Ambulatory: Webinar on “The 21st Century Cures Act”
- Please join Drs. Danny Lee and Howard Levy on Tuesday October 20, 2020, at 5:30 p.m., for an hour-long discussion about this new federal regulation taking effect on November 2, 2020.
- The new rule grants patients unrestricted access to electronic health information, including clinical notes and test results.
- Johns Hopkins delayed changes to MyChart clinical note release and teen proxy access until January 4, 2021, due to feasibility issues; however, immediate release of all test results and many other types of information begins November 2, 2020.
- Result Release to MyChart:
- A new question now appears when ordering labs, imaging and other diagnostic tests, which indicates whether a test result should be released to patients via MyChart immediately or manually, after it is finalized.
- The default choice is “Immediate”; this selection affects test results finalized after 11/2/20. Until then, when Immediate is selected, the existing rules for result release will continue to be in place.
- If “Manual” is selected, choose one of the allowed reasons for not releasing a result immediately, and enter a required comment. Unlike the Immediate button, selecting “Manual” will prevent the release of a result now, before the 11/2/20 rules take effect [previously, it was communicated that that “Manual” button would not take affect until 11/2/20].
- The session will be recorded for those unable to join and one CME credit is available.
- Further Details and Zoom Link
- For more information about the 21st Century Cures Act and Information Blocking rules follow the link located on the Epic Training Portal [below]: 21st Century Cures Act Information
Ambulatory: Single Sign-on (SSO) for Video visits
- Providers have the option to use SSO for video visits.
- Benefits are the ability to provide patients and support staff a ‘dial in’ only option to join the video visit.
- When launching a video visit, you will be prompted to “Log In with Webex.” Use your JHED@JH.EDU email address (NOT @jhmi.edu), which will trigger the usual JHED ID single sign on windows.
- You always have the option to “Join as Guest.” Please see the “Signing into Cisco” tip sheet for more details.
- Please complete the brief two-item “Cisco Survey” in the Wrap-Up section of the visit navigator.
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