Our patients are at the center of everything we do. This applies to the technologies we develop and the systems we maintain. In IT we view these as integral components to delivering exceptional patient care, as well as contributing to the efficiency of our care teams.
Prepare to maximize your uptime during a downtime.
As Houstonians, we’ve learned that it’s critical to prepare for hurricane season, well in advance of any storm. At Houston Methodist, preparation for major IT incidents is equally important.
Barcode specimen scanning. Improving patient safety.
Labeling blood means clinicians manually mark up specimen tubes before sending them to the lab — a manual process increasing room for error. A new systemwide initiative is improving patient safety by reducing the risk for errors.
Next Epic Update. Sunday, Oct. 24
Just like we update our personal smartphones and laptops to stay current on the latest features and technology, we maintain Epic to make sure we have the most recent features to benefit both our patients and our end users.
Houston Methodist’s Epic system available to affiliated practices.
We’re now offering our best-in-class Epic EHR system to our affiliated physician practices through a program called Community Connect.
Data security @ home and work.
We all work hard to keep our patient and employee data safe, but how are you keeping your personal data safe at home?