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Medicine Matters Home Patient Care Epic Tips: May 12, 2023

Epic Tips: May 12, 2023

Inpatient & Ambulatory:

New “Notification Center” Going Live [Effective June 1, 2023] Important Change!!

  • Key Points:
    • Find In Basket, Secure Chat, and General notifications in one place.
    • Choose which 4 In Basket folders appear on the toolbar.
    • Secure Chat bubble icon moves from the left => right to the Notification Center.
      • Numerically displays the number of unread Secure Chat conversations [purple color].
      • Important messages display in yellow with a red arrow .
    • General notifications include the following alerts:
      • Devices (Heart rate monitors, Nurse call buttons, Bed Alarms, etc.)
      • Identity Merge Locks
      • Print Job
      • Provider Deficiency Warnings
      • What's New Messaging
    • Kick-start your Epic upgrade now!! Click the icon in your MyCloud apps.
    • Review the blog post here along with the tip sheet.

More Upgraded Hyperspace Basics [Effective June 1, 2023]

Epic is hosting free “Efficiency Hour” Webinars [May 16, 2023 thru June 5, 2023]

  • These are 1-hour efficiency sessions offered by Epic in Verona, WI (not specific to Johns Hopkins Medicine).

They have been very well reviewed by prior attendees.

  • AMA PRA Category 1 credit and 0.1 CEUs from UPCEA through the University of Wisconsin.
  • See and choose one of several opportunities to attend the topics below:
    • Inpatient:
      • Provider Review Workflows
      • Provider Notes and Orders
    • Outpatient:
      • Reviewing Patient Information
      • Ordering and Preference lists
      • Managing Your In Basket
      • Documentation/Notes

-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