Epic in the headlines — 5 latest stories 

Here are 5 updates on Epics operations, software products and collaborations reported by Beckers Hospital Review in September..

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

Jackie Drees –
Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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1. Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Valley Health Networks Coordinated Health transitioned to Epic EHR on Sept. 1 for most of its facilities.

2. Epic founder and CEO Judy Faulkner shared insights on the companys COVID-19 response, organization viewpoint and present projects throughout Cleveland Clinics Ideas for Tomorrow virtual speaker series Sept. 2. Ms. Faulkner stated that Epics database initiative Cosmos has surpassed its objective of adding 50 million records in 2020 by saving more than 60 million records..

3. Walton, N.Y.-based UHS Delaware Valley Hospital installed an Epic EHR on Sept. 12..

4. Microsoft revealed Sept. 22 that Epic will be the first medical record system to integrate the Microsoft Teams port, which enables patients and clinicians to introduce telehealth sees through the platform.

5. Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, Mass., will shift to an Epic EHR over the next few years as a result of being obtained by UMass Memorial Health Care..

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