Epic@UNC Latest News

Scheduling, Registration staff: Regional Workqueues continue to evolve with growth, change across UNC Health Care

In March 2018, we transitioned ambulatory referrals from Schedule Order workqueues to Referral workqueues. Part of this transition included the introduction of regional workqueues, which catch referrals where the specialty is populated but no department or provider is specified. As UNC Health Care evolves this fall (with Wayne and Nash starting on Epic@UNC, and High Point Regional leaving UNC Health Care), there will be changes to these regional workqueues.

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What do you think about Epic@UNC? Survey closes Aug. 31

Thank you to everyone who has shared your feedback on Epic@UNC. If you haven't, please take five minutes to complete this survey before 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31.

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Planned Epic@UNC downtime Sunday morning, Sept. 9

There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 1 - 3 a.m. on Sunday morning, Sept. 9.

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Surgeons: Med Rec Status activity repositioned on Post-op Discharge navigator

Effective Tuesday, Aug. 21, the 'Med Rec Status' activity on the Post-op Discharge navigator will be repositioned between Med Routing and Med Rec Sign to make it consistent with the ADT Discharge navigator. ​

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Providers: Order Sets updated Aug. 7

​​Please review the Order Set updates and new Order Panel that went into effect Aug. 7, 2018​.

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Providers: Author’s name in ‘Notes’ tab of Chart Review reverted to display as ‘Last, First’

The most recent update to Epic@UNC changed the display format of the author’s name in the ‘Notes’ tab in Chart Review to ‘First, Last.’ This display setting has been reverted back to a ‘Last, First’ display so that you can more easily find Notes. ​

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Text message updates available for family/visitors with a patient in ORs, Cath/EP labs

New functionality in Epic@UNC as of Tuesday, Aug. 7, will allow us to offer text message updates to family members or friends who accompany a patient for a surgery or Cath/EP procedure.

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Providers: Unresulted, expired orders to begin being automatically cancelled starting Aug. 7

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 7, we will begin the automated process of cancelling orders that are un-resulted and expired in Epic@UNC. View details at this Intranet link.

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Providers: Med/Order Reconciliation required – Review steps to remove MAR Hold if needed

Medication/Order reconciliation is required for Admission, Discharge, Transfer of level of care, and after procedures in the OR, Endo and Cath/EP labs when the patient is being moved to any inpatient nursing unit. If Med Rec is not completed, all ordered inpatient medications will go on MAR Hold, alerting nursing staff that Med Rec has not been completed.

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What do you think about Epic@UNC? Share your feedback in this short survey

We want to learn more about your experience as providers and staff (both clinical and non-clinical) using Epic@UNC. Please take 5 – 10 minutes to complete a short survey between July 26 – Aug. 10. View details at this link.

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What do you think about Epic@UNC? Share your feedback in this short survey

We want to learn more about your experience as providers and staff (both clinical and non-clinical) using Epic@UNC. Please take 5 – 10 minutes to complete a short survey between July 26 – Aug. 10. View details at this link.

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Planned Epic@UNC Downtime Sunday morning, Aug. 5

There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 1 - 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Aug. 5.

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What do you think about Epic@UNC? Share your feedback in this short survey

We want to learn more about your experience as providers and staff (both clinical and non-clinical) using Epic@UNC. Please take 5 – 10 minutes to complete a short survey between July 26 – Aug. 10. View details at this link.

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Starting mid-October: ‘Appointment Time’ replaced with ‘Arrival Time’ on text, phone call and print appointment reminders

Starting in mid-October 2018, UNC Health Care will replace ‘Appointment Time’ with ‘Arrival Time’ on our text, phone call, and print reminders. This change will allow clinics to account for processing or wayfinding time needed that can impact an on-time start for a patient’s appointment.

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Save the Dates: Planned Epic@UNC Downtimes

Please plan to use downtime processes and forms​ during the planned Epic@UNC downtimes scheduled through February 2019. The next scheduled downtime is from 1 - 1:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, Aug. 5.

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Bed Planning staff: 'New Reservation Call Information' form automatically defaults in the Reservation Navigator

The New Reservation Call Information form now automatically defaults in the Reservation Navigator and should be used by users to document Date/Time Called, Caller Name/Phone number of Incoming Calls.

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Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity definitions added to Navigators

Starting Tuesday, July 17, sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) definitions were added to all Navigators with 'History and Physical' and 'Gender and Sexuality' sections to ensure everyone understands the terminology.

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Specialty Pharmacy tools launch July 17

The Specialty Pharmacy tools within Epic@UNC allow for pharmacists and technicians to use the same system for specialty pharmacy outreach as they do for the patient’s general medical care, allowing both providers and pharmacists to see a full picture of the patient including allergies, medication lists, progress, notes, dispensing data, and more. Learn more at this link.

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Epic@UNC Changes to Promote CLABSI Prevention

The CVAD Status (“Ready to Use”) Order has been updated to include a required list of indications for central lines. A new row has also been added to the Nursing Flowsheet so that nurses can document daily on indications for their patients’ central lines.

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