EPIC Electronic Health Sysytems

1801 words 8 pages
Electronic Patient Information Center (EPIC)
By
HSM 330 Health Information Technology
July 29, 2012

Contents
Electronic Patient Information Center (EPIC) 1
Accreditation and Awards ………………………………………………………………3
Intergartion with other Systems ………………………………………………………….4
User Friendly……………………………………………………………………………6
Benefits and Uses…………………………………………………………………………7
MyLoyola Select………………………………………………………………………….7
Implementaion Process……………………………………………………………………8
Works Cited 9

Epic Systems is a privately held, employee owned health care software company founded in 1979 by Judy Faulkner in Madison, Wisconsin. Epic provides mid-size and large health care organizations an electronic health record that helps solve many challenges health care
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The feature is often used at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital’s ambulatory Urgent Care Clinics.” According to Dr Matilda Rosanwo, MD (personal interview July 2012) , at the River Forest Urgent Care Clinic, when the clinic gets really busy and she is the only physician, using the Smart tools canned text has helped her speed up the documentation process, or she can complete her documentation at home.”
Epic provides physicians and clinical staff with a Clinical Decision Support (CDS) a process for enhancing health-related decisions and actions with pertinent, organized clinical knowledge and patient information to improve health and healthcare delivery. Information recipients can include patients, clinicians and others involved in patient care delivery; information delivered can include general clinical knowledge and guidance, intelligently processed patient data, or a mixture of both; and information delivery formats can be drawn from a palette of options that includes data and order entry facilitators, filtered data displays, reference information, alerts, and others. Adler informed me Gottlieb will be implementing the BC-MAR systems that will provide alerts for medication timing, information about the medication itself should a nurse feel the need to better understand potential patient reactions, and aids workflow in scheduling medication administration. According to Amatayakul, these

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