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    The Thrive EHR from Evident was named the top EHR for small hospitals by Black Book Research.
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  • Why UPMC selected Epic for its EHR

    Leaders from Pittsburgh-based UPMC told Becker's it plans to transition to Epic because the EHR can position the health system for advances in digital health and artificial intelligence.
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    Virtual summit recap: Find key learnings from systems like Baptist Health and Duke Health — here.  
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    Some former Canton, Mass.-based Meditech employees have migrated from the EHR vendor to CIO roles in nearby health systems.
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    Private equity group Thoma Bravo has entered into an agreement to acquire EHR vendor NextGen Healthcare for about $1.61 billion in cash, MarketWatch reported Sept. 6.
  • How much 3 hospitals are paying for Cerner

    Oracle Cerner has been gaining smaller hospital clients, with some smaller hospitals in Alaska and California paying under $10 million to install the EHR software.
  • Epic's biggest moves in 2023

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    Private equity firm Thoma Bravo is in advanced talks to buy EHR vendor NextGen Healthcare, Bloomberg reported Sept. 5.
  • UPMC will move from 9 EHRs to Epic

    Pittsburgh-based UPMC will be transferring 6 million patient records from nine EHRs to Epic Systems, a task that will involve 600 information technology technicians and as many as 1,200 physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other clinicians, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sept. 5. 
  • Cerner in the last 30 days

    Here are 10 times Becker's reported on EHR vendor Oracle Cerner in the past month.
  • Hospital seeing dip in revenue from EHR installs is the norm, Fitch says

    Scottsbluff, Neb.-based Regional West Health Services is facing revenue pressure related to its 2018 Cerner EHR implementation, but Fitch Ratings says this is normal during an EHR install, Star Herald reported Aug. 30. 
  • Nebraska Medicine to charge for MyChart

    Omaha-based Nebraska Medicine will begin charging patients for MyChart messages that require more than 5 minutes of a provider's time starting Sept. 12, KETV Omaha reported Aug. 29. 
  • Oklahoma hospital selects new EHR

    Bethany (Okla.) Children's Health Center, a 160-bed pediatric hospital, selected Meditech Expanse as its EHR vendor.
  • Epic's sepsis model less timely, study finds

    EHR vendor Epic's sepsis prediction model was found to be more accurate than other models at higher threshold prediction, but was found to have missed a higher share of true cases and was less timely than other existing sepsis tools, an Aug. 25 study published in JAMA found. 
  • Top 9 EHRs for community hospitals, per Black Book Research

    The Sunrise EHR from Altera Digital Health was named the top EHR for community hospitals by Black Book Research.
  • Epic in the last 30 days

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  • California hospital to use state loan to install Cerner

    El Centro Regional Medical Center will use $3.5 million of its $28 million loan from California to install a Cerner EHR.
  • What 5 hospitals are paying their Epic talent

    Health systems in New York and California are seeking EHR talent with a posted salary of more than $100,000.
  • VA CIO 'cautiously optimistic' about Cerner rollout

    Kurt DelBene, CIO of the Department of Veterans Affairs, said despite the troubles the department has had with its $16 billion Oracle Cerner EHR rollout, he is still "cautiously optimistic" about it, FedScoop reported Aug. 25. 
  • Epic integrates 2-way patient texting to software

    Epic Systems has integrated two-way patient texting, which allows hospitals and health systems using its software to offer patients mobile messaging that can send them alerts about appointments, prescriptions and billing. 

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