO Judy Faulkner.
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  • Private equity firm completes $1.8B acquisition of NextGen

    Private equity firm Thoma Bravo completed its $1.8 billion acquisition of EHR vendor NextGen Healthcare.
  • Indian Health Service selects Oracle Health

    The Indian Health Service, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that provides healthcare to federally recognized tribes, tapped General Dynamics Information Technology to build the agency a new EHR using Oracle Cerner.
  • Epic expands reach among payers, retail disruptors

    Despite Epic's dominance in the hospital market, a recent series of moves from the EHR giant indicates that it is also trying to expand its reach among the top payers and retail disruptors in healthcare. 
  • Judy Faulkner joins Wisconsin CEOs calling for action to build new UW-Madison building

    Epic CEO Judy Faulkner was one of 42 CEOs expressing disappointment in the Republican-led Wisconsin state budget committee's decision to cut funding for a new University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering building, The Daily Cardinal reported Nov. 6.
  • Epic receives high praise for payer platform, data handling

    Epic Systems, the EHR vendor that holds 36% of the acute care hospital market share in the U.S., has gotten high marks regarding its ability to handle data and was able to achieve customer satisfaction with its payer platform.
  • When Judy Faulkner has to tell customers 'no'

    Epic founder and CEO Judy Faulkner said she sometimes has to tell customers "no" when she feels her products aren't quite ready.
  • What customers think of Epic's Payer Platform, per KLAS

    Customers were satisfied with Epic's Payer Platform, which aims to connect payers with Epic through provider data sharing, according to a November 2023 report from KLAS Research.
  • AltaMed completes Epic Hyperdrive migration

    AltaMed Health Services, based in Los Angeles, recently completed migration to Epic Hyperdrive, which has improved its response time, Raymond Lowe, senior vice president and CIO of the health system, told Becker's. 
  • Epic outpaces Oracle Health in data handling: KLAS

    Epic Systems ranked 87.8 out of 100 points for its ability to handle data, while Oracle Health ranked 78, according to a Nov. 7 KLAS report. 
  • Illinois system selects Epic

    Midwestern University, a medical school based in Downers Grove, Ill., that offers care through its clinics, selected Epic as its EHR.
  • Minnesota health system moving to Meditech

    Glacial Ridge Health System, based in Glenwood, Minn., is implementing a Meditech Expanse EHR system, as its current EHR system is "aging out," Voice of Alexandria reported Nov. 6. 
  • California health system's new tool targets shorter wait times

    Tahoe Forest Health System, based in Truckee, Calif., released a new tool that allows patients in need of urgent care services to reserve their spot at Tahoe Forest Urgent Care clinics in Truckee and Tahoe City before their visit.
  • Iowa hospital selects Epic

    Washington County (Iowa) Hospital and Clinics, a 25-bed critical access hospital, is switching to Epic.
  • Physician EHR use has exploded, study finds

    Physicians have been spending nearly three more hours a week on EHR documentation since the pandemic, highlighting the need for health systems to help lighten their digital loads, a new study found.
  • UPMC's plan for an affordable Epic install

    As UPMC is moving from 9 EHRs to Epic, CIO Ed McCallister said that the Pittsburgh-based health system is focused on managing the installation "to be as cost-effective as possible."
  • It's not just Epic: Mount Sinai deputy CIO clears up TEFCA misconceptions

    While the understood goal of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement is to establish a nationwide EHR exchange, there have been misconceptions about how this will be executed.
  • KLAS report highlights limitations of Epic's Signal data

    Signal, the provider-efficiency tracking tool by Epic Systems, offers various valuable applications, but it is not a reliable indicator for assessing EHR satisfaction or predicting clinician burnout, according to a KLAS report.

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