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Use Caution with Public USB Stations

“Be careful of public USB charging stations,” warns the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s (DA) Office. The message comes after cases of “juice-jacking” were reported on the East Coast.

Apps Center: Two Changes Coming Dec. 3 and 4

Tuesday, Dec. 3: Log-in changes – make sure you’ve registered your phone

Wednesday, Dec. 4: Landing page changes – add back your missing apps

US Department of Homeland Security CISA Warns of Holiday Shopping Scams

CISA encourages everyone to be aware of potential online holiday
shopping scams.

VigiLanz Worklist App Systemwide Go-Live

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, the VigiLanz Worklist Smart Ribbon app will roll out to all pharmacy systemwide following a successful pilot at HMSL. 

New BPA for Risk of Patient Falls

There is a new BestPractice Advisory (BPA) that appears when a patient is at high risk for falls for the acute care population (excluding behavioral health or maternal falls risk).

Blue Caution Box in Email Adds Extra Layer of Security

Thursday, Nov. 21

Emails received from external senders will include a blue caution box.

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Downtime Calendar

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QSight Inventory Management

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 10 p.m. – midnight
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 10 p.m. – midnight
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 10 p.m. – midnight
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10 p.m. – midnight

Downtime will take place every other Tuesday, until further notice. Follow standard downtime procedures for Encounter Usage connections through Epic and QSight interface connections.

LaborWorx
Friday, Dec. 13, midnight – 5 a.m.

To prepare, print any required work/schedule-related items prior to the downtime. Note: Quick Badge will not be available, but Badge Readers will be. 

For more information or support, contact 832.667.5959 or laborworkx@houstonmethodist.org.

 

Epic
Sunday, Dec. 15, 2-5 a.m. 

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Use Caution with Public USB Stations

“Be careful of public USB charging stations," warns the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s (DA) Office. The message comes after cases of “juice-jacking” were reported on the East Coast.

Apps Center: Two Changes Coming Dec. 3 and 4

Tuesday, Dec. 3: Log-in changes – make sure you’ve registered your phone Wednesday, Dec. 4: Landing page changes – add back your missing apps

US Department of Homeland Security CISA Warns of Holiday Shopping Scams

CISA encourages everyone to be aware of potential online holiday shopping scams.

VigiLanz Worklist App Systemwide Go-Live

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, the VigiLanz Worklist Smart Ribbon app will roll out to all pharmacy systemwide following a successful pilot at HMSL. 

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