Whether you’re just starting your journey with Epic or managing operational optimization work, aiming for additional gold stars, honor roll, planning for a quarterly upgrade or enabling a new bi-directional data partnership exchange; our Epic Center of Excellence will provide your team with best practices at every phase of a project to ensure your Epic ecosystem meets your organization’s needs.
Our team of advisory focused, Epic-certified leaders, clinicians and analysts assists teams with implementation, optimization, ecosystem expansion and support services. This includes a wide variety of expertise in build and configuration project work, new module activation, and solving complex challenges and processes.
We are dedicated to enabling care teams and operational staff members be more efficient so their time can focus on serving patients rather than struggling in an EHR workflow.
Healthlink Advisors’ Epic Center of Excellence continues to expand and evolve its Epic expertise, certifications and services to ensure that the right people and support are available at every phase of an organization’s project.
- Epic cost modeling & benefits analysis
- Contract negotiation assistance
- Pre-implementation planning & readiness
- Implementation services and support
- Managed services (applications, Community Connect, Payer Platform)
- Best practices and roadmap for achieving gold star ratings and honor roll
- Community Connect strategic planning and implementation services
- Health system and payer partnership planning and roadmaps
Latest Epic Center of Excellence Perspectives
Community Connect, with the right guidance and support, can be a valuable option for community hospitals and ambulatory systems The Epic Community Connect program offers hospitals and healthcare organizations the opportunity to leverage Epic’s electronic medical record (EMR) system while maintaining their independence.
In Part I of this series, our experts discussed outsourcing options to help healthcare IT shops balance “keeping the lights on” with pursuing strategic initiatives and the benefits of partial outsourcing with a managed services partner.
Partial outsourcing can free up resources to allow healthcare IT teams to focus on development, innovation, and value.
Reimbursement for healthcare services continues to shift from fee-for-service toward value-based models focused more on care management and quality outcomes.