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MultiCare Connect System Update Notices and tip sheets Archive


Changes implemented in May, 2013

May 31, 2013
ED Admit Adult Navigator Updated with Charlson Comorbidity Calculator

May 30, 2013
Fall Risk and BMI Best Practice Advisories for GPRO

May 29, 2013
Deficiency Done/Decline Reasons Category List Update in MultiCare Connect (Epic)

My Unsigned Orders In Basket Folder

May 27, 2013
New Accordion Report for Neonatal Withdrawal Monitoring

May 24, 2013
Flexible Diuretic SmartSet

May 22, 2013
Change in Reporting of RBC Morphology

New Neonatal Skin Assessment Group

May 15, 2013
New Order Groupers to Replace the Current Order Panels

New Referral Lab Orders: 86711, 87581, 87801A

May 8, 2013
Spontaneous Awakening Trial Flowsheet Changes

EKOS Flowsheet Change

Perioperative History Section, Navigator, and Flowsheet Changes

Update to Catheter Order and Flow Sheet

Load of Auburn MRN to MultiCare Connect (Epic) Production

May 1, 2013
Changes to Break the Glass

Discontinuation of Referral Lab Order

New Critical Care Order Set

New Interactive SignOut Reports For Providers

Changes to the Consult to Diabetic Educator and Diabetes Education Outpatient Referral

AVS Changes for IP, ED, and HSD Departments

Changes implemented in April, 2013

April 24, 2013
Identification of Research Study Patients in MultiCare Connect for the Emergency Departments (Pilot)
Heart Failure Patients Report

April 21, 2013
Changing the Configuration of the EKG Carts to Allow One Order to One EKG

April 17, 2013
New Chest Tube Order Panel

April 12, 2013
Amended Lab Allergen Panel Order - O FOOD COMPREHEN ALLERGY PNL (86003FU)

April 10, 2013
New Order Set for Clostridium Difficile
Discontinuation of Microbiology Order 

April 3, 2013
ED Lab Results Report Update
Removal of Duplicated ED Summary Report
New Referral Orders to Cardiac Studies Center

April 1, 2013
Signing or Pending a Note Pinned to the Sidebar - Lost Changes

Changes implemented in March, 2013

March 27, 2013
Ureteral Stent LDA Updated

March 25, 2013
IP AVS to Include New Med Print Group: IP DISCHARGE AVS MED LIST

March 20, 2013
New Referral Lab Orders: O OLANZAPINE (80299Y) and O DEXAMETHASONE LEVEL (80299X)

March 17, 2013
Transfer Information Available in Acknowledge Orders Section

March 13, 2013
Changing the Pre-TX Pulse Row & Pre-TX RESPS Row to Standardize Documentation
Discontinuation of Referral Lab Orders

March 6, 2013
Summary Window for Providers
Home Health and Hospice Scanning
Severe Sepsis Order Sets and Lactate Change
Flowsheet and Order Changes for Neonatal Protein Supplements
Order Set Update - Post Cardiac Intervention

Changes implemented in February, 2013

February 27, 2013
New Drug Screen Order for MHS EDs
Pacemaker/ICD Interrogation Smart Phrase 

February 20, 2013
Imaging Results Filing to InBasket

February 13, 2013
Ordering Outpatient GSH Nutrition Services (at the GSH Health Resource Center)

February 6, 2013
Order Set Update
New Order and Updated Order Set

Changes implemented in January, 2013

January 30, 2013
New Referral Lab Orders
Discontinuation of Lab Orders

January 24, 2013
Dialysis System List and HD/CRRT Flowsheet Changes

January 23, 2013
Documenting Last Dose Given on Inpatient AVS

January 20, 2013
New Prescription Order Validation Alert

January 16, 2013
ED Narrator and Trauma Narrator
Code Narrator
FLOLAN - New Order Set
Removing the "Filter Providers by Treatment Team Members" Option From the Ordering Provider Box

January 9, 2013
Changes in Epic Related to New Policy for Surgery

Changes implemented in December, 2012

December 19, 2012
Infection Screening Updates
Change in Reporting of WBC Differentials
New Lab Order
Pathology Reports Routing to In Basket for Inpatients

December 12, 2012
New Referral Lab Order
ED Navigator Risk Section: Age Based Falls Risk

December 5, 2012
ED Patient Access Navigator Change
Pharmacy Refill Center FYI

Changes implemented in November, 2012

November 28, 2012
Reason For Test Question In All Imaging Orders Changed to Reason For Order
New Lab Orders 

November 21, 2012
Change in Influenza Lab Orders
New Urine Drug Screen Order
New Lab Allergen Orders

November 21, 2012
New Important Message From TRICARE Now Available

November 14, 2012
24 Hour Restraint Order

November 7, 2012
Preference Card Review by Surgeons
ED GYN Bleeding Assessment
ED Patient Photo ID Documentation
ED Asthma Score and Assessment Flowsheet Revision

Changes implemented in October, 2012

October 31, 2012
Removing the "Allow Complete" from the Assessment by RN Respiratory Treatment Group
New Lab Allergen Orders
MyChart Activation Added to AVS
New Urine Drug Screen Orders

October 24, 2012
Code Narrator (PILOT)
MDRO Status In The Header

October 10, 2012
Orders Comments Now Available in the Release Orders Window
Removing Pilot Multistep Process for EKGs at TG ED

October 3, 2012
Clinical IP AVS Changes
New Referral Lab Order - O WEST NILE VIRUS ABS IGG IGM (L00232)
Restraints, Patient Deaths, and Reporting to CMS

Changes implemented in September, 2012

September 27, 2012
DNR Changed to DNAR in MultiCare Connect (Epic)

September 19, 2012
Critical Care MAR Linked Flowsheet Update and Accordion Report Changes
EDs - Save User Trackboard Views Settings
New LDA: Peritoneal Port
Implanted Device Interrogation Record Flowsheet
Updates to Seasonal Influenza Documentation
MAR Patch Removal Prompt

September 12, 2012

September 5, 2012
New Orders Available
Geriatric Fracture Order Sets - Updates
Updating NPO Panel in GI Order Sets
Comfort Care End of Life Order Sets Has Been Replaced

Changes implemented in August, 2012

August 29, 2012
Emergency Department to Skilled Nurse Facility (SNF) Transfer
Provider, Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facility Discharge Packets  

August 22, 2012
Language Options Removed From ED Navigator Section
Updating Pediatric Immunization Smartset 1037
Updating Echo Orders for Cardiology Group Options and Instructions
Patient Directory Opt Out Esig Form

August 15, 2012
DME Wearable Defibrillator Multistep Order
Update to the Adult Ventilator Weaning Trial Group & IP Respiratory Management Accordion
Change in Chem Panel Oncology Order
Update Endotracheal Tube, Hi-Lo EVAC ETT, and Tracheostomy LDA's Removal Reason
Updates to Port Documentation

August 8, 2012
New Referral Lab Order

August 1, 2012
Cleanup of Pathology Overdue Result Messages from Provider InBaskets
Feeding Tube Doc Flowsheet Changes
Discontinuation of GS Massive Transfusion Order Set [2229]

Changes implemented in July, 2012

July 25, 2012
New Care Plan Problems
ED Ready for Transfer Patient Status Color Change

July 18, 2012
Implementation of IMO Terminology to MCC Diagnosis Master File (see associated tip sheet in Recent Tip Sheets section)
Pathology Orders Autocomplete
ED NoteWriter HPI Enhancements (see associated tip sheets in Recent Tip Sheets section)
OpTime Circulator Staff Change Hand-offs
OpTime Resource Assignment Board

July 11, 2012
Pulses Group
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) Documentation
Addition of CBC No Diff Synonym and Inpatient Preference List Revision
Lab Order No Longer Available

July 5, 2012
Lab Results Auto Release to MyChart for All Providers

July 2, 2012
ECG Column to be Added to Track Board Views

Changes implemented in June, 2012

June 27, 2012
Updated ED PEDS and Adult Nurse Initiated Standing Orders Order Set [11008]
Arrival Screening
New Care Management ED Flowsheet and New Smartphrase
Update to Order for Specialty Beds
Dialysis Patient List and Order Completion
Dialysis Patient List and Order Completion Tip Sheet
Imaging Medication Ordering Process

June 20, 2012
Gynecology Pre-op Order Set Updated
New HOLD Orders and Alert Banner
Controlled Substance Prescription Refills
Prescription Medication Names
Fall Intervention Documentation
Updates to Pneumococcal Vaccination Assessment
Pacemaker Documentation
Pacemaker/ICD Documentation Changes Tip Sheet

June 15, 2012
EDIE - New Report Trigger

June 13, 2012
Hyperspace Pre-Login Screen in Intraop Areas
ED AVS Update and New Smartphrase
Clinical IP After Visit Summary Changes
Cath Lab Default Order Mode Change
Clinical OR Dressing/LDA Integration Enhancement

June 6, 2012
New Referral Lab Orders
Imaging Order Question Update for Pelvic Ultrasounds
Discontinuation of Reflex Urine Reducing Substance Orders in Children

Changes implemented in May, 2012

May 30, 2012
How to Order a Home Sleep Test
Skin Documentation
Home Meds to Belongings Documentation
Sheath Insertion/Removal LDA
Infusion Device Row
Updated Port Documentation
Updated Port Documentation Tip Sheet
New Referral Lab Order
Fetal Lung Maturity Assessment Testing Change

May 23, 2012
Inpatient Logs - Combining Inpatient Units
New Trackboard and Patient Summary Report: ED Patient Care Timeline
ED After Visit Summary Snapshot

May 16, 2012
ADL Documentation
CHD Screening For Newborns
Nephrostomy Documentation
Pigtail Chest Drain Documentation
Wound Assessment Documentation
Notewriter ROS (Review of System) Enhancement
New Referral Lab Orders

May 9, 2012
Apria COPD CHF Readmission Focus Care Program
Pending Medication Documentation
New Lab Allergen Orders
Lab Order No Longer Available

May 2, 2012
ED Protocol Orders: Automatic Updating of Authorizing & Ordering Provider

May 1, 2012
New Documentation Flowsheet For Prismaflex (CRRT)
Updated Multistep Order For CRRT
New Adult CRRT Order Set

Changes implemented in April, 2012

April 27, 2012
Additional In Office Medication Documentation Fields Recommended

April 26, 2012
Lab Orders No Longer Available

April 25, 2012
Removal of Old Default Views in the Order Review Activity
Bed Request Order

April 18, 2012
PICC's: New Documentation Row

April 11, 2012
Procedure Note Section Added to the Discharge Adult and Discharge Pediatric Navigators
Restraint Best Practice Alert Update

Apil 4, 2012
New Lab Allergen Orders

April 2, 2012
Troponin Specimen Requirement Change

Changes implemented in March, 2012

March 28, 2012
ED After Visit Summary Optimization
Modifications to MGSH ED Big Boards
Order Sets - Removal of CK and CKB Lab Orders
Emergency Department Information Exchange (EDIE)
ED Nurse Initiated Standing Orders

March 21, 2012
Behavioral Health Integrated Services Referral

March 14, 2012
Scanning of Inpatient Chart Documents After Discharge
Risk of Injury

Changes implemented in February, 2012

February 29, 2012
Central Line Insertion LDA Assessment Rows
Needleless Adapter Change

February 22, 2012
Change In NMR Lipoprofile Ordering
Removal of Consult Order to Heart Failure Team

February 8, 2012
Order Set Changes - Microbiology Orders
Clinical Calculator - Pediatric Equations
Restraint Type
Adult VTE Screening
Wound Dressing Type
Mary Bridge Pediatric Clinic Name Changes

February 1, 2012
Care Plan Problem Optimization: Knowledge Deficit - Hospitalization
Filing Device Data
ED Flowsheet Revisions: Trauma Classification & Mechanism of Injury
100% Leukoreduction of RBC Products

Changes implemented in January, 2012

January 25, 2012
Changes to MGSH ED Big Boards
Order Set Change - Massive Transfusion Order Set
New Radiology Results SmartLink
Outside Images
MA's & LPN's No Longer Referring Providers

January 18, 2012
Calculator Button Added to ED Navigator
Update to ExitCare Discharge Instructions
Medication Details Shown by Default in Home Meds Navigator Section
New Swallow Assessment Doc Flowsheet
New Referral Lab Orders
Pediatric Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Screening and Best Advisories

January 17, 2012
PCA Pump Policy and Documentation Changes

January 11, 2012
New Influenza A/B by PCR Order

January 10, 2012
Change In Reporting CBC Differential Results

January 8, 2012
Result Detail Change
Set Default In-Basket View

Changes implemented in December, 2011

December 21, 2011
Order Set Changes
Pain Assessment
Adult and Rehab Daily Care Flowsheet

December 14, 2011
New Order Sets - Sepsis
New Referral Lab Orders
The Plan of Care: New Outcome Status Verbiage
MRSA Screening Change For MGSH
Modified Early Warning System (MEWS)
Ejection Fraction Documentation
Heart Rate (Monitor) and Pulse Row Standardization

December 12, 2011
Care Plan Notes Now Available In Emergency Department

December 7, 2011
Order Set Changes - Ortho, Rehab, Adult Medicine
ED Immunization Documentation

Changes implemented in November, 2011:

New Add-On Lab Order Priority For Inpatient Lab Orders
Order Review Default View Change
New Lab Orders
ED Active Orders Report Addition - Adding Pended and Held Orders Section
Retired Order Set
Lab Orders
Order Set Order Entry Issue Alert
Pediatric Reference Range Changes
Modifying and Discontinuing of Signed and Held Orders
Nutrition Consult Order - Consult Question Added
New Reflex Lab Orders Now Available
User Order Set Fix
Growth Chart

Changes implemented in October, 2011:

OB Alert Notification - Good Samaritan Hospital
Notes Activity - Change in Procedure
Discontinuation of Lab Order - CSF Antigen Screen
New Cardiology SmartTexts Now Available
Cardiology Chest Pain Observation - New Order Set 2513
SmartLink Improvements
Order Review and Track Board Changes - MGSH ED PHYSICIANS
Verbal Order Cosign Messages - Medication Details Added
Cardiology CT Angiogram Procedure - Order Set Update
Outpatient Breast Ultrasound - Changes in Order Questions
MFM Consult Order Updates

Changes implemented in September, 2011:

New ED Consult Types for Flowsheet
Order Set Updates - All Specialties
Change in HIV Orders
Restraint Name Updates
Pneumococcal and Influenza Updates
Discontinue Foley Changes to Nursing Complete Order
New Lab Order for Birth Centers
New MHS Help Menu
Active FYIs - Patient List Column

Changes implemented in August, 2011:

New MAR Action for Stopped - Reaction
Results Hyperlinked - Holter Monitor and Ambulatory BP Monitor Results
New Order - Admit as Ambulatory
New Override Reason - Hem-Onc Only/Infusion Restarted (Cancer Center)
Isolation Category Updates
Care Plan Updates
Changes to Support Phase of Care Pilot

Changes implemented in July, 2011:

Documentation Flowsheet: Domestic Abuse Assessment - SBAR Reports
Documentation - Crisis Worker Go-Live
Change in Blood Product Transfusion Status Reporting
Documentation Flowsheet: Pediatric Palliative Care

Changes implemented in June, 2011:

Order Set Changes - Surgery, Rehab, Cardiology, Discharge
Discontinued Lab Order
New Lab Orders
Update to Chlorohexadine Prep and Nasal Antiseptic Documentation
New Best Practice Advisory - "Skin Integrity, Impaired, Risk Of" Care Plan Problem
Pneumonia/Flu Assess - Seasonal Influenza Contraindications
New Best Practice Advisory for Bariatric Care Needs Care Plan
WEB LINK Optimization
Provider Navigator Optimization
Documentation Changes for Core Measures Reporting
Adjustments to Medication Reconciliation
New Contraindication Orders
Care Everywhere Now Available to Inpatient Users