News

   Updates to Comfort Care and Hospice Admission Orders

Date: June 4, 2020
Author: Clinical Informatics

LIVE 6.16.2020: Several updates/additions to the Comfort Care and Hospice Admission order sets are being placed in Epic at the request of the Palliative Care leadership and Pharmacy. Clarifying orders ...

   Preop Verification of COVID Test Results

Date: June 4, 2020
Author: Clinical Informatics

LIVE 6.4.2020: A new checkbox for verification of COVID19 test result review has been added to the Anesthesia Pre-procedure evaluation.

   VTE Prophylaxis for COVID-19 Patients

Date: June 4, 2020
Author: Clinical Informatics

LIVE 6.10.2020: With recognition that COVID-19 patients are at increased risk for venous thromboemboli (VTE), a more aggressive regimen for prophylaxis was developed for inclusion in the COVID-19 Admission order ...

   Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Date: June 4, 2020
Author: Clinical Informatics

LIVE 6.16.2020: Wearable continuous glucose monitors (CGM) are considered a private property LDA that is maintained by the patient but should still be logged by nursing upon assessment. T here ...

   Potassium product replacement for feeding tubes

Date: June 4, 2020
Author: Clinical Informatics

LIVE 6.16.2020: On June 16, 2020, oral potassium chloride powder packets will be replaced with effervescent potassium bicarbonate/citric acid (EFFER-K®) tablets. This change will be reflected in all order sets ...