Catholic Health Initiatives plans to spend big for EHRs

Catholic Health Initiatives, a 73-hospital system based in Denver, has earmarked $1.5 billion (yes, that billion with a "b") over the next five years for EHR development and other IT investments, CEO Kevin Lofton tells Beckers' Hospital Review. The EHRs will be up and running "in a few months," he says, and will be a mix of Cerner systems in larger facilities and Meditech on smaller campuses. Article