How to Prepare for Epic Optimization and Upgrades

Getting an Epic instance up and running is an exciting milestone for any health system, but it’s generally not too long before talk of optimization or an upgrade begins. Given the robust nature of Epic as an EHR, it’s not surprising that hospitals would want to take advantage of all that the healthcare IT solution has to offer by updating and streamlining workflows and integrations. Knowing how to prepare for Epic optimization goes a long way in bracing for some additional change, but also...

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3 Aspects of Epic Interfaces Worth Outsourcing

Making the most of an investment like an EHR for a large health system has a lot to do with the ability to scale the technology and leverage capabilities for connectivity. After all, modern healthcare doesn’t allow any of us to operate in a bubble, and a hospital or health organization’s ability to share and gather data has everything to do with their ability to grow and thrive. EHR interfaces are the key to unlocking the power of comprehensive care records and real-time clinical information....

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3 Reasons You Need Professional Healthcare IT Testing for Interoperability

We’ve worked with many healthcare clients over the years, and while there is no shortage of impressive and innovative solutions out there to support patient care, there are limitations to how successful those implementations will be without proper support. Delivering interoperability for hospitals and health systems is not exactly a simple task, but when the project team is stacked with the right resources, the dream of comprehensive care records and improved population health comes much closer...

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The Importance of Progress Metrics for Epic Go-Live Support

Rolling out a new instance of Epic is a big deal. It takes a lot of resources and time to implement EHRs into large health systems, so it’s vital that the proper steps are taken to encourage utilization and support long-term adoption. Best laid plans won’t do much good, however, without real data to measure progress. Today we’re going to share the importance of both establishing and measuring progress metrics for Epic go-live. It’s not about ensuring everyone earns an “A+” on their report card,...

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