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DMICE-Epic Partnership FAQ Published

By: Informatics Discovery Lab at OHSU

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The promise and pitfalls of eHealth


By Joe Rojas-Burke, oregonbusiness.com

The Obama administration has committed to spending $38 billion to push the development of electronic medical records, computerized decision support systems and related technologies. This massive investment in eHealth holds the promise of  improving quality, reducing medical errors, and saving money. Evidence to support such claims remains a little sparse, however, and some hospitals and health systems rushing to adopt eHealth solutions have actually worsened quality of care. Read more...

Epic to open source code to OHSU


By Neil Versel, healthcareitnews.com

First partnership with academic informatics program

Epic Systems Corp. will help Oregon Health & Science University set up two laboratory installations of its EpicCare electronic health record on its servers for medical informatics education and research purposes. On the research side, the school will have access to Epic's source code. Read More...

OHSU, Epic form EHR research and education collaborative


By Gabriel Perna, healthcare-informatics.com

Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) is working with Epic Systems Corporation (Verona, Wisc.) to advance research and education in biomedical and health informatics.

OSHU is the first care academic informatics provider organization to partner with Epic, using the vendor's EpicCare electronic health record (EHR) system and associated tools for the program. The onus behind this partnership is to develop and accelerate practice use of EHR technology and hands-on learning. It will include laboratory environments of EpicCare at OHSU both focused on research and the other on education. Read More...

OHSU and Epic partner to accelerate electronic health record research, learning

By OHSU News

The Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology at Oregon Health & Science University has established a partnership with Epic Systems Corporation to advance research and education in biomedical and health informatics using the EpicCare electronic health record and associated tools. OHSU is the first academic informatics program to partner with Epic in this manner, an initiative that OHSU and Epic hope will accelerate practical application of electronic health record technology and hands-on learning. Read More...