In its bid to win a contract worth an estimated $11 billion to build a new electronic health records system for the Department of Defense, an IBM-Epic team has formed an advisory group of 17 healthcare executives, physicians and veterans to share best practices learned from Epic’s EHR deployments.

The advisory group includes Bruce Turkstra, the former CIO of Kaiser Permanente, who led the largest private sector deployment of Epic’s EHR, supporting the care of 9.5 million members. The group also includes physicians and experts from the American Medical Informatics Association, Duke University Health System and School of Medicine, Geisinger, Gundersen Health System, Mercy Health, Mount Sinai Health System, Nemours, Partners HealthCare, Sentara Healthcare, Sutter Health, UC San Diego Health System and Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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