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Epic Upgrade on September 10

Epic Upgrade on September 10

Posted by  | Patient Care

Over the next few days, our Epic environment will be upgraded to the most current version of the Epic software. This newest version of the product reflects many of the enhancements we have recently requested, and we are grateful for the contributions of our physicians, nurses and all healthcare professionals in defining these emerging requirements.(...)

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Mathioudakis Elected to Epic Endocrinology Specialty Steering Board

Mathioudakis Elected to Epic Endocrinology Specialty Steering Board

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Nestoras Mathioudakis, assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology, was elected to the national Epic Endocrinology Specialty Steering Board, which provides a network for specialists across organizations to define the gold standard for Epic adoption and provides guidance for endocrinology specialists across the country. It consists of 12 members who have been nominated and elected(...)

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Medicaid Opioid Epic Tip Sheets and FAQs

Medicaid Opioid Epic Tip Sheets and FAQs

Posted by  | Patient Care

The new Maryland rule requiring prior authorizations for opioids goes into effect Saturday, July 1. Epic has updated to support this new workflow with a standard Opioid Agreement and the prior authorization forms for both Maryland Medicaid and Priority Partners. If you have a patient on another Medicaid MCO plan, you will need fill out the form(...)

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Townsend Named to Epic’s ID Board

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Jennifer Townsend, instructor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been selected to be a part of the Epic's national Infectious Disease Steering Board. The board aims “to design recommended workflows for common types of patients you see and build the necessary clinical content to support that.” Jenny encourages input from faculty and fellows regarding improvements to(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: More Smartlinks

Epic Tip of the Week: More Smartlinks

Posted by  | Patient Care

Use Smartlinks to quickly calculate risk prediction models like ASCVD, Framingham score or MELD. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot post example screenshots on the blog. To view this post, visit: https://jh.box.com/s/sj4wzyjlwxiwwtskthhrn33vhzabcdow -Tim Niessen, assistant professor in GIM and Epic superuser

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Epic Tip of the Week: Smartlinks

Epic Tip of the Week: Smartlinks

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Use Smartlinks that import radiographic impressions instead of full reports when copying imaging reports into notes.  .RISIMP24H imports impressions of imaging results from the last 24 hours, .RISIMP72H imports impressions of imaging results from the last 72 hours .RISRSLTIMP imports impressions of imaging results from the current encounter. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot post(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: Fishbones

Epic Tip of the Week: Fishbones

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Use fishbones for CBCs and BMPs to organize lab data in notes. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot post example screenshots on the blog. To see this week's Epic Tip of the Week, visit: https://jh.box.com/s/aq7sl27olbaqv5rh8aup1iboapncosrt -Tim Niessen, assistant professor in GIM and Epic superuser

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Epic Tip of the Week: New Order Flag

Epic Tip of the Week: New Order Flag

Posted by  | Patient Care

Add the “New Orders” column to your patient lists to better supervise order entry on the wards. The New Orders flag is a fantastic way to supervise order entry because it allows quick inspection of new orders, who placed them, and when – all from the patient census. Add it to your patient list by(...)

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Thank You for a Successful Epic Rollout

Posted by  | Administration

The start of the academic and fiscal year is always marked with change—new interns, new roles for residents, new fellows and faculty and new financial and operational goals. This July 1, 2016, was marked with added excitement in the Department of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital – a new dialysis service (Fresenius), a new(...)

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