Do You Have an Epic Question?
Date: May 31, 2013
Q: Where can I go for more information about Epic?
A: Visit http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/epic, a communications hub for the project. The project team also has a SharePoint site with timelines and governance structures and other project details, here
Q: Can I use Epic on my iPad or iPhone?
A: Yes, Epic can be used on the iPhone for tasks like e-prescribing and charge capture and on the iPad for patient photo capture or viewing results. For a complete list of features, see Canto (for iPad app) and Haiku (for iPhone app). Epic is also available on the Droid.
Q: How is data entered into Epic for new/non-Johns Hopkins patients?
A: When new patients come to Johns Hopkins from a non-Epic institution, they may need to have their past medical records abstracted or scanned into Epic. This process is governed by clinical management and varies from site to site.
Q: Is there a glossary of terms?
A: Yes. Here is a partial list:
- SME:subject matter expert
- SER:Epic’s provider master file
- DEP:Epic’s master file of clinics or scheduling locations
- Epic applications:
1. EpicCare Ambulatory: outpatient clinical documentation
2. OpTime/Anesthesia: used for OR scheduling and documentation