Glossary

   Wildcard

Category: Frequently Heard Epic Terms

Often denoted by three asterisks (***) and used in various SmartTools, this text allows the user to insert free text into documentation. To replace the wildcard, a user selects it and begins typing over the asterisks.


   Willow Ambulatory

Category: Epic Application

Epic application designed to support the workflows and routines familiar to pharmacists and technicians in integrated outpatient pharmacy settings.


   Willow Inpatient

Category: Epic Application

Epic’s pharmacy application. Willow contributes to safe, effective medication use in hospital environments by helping pharmacists manage the verification and dispensing process. It works with inpatient clinical systems and with interfaced automated dispensing systems to coordinate ordering, dispensing, administration, charging, clinical monitoring and patient management activities.


   Workspace

Category: Frequently Heard Epic Terms

An area with a particular set of activities in Hyperspace, such as a patient’s chart, your In Basket, or your home screen. Tabs appear for you to select the workspace you want to access.