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Epic Tip of the Week: May 2019 Week 3

Epic Tip of the Week: May 2019 Week 3

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Ambulatory - MDPCP Registry Indicator Replaces ACO Registry Indicator on Patient Header The Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP) replaces the current ACO indicator on the patient header. This allows primary care practices participating in the program to easily identify Medicare patients attributed to their practice. Ambulatory - New Rheumatology Activity Rheumatology tools are no longer(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: May 2019 Week 2

Epic Tip of the Week: May 2019 Week 2

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Ambulatory - Select Diagnosis More Easily in the Associate Diagnosis Window [effective May 16, 2019] Quickly add diagnoses using all of the available speed lists in the associate diagnosis window. In addition to the problem list drop down menu, providers can select from the common diagnosis preference list as well as diagnoses previously entered for the(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week May 2019 Week 1

Epic Tip of the Week May 2019 Week 1

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Inpatient [JHBMC] - Edmonton Frail Scale System List [effective May 7, 2019] JHBMC has a system list for patients who are at high risk for falls, as calculated by the Edmonton Frail Scale. This assessment is documented during an outpatient visit on the Edmonton Frailty Flowsheet. If a patient scores six or greater, they will(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: April 2019 Week 4

Epic Tip of the Week: April 2019 Week 4

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Inpatient - TREWS Information in Chart Header [effective 4/30/19]  Although most Epic users enter patient charts using either system list or Trackboard, there are many situations where a user could easily bypass the system list and thus miss the TREWS alert. A TREWS alert will now appear in the header of a patient's chart. The(...)

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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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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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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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