Epic@UNC Latest News

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 coming Oct. 18 ​​​​​​​

The updates listed at this Intranet link will be 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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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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Three new Epic@UNC applications Go-Live Oct. 18

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship, Clinical Case Management, and Transfer Center applications will Go-Live in Epic@UNC. View details at this Intranet link.

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Providers: New documentation tool coming Oct. 18 for patients' sexual orientation, gender identity data

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, providers will see a new documentation tool in Epic@UNC that enables them to collect patients' gender identity and sexual orientation data and offer clinicians more information to tailor care to LGBTQ patients’ unique health care needs. View details and screenshots at this Intranet link.

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Received your flu shot? Mark it as complete in My UNC Chart!

When you login to My UNC Chart, you will likely see a message to ‘Schedule your Flu Vaccine.’ After you receive your flu vaccine this year, follow the steps at this Intranet link to ‘mark it as complete’ in My UNC Chart and update your record.

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Schedulers and Registration Personnel: Out-of-Network Insurance Warnings Coming Soon

On Oct. 26, registration and scheduling users will begin to see warnings in the scheduling and check-in workflows when a patient has out-of-network (OON) insurance. Find more information and screenshots at this intranet link.

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Outpatient staff: 'eCheck-In' button removed from My UNC Chart

The 'eCheck-In' button in My UNC Chart has been temporarily removed until workflow improvements can be implemented.

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Outpatient providers/managers/staff: Centers redesigned in Epic@UNC ​

In an effort to improve patient access and satisfaction, the Care Access & Service Integration (CASI) team, in partnership with ISD, has redesigned ‘Department Centers’ in Epic@UNC to allow staff to use advanced scheduling features to search across multiple departments and better organize ambulatory referrals. View details at this Intranet link.

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Video for Providers: Write orders faster using your Personal Preference List

Watch the two videos at this Intranet link to view tips on how to setup and organize your personal Preference List to help write orders faster and more efficiently.

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New Clinical Document Scanning video overview available

A Clinical Document Scanning WebEx recording is available to review the Epic@UNC Clinical Document Scanning workflow, including scanning clinical documents to Sovera, results scanning, and Health Maintenance scanning.

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Providers: New Inbasket folder for referral notification letters

Beginning Monday, Oct. 2, referral notification letters will now be sent to a new Inbasket folder called 'REFERRAL LETTER REVIEW.' The new folder will allow providers to forward the referral message with comments to another user.

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Tip Sheets detailing how to conduct a Chart Audit

The tip sheets on how to conduct a chart audit have been updated. These tip sheets help during regulatory surveys or when simply doing a quality audit.

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Inpatient staff: 2017 Flu "Best Practice Advisory" now effective

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 19, inpatient caregivers began seeing a "Best Practice Advisory" (BPA) in Epic@UNC to ensure that we screen all appropriate patients who should receive a flu vaccine.

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Providers: A “Happy Together” overview of external data in Epic@UNC

Watch a video detailing how the new ‘Happy Together’ feature allows users to view external clinical data from Care Everywhere and claims data (from payer contracts) alongside other information in the Epic@UNC chart.

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Front Desk, Scheduling Staff: Icon in Department Appointment Report indicates if research account is linked to visit

A new column in the Department Appointment Report (DAR) now displays the research icon to indicate that a research account is linked to a visit. This icon replaces the previous column in the DAR.

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"Recipient Lookup" search returned to original functionality

The "Recipient Lookup" screen was updated Sept. 13 in Epic@UNC so the "Near" field defaulted to "Home." As of Sept. 21, this default of "Home" has been removed and will no longer default in the "Near" field.

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Healthwise patient instructions upgrade Sept. 26

The Healthwise patient instructions found through the Clinical References (or References) link in Epic@UNC will be upgraded Tuesday, Sept. 26. This upgrade includes new patient instructions, patient instructions with medical revisions, patient instructions with title changes and replacements, and patient instruction enhancements.

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Pulmonologists, Inpatient Providers: PFT results available under 'Results Review'

Pulmonary Function test results (once the study is resulted into Epic@UNC) are now available under 'Results Review' of the patient’s chart. View a screenshot at this Intranet link.

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Use appropriate Order Mode for ADT Orders

When placing an Admission Order (ADT 1/ADT13) or Non-Admission Orders ADT14 (Update Patient Status) and ADT24 (Transfer Patient within L&D), a co-signature is required. Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 6, users will be prevented from selecting the 'Per Protocol; No Cosign Required' order mode and will be prompted to select an appropriate order mode. View details in this Tip Sheet.

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