Personal Narrative: My Experience With EPIC

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The hospital where I work switched from paper charts to HIS about 5 years ago. It was a difficult and intimidating transition for me and many other healthcare professionals, but with time and practice I understood its many benefits and I realized that this changed was for the best interest of the patients because “Information systems enable decision makers to examine trends and make informed choices during these times of healthcare reform” (Hebda & Czar, 2013).
My experience with EPIC has been positive. As soon as I started using EPIC I knew that it was going to be very helpful. I was very happy to be able to find my patients’ records fast and without difficulties. As stated in this week’s lesson, “High-quality nursing information systems

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