What You Should Know:
- UPMC announced it is replacing Oracle Cerner with Epic’s enterprise EHR platform to create a unified platform across its health system, representing more than six million patient records. UPMC previously deployed Epic in its outpatient space, Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports.
- UPMC cites lowering operational costs, optimizing security, and improving patient engagement as reasons for the EHR replacement.
- Migration of all UPMC patient records to Epic’s EHR platform is expected to be completed by mid-2026.