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New BPA Alert for STAT Echo Orders

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 29, you will see a new BPA alert when placing a STAT Echo order that does not meet required STAT Indications.

Respiratory Pathogen Panel (RPP) Test Now includes COVID-19 Result

Starting on Tuesday, Oct. 27, ordering a Respiratory Pathogen Panel (RPP) [LAB4212] test will include a COVID-19 result and trigger the same COVID-19 alerts that get triggered when you order a COVID-19 Qualitative PCR test.

Family Notification Documentation Moved to Increase Visibility

Due to COVID-19, the Family Notification Documentation section is being used more frequently and was moved above the Care Coordination Rounds section to make it easier for you to find.

Contact HR Hub for LaborWorkx Questions and Support

Beginning Saturday, Oct. 17, please send all LaborWorkx-related questions to HR Hub, 832.667.6211. This is part of an effort to provide a central location for employees to send all HR-related questions.

TED Hose Documentation Moving to Miscellaneous Devices/Equipment

On Monday, Oct. 19, the Cares/Safety flowsheet, TED Hose documentation in Epic will move from the Mechanical Prophylaxis section to the Miscellaneous Devices/Equipment section.

Comments on Orders Now Linked to Manage Orders Activity

Comments on orders, e.g., HYPOglycemia management, treatment algorithms, references, etc., can now link to a PDF document and are accessible in the Manage Orders activity.

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LMS

Saturday, Oct. 24, 11 p.m. – Sunday, Oct. 25, 6 a.m. 

Saturday, Oct. 31, 11 p.m. – Sunday, Nov. 1, 6 a.m. 

LMS will not be available due to the maintenance.

 

QSight

Repeats every Tuesday, beginning on Aug. 18, 10 p.m. – midnight, until further notice. 

You may experience intermittent or no access. Follow your department’s standard downtime procedure.

 

Radiology TraumaCad Upgrade

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6 – 8 p.m. 

System upgrade will impact all orthopedic providers. For issues, email the IT Help Desk and cc, IT-Radiology@houstonmethodist.org.

 

LaborWorkx

Thursday, Oct. 29, 11:55 p.m. – Friday, Oct. 30, 2 a.m. 

Thursday, Nov. 12, 11:55 p.m. –Friday, Nov. 13, 5 a.m.


Thursday, Dec. 10, 11:55 p.m. 
– Friday, Dec. 11, 5 a.m. 

LaborWorkx will be down for maintenance on these dates and times. 

Be sure to print any required work-/schedule-related items prior to that time. LaborWorkx Support questions can be directed HR Hub, 832-667-6211 or HRHub@HoustonMethodist.org.

Note:  Badge Readers WILL be available during this time but Quick Badge WILL NOT.

 

Epic

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2 – 4 a.m. 

*Sunday, Feb. 21, 2 – 4 a.m. 

*Epic Update

In the News

New BPA Alert for STAT Echo Orders

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 29, you will see a new BPA alert when placing a STAT Echo order that does not meet required STAT Indications.

Respiratory Pathogen Panel (RPP) Test Now includes COVID-19 Result

Starting on Tuesday, Oct. 27, ordering a Respiratory Pathogen Panel (RPP) [LAB4212] test will include a COVID-19 result and trigger the same COVID-19 alerts that get triggered when you order a COVID-19 Qualitative PCR test.

Family Notification Documentation Moved to Increase Visibility

Due to COVID-19, the Family Notification Documentation section is being used more frequently and was moved above the Care Coordination Rounds section to make it easier for you to find.

Prepare for Daylight Saving Time – Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020

Following the end of Daylight Saving Time (DST) on Sunday, Nov. 3, Epic won't automatically correct the time. Some data may need to be manually entered twice from 0100-0200 CDT (before the time change) and 0100-0200 CST (after the time change) for the repeat fall back hour.

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