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The Franciscan Alliance has selected Epic, a comprehensive, integrated suite of applications for electronic medical records (EMRs). This dynamic health-information technology will strengthen our system’s processes related to patient care and clinical administration. OneChart is the name Franciscan Alliance has selected for its transition to and implementation of an EMR system.
Franciscan St. Francis Health in the Central Indiana Region led the Franciscan Alliance transition to new software systems designed to streamline care and continue to elevate quality care throughout the hospital. St. Francis Health launched Epic hospital-wide on February 26, 2011.
From May to August 2011, our hospitals took part in the Collaborative Build process in Merrillville, IN, to work through details and make decisions that will affect how the Epic system works across the Franciscan Alliance. These sessions also were integral for our hospitals as they worked toward their Epic launch dates at Franciscan St. Margaret Health in June 2012, and Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Crown Point and Michigan City in August 2012. Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health in Lafayette and Crawfordsville will launch Epic in April 2013, with Franciscan St. James Health and Franciscan Healthcare - Munster launching in May 2013.
A rollout to all Franciscan Physicians Network practices across the corporation began in May 2012.
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