Epic Systems' Judy Faulkner makes Forbes' billionaires list 2017

Forbes named Verona, Wis.-based Epic Systems founder Judy Faulkner to its 2017 list of "The World's Billionaires." She nabbed the No. 867 spot among billionaires in the world and the No. 318 spot among billionaires in America.

Ms. Faulkner has a net worth of $2.4 billion. She has also been named to Forbes' "Richest in Tech," "America's Self-Made Woman" and "Forbes 400" lists.

Founded in 1979, the company's 2016 revenues totaled $2.6 billion. Approximately, 19 million patients across the world have a record in Epic's EHR system. Epic is also a founding member of Carequality, a public-private collaborative interoperability framework.

Adam Whitlatch, a lead developer at Epic, told Becker's Hospital Review that the company is working to develop two new EHR versions, to be released this year.

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