Timelines (Dev)

  • October 2017

    It's in Ink

    A contract is signed with Epic, beginning the process of implementing a unified platform across NYP, Columbia Doctors, and Weill Cornell Medicine.

  • January 2018

    EPIC Kick-Off

    Teams gather to officially launch the Epic migration, providing an overview of the project and a forecast of what lies ahead during the phases of implementation, including design, build, training, and deployment.

  • February 2018


    Subject matter experts (SMEs) from around NYP, Columbia, and Weill Cornell are engaged to provide input on groundwork questionnaires and assist in direction setting for the project.

  • April 2018

    Implementation Kick-Off

    The implementation kicks off as the Epic Build Team is fully staffed and begins training in the system.

  • May 2018

    Project Team in Action

    The EpicTogether Project Team officially kicks off.

  • June 2018

    Direction Sessions

    Direction sessions begin, giving representatives from different departments a firsthand look at Epic processes and how they will be integrated into workflows.

  • July 2018

    Build Begins

    The full project team is in place and begins building the Epic platform, including:

    • Practice Management Systems
    • Outpatient Clinical Systems
    • Hospital Revenue Cycle Systems
    • Inpatient Clinical Systems
    • Departmental and Ancillary Systems
    • Base Scope


  • January 2019

    Build Completed

    The Epic Build is completed and the training curriculum is finalized.

  • April 2019

    Testing in Progress

    Testing of the Build begins.

  • October 2019

    Training Begins

    Testing of the system is completed and training begins.

  • February 2020

    Columbia/NewYork-Presbybterian Go Live

    NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia Ambulatory Care Network, and Columbia go live on Epic.

  • November 2020

    Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian Go Live

    NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan, NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division, NYP/Weill Cornell Ambulatory Care Network go live, and Weill Cornell Medicine’s existing Epic implementation is upgraded.

  • July 2021

    NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Queens go live.


  • January 2022

    NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist, and NewYork-Presbyterian Gracie Square go live.