Electronic Prior Authorization Pilot Expands

The electronic prior authorization pilot has expanded to HMSL and remaining HMWB inpatient units. For these areas, patient discharge medications requiring prior authorization are now sent electronically through Epic, when orders are signed. Any payer correspondence...

New DVT Risk Tool Option

The DVT Risk Tool now includes an option to order SCDs, when choosing the selection Patient currently has an active order for therapeutic anticoagulant or VTE prophylaxis with Risk Stratification. This will help facilitate placement of SCDs for patients. Note: If an...

COVID-19 Qualitative PCR Name Change

To clearly identify the method used for COVID-19 testing and provide a more universally accepted language for international travel, we’ve made the following name changes: Former name: COVID-19 qualitative PCR [LAB3555] New name: COVID-19 qualitative RT-PCR [LAB3555]...

New Cardiac Cath Lab Order Sets

The following Cardiac Catheterization Post Procedure Order Sets are now available. These order sets include the new femoral and radial sheath removal sections that follow the HM Sheath Removal System Policy. Note: For inpatients, VTE is required, if not already...

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