I work for a larger hospital that has just installed the EPIC system last year. It's terrible. We went from using a manageable system that was directly related to the care of the patients that we had to an unwieldy system that should only be used on older medical patients. As a birth center nurse, we don't see a lot of "penal pain" but we have to use this draconian system because it's mandated by the hospital due to Obamacare. We weren't told this was a government mandate but I was suspicious since it accesses all medical records from all the clinics in town and every doctor around. Nothing is private about healthcare except that friends and family are told that "according to HIPPA we can't tell you anything about that person." We are losing our individuality and independence. WAKE UP people.