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Decommissioning Legacy Healthcare Applications when Migrating to Epic or Cerner

05.30.2014

Healthcare IT teams are faced with ongoing maintenance and other associated costs tied to retaining historical patient data long-term.  Often, only critical data is migrated or converted to the go forward platform like Cerner or Epic. This leaves a challenge:  what do you do with old systems being kept around due to medical record retention policies?

Harmony Healthcare IT VP of Program Management, Jim Hammer tackles this topic on a recent article he published on LinkedIn.com.  Read it here.

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