The new Epic

The tech star lost huge federal contracts, but emerged stronger for it

In early 2019, Epic Systems, Dane County’s premier tech company, got walloped. The Department of Veterans Affairs backed out of a $624 million contract for scheduling patient appointments at its 100-plus VA hospitals and awarded it to Epic archrival Cerner Corporation.

Chalk it up to a dramatic reversal in fed thinking, prompted by Cerner securing a huge no-bid contract to provide the full panoply of hospital software — clinical, financial and administrative — and not just patient scheduling...
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Ken Notes: Great read!!



- - Volume: 10 - WEEK: 46 Date: 11/10/2022 10:03:42 AM -