Epic Practice

Cumberland has had an active relationship with Epic for more than 10 years, leading more than 55 projects focused on Epic selection, planning, implementation and optimization. Our Epic Practice is directed by two former Epic implementation executives, and we have a team of more than 175 consultants who have led complex, comprehensive Epic implementations for healthcare organizations across the country. Our consultants hold various Epic certifications and regularly pursue continuing education and training opportunities to stay knowledgeable about the latest application versions.

Our Services
Cumberland works with providers at each stage of their Epic implementation, from system selection through go-live support and beyond. We offer the following services to help our clients get the most out of their Epic investment.

  • Advisory

    We support our clients’ IT decision-making process with vendor evaluation assessments and system selection guidance.

  • Implementation

    We oversee large-scale Epic implementations, from planning and project management through go-live support. Our highly-skilled consultants can fill a variety of roles, including project managers, trainers and analysts.

  • Optimization

    Following go-live, we deliver optimization services, such as system upgrades and post-live assessments to ensure you are getting the most out of your investment in an Epic system.

  • Project Staffing and Support

    We provide highly-qualified candidates with Epic expertise for clients who require employed resources during their implementation.

  • Legacy System Support

    Cumberland offers qualified resources to provide technical support and maintenance of your legacy applications while your team focuses on the implementation of your new application. Our consultants have the hands-on experience necessary to ensure a smooth transition to your new Epic system.


“Cumberland Consulting Group was a key contributor to our successful Epic implementation across six hospitals. We were able to complete this go-live because we had a partner that had significant large-scale Epic implementation experience.”Chad Brisendine, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, St. Luke's University Health Network

Community Connect Services
Epic’s Community Connect program hub allows health systems to license their instances of Epic to regional partners, including community hospitals, physician practices and clinics. Cumberland completed its first Connect project in 2009 and has since supported more than 20 Connect projects. Our team has extensive experience working with both Epic host organizations and regional affiliates.

Extending Epic

Learn more about Cumberland’s Connect planning and implementation services for health systems looking to extend Epic to regional affiliates.

Licensing Epic

Read about how Cumberland helps hospitals and physician practices thoroughly evaluate Connect partnerships with regional health networks, so they are empowered to make the right IT decision.

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What Our Clients Are Saying…
Don’t just take our word for it. Cumberland clients have provided feedback to KLAS about their experiences working with us on Epic projects. Check out what they have to say:

“Cumberland stands out in terms of their knowledge of the Epic platform. They have experience implementing and optimizing Epic’s platform on quite a few health systems. They have the whole spectrum of experience. That benefited us on both ends of that spectrum.” EXECUTIVE, September 2017 (HIT Implementation Support and Staffing)

“For planning or undertaking an implementation of a new Epic product, Cumberland has a track record that is very compelling. They are able to bring a level of experience and really polished and seasoned consulting professionals to the table. We did another engagement with Cumberland around another rollout. We brought Cumberland in to do a quick confirmation check that we were on the right track. They had some very valuable input.”CIO, October 2017 (IT Advisory Services)

Comments collected about Cumberland Consulting Group’s IT Advisory Services and HIT Implementation Support and Staffing by KLAS 2017 © KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com