Connecticut Hospital to deploy Epic EHR: 3 notes

Jackie Drees - Print  | 

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, Conn., will transition to an Epic EHR system Oct. 1.

Three notes:

1. Charlotte Hungerford Hospital staff have completed months of specialized training for the implementation.

2. A partner of Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare, the hospital will receive onsite support from Hartford HealthCare employees before, during and after the Oct. 1 go live.

3. By transitioning to Epic, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital patients, providers and specialists will be able to access medical data from a single record, which will help prevent duplicate testing and support safer management of patient medications.

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