Epic v2018 for Physicians

On November 11, Houston Methodist upgrades to Epic v2018 to provide the latest features to improve safety and quality of care, productivity and financial outcomes. Many of the new features will positively impact our patients and you.

Details about the changes for your area are located in your Upgrade Spotlight and Upgrade Companion. Be sure to read these carefully so you are prepared.

Recorded Demos

Your Houston Methodist Epic Trainers have produced the following videos with detailed information about changes in your areas. Note: For a complete list of available Epic v2018 overview videos, click here.

Cardiologist Demo (14 min.) ED Provider Demo (10 min.) Inpatient Provider Demo (14 min.)
OB Provider Demo (12 min.) Surgeon Demo (5 min.)

Upgrade Companions

Upgrade Companions are available through a link in the banner at the top of your Learning Home.

Upgrade Companions provide role-specific details on new features and workflow enhancements with the Epic v2018 upgrade. They are your sole training resource and include guided practice activities in the Epic Playground.

Note: Don’t forget to acknowledge your review of the Upgrade Companion in your Learning Home. A weekly report will be provided to managers and senior leadership.

Upgrade Spotlights

Upgrade Spotlights provide a high-level overview of role role-based changes coming with the Epic v2018 upgrade. Note: Some roles are minimally impacted by the upgrade, so no specific Spotlight will be available. But you can review Spotlight documents for other positions or see all changes in the Executive Summary Spotlight.

Upgrade Roadshow

Join Dr. Desai and the Epic Training team to discuss key features and get answers to your questions.

Mon., Oct. 15  |  10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
HMSL – Computer Lab

Wed., Oct. 24  |  11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
HMWB Alder Room

Thurs., Oct. 25  |  11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
HMB – Physician’s Dining Room

Thurs., Oct. 25  |  11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
HMCL – Physician’s Dining Room

Fri., Oct. 26  |  11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
HMTW – Computer Lab

Mon., Oct. 29  |  11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
HMW – Maple, 3rd Floor

Fri., Nov. 2  |  11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
HMH – OPC 3 Epic Training Center
Armadillo/Cotton Rooms

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