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Rush Makes Identifying Depression a Part of Primary Care with Epic Technology

Incorporating depression screening questions into clinicians’ standard workflows in Epic helps to not only identify patients, but also to start a conversation about treatments.

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MetroHealth Saves 500 Lives with Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

Project DAWN is a MetroHealth initiative to curb the crisis by providing Cleveland residents with opioid addiction education and the overdose-reversing drug naloxone.

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Ochsner Brings Stroke Care to More than 30 Hospitals in the Gulf South with Telemedicine

By bringing stroke care directly to patients, Ochsner has reduced the percentage of patients who need to be transferred to stroke centers, from more than 90% to 30%.

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High-Risk Opioid Prescriptions Fall 72% at Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Using the EHR, Kaiser Permanente Southern California drastically reduced the number of opioid prescriptions physicians write.

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Parkland Uses Epic to Screen Patients for Suicide Risk

In 2015, Parkland Health in Dallas, Texas implemented a universal assessment program in Epic that has helped clinicians identify and treat suicide risk in thousands of patients.

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Brigham and Women’s Sparks New Software Solution Ideas with Hackathons

At a recent Brigham and Women’s hackathon, a team used open.epic.com resources to show physicians’ favorite lab protocols in Epic.

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The Vancouver Clinic Uses Genomic Data for Decision Support in Epic

The Vancouver Clinic is integrating patients’ genetic information into Epic workflows, allowing providers to personalize therapies and manage hereditary risks.

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Gundersen Health System Leads the Way in Documenting Patients’ End-of-Life Wishes

Advance Care Planning (ACP) is an integral part of healthcare in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, where 96% of residents who die have documented end-of-life wishes.

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