Epic@UNC News

Inpatient Providers, Nurses: New BPA starting Oct. 18 for patients with an infection but no isolation order

Following the Oct. 18 implementation of the Epic@UNC Infection Control module, a new Best Practice Advisory (BPA) will fire for providers, nurses and scribes when a patient's hospital encounter is opened and the patient has an infection but there is no isolation order in the chart.

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Providers: New process for signing the FL2

Beginning with the deployment of the new Epic@UNC Case Management module on Oct. 18, providers will use the 'Notes' activity to review, update, and sign the FL2 and other discharge placement forms. Click here for the Tip Sheet.

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Pulling patients to a unit too soon

When a patient is being transferred from the ED to an inpatient unit, the unit clerk/secretary or nurse should complete the transfer via the Unit Manager only after the patient has arrived on the unit. Pulling the patient off the Incoming Transfers section of the Unit Manager before the patient arrives places the patient at risk because of the impact to the patient’s location.

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Multiple barcodes on medications

With recent upgrades, the pharmacy began to include multiple barcodes on medications to help track dispense processes. Clinicians are reminded to continue to use the barcodes closest to the medication product when documenting administration. If you scan the wrong barcode, you may get an error message. Click cancel and then scan the appropriate barcode to ensure patient safety.

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Inpatient/ED After Visit Summary updates

Several changes to the Inpatient/ED After Visit Summary (AVS) will be effective Wednesday, Oct. 18. The key change is that the AVS will now be two documents to ensure the page break between the patient's information and the signature page is consistent. See a screenshot at this Intranet link.

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Thrive After Go-Live Cadence Sessions

The Cadence training team will be conducting “Thrive after Go-Live” sessions. These sessions are an ongoing training opportunity for those users who perform administrative non-clinical tasks in the ambulatory outpatient setting. Sessions are led by members of our training team with the goal of using Epic@UNC more efficiently.

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Planned Epic@UNC Downtime Nov. 5 during Daylight Saving Time Change

Epic@UNC will be unavailable between 1 - 2 a.m. Sunday morning, Nov. 5. The total downtime will last two hours, including the hour that we will 'fall back.' Plan to use your downtime processes and forms​ during this downtime. ​

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Epic@UNC enhancements have arrived

The updates listed at this Intranet link were implemented in Epic@UNC on Wednesday, Oct. 18 to improve improve the workflows related to analytics, ASAP (emergency department), Cadence (scheduling and registration), ClinDoc (inpatient), Cupid (cardiology), Radiant (Radiology), Optime (Surgery), and Research.

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