On November 11, Houston Methodist will upgrade Epic to version 2018 (v2018) to provide the latest features to improve safety and quality of care, productivity and financial outcomes.
In addition to a cleaner, more vibrant look and feel, many features will positively impact you and our patients. Detailed information about the changes in your area are in the short videos below.
|Visit Toolbar||How to place orders and sign a visit from anywhere in the patient’s chart using the Visit Taskbar|
|Ordering Tapers and Ramps||How to place a single order for prescriptions that taper down, ramp up, or have different dosages on different days.|
|Personal Order Panels||How to save a group of orders as a personal order panel.|
|Personalized SmartSets||How to save SmartSets with personalized details and use a colleague’s version as a starting point.|
|Personal SmartLists||How to make a copy of a SmartList and update it to have the options and default selections that you prefer.|
|Notes Personalization||How to copy content from a different type of note, delete NoteWriter forms from a note, and change note settings, like where your cursor appears when you open a note.|
|Get Up to Speed form the Schedule||How to use the schedule, including how to change your display and personalize your toolbar.|
|Communication Management||Tips for using the Communication Management section, including how to quickly print a letter for patients, make your letters larger, and personalize the section with your favorite templates.|
|Patient Instructions||Tips for quickly writing patient instructions, including how to create speed buttons to pull your most common instructions in with one click.|
|Bookmarks in Chart Review||How to save key items in a patient’s chart to the Bookmarks tab in Chart Review. See what other users have bookmarked, too.|