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Beginning Saturday, Oct. 17, please send all LaborWorkx-related questions to HR Hub, 832.667.6211. This is part of an effort to provide a central location for employees to send all HR-related questions.
On Monday, Oct. 19, the Cares/Safety flowsheet, TED Hose documentation in Epic will move from the Mechanical Prophylaxis section to the Miscellaneous Devices/Equipment section.
Comments on orders, e.g., HYPOglycemia management, treatment algorithms, references, etc., can now link to a PDF document and are accessible in the Manage Orders activity.
There is an additional, one-time bedside glucose at night for patients transitioning from insulin infusion to a subcutaneous insulin regimen in the first 24 hours.
On Monday, Nov. 2 at 7 a.m., Caregility Carts will replace Vidyo Telestroke Carts at HMB, HMCL, HMSL, HMTW, HMW and HMWB.
On Wednesday, Oct. 14, a new order set will be released in Epic for placing enoxaparin orders for VTE prophylaxis.
This provides a convenient choice for our patients. It ensures our patients have their prescribed medications before they leave the hospital. Plus, they won’t need to go to a pharmacy to get medications they’ll need at home. This is one more example of seamless care for our patients.
Standard administration times for mealtime frequencies will change on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The new times will be visible in the Order Composer for providers, Order Verification for pharmacists and in the MAR for nurses.
To streamline our patient care process, lab staff must update patients’ medical history to meet new type and screen requirements and contact nurses, as needed. Providers are also encouraged to proactively review patients’ histories and order blood type and screens, as needed.
On Monday, Oct. 12, enhanced blood product transfusion procedures go into effect, improving patient safety and impacting all lab staff, providers and nurses.