Epic

architectural drawing
By Skip Snow 09:25 am November 11, 2015
Epic President Carl Dvorak wrote much of the original code in the system and made some of the enduring architectural decisions empowering its growth. With the company since 1987, he is often referred to as the technology brains of the organization.
Connected people
By Skip Snow 09:18 am November 10, 2015
Geisinger Health System, an Epic shop, recently chose to deploy Cerner's HealtheIntent population health platform. We spoke with Nicholas Marko, MD, Geisinger's chief data officer, about the integration challenges and opportunities ahead.
Walgreens
By Bernie Monegain 10:43 am November 05, 2015
Walgreens is poised to roll out Epic EHRs in its more than 400 healthcare clinics across the country. The Epic platform will replace Walgreens' own proprietary EHR.
Fireworks
By Bernie Monegain 10:30 am November 02, 2015
There's nothing like a developer event to get the crowd fired up. At least that's how the hosts and the keynote speaker at the FHIRWorks' event at the Epic campus last week described it.
Girish Navani
By Bernie Monegain 06:38 am November 02, 2015
Ambulatory EHR company eClinicalWorks is entering the European market with an office in London and expansion of its global footprint with Specsavers, its first United Kingdom customer.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
By Mike Miliard 03:39 am November 02, 2015
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has seen some sizable IT challenges in recent years, but Chief Information Officer Deette "Dee" Emon says the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based health system has made its way through the storm, and staff morale has "really come around."
Stressed doctor
By Jack McCarthy 10:03 am October 29, 2015
A survey of emergency department doctors and staff found widespread dissatisfaction with interoperability and usability in Emergency Department Information Systems.
Veteran
By Jack McCarthy 08:57 am October 27, 2015
Veterans Affairs' long-standing electronic health record system is facing obsolescence and inhibiting interoperability, according to a report, and VA officials are scheduled to testify in front of a congressional committee likely to inquire about replacing it with a commercial EHR.
Stars
By Tom Sullivan 11:07 am October 20, 2015
The findings about Epic are likely to surprise some people in the industry because perception is not aligned with reality, according to KLAS.
Startup concept illustration
By Bernie Monegain 09:50 am October 20, 2015
Seven engineers from Madison, Wisconsin, all of them former employees of healthcare EHR giant Epic Systems, have landed $3.5 million for their software startup Redox.

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