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Medicine Matters Home Patient Care Epic Tips: March 31, 2023

Epic Tips: March 31, 2023

Inpatient & Ambulatory:

Having Trouble with Dragon?

  • If your cursor is moving around, follow 1 of 2 choices [a lock symbol will display on the microphone indicator]:
    • Flame icon > Options > General > Click “Ancho Speech Focus…”
    • Verbally say “Ancho Speech Focus” OR Ctrl+Alt+A
  • Dictation Tip: Turn on the microphone with the cursor in the document to be dictated
    Turn your microphone off when navigating the chart
  • Review more Dragon tips and the blog post here.

CRISP HIE InContext Updates

  • Priority Alerts are identified in the header with a bell icon.
    • View multiple CRISP ID record alerts for a patient all at once.
  • Download and Print PDMP tables to PDF via the download icon on the top right of screen.
    • Don’t forget to add out of state medication data to the PDMP Medications table for it to be included.


In Case you Missed it…

  • Is an open encounter frustrating you? Can’t figure out how to close that encounter?
  • Review the Common Close Encounter Errors slide deck to learn tips for closing your encounters.

JHM Epic Efficiency Series

“Epic Upgraded Look and Feel” - For Ambulatory Providers Going-Live on 4/27/2023

  • When: Monday, April 17, 2023, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
  • Where: Zoom => “Join with computer audio” using the link:
  • Qualifies for ONE AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) TM
    Note: CME credit is available for live viewing only. Sessions are recorded and posted on the Mastery Training tile of the Epic Training Portal.

-Juliet Allen, MSN, RN, Business Solutions Analyst, Health IT Optimization & User Wellbeing

Epic Training Portal link  

For more Epic Upgrade Tips, click here


Kelsey Bennett