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Children’s Wisconsin Brings EHR Record to Surge Facility

Wisconsin Health News

In mid-October, the state opened a surge facility at State Fair Park to support COVID-19 patients no longer in need of a hospital, but still requiring more help than can be provided at home. As of Friday, the West Allis facility had served 136 total patients. Part of its setup involved dusting off work done in spring when Children’s Wisconsin extended its Epic electronic health record so clinicians working at the facility could keep track of patients’ vitals, medications and more.

Read the full story in Wisconsin Health News.