Information Technology Articles

  • From Paper Records to an Epic System

    When Al Krider started working at Seattle Children's in 1974, the idea of an electronic health record (EHR) was almost inconceivable. Over the next 40-plus years, he helped design a clinical system that would set Seattle Children’s apart.

  • Putting Ellie’s Heart in Her Mom’s Hands

    For parents like Melissa, managing care for a medically complex child can be stressful and challenging. For Melissa, this started when her daughter Ellie was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy when she was just 4 months old.

  • 10 Epic Care Transformations

    From streamlining information sharing and processes, to offering mobile access and the ability to exchange records with other healthcare organizations, Seattle Children’s integrated EHR with Epic is helping transform the care experience for patients and their families, clinicians and support teams.

  • Training Goes the Distance to Provide Virtual Support

    The COVID-19 pandemic forced Jessica Bell to rethink how her team could train nearly 10,000 Seattle Children’s workforce members when they couldn't physically be in the same space. She and her team rose to the challenge.

  • An Epic Response to the Pandemic

    The last three years have been busy for members of Seattle Children’s Clinical Applications teams like Emad Osman. Emad and his teammates were hard at work preparing for Seattle Children’s Epic implementation when the COVID-19 pandemic started.