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It’s been an Epic year for BJC Medical Group

“Oh, how time flies!” said Michele Thomas, MD, BJC Medical Group chief medical information officer, as she wrote to staff reflecting on the past year.

Prior Publications

The Epic Bulletin - July 2018

Academic Sites are Live on Epic

Like a Great Movie

“Epic is like a great movie production such as Star Wars or Gone with the Wind. All had great producers, directors, awesome cast members and actors, plus all the behind-the-scenes people that played great parts in this EPIC transition.” WUSM Nurse Supervisor of CAM Medical Multispecialty Center.

Nurses inspire, innovate, influence

Every day, in countless settings, nurses across BJC HealthCare live out the theme for 2018 National Nurses Week – Nurses Inspire, Innovate, Influence. From the bedside to the executive suite, from a former refugee to a member of a family of nurses, BJC TODAY celebrates our nurses and their efforts to make a difference for their patients, communities and profession

The Epic Bulletin - March 2018

Pod 2 Hospitals are Live on Epic

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital, Parkland Health Center, and BJC Home Care Services went live on Epic on Feb. 3. The Epic1 project team and leadership provided 24/7 support from the Clayton Avenue Building (CAB) Command Center through March 2. More than 1,100 Super Users and At-the-Elbow staff assisted end users with on-site issue resolution. In addition to the Command Center, a control center at each facility offered hospital and Epic1 project leadership a central huddle space to troubleshoot Go-Live issues.

2017 State of the Program

2017 saw the launch of the Epic Electronic Health Record (EHR) at BJC Medical Group, Boone Hospital Center, Alton Memorial Hospital, Christian Hospital, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, and Progress West Hospital. These Go-Live events mark the half-way point of implementation. 2018 will see Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital, Parkland Health Center, BJC Home Care Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University Physicians go live on Epic, and both Memorial Hospitals and Medical Group in early 2019.

The Epic Bulletin - January 2018

Pod 1 Go-Live Recap

Alton Memorial Hospital, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, Christian Hospital, and Progress West Hospital went live on Epic on Dec. 2. The Epic1 project team and leadership provided 24/7 support from the Clayton Avenue Building (CAB) Command Center through Dec. 22.