Initial VA/EPIC Medical Scheduling System pilot draws rave reviews, national roll-out predicted for nearly half original cost

“A new scheduling system aimed at giving military veterans quicker access to medical care — designed by Epic Systems Corp. of Verona — is getting upbeat early reviews in its first tryout in Columbus, Ohio.”

“In fact, an executive of Leidos, Epic’s partner on the pilot project, is so confident about the success of the entire five-year, $624 million contract, he predicts the system can be rolled out at Veterans Administration hospitals and clinics across the U.S. and its territories within two years at barely more than half the budgeted price…”

“But although Epic and Leidos’ subsidiary, Systems Made Simple, won the contract three years ago, its future is not assured…”

“Epic’s new scheduling system is one of the first products for the Veterans Administration that operates in the computer cloud…” Read the full article here.

Source: Epic Systems’ medical scheduling system for veterans draws initial cheers – By Judy Newman, June 24, 2018. Wisconsin State Journal.

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