11 Epic implementations, go-lives in the past 90 days

Hospitals and health systems across the country, big and small, are undergoing various efforts to implement a single EHR, and in many cases it's Epic.

Here are 11 recent Epic EHR implementation announcements and go-lives since the end of May.

Sidney (Neb.) Regional Medical Center, a 25-bed acute care hospital, launched its Epic EHR implementation. The system is expected to go live in June 2020.

Columbia University Irving Medical Center reported bringing on 900 super users ahead of its go-live, scheduled for February 2020.

Tower Health in West Reading, Pa., implemented Epic EHR at five more of its hospitals and 25 physician practices on Aug. 3. The team has completed 1,200 training classes and more than 4,500 new users were trained.

The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington filed a proposal to add two more hospitals to its $151.7 million Epic EHR implementation. The health system aims to complete implementation by 20221.

Novant Health in Winston Salem, N.C., migrated its Epic EHR system to the cloud platform from Virtustream, a Dell Technologies health IT business.

Carrollton, Ga.-based Tanner Health launched a new Epic EHR at its 40 outpatient clinics and urgent care facilities. The health system has partnered with Epic since March 2018 to implement its five hospitals in November.

Piedmont Columbus (Ga.) Regional launched an Epic EHR at several campuses as part of a $30 million project to implement single records system at Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta. Piedmont began installing Epic at its facilities in 2012.

Mohawk Valley Health System in Utica, N.Y., deployed Epic EHR at the end of June.

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., transitioned to an Epic EHR so it was at the same system as all other Johns Hopkins Medicine entities.

Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Ind., a 225-bed hospital, launched the Epic EHR in June so it would be on the same system as all other hospitals in Baptist Health, which is based in Louisville, Ky.

Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital completed Epic EHR implementation. Owensboro (Ky.) Health network reported the transition took 18 months and cost about $2 million.

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