Jul 11, 2014

Verona’s Epic Systems adding employees

Excerpted from Wisconsin State Journal
By Judy Newman

If traffic on the southwest side suddenly seems heavier, there could be a reason: Epic Systems Corp., the Verona electronic health records powerhouse, is in the midst of another big boost to its staff.

Spokesman Shawn Kiesau declined to comment on how many employees have come on board the privately owned Epic at any particular time, but he said he is now telling news media the health IT company has 7,400 employees. That’s up 600 from February, when the company reported having a staff of 6,800.

“Epic’s continued growth is exciting for Wisconsin and the region. It attracts homegrown talent as well as people from well beyond our borders who bring a new dimension to the state and our economy,” said Tom Still, Wisconsin Technology Council president. “Health information technologies are redefining medicine and health care delivery in many ways, and Epic continues to play on the leading edge.”

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