Epic Systems

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Epic
TypePrivate
IndustryHealth informatics
FoundedMadison, Wisconsin, United States (1979)[1]
Founder(s)Judith R. Faulkner
HeadquartersVerona, Wisconsin, United States
Key peopleJudy Faulkner, Founder & CEO[2]
Carl Dvorak, President
ProductsEpicCare Ambulatory, EpicCare Inpatient, Resolute, Cadence, Willow, OpTime, ASAP, Cupid, Radiant, Prelude
Revenue$1.7 billion (2013)
Employees6,800 (2013)
Websiteepic.com
 
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Epic
TypePrivate
IndustryHealth informatics
FoundedMadison, Wisconsin, United States (1979)[1]
Founder(s)Judith R. Faulkner
HeadquartersVerona, Wisconsin, United States
Key peopleJudy Faulkner, Founder & CEO[2]
Carl Dvorak, President
ProductsEpicCare Ambulatory, EpicCare Inpatient, Resolute, Cadence, Willow, OpTime, ASAP, Cupid, Radiant, Prelude
Revenue$1.7 billion (2013)
Employees6,800 (2013)
Websiteepic.com

Epic is a privately held health care software company founded in 1979 by Judith R. Faulkner.[3] Originally headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Epic moved its headquarters to nearby Verona, Wisconsin in 2005.[4]

Epic's market focus is large health care organizations. Epic offers an integrated suite of health care software centered on a MUMPS database[5] provided by InterSystems.[6] Their applications support functions related to patient care, including registration and scheduling; clinical systems for doctors, nurses, emergency personnel, and other care providers; systems for lab technicians, pharmacists, and radiologists; and billing systems for insurers.

Its competitors include Cerner and MEDITECH.

Products information[edit]

Current applications developed by Epic include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eisen, Mark (June 20, 2008). "Epic Systems: Epic Tale". The Daily Page. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Klein, Mike (December 5, 2002). "Epic's Founder Judy Faulkner Speaks on Culture, Business Beliefs, and Recruiting". WTN Media. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Eisen, Marc (June 20, 2008). "Epic Systems Corporation: An Epic timeline". Isthmus. Retrieved February 20, 2009. 
  4. ^ Boulton, Guy (2008-08-24). "Epic’s expansion". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  5. ^ Moukheiber, Zina (April 18, 2012). "Epic Systems' Tough Billionaire". Forbes. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  6. ^ Moukheiber, Zina (March 4, 2013). "Behind Epic Systems, A Low-Key Health IT Company Called InterSystems". "Forbes. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 

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