Walmart to install Epic for EHR
“Epic” is a national vendor of EHR whose installed products cover everything from medical records to admitting billing and payment. One software solution for all these preciously disparate functions. Epic has been becoming the gold standard or at least the preferred vendor for major hospital systems nationwide. For a vendor the size of Walmart to adopt them is huge in terms of healthcare innovation, potential for future linking if digital records across systems and not insignificantly, reflecting the commitment of private enterprise to control cost and provide for better outcomes.