CHI Saint Joseph Health to install Epic EHR: 3 details

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CHI Saint Joseph Health in Lexington, Ky., will transition to Epic's EHR in January, according to a Nelson County Gazette report.

Three details:

1. The health system includes 135 locations that will all transition to Epic next year, beginning in January. CHI Saint Joseph is part of Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health.

2. Clinicians will be able to facilitate remote care with the Epic EHR, and patients will have more flexibility in managing healthcare records.

3. CHI Saint Joseph Health's facilities are among the nearly 200 hospitals announcing new Epic transitions in the second half of 2020, according to Epic.

Editor's Note: This article was updated on 12/21 at 6:30 a.m. CST to clarify that all CHI Saint Joseph Health facilities are transitioning to Epic EHR. The original article highlighted only Flaget Memorial Hospital.

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