Appl Clin Inform 2012; 03(03): 318-325
DOI: 10.4338/ACI-2012-03-RA-0006
Case Report – Special Edition Changing IT Systems
Schattauer GmbH

An integrated EHR at Northern California Kaiser Permanente

Pitfalls, challenges, and benefits experienced in transitioning
S. Bornstein
1  Physician Lead 2003–2012, Northern California Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect Electronic Health Record
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Further Information

Correspondence to:

Steven Bornstein, MD
Physician Lead 2003–2012
Northern California Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect
Electronic Health Record
500 El Cerrito Ave
Hillsborough, California 94010
United States

Publication History

recieved: 08 March 2012

accepted: 17 July 2012

Publication Date:
16 December 2017 (online)

 

Summary

As legacy information systems age, transition to newer systems is inevitable, but at times fraught with challenge. This brief article addresses some of the pitfalls, challenges, and benefits we experienced at Kaiser Permanente as we transitioned several key clinical information systems to Epic Systems for our integrated comprehensive Electronic Health Record (EHR).


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Conflict of Interest

The author has no conflicts of interest in this paper.


Correspondence to:

Steven Bornstein, MD
Physician Lead 2003–2012
Northern California Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect
Electronic Health Record
500 El Cerrito Ave
Hillsborough, California 94010
United States