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    Boston Children's Hospital said it plans to switch to Epic for its EHR in 2024.
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    San Diego-based Scripps Health said it saw a 50 percent increase in patient messages since the onset of COVID-19, San Diego Business Journal reported Sept. 20. 
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    Epic is building roads and buying farmland around its rural Wisconsin headquarters as the EHR vendor constructs a new campus and welcomes loads of new employees, the Wisconsin State Journal reported Sept. 19.
  • Oracle revitalizes EHR

    Oracle unveiled new capabilities for its next-generation EHR Sept. 18 at the company's conference in Las Vegas.
  • Ochsner to integrate AI into Epic

    Louisiana-based Ochsner Health is piloting a program in which AI will be used to draft simple responses to patient messages it receives in its portal. 
  • Oracle launches generative AI healthcare assistant

    Oracle launched a new generative artificial intelligence healthcare assistant designed to save clinicians time by responding to voice commands.
  • Congresswoman says VA's Cerner rollout is a 'complete failure'

    Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers wants to pull the plug on the Department of Veterans Affairs' Cerner EHR rollout, calling the project a "complete failure." 
  • How Oracle is using generative AI to revamp Cerner

    Oracle is effectively using generative artificial intelligence to modernize the Cerner EHR, according to Larry Ellison, the software giant's co-founder and chief technology officer.
  • What 5 hospitals are paying their Epic talent

    Health systems in New York City, Colorado, Georgia and Nevada are seeking IT employees to work on their Epic EHR.
  • Why big health systems keep switching to Epic

    When UPMC and Intermountain Health both said in early September they would be switching to Epic, they continued a trend of the biggest U.S. health systems opting for the nation's largest EHR vendor. Hospital CIOs told Becker's they don't see this changing anytime soon.
  • What's going on at the VA? 52 Oracle Cerner implementation updates

    In 2018, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs tapped Cerner to overhaul its EHR system. Recently, a series of slowdowns, legislative spats and open letters have again turned attention to the VA's EHR overhaul process.
  • Illinois health system restores Epic after outage

    Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System restored its Epic EHR system and its patient portal Sept. 12 after an Aug. 27 system outage rendered them offline.  
  • Hawaii hospital opts for Oracle EHR

    Honolulu-based Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific is adding modules of Oracle Health's EHR to its facilities. 
  • Hospitals, health systems getting new EHRs

    Here are 18 hospitals and health systems that have implemented new EHR systems or announced plans to do so since Aug. 30:
  • VA aims to resume Cerner rollout in 2024

    The Department of Veterans Affairs said it plans to resume work on its rollout of its $16 billion Cerner EHR system in the summer of 2024, after halting the rollout to additional facilities in April due to ongoing problems with the system.  
  • How UCHealth aims to lower 'pajama time'

    CT Lin, MD, chief medical information officer at Aurora-based University of Colorado Health, said the amount of time physicians spend after work hours answering patient messages is "not sustainable" but that the health system is not yet ready to begin charging for messages, The Sacramento Bee reported Sept. 13.
  • Georgia hospital eyes consolidated EHR

    Toccoa, Ga.-based Stephens County Hospital CEO Van Loskoski said he is looking into getting a new EMR system and vendor as the hospital looks to have a unified system, WNEG News reported Sept. 11. 
  • 3 things you need to start a company, per Epic CEO Judy Faulkner

    Before Judy Faulkner founded Epic, she asked someone who had spun off a lab business from University of Wisconsin-Madison for tips on how to start a company.
  • Oracle stock slides amid Cerner revenue performance

    Oracle stock dropped 12 percent on Sept. 12, the steepest drop since 2002, after the software giant reported lower-than-expected revenue, CNBC reported.

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