Next Epic Update – Sunday, Aug. 15

July 23, 2021

The next Epic Update is Sunday, Aug. 15, and includes new features and enhancements. Starting today, July 23, you can review your Update Companion to find out how the Update impacts your role.

New COVID-19 Order Set Changes

Isolation orders in COVID-19 Order Sets have been changed to meet new OSHA standards. Now, only the isolations required for the patient (Airborne and Contact Isolations) will display for the ordering provider.

GE CPN/CPN Connect Passwords Changing

On Monday, Aug. 2, passwords for GE CPN and associated applications are being updated to align with your Epic/Windows passwords. This will help improve security and ID/password consistency.

Specimen Scanning Successfully Launches at HMB

Specimen Scanning successfully launched at HMB on Tuesday, July 20, with 217 wireless lab label printers installed and 627 specimens scanned in just the first two days.

IT Help Desk – Your First Stop for Technology Issues

July 16, 2021

When you experience issues with Houston Methodist technology like computers, phones, printers, Vocera, Rover, Epic, etc., contacting the IT Help Desk is one of your first stops.

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