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How to Get Certification as an Epic Analyst

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Epic Systems is a healthcare software company. The Epic software is used in medical facilities to replace paper charts and create electronic medical records. Organizations that are beginning to use Epic software will send certain employees to Epic training to become certified in the use of the software. Epic-certified analysts will also be responsible for training the rest of the organization and addressing any Epic-related problems that may arise. Epic certification is obtained through training at the Epic facility or online.

Contact your Human Resources department or your supervisor at the medical facility where you work. Most organizations will pay for one or two employees to be trained and certified as an Epic analyst. If your facility is transitioning to Epic software, volunteer to be a trainer or to help implement the new system.

Call or email Epic Systems to be independently certified. Epic Systems has in-house training located at its Verona, Wisconsin office. Call Epic at (608) 271-9000 or email training@epic.com to enroll.

Apply to work directly for Epic. Epic Systems has jobs, including analyst positions, throughout the United States and Europe. Review job listings and submit your resume if you are qualified for a position. If hired, you will be certified as an Epic analyst.

Keep your training current. Epic releases new updates to its software often and also offers new training on the software updates yearly. By completing annual training, you will be able to keep your certification current.

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Ireland Wolfe has been writing professionally since 2009, contributing to Toonari Post, Africana Online and Winzer Insurance. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in psychology and Master of Arts in mental health counseling. She is also a licensed mental health counselor, registered nutritionist and yoga teacher.

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