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Contact: Kathryn Ryan, 914-740-2100, kryan@liebertpub.com
How Will Electronic Medical Records and Patient Portals Change Patient Care?

New Rochelle, NY, December 5, 2016—Judy Faulkner, CEO of Epic Systems, the dominant U.S. provider of electronic medical records (EMRs), has a bird's-eye view of the impact EMRs are having on doctors, patients, and healthcare delivery, and she shares her perspectives on the future of data-driven, patient-centered medicine in an interview published in the peer-reviewed, open access journal Healthcare Transformation, from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available open access on the Healthcare Transformation website.

In “An Epic Viewpoint: An Interview with Judy Faulkner, CEO of Epic Systems,” Healthcare Transformation Editor-in-Chief Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, President, Thomas Jefferson University and CEO, Jefferson Health (Philadelphia, PA), raises important questions about how doctors will work differently in the future, and how patients and the healthcare system will benefit from the ongoing shift toward a more integrated, holistic approach to patient care that is based on actionable data captured in EMRs.

“We were honored to have this perspective from Judy Faulkner,” says Healthcare Transformation Editor-in-Chief Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, President, Thomas Jefferson University and CEO, Jefferson Health (Philadelphia, PA). “As a graduate student, she took what appeared to be a simple problem and ended up transforming the world of healthcare delivery.”

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About the Journal

Healthcare Transformation, a breakthrough new peer-reviewed, open access journalzine spearheaded by Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, President, Thomas Jefferson University and CEO, Jefferson Health (Philadelphia, PA), delivers the foremost research in re-imagining healthcare delivery, education, technology, innovation, and discovery. This world-class publication serves as a forum to present visions of the future, debate current models, and provide an invaluable source of optimism for everyone involved in healthcare and the transformation of healthcare. Presented through notable research articles, perspectives, commentaries, Letters to the Editor, interviews, and point/counterpoint debates, the journalzine pushes the boundaries of existing thinking to transform the future of healthcare frameworks, networks, and officialdoms. All journal content is available open access on the Healthcare Transformation website.

About the Publisher

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers is a privately held, fully integrated media company known for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in many promising areas of science and biomedical research, including Population Health Management; Telemedicine and eHealth; Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking; Big Data; and Games for Health Journal. Its biotechnology trade magazine, GEN (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News), was the first in its field and is today the industry's most widely read publication worldwide. A complete list of the firm's 80 journals, books, and newsmagazines is available at the Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website.