Keyword: University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System
The Illinois Procurement Policy Board rejected Cerner's claims that the bidding process for a $62 million contract with UI Health was unfair.
In a letter obtained by FierceHealthcare, Epic CEO Judy Faulkner said the total costs on Epic's UI Health bid was lower than Cerner's.
Healthcare needs medical professionals who can behave more like Jon Snow, the fictional character from Game of Thrones, and act on emerging threats that will disrupt the industry.
They only represent 3% of hospitalized patients in Pennsylvania, but superusers consume a large proportion of healthcare resources at a high cost: $1.25 billion to be exact.
One of the biggest drivers in hospital spending is the rising number of “superusers,” patients who visit the emergency room several times a year.