IV Pump

IV Pump Integration with Epic

IV pumps will be seamlessly integrated with Epic, resulting in:

  • Better patient outcomes and improved safety.

  • Less time documenting and more time caring for patients.

  • Reduced need for manual searches and documenting IV med details.

  • More detailed and precise documentation.

  • Decreased potential errors when managing complex IV infusions.

Launch Schedule – Systemwide

HMSL

Now Available

HMTW

June 8 – June 18

HMH

Sept. 28

HMB

Nov. 16

HMW/HMCCH

Feb. 8, 2022

HMWB

Mar. 29, 2022

HMCL

May 17, 2022

 

Feedback

 

We want to hear from you. Complete the pre- and post-launch surveys to help us prepare for future project launches.

Pre-launch survey:

HMTW: For the pre-launch survey, click here or scan this QR Code.

Post-launch survey:

HMSL: For the post-launch survey, click here or scan this QR Code.

Training and Support – HMTW

Classroom Training

Training at HMTW has been assigned in LMS and impacted nurses need to register in LMS for the applicable Epic IV Pump Integration Training for their role.

  • ED Only – Course ID 1589056
  • Infusion Therapy Only – Course ID 1589057
  • All Other Units – Course ID 1589055
  • Classes are in the HMTW Main 3rd Floor Computer Lab (room 3461).

  • Each course is approx. two hours long.

  • Deadline for training completion is Fri., June 4.

Open Labs

  • Tues., June 1 from 3 to 4 p.m.

  • Wed., June 2 from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Thur., June 3 from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Fri., June 4 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Onsite Support

  • For IV Pump Integration support, contact the IT Service Desk at 832.667.5600 or helpdesk@houstonmethodist.org.

  • When reporting an issue, be prepared to provide:

    • Module serial number or barcode number

    • Medication in use

    • Error code on pump (if present)

    • Tower/unit location

  • To escalate an issue, contact the Command Center at 832.856.3689 (Conference ID: 495 697 744#).

  • Urgent issues should be reported directly to the on-site Command Center in Main Conference Room 2 (room 3442).

Tip Sheets and Resources

  • Available in your Epic Learning Home (press F1 on your keyboard while logged into Epic to access).

 

Leadership Resources

 

Staff Meeting in a Box – HMTW

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