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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Epic vs. Meditech

John Halamka had an interesting post on how Meditech is changing it's EHR/EMR architecture to meet the current demands of the market for "cloud hosted, standards-based, web-centric and mobile enabled hospital information systems". The Epic systems already do that (as well as having a widely used MyChart personal health record system - which is not to be confused with MyChart developed by Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto and now owned by Canadian mobile communications company Telus). I have been hearing a lot from people in the industry about Epic (no wonder that they probably don't advertise) and it all sounds good. (Their website design looks to my eye as being very "mobile oriented"). There is also another interesting post on the CIO Healthcare blog by a guest on personal health records for adolescents.