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Epic Upgrade–3 Key New Features Worth Knowing

Epic Upgrade–3 Key New Features Worth Knowing

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The Epic upgrade will take place on February 10, 2019. Wide Screen View will be the workspace view for Outpatient Encounters Wide Screen view reduces clicks and scrolling and provides the best usable Epic experience Wide screen view will be the default and the only workspace view Ordering will be merged into a Visit Task(...)

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Dragon Medical One is a Hit!

Dragon Medical One is a Hit!

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Since its launch on November 14, Dragon Medical One has stirred up a lot of excitement among clinicians. The voice recognition software now available to physicians and advanced practice providers using Epic across Johns Hopkins Medicine aims to make the chore of entering notes into Epic both faster and easier. For those of you who(...)

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Dragon Medical One Rollout

Dragon Medical One Rollout

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Beginning November 14, the voice recognition software Dragon Medical One will be available for all physician and APP Epic users across JHM to use to dictate notes directly into Epic. In pilot testing, many providers have felt that this has made it much easier and faster to enter Epic notes. Providers can use their cell phones(...)

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Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

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Shabina Ahmed, assistant professor in Endocrinology, Fawaz Al Ammary, assistant professor in Nephrology, Heather Sateia, assistant professor in GIM, and Geeta Sood, assistant professor in ID, were named part of the first cohort of the Epic Faculty Scholars Program by the Office of Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The awardees are predominantly clinicians(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: Advanced Care Planning Portal

Epic Tip of the Week: Advanced Care Planning Portal

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Epic's relatively new Advanced Care Planning Portal is particularly useful for compliance with the Maryland law requiring a second licensed physician to sign off to confirm incapacity allowing consent to be obtained from a surrogate for a non-emergent procedure in patients who are not unconscious or unable to communicate. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot(...)

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Epic Upgrade on September 10

Epic Upgrade on September 10

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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

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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

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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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