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.
Upgrade Companions provide 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. Role-specific Upgrade Companions are available through a link in the banner at the top of your Learning Home.
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.
|Ambulatory Clinical Support Staff||Emergency Nurse||Patient Access Staff|
|Ambulatory Provider||Emergency Provider||Perioperative Leader|
|Anesthesia||Inpatient Ancillary Staff||Perioperative Staff|
|Billing – Hospital CBO Staff||Inpatient Nursing||Scheduling Staff|
|Billing – Hospital CBO and SBO Leader||Inpatient Provider||Pharmacist|
|Billing – Hospital SBO Staff||Long Term Care Staff||Quality|
|Billing – PO CBO Leader||OB Nurse, UAA, PCA||Radiology Tech|
|Billing – PO CBO Staff||OB Provider||Scheduling Staff|
|Cardiology Staff||Oncology Staff|
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.