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Everyone at HM plays a role in keeping our patient and organizational data safe. (Read More)

CIO Corner.

IT security is everyone’s business. It takes all of us working together, and it can mean the difference between caring for our patients and cybercriminals disrupting our ability to do so.

Now, with a quick point-and-click of a barcode scanner, clinicians can validate patients’ identities and document medications, specimen samples and more. (Read More)

Getting pumped up for patient safety.

The most impactful innovations can sometimes come from the least obvious places. In 1974, a small supermarket in Troy, Ohio revolutionized the retail industry, and changed the world, with the first use of barcode scanning technology.

Today, physicians prescribe medications electronically, and often, the prescription is ready by the time you drive to the pharmacy. (Read More)

Formulating an innovative approach to IT pharmacy residency.

Not too long ago, getting a prescription filled meant taking a physician’s hand-written piece of paper, driving to the pharmacy and waiting for the pharmacist to fill it.

Soon, Houston Methodist providers and nurses will have the opportunity to participate in the Arch Collaborative survey and provide their own meaningful feedback. (Read More)

Improving the Epic experience. Revolutionizing health care.

Did you know that while you’re caring for patients and working in Epic, there are health care organizations and clinicians working together to help improve your experience?

For the third year in a row, HM was recognized as a Gold Stars Level 9 by Epic Corp., placing us in a prestigious group of health care institutions. (Read More)

Epic Gold Stars shine big and bright.

It may take a high-powered space telescope to see the outer reaches of the universe, but deep in the heart of Houston Methodist, the stars shine big and bright – Epic Gold Stars, that is.