What You Should Know:
– Epic selects InterSystems IRIS Data Platform to serve as the data foundation for the latest release of Epic’s EHR.
– Epic adopted InterSystems IRIS to enhance the reliability and scalability of its EHR and to deliver improved consistency, control, and automation of processes for its global community of approximately 2.5 million concurrent users.
InterSystems, a creative data technology provider dedicated to helping customers solve critical scalability, interoperability, and speed problems, today announced that Epic will use the InterSystems IRIS® Data Platform beginning with the August 2020 release of its electronic health record (EHR). InterSystems IRIS is now generally available to Epic customers.
Epic has been using InterSystems technology for more than 40 years. Supporting a community of health care organizations whose systems support 2.5 million concurrent users, and process roughly 1.8 billion database accesses per second across all customers using Epic, InterSystems IRIS will enable even greater performance and scalability.
InterSystems IRIS Data Platform
Using InterSystems IRIS Data Platform as the backbone of technology allows Epic customers to access larger datasets striving to improve physician access to crucial information and overall patient care. Additionally, InterSystems IRIS provides enhancements in asynchronous mirroring — a core functionality that is imperative for scalability and disaster recovery.
“Intersystems has always had a vision to enable effective and efficient healthcare,” said Scott Gnau, Vice President of Data Platforms at InterSystems. “InterSystems IRIS has been a strong focus in recent years, with a goal to drive next generation capabilities into the hands of our partners and users. We are excited that Epic, one of our longest-standing, and most valued partners has adopted IRIS. We know our continued collaboration will have a positive impact on the delivery of patient care around the world, especially now when access to clinical data is more important than ever.”