CareConnect, a new name for UCLA’s innovative electronic health record (EHR) program. It is based on EpicCare. The name CareConnect reflects both the breadth of the program and the benefits that will result from its implementation.

While the CareConnect program is using Epic Systems technology, the actual implementation will be tailored to UCLA’s needs, according to Michael Steinberg, M.D., Chair of the Executive Oversight Board.

EpicCare EMR is a comprehensive system of applications known for being efficient and physician-friendly, with integrated access and revenue systems for simplified administration. Their “one patient, one record” approach improves care in both hospitals and physician groups by simplifying the important patient-facing elements of care delivery.

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