'Health Maintenance' updates effective Thursday, March 23

On Thursday, March 23, the Epic@UNC Healthy Planet (Population Health) team released three new Health Maintenance Topics – DEXA Scan, Hepatitis C Screening and Lipid Screening.

New Health Maintenance Topics and Plans available March 23 include:

  • DEXA Scan for Osteoporosis Screening will be active for females age 65 – 85 every 5 years. 
    • Other screening intervals for females age 65 – 85 and DEXA Scan for high risk males or females age 50 – 85 can be activated by adding Health Maintenance modifiers. 
    • For details see the DEXA (Osteoporosis Screening User Guide
  • Hepatitis C Screening will be active for patients with a birth year of 1945 – 1965. 
  • Lipid Screening every 5 years will be active for patients age 40 – 75 who do not have a statin on their medication list.