Mayo Launches New $1 Billion Epic EMR



By Jeff Kiger, Rochester Post-Bulletin

“A flip of a switch at 6:13 a.m. on Saturday marked “a huge milestone” in Mayo Clinic’s more than $1 billion project to combine all of its electronic health records into a single upgraded computer system.

The Mayo Clinic Health System sites, including La Crosse, Onalaska, Prairie du Chien and Sparta, shifted to a new system to manage its more than 200,000 patient records. Verona, Wis.-Epic Systems Corp. has the $1 billion contract to make the switch to its health record software.”

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