Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media , August 18, 2015
Twin shocks have upset conventional wisdom: Epic failed to nab a coveted Department of Defense contract to supply electronic health records system technology, and along with other contenders, failed to appeal the federal government's decision.
A Long Time Coming
- A general lack of readiness;
- Providers were concerned about costs; and
- The transition to the 5010 operating system in preparation for ICD-10 was not progressing smoothly.