Epic Systems

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Type Private
Industry Health informatics
Founded Madison, Wisconsin, United States (1979)[1]
Founders Judith R. Faulkner
Headquarters Verona, Wisconsin, United States
Key people Judy Faulkner, Founder & CEO[2]
Carl Dvorak, President
Products EpicCare Ambulatory, EpicCare Inpatient, Resolute, Cadence, Willow, OpTime, ASAP, Cupid, Radiant, Prelude
Revenue $1.7 billion (2013)
Employees 7,400 (2014)
Website epic.com

Epic is a privately held health care software company founded in 1979 by Judith R. Faulkner.[3] Originally headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Epic moved its headquarters to nearby Verona, Wisconsin in 2005.[4]

Epic's market focus is large health care organizations. Epic offers an integrated suite of health care software centered on a MUMPS database[5] provided by InterSystems.[6] Their applications support functions related to patient care, including registration and scheduling; clinical systems for doctors, nurses, emergency personnel, and other care providers; systems for lab technicians, pharmacists, and radiologists; and billing systems for insurers.

Its competitors include Cerner and MEDITECH.

Products information[edit]

Current applications developed by Epic include:

  • ADT (Inpatient and Outpatient Admission-Discharge-Transfer Application)
  • Anesthesia (Anesthesia Information Management System (AIMS))
  • ASAP (Emergency Department Application)
  • Beacon (Oncology Application)
  • Beaker (Clinical Laboratory Application)
  • BedTime (Bed Management Application)
  • Bridges (Interface Application)
  • Cadence (Scheduling Application)
  • Care Everywhere (Information Exchange Application)
  • Cogito Ergo Sum (Analytics application)
  • Clarity (SQL relational database extracted from the Cache database, Chronicles, for reporting purposes)
  • Cupid (formerly Cardiant, Cardiology Application)
  • Data Courier (Data Environment Propagation Utility)
  • Diagnose Behandeling Combinatie (Dutch Billing Module)
  • Eligibility (Real Time Verification of Access and Billing Information)
  • EpicCare Ambulatory (Ambulatory Medical Record Application)
  • EpicCare Home Health (Specialized Home Health Application for use in Patient Homes)
  • EpicCare Hospice (Specialized Hospice Application)
  • EpicCare Inpatient (Universal Hospital System)
  • EpicCare Link (Web-based Application for Community Users)
  • EpicWeb (Web-based Clinical Application)
  • Haiku (Device Mobility Clinical Application)
  • HIM (Chart Deficiency Tracking, Release of Information Application, Coding)
  • Hyperspace (EMR)
  • Identity (Master Patient Index [MPI] Application)
  • Kaleidoscope (Ophthalmology Application)
  • MyChart (Patient Chart Access)
  • OpTime (Surgical Application)
  • Phoenix (Application designed for the Management and Tracking for Solid Organ Transplants)
  • Prelude (Inpatient and Outpatient Registration Application)
  • Radiant (Radiology Application)
  • Reporting Workbench (Operational Reporting Application)
  • Resolute (Billing Application)
  • Stork (OB/Gyn Application)
  • Tapestry (Managed Care Application)
  • Welcome (Patient Kiosk Application)
  • Willow Ambulatory (Outpatient Pharmacy Application)
  • Willow Inpatient (Inpatient Pharmacy Application)
  • Wisdom (Dental Application)


  1. ^ Eisen, Mark (June 20, 2008). "Epic Systems: Epic Tale". The Daily Page. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Klein, Mike (December 5, 2002). "Epic's Founder Judy Faulkner Speaks on Culture, Business Beliefs, and Recruiting". WTN Media. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Eisen, Marc (June 20, 2008). "Epic Systems Corporation: An Epic timeline". Isthmus. Retrieved February 20, 2009. 
  4. ^ Boulton, Guy (2008-08-24). "Epic’s expansion". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  5. ^ Moukheiber, Zina (April 18, 2012). "Epic Systems' Tough Billionaire". Forbes. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  6. ^ Moukheiber, Zina (March 4, 2013). "Behind Epic Systems, A Low-Key Health IT Company Called InterSystems". "Forbes. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 

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