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Deaconess Care Connect

Deaconess CareConnect electronic health record (EHR) utilizing Epic is the most fully featured completely integrated system in the region. In fact, Deaconess has been awarded HIMSS Stage 7 Inpatient and Outpatient status for its EHR system. But our CareConnect is more than just a health record. It includes comprehensive scheduling, registration, billing and referral functions. And each piece of the system works seamlessly with every other – in real time. With comprehensive local support, full regulation compliance, a robust patient access portal and much more, no other local EHR system even comes close to Epic powered by Deaconess CareConnect. 
Deaconess CareConnect is part of Deaconess Health System – a premier provider of health care services to three states and 26 counties. The system consists of nine hospitals, more than 30 care sites, one freestanding cancer center, 10 urgent care facilities, and multiple partnerships with other community health care providers. Deaconess continues to grow with plans to expand its hospitals, outpatient clinics, and specialty providers.
Deaconess Awards
  • Most Wired health system by Hospitals and Health Networks
  • HIMSS Stage 7 Inpatient and Outpatient
  • Epic CareConnect Accredited
  • HFAP Accredited
Local Partnerships
  • OneCare Collaborative
  • Ferrell Hospital in Southern Illinois
  • Fairfield Memorial Hospital in Southern Illinois
  • Wabash General Hospital in Southern Illinois
  • Lawrence County Memorial Hospital in Southern Illinois
  • Good Samaritan Hospital in Indiana
  • Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville Hospital in Kentucky
Deaconess CareConnect: One Patient, One Record, One Community
  • Enhanced ability to meet regulatory requirements
  • Improved medication safety
  • Improved coordination of care
  • Remote access for providers
  • Ability to view and interact with data
Epic as enhanced by CareConnect:
  • Simple, reproducible workflows that are easy to assimilate
  • Driven workflows to meet operational, best practice, and regulatory needs
  • Visibility of the population you are trying to improve, along with tracking metrics
  • Inclusion of organizational goals and outcomes
  • Integration with appropriate tools to drive consistency of purpose
Epic users are part of a growing community:
  • More than 70% of the U.S. population has an Epic record
  • More than 3% of the world has an Epic record
  • More than 260 million patients have a current electronic record in Epic
  • There are more than 630,000 providers using Epic in the United States
Locally, the Epic powered by Deaconess CareConnect network consists of:
  • 3 hospitals – The Women’s Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and Ferrell Hospital
  • 60+ affiliate practice locations equating to more than 250 providers in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.
  • Benefits – Epic platform is locally-hosted, patient and financial information storage is secure and nightly back-up and disaster recovery is performed.
 Learn about the Deaconess CareConnect Experience

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