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Achieving a single enterprise system at Johns Hopkins

The implementation of Epic at Johns Hopkins and the establishment of a true enterprise system will take several years. We anticipate achievement of a single, unified EMR across our ambulatory and inpatient care settings by 2015. The rollout is scheduled as follows:


Johns Hopkins Hospital

Johns Hopkins Hospital ambulatory practices converted to Epic in June 2013. Outpatient pediatric practices migrated to Epic on August 15, 2013.

Johns Hopkins Medicine has made a strategic commitment to the deployment of a fully integrated suite of Epic solutions, across the enterprise. The deployment of Epic at The Johns Hopkins Hospital for inpatient applications is scheduled for the summer of 2016.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center went live with ambulatory as part of the first rollout phase. Epic will be implemented for inpatient applications at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in December 2015. Find more on the Epic rollout at Johns Hopkins Bayview.

Johns Hopkins Hospital - Emergency Medicine - COMPLETED

The Department of Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine were the first two inpatient clinical departments at The Johns Hopkins Hospital to go-live with Epic on August 6, 2014.

Suburban Hospital - COMPLETED

Epic inpatient and ancillary applications were implemented at Suburban Hospital on July 1, 2014.

Ambulatory First - COMPLETED

In April 2013, Epic applications were implemented in over 600 separate clinics and Ambulatory care settings. Learn more about the Ambulatory First rollout.

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - COMPLETED

Practices operated by Johns Hopkins Community Physicians went live with Epic in April 2013. Read about the Johns Hopkins Community Physician rollout.

Community Division - COMPLETED

Epic was implemented – for ambulatory as well as inpatient applications - at Howard County General Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital on June 1, 2013. Epic will be implemented at Suburban Hospital in April 2016. Click on links related to the rollout at Howard County General Hospital, Sibley, and Suburban. Find more on the Community Division rollout.


MyChart is the name of the patient portal offered as part of the EpicCare system. MyChart provides patients with access into part of their medical record, as well as a secure conduit within which to communicate to the care team. Since Epic began rolling out in April, MyChart has already begun to offer significant benefits to both the patient and the care team.

As of September 30, 2014, 154,015 Johns Hopkins Medicine patients have activated MyChart.

MyChart patients

*As of September 30, 2014


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