Trinity Health on track for Epic EHR install after temporary pause: 4 details

Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health resumed its Epic EHR install after a temporary pause amid the pandemic and has a new timeline for full implementation.

Four details:

1. The 92-hospital health system paused its EHR go-lives scheduled for July and October earlier this year but are now on track with a new timeline.

2. The health system originally planned to have Epic implemented in 2022, but now anticipates the new EHR system won't be fully installed until 2023.

3. Trinity's Michigan locations went live with Epic in January, and its Albany, N.Y.-based St. Peter's Health Partners is on track to go live with Epic in March 2021, according to a report from Crain's Detroit.

4. During an investor call on Oct. 16, Trinity Health CFO Cindy Clemence said its annual capital spending, which would include the EHR transition, will be about $1.2 billion in the next few years.

Note: This article was updated with clarification from Trinity Health about the Epic EHR installation timeline at 1:55 p.m. CDT on Oct. 19.

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