OMC employees do an ‘Epic’ job

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Olympic Medical Center’s Board of Commissioners and CEO Eric Lewis recognized 12 employees this month for their work as Epic Super Users and for individual contributions to the implementation of the medical center’s new electronic health record, Epic.


“Epic is a huge project and employees throughout the medical center have worked tremendously hard to learn and use the system while providing quality patient care,” Lewis said.


“Yet these 12 individuals exceeded all expectations with their leadership, dedication, willingness to learn and to teach others the processes involved with the system and for being a co-worker other employees could count on for support. The board and I would like to thank them for their dedication to OMC.”


The following 12 employees were recognized last week: Deby King, Epic implementation manager; Sean Johnson, information technology manager; Marilyn Gilchrist, clinical informatics and applications; Mark Fischer, MD, Epic physician champion; Michelle Stafford, MD, family medicine; Kara Urnes, MD, OMP Cardiology Clinic; Sandra Tatro, MD, OMP Surgery Clinic; Danielle Wagner, RN, obstetrics; Joe Mansur, RN, emergency room; Mendi Sayer, RN, ICU; Laurie Lewis, MOA, OMP Walk-In Clinic and Gina Gaul, MA, OMP Specialty Clinic – Port Angeles Olympic Medical has utilized the Epic system for more than five months, but the work continues.


“Those we recognized in October, along with our credentialed trainers and all other dedicated employees, continue to work hard to fully utilize Epic and provide safe, quality care to our patients,” said Lewis.

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