HIMSS Media Partnership: Southcoast Health Case Study
Solving Key Integration Challenges
In October 2015, Southcoast Health completed a successful 21-month conversion to Epic. The project consisted of tackling significant interoperability challenges to connect many internal and external applications. Key integrations included:
- More than 12 EMRs
- Mediware native blood bank system
- Elekta radiology oncology system
- Telehealth systems
Read insights from Southcoast Health executives and learn why Corepoint Integration Engine is considered a “key asset” for the health system.
About Southcoast Health
One of the largest, fastest growing hospital systems in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Hospital System: 4 Hospitals with over 40 sites
Electronic Health Record (EHR), as defined in Defining Key Health Information Technology Terms (The National Alliance for Health Information Technology, April 28, 2008): An electronic record of health-related information on an individual that conform... More System: Epic
“We had moved off of an interface engine that was not designed for the type of load that we were to put on Corepoint. It was designed for some niche tasks within the interface space. Although it served those functions, it would not have stood up to the volume we pushed through Corepoint.”
– Paul Labonte, Southcoast’s manager of business intellegence and systems integration