Posts Tagged ‘Epic’

Improve Epic Implementation Change Management Through Collaboration, Communication

Change management is a critical—and often misunderstood—component of most Epic implementations, and indeed, most software projects. If you’re an Epic Build Analyst, you may not think about change management much, except when it seems like an annoyance. But understanding and working effectively with the change management team is a huge part of being an Epic […]

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What is Epic OpTime?

Epic OpTime is Epic Systems’ operating room management system combining clinical and decision support tools with integrated scheduling for the management of hospital operating rooms and ambulatory surgical centers. OpTime is the top ranked surgery management solution in the 2015-16 Best in KLAS report from KLAS Enterprises. According to Epic’s product catalog, OpTime gives users […]

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What is Epic Beacon?

“Hope is the beacon which points to prosperity,” said political and philosophical author Edward Counsel. True to Counsel’s quote, Epic Systems hopes its Epic Beacon software will be the ray of hope in finding, tracking and curing cancer. Epic Beacon is Epic Systems’ medical oncology module, in which physicians can document cancer staging and manage […]

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Through the Looking Glass: An Epic UGM ’16 Recap in Pictures

The theme of this year's Epic User Group Meeting (UGM '16) was An Adventure in Wonderland, and Lewis Carroll himself would have been awed by the festivities. Some 18,000 Epic users descended on the Verona, Wisc. campus, where they were briefed on the company's vision for the future and saw updates to the Epic product suite. There were […]

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What is Epic Radiant?

Epic Radiant is Epic Systems’ Radiology Information System (RIS), used principally by hospital radiology departments. With integration to Epic’s electronic health record (EHR), Radiant offers access to all of a patient’s results, allergies, medications, history and upcoming appointments. According to Epic product literature, radiologists and technicians can use the system to “protocol studies, track discrepancies, […]

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5 Ways Epic Consultants Can Boost Their Marketability

While jobs for Epic consultants in Radiant, Cupid, Beaker and Beacon modules are in high demand right now, all Epic consultants, no matter their certification, can boost their marketability. Epic’s market share is up and large implementation projects are ongoing across the U.S., but there is still plenty of competition for individual roles on a […]

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Population Health, Mergers Are Key Revenue Cycle Management Trends

Hospitals evaluating their revenue cycle management strategies may wish they had a crystal ball at their disposal. Healthcare IT Leaders National Accounts Director Joe Mauro says institutions are trying to predict the impact of Accountable Care reimbursement models as they plan for the future. “We’re moving away from fee-for-service to a model where hospitals get paid […]

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