Epic in the headlines — 6 recent stories 

Here are six updates on Epics operations, software application products and partnerships reported by Beckers Hospital Review in August.

Editors note: The updates are noted in the order they were reported.

Jackie Drees –
Friday, August 28th, 2020
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In early August, hundreds of Epic workers began voicing issues to the Verona, Wis.-based EHR giant about its then required on-campus return in September. Epic then alerted its staff members on Aug. 8 it will adjust return-to-work requirements and tapped Cleveland Clinic to examine its plans.

2. Prime Healthcare finished its acquisition of Ontario, Calif.-based St. Francis Medical Center and began transitioning it to its Epic EHR system..

3. Legendary on Aug. 17 confirmed strategies to develop a big application services division by merging 4 departments: end user training, implementation, quality assurance and technical interactions..

4. A U.S. appeals court on Aug. 20 ruled that the $280 million in punitive damages Indian consultancy group Tata was bought to pay Epic Systems are “constitutionally extreme” and be reassessed..

5. New York-based United Health Services is transitioning to Epic and plans to go survive on the new EHR and billing system Sept. 12..

6. The University of Kansas Health System executed its Epic EHR system at its Great Bend-based health center campus on Aug. 24, and prepares to deploy the EHR at extra areas..

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