How much 8 health systems are paying for EHRs

Here is how much eight hospitals and health systems are expected to pay or have paid for the cost of purchasing, installing and upgrading a new or current electronic health record system:

Editors note: This article was updated April 19 and will continue to be updated with the latest news. 

  1. Rockledge, Fla.-based Health First plans to spend more than $160 million over the next two years to transition to an Epic EHR system.

  2. Kealakekua, Hawaii-based Kona Community Hospital and Hawaii County, Hawaii Kohala Hospital have been awarded $2.5 million in federal funding to install an Epic EHR system. 
  3. MyMichigan Medical Center Sault in Sault Ste. Marie is spending $10 million to install Epic across the hospital.

  4. OhioHealth Van Wert Hospital spent $12 million to upgrade its EHR system to CareConnect. 

  5. Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health told Becker's it is nearly three-fourths of the way through an $800 million Epic rollout that is bringing the EHR to 101 hospitals.

  6.  Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth, one of the nation's largest health systems, recently completed its switch to an Epic EHR that cost $660 million.

  7.  Cleveland-based University Hospitals installed Epic's EHR last year, which cost $400 million. The investment consolidated 15 systems into a single integrated platform and ended up being $200 million under budget expectations.

  8.  Tacoma, Wash.-based MultiCare Health System is giving its newly acquired Yakima (Wash.) Valley Memorial Hospital a new EHR system. The cost is slated to be around $50 million. 

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