Patient Care

Epic Tip of the Week

Epic Tip of the Week

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InBasket – Using and Creating QuickActions QuickActions can be used to review results in chart review, reply to patient calls and refill protocols. Providers can either use system QuickActions or create their own to send result notes in fewer clicks. There are 16 system QuickActions [‘gears’ symbol]. Here are 4 examples: Results => Result Note(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week

Epic Tip of the Week

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InBasket External Email Reminders Providers can subscribe to reminder emails about unread InBasket messages. This is useful for part-time clinicians who don't log into Hyperspace frequently. Click on InBasket, then the settings icon on the toolbar, check the "subscribe with email address" box, and enter the email address where you would like the messages sent. A(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week

Epic Tip of the Week

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Inpatient - Add Patient Education Button to Epic Toolbar for Inpatient Providers [Effective April 2, 2019] Inpatient providers will have access to the Patient Education button within the toolbar—this may require clicking the chevron drop-down menu if your toolbar contains many tabs. Options under the Patient Education button will include Krames, Education Videos Preview, Kids Health(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week

Epic Tip of the Week

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Mammography Best Practice Advisory (BPA) Change Providers will receive a BPA for any woman who isn’t currently enrolled in a Mammography Health Maintenance modifier/plan [HMP] at 40 years of age. The new BPA includes a summary of the guidelines (with links), automatically adds a one year Mammography HMP, and opens a SmartSet to place a(...)

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March Updates

March Updates

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March continues to be busy for the BCU team. The recent Hopkins On Alert quarterly newsletter, through the Johns Hopkins Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR), highlighted some of BCU’s endeavors from congressional visits to the most recent exercise. The newsletter features a myriad of topics related to institutional and personal preparedness activities. Two of(...)

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Chaisson Co-Authors Building a Tuberculosis-Free World: The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

Chaisson Co-Authors Building a Tuberculosis-Free World: The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

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Over the past 18 months, Richard Chaisson, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has worked as part of the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis to create a report focused on the major scientific, epidemiologic, health systems and financing challenges that must be overcome to control TB. The publication, entitled Building a tuberculosis-free world: The Lancet Commission(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week

Epic Tip of the Week

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Link to Affidavit of Surrogate Health Care Decision Maker Form in Capacity & ACP Navigator An Affidavit of Surrogate Health Care Decision Maker is required in Maryland when a Health Care Agent has not been designated for a patient who lacks capacity and a surrogate other than a primary family member will be making decisions.(...)

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JHOME Receives Funding to Expand

JHOME Receives Funding to Expand

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Johns Hopkins Home-Based Medicine, or JHOME for short, provides interdisciplinary geriatrics-focused primary care, urgent care, palliative care, behavioral health and case management in the home for older adults who can no longer travel to receive outpatient medical care due to chronic medical conditions. JHOME is a collaboration between the Division of Geriatrics, Johns Hopkins Community(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week

Epic Tip of the Week

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Inpatient - Create a Copy Feature for Discharge Medication Ordering When a provider creates multiple versions of a discharge medication order such as ordering a taper or other series of "daisy chained" prescriptions with overlapping start and end dates, use the Create a Copy Right-click on the medication order and select Create a Copy in(...)

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