Glossary

   Best Practice Advisory (Ambulatory & Inpatient)

Category: Frequently Heard Epic Terms

An advisory configured by administrators that can be triggered based on patient-based factors, among other things, and can be restricted as needed to prevent alert fatigue on the end users’ part. BPAs can appear in the Visit Navigator, Order Entry, and In Basket messages.


   Cadence

Category: Epic Application

Name for Epic’s Enterprise Scheduling product. Used to schedule and track patient appointments.


   Care Everywhere (CE)

Category: Epic Application

An application that provides access at the point of care to the patient’s medical records


   Category List

Category: Frequently Heard Epic Terms

A limited list of choices for a particular field.


   Charge Router (Revenue Cycle)

Category: Frequently Heard Epic Terms

An Epic application used to communicate charges from clinical to billing systems. It is a centralized place to handle all chargeable events.


   Chart Review (All Applications)

Category: Frequently Heard Epic Terms

Activity where you can review reports about a patient’s encounters labs, imaging orders, procedures, medications, and more.


   Clarity

Category: Epic Application

Extracts data from an Epic production server and stores it in a relational database on a separate, dedicated reporting server. Running reports against the extracted data frees the production server’s resources for production activities during the workday while still enabling Clarity users to answer business questions during business hours.