Epic clients can now run their EHR databases on Microsoft's Azure Large Instances, with New York City-based Mount Sinai becoming the first.
Biobeat, a wearable remote patient monitoring company, completed its integration with Epic, as it looks to expand into the U.S. healthcare market.
Here are five times Becker's reported on EHR vendor Oracle Cerner in the past month.
Northwell Health CIO Sophy Lu told Becker's that the New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based health system's Epic installation process is a 'leap into the future.'
IT leaders at Houston-based Texas Children's told Becker's that they wish their EHR had more automation abilities to freely schedule appointments and capture patient data.
EHR giant Epic completed the first EHR to EHR exchange of structured genomic data, according to Catherine Procknow, a senior software developer at Epic specializing in genomics, GenomeWeb reported June 28.
Hospitals and health systems have been working to alleviate administrative burdens, including EHR documentation, for their clinicians to give them more time back at the bedside with patients and to help reduce their "pajama time" — time spent on answering patient messages outside of work hours.
Spokane, Wash.-based Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center's regional director said the hospital won't cut staff due to its projected $35 million budget deficit in which its troubled Cerner EHR system plays a large role, The Spokesman-Review reported June 8.
From adding 23 hospitals and health systems to the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement to working with Microsoft to train its Azure OpenAI to draft clinicians' messages to patients, here are five updates on Epic's operations, software products and partnerships reported by Becker's Hospital Review in May: