The Epic EHR integration enables hospitals to migrate the workload to Google Cloud which will make innovation, clinical efficiencies, and security easier for healthcare organizations using the software.
Google Cloud and Epic Systems just made a deal. The deal will allow organizations utilizing Epic’s EHR to run their workflows on Google Cloud. This aims to accelerate healthcare digital transformation.
Hackensack Meridian Health is dedicated to innovation and will soon be using technology that can support their users. With our Epic EHR on Google Cloud, the organization will be able to innovate faster and benefit from a more efficient and trusted cloud environment.
Hierarchical data management and improved security are the benefits of applying the Cloud to healthcare. As a leader in this space, Hackensack Meridian Health made history as the very first healthcare provider to integrate a public cloud workload into its Epic EHR platform.
Google is pleased to partner with Hackensack Meridian Health on healthcare data storage and monitoring. We are happy to support them in implementing Google’s technology and make it easier for more healthcare organizations to find Epic APIs so they can build their digital infrastructure.
As part of the move, a new system will better integrate medicine with technology to improve patient outcomes.
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“Since we will store information in Google Cloud and use various other tools, it will be easier for our IT and developers to find new ways to improve patient care,” Kash Patel, EVP and chief digital information officer said. “We’ll be able to discover new things faster because the data will already be there.”
By partnering with the largest EHR vendor, Google Cloud will be in a better position to provide hospitals and hospitals across Canada with its services. As of publishing time, financial terms of the agreement are not yet announced.
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The new collaboration between Google Cloud and Meditech will make it easier for hospitals to search clinical data, summarize and share that information with clinicians. These two early adopters are Dynacare Health System (Carterville, IL) and Trinity Medical Center (Orange, CA).
Clinicians no longer have to rely on multiple systems or time-consuming processes regarding patient health data. They can now access relevant health information on legacy platforms, and have timely access in order to benefit from more timely decision making.
The Expanse EHR will leverage Google Health’s summarization, search, and second-level insights capabilities to extract information from different parts of the patient record to produce a curated summary of a patient’s health conditions.
In 2020, Epic told its customers that it would no longer pursue integration with Google Cloud. This could have cost Google billions of dollars.
In response, the EHR vendor switched its focus and is now working on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure for a cloud-based technology provider for medical research, data storage, and file sharing.
This partnership with Epic failed after an anti-trust debate was made concerning their data deal with Ascension.
Media reports highlighted several criticisms, claiming that patient privacy was breached when Ascension patients’ health information was transferred to Google’s servers.