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10 Biggest Epic EHR Hospital Implementations in United States

November 4, 2015 - As one of the most well-known names in the health IT industry, Wisconsin-based EHR company Epic Systems has been adopted by several of the largest healthcare systems in the nation. Not only has Epic been recognized with several awards, such as being named the overall Best In KLAS between 2010 and 2014, but many of its customers have also received several accolades including HIMSS Stages 6...


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As one of the most well-known names in the health IT industry, Wisconsin-based EHR company Epic Systems has been adopted by several of the largest healthcare systems in the nation. Not only has Epic Systems been recognized with several awards, such as being named the overall Best In KLAS between 2010 and 2014, but many of its customers have also received several accolades including HIMSS Stages 6 and 7, Most Wired Awards, and HIMSS Davies awards.

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Judy Faulkner: Epic Will Offer New Cost-Effective EHR Options

by Jennifer Bresnick

Epic EHR products may be in use at the majority of top-ranked hospitals and health systems in the United States, but many smaller organizations balk at the hefty investment and steep price tag involved in adopting the company’s products....

NYCHCC Epic Implementation Will Not Hit 2018 Deadline

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation will not complete its system-wide EHR implementation by the end of 2018 as planned, according to the New York Post. Spokesman Robert de Luna indicated that the delay would push the project back...

EHR Use Does Not Preclude Provider Data Communication Errors

by Kate Monica

Well-established EHR adoption does not eliminate the potential for inaccurate provider-to-provider clinical data communication. A recent study by Artis et al. of laboratory data communication among intensive care providers at the Oregon hospital...

Epic Systems Takes Home Top Honors in 2017 Best in KLAS

by Kate Monica

In the report published today, Epic was also named the top Overall Physician Practice Vendor, receiving Best in KLAS awards in eight segments, the research firm announced. Included in Epic’s myriad awards are Best in KLAS Ambulatory EMR...

HIEs Fail to Meet Needs of Population Health Management

by Kate Monica

Population health management (PHM) is one of the most rapidly expanding areas in healthcare IT according to a recent Black Book report. Despite the growing relevance of this fast-growing aspect of the healthcare industry, a majority of hospitals...

UVM Medical Center Seeks Approval for Integrated Epic EHR

by Kate Monica

The University of Vermont Medical Center recently filed a certificate of need (CON) application seeking approval from the Green Mountain Care Board of a plan to create a unified Epic EHR system across four hospitals in the University of Vermont...

Safety Huddles Prove Useful to Ensuring EHR Patient Safety

by Kate Monica

The authors of a recent study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found regular 15-minute meetings by administrative, clinical, and IT staff can enable hospitals to identify and address EHR-related patient safety concerns....

Epic EHR, MACRA, Meaningful Use Dominate 2017 Headlines

by Sara Heath

Epic EHR and other competing EHR technology once again dominated the health IT headlines this year, alongside major policy moves such as the MACRA implementation final rule and Stage 2 Meaningful Use attestation. This year, policymakers unveiled...

Epic Leads EHR Implementations, Cerner EHR Selections in 2016

by Sara Heath

This past year was a good one for Epic Systems in terms of EHR implementations, with a majority of the year’s notable go-lives belonging to the vendor. But as good a year as it was for Epic with implementations, it was equally as good for...

Bay-Area Home Health Provider Completes Epic Implementation

by Sara Heath

Bay-area home health and hospice provider Pathways has finished its Epic implementation, allowing for better care coordination between ambulatory and inpatient providers and home healthcare providers, according to a company press release. The...

Mercy Health System Recognized as Top Epic EHR User

by Sara Heath

Mercy has been recognized as a top EHR user by technology vendor Epic Systems, the health system recently announced. The health system joins three others as Gold Star users. Mercy received this recognition after adding its 700th item to its Epic...

NYU Lutheran Launches Epic EHR to Boost Patient Care

by Sara Heath

NYU Lutheran has completed a full EHR implementation, going live with Epic Systems yesterday. Part of NYU Langone Health System, the hospital announced the successful go-live of its Epic EHR at all its Brooklyn locations, including in 22 ancillary...

Epic Systems, Cerner, McKesson Make Key EHR Technology Moves

by Sara Heath

EHR vendors Epic Systems, Cerner Corporation, and McKesson Health Solutions have all made recent advances driving population health management, healthcare quality, and health IT interoperability. Epic Systems is set to implement its population...

Epic Systems Tops Cerner as Top-Used Physician EHR Vendor

by Sara Heath

Epic Systems continues reigns as the most widely used physician EHR system, followed far behind Cerner, according to the Medscape EHR Report 2016. The report, which surveyed 15,285 physicians from 25 different specialties, found that 28 percent...

Do EHR Vendors Influence User’s Health Information Exchange?

by Sara Heath

Are EHR vendors to blame for lacking health data interoperability and health information exchange? Recent research published in Health Affairs suggests they may be. According to researchers Jordan Everson and Julia Adler-Milstein, hospitals in...

Epic Systems, Cerner Top EHR Vendors for Meaningful Users

by Sara Heath

Epic Systems and Cerner Corporation continue to be the top dogs when it comes to the EHR Incentive Programs. According to new data from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), the two EHR vendors are the...

Incorporating Record Locator Services into Clinician EHR Use

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

SSM Health in St. Louis recently made news in being the first organization to implement the Surescripts National Record Locator Service into its Epic EHR system. But hospital leadership is more concerned with the significance associated with...

Concerns, Questions Surround Erlanger Epic EHR Selection

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Documents ascertained under the Tennessee Open Records Act and shared with EHRIntelligence.com raise doubts about the recent EHR selection process at Erlanger Health System, a public health system in the state. On May 28, 2015, the health system's...

Partners Epic Implementation Causing Headaches for Some

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

The $1.2-billion Epic implementation at Partners HealthCare remains on schedule, but some of the early adopters of the health system's new EHR technology are reporting frustrations in learning and adapting to the new platform, according to...

MD Anderson Epic Implementation Led to Financial Decreases

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Clinical productivity at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center took a sizeable hit to its adjusted income in the buildup to an Epic implementation completed in March 2016. Documents from a recent meeting of the UT System Board of Regents...

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