• 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.
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  • 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. 
  • What Epic looks for in its software developers

    EHR giant Epic is hiring a software developer for its Madison, Wis.-based campus.
  • Wyoming hospital delays Epic install amid RCM change

    Gillette, Wyo.-based Campbell County Health is delaying the implementation of its Epic EHR system as it ends its contract with its RCM provider, Ensemble Health Partners, in Gillette News Records reported Aug. 4. The decision to transition end-to-end revenue cycle managed services back to CCH was mutually agreed upon by both parties Aug. 4. 
  • What health systems think of Meditech

    Meditech clients are pleased with the vendor's integrated platform and intuitive workflows, though customers would like to see improvements around reporting and product optimization, according to a 2023 performance report from KLAS Research. 
  • Epic sees in-person work as best way to serve physicians, nurses

    Epic Systems has been requiring its workers to go back into the office every day since January 2022, with a company employee stating that the mandate is its "true North Star" in ensuring its team is helping physicians and nurses do their best work, Wisconsin State Journal reported Aug. 4. 
  • Why health systems are moving away from Oracle Cerner

    Oracle Cerner has lost thousands of hospital beds in recent years because of hospital consolidation and large health systems shifting to its biggest competitor, according to EHR market share data and interviews with CIOs.
  • Hospitals, health systems getting grants for EHR installs

    Small, rural and safety-net hospitals across the U.S. are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funding and community grants to purchase, upgrade and install EHRs.
  • Israeli wearables company integrates with Epic EHR

    Biobeat, a wearable remote patient monitoring company, completed its integration with Epic, as it looks to expand into the U.S. healthcare market.
  • What health systems think of Epic, Cerner

    Epic Systems received 88.7 out of 100 on overall performance in a report on customer perceptions from KLAS Research, while Cerner received a 67.6.
  • Illinois hospital receives $1M grant for EHR install

    Jacksonville (Ill.) Memorial Hospital is receiving a $1 million grant to install an EHR system, My Journal Courier reported Aug. 2. 
  • How UNC Health's Epic InBasket pilot will inform the way AI is used in EHRs

    UNC Health has been piloting Epic's artificial intelligence tool that drafts clinician responses to patients' questions and comments for over a month, and the health system's team traveled to Epic's headquarters to discuss strategies for future AI innovations within EHRs.
  • Sutter Health joins Epic, Microsoft GPT-4 pilot

    Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health is piloting Epic and Microsoft's generative artificial intelligence tool that automatically drafts message responses.
  • Missouri hospital to rebrand, transition to Epic

    Cape Girardeau, Mo.-based SoutheastHealth will be renamed and transition to an Epic EHR system as it enters into an affiliation with St. Louis-based Mercy, Southeast Missourian reported Aug. 2. 
  • House passes $1.9B in funding for Cerner EHR install at VA

    The House passed appropriations legislation that would give the VA $1.9 billion for its Cerner EHR modernization program if it is signed into law, FedScoop reported Aug. 1. 
  • VUMC clinicians appointed to Epic board

    Twelve faculty members from Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been appointed to serve two-year terms on specialty steering boards for EHR vendor Epic Systems. 
  • EHR work linked to clinician burnout among all specialties

    A July 20 study published in JAMIA found that higher levels of EHR stress were associated with higher levels of burnout among physicians in all specialties. 

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