55 EHR contracts, go-lives in the first half of 2019

Fifty-five hospitals and health systems that have taken steps to implement a new EHR or have already gone live on a new system in 2019.

Editor's note: The EHR contracts and go-lives are listed in the order they were reported.

1. Hallettsville, Texas-based Lavaca Medical Center implemented Cerner's integrated EHR and revenue cycle management systems across its hospital and clinic.

2. Hagerstown, Md.-based Meritus Health launched a new Epic EHR through a partnership with Mercy Technology Services, the IT arm of Aurora, Mo.-based Mercy health system.

3. The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services plans to implement a Cerner EHR across its 13 facilities.

4. Lexington (Neb.) Regional Health Center signed a 10-year agreement with Cerner Jan. 14 to replace the disparate EHR systems in its hospital and three urgent care clinics.

5. St. Albans, Vt.-based Northwestern Medical Center went live on the CommonWell Health Alliance's interoperability service with support from its EHR vendor, Meditech.

6. Williamson (W.Va.) Memorial Hospital implemented Expanse, a web-based EHR from Meditech.

7. Redding, Calif.-based Remi Vista, a nonprofit organization that offers behavioral health services, is implementing Cerner technology across its facilities in Northern California.

8. Brookhaven, Miss.-based King's Daughters Medical Center is one of the first hospitals in the U.S. to implement Meditech's Expanse Point of Care software.

9. Four members of Vermont Care Partners partnered with Netsmart to deploy a unified technology platform.

10. Boys Town (Neb.) National Research Hospital plans to implement Expanse, a web-based EMR from Meditech.

11. West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital in Sulphur, La., is implementing the Wellsoft EDIS, an emergency department information system.

12. Laurinburg, N.C.-based Scotland Health Care System went live on a new Epic EHR in early February.

13. Beaver, Pa.-based Heritage Valley Health System signed a 10-year extension and expansion agreement with Allscripts.

14. Buffalo, N.Y.-based Catholic Health is planning to implement an Epic EHR system, investing more than $100 million in the project.

15. Columbus, N.C.-based St. Luke's Hospital implemented an Epic EHR system Feb. 2.

16. Premise Health, a Brentwood, Tenn.-based worksite health provider, wrapped up a two-year transition to an Epic EHR.

17. Blessing Health System in Quincy, Ill., is expanding its 15-year partnership with Allscripts and adding more solutions.

18. Buffalo, N.Y.-based Kaleida Health launched new nursing and provider documentation services as the first two components of its Cerner EHR upgrade.

19. Attleboro, Mass.-based Sturdy Memorial Hospital signed a seven-year agreement to transition to Cerner's EHR.

20. New Albany, Ind.-based PMC Regional Hospital installed a Meditech EHR system Feb. 25.

21. Chicago-based Saint Anthony Hospital added to its contract with Allscripts, signing a Paragon EHR expansion and integrating more solutions.

22. Arise Austin (Texas) Medical Center and The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center in Austin will implement Allscripts' EHR.

23. Brewton, Ala.-based Escambia County Healthcare Authority's two hospitals installed Cerner Millennium EHRs.

24. Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine and Alfardan Medical chose Allscripts' EHR for their ambulatory care services facility in Qatar.

25. Mansfield-based OhioHealth will install Epic's CareConnect system across its 11 hospitals and 200-plus ambulatory sites.

26. The Massachusetts Health Collaborative installed Meditech's Expanse EHR at its three hospitals.

27. Bay Spring, Miss.-based Jasper General Hospital deployed an Evident EHR in May.

28. Wichita Falls, Texas-based United Regional Health Care System selected Epic as its new EHR provider.

29. San Antonio-Texas-based University Health System will invest $170 million to update its Epic EHR system.

30. Pullman (Wash.) Regional Hospital will invest $10 million in a new Epic EHR system.

31. Brockton, Mass.-based Signature Healthcare will implement Meditech's web-based EHR in its acute care and ambulatory facilities.

32. Willmar, Minn.-based Carris Health, a nonprofit subsidiary of CentraCare Health in St. Cloud, Minn., deployed an Epic EHR May 1.

33. NYC Health + Hospitals debuted an Epic EHR at two hospitals in New York City and 17 ambulatory care clinics in Brooklyn as part of the health system's $1 billion IT platform rollout.

34. Glasgow, Mont.-based Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital finished installing Meditech's web-based EHR.

35. Atchison (Kan.) Hospital debuted Meditech's Expanse EHR.

36. Abilene, Texas-based Hendrick Health System is expanding its contract with Allscripts to develop a single, integrated clinical and financial EHR.

37. Logansport (Ind.) Memorial Hospital will implement a Cerner Millennium EHR.

38. Tupelo-based North Mississippi Health Services installed an Epic EHR system in mid-April.

39. Oklahoma City-based Oklahoma Spine Hospital will implement Evident's cloud-based EHR system Thrive.

40. Fayetteville, N.C.-based Cape Fear Valley Health System went live on an Epic EHR.

41. ProMedica Coldwater (Mich.) Regional Hospital implemented an Epic EHR.

42. Carle Richland Memorial Hospital plans to implement an Epic EHR to increase interoperability and transfer of medical records.

43. Lebanon, N.H.-based Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital switched over to an Epic EHR May 11.

44. Utica, N.Y-based Mohawk Valley Health System implemented an Epic EHR in June.

45. Culbertson, Mont.-based Roosevelt Medical Center is transitioning to an Athenahealth EHR.  

46. David City, Neb.-based Butler County Health Care Center will install a Cerner EHR to move its records system to a single platform.

47. Fairfield, Calif.-based David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis will go live on the Department of Defense's new Cerner-supported EHR in September.  

48. Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, part of the Owensboro (Ky.) Health network, completed its transition to an Epic EHR.

49. Baton Rouge, La.-based Woman's Hospital deployed Meditech's web-based EHR system.

50. Kingman (Ariz.) Regional Medical Center launched a Meditech EHR.

51. Hospital Sisters Health System is implementing an Epic EHR at two Chippewa Falls, Wis.-based HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital locations as part of HSHS' four-year, $112 million EHR transition.

52. Westwood, Mass.-based Lawrence General Hospital recently deployed a Meditech Expanse EHR.

53. Duluth, Minn.-based St. Luke's Health Care System installed a Meditech Expanse EHR.

54. New Albany, Ind.-based Baptist Health Floyd hospital launched a multimillion-dollar Epic EHR.

55. St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital will transition to an Epic EHR to be on the same system as all other Johns Hopkins Medicine entities.

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