Program News & Updates

Below is a listing of imporant updates for end users. Please bookmark this page as the information changes weekly.

NOTE: This information is restricted to end users with BJC NT/ID or WUSM WUSTL Key access.


All Epic Users

Keeping Your Epic Login Active

BJC People Managers

Updates to the Epic Validation Portal Coming This December

Ambulatory Users

Standardizing AVS Across Ambulatory Departments

All Ambulatory Users

Rx Request Issue for MA/RN When Using NP as Authorizing Provider

Intake staff, Home Care supervisors

Episode Type and Team Assignment Required within Home Health Intake and Hospice Intake

Home Care & Hospice Users

Epic Remote Client Update Available for Immediate Install

BJCMG Non-clinical staff, Registration, Front Desk, Patient Access

Preventing Processing Referrals Generated from Results Scanning

IP/AMB provider practices, PAT clinics, OR users, Nursing, HIM, Patient Access

How to Scan Procedure/Surgery and Transfusion Consent Forms into Epic via Media

All Epic Users

Epic Bulletin November 2018

Ambulatory Providers and clinical staff

Be Sure to Create a Refill Quick Encounter in Clinic Departments

BJC/WUSM Providers

Updated: Setting Up a Shared Haiku/Canto Device

BJCMG Non-clinical Staff

Clearer Retirement Information in the MSPQ

BJCMG Non-clinical Staff

Correcting Blue Cross Blue Shield Mismatches

CIS, Clinical Educators, Trainers

Epic Sandbox Decommissioned for Permanent Upgrade Pathway

BJC/WUSM Managers

Holiday Schedule For New Employee Epic Training

BJC Employees Impacted by the ID Conversion

Users Impacted by the BJC Employee ID Conversion May Have Periods of Intermittent Epic Access

Home Health Nurses, Therapists, and Supervisors

Date of Referral

Ambulatory and Inpatient Managers 

Adding Referring Providers to Epic

Home Health & Hospice Field Clinicians 

Medication Administration Form May Not Display Product Details Properly

Therapist and Nurse Users in Inpatient Rehab Units (excluding SLCH)

Updated Functional Improvement Measures (FIM) for Inpatient Rehab Unit Users

BJCMG Non-Clinical Staff, Revenue Cycle, Front Desk

Documenting Patient Preferred Name for BJCMG

BJCMG Non-Clinical Users

BJCMG Documenting Patient Communication Preferences

All Epic Users

Starting Nov. 5 Epic Moves to One Change Window Per Week

Inpatient Nursing, Providers, Clinical staff, Patient Access, Scheduling

Documenting Preferred Patient Name

All M*Modal Users

M*Modal Logon on BJC Generic Workstations

Non-Clinical Staff

Routing Referrals in Epic to Pain Management Departments

All End Users

Epic Bulletin October 2018

Inpatient: Pharmacy, Providers, Nurses, Residents

BJC Inpatient Influenza Vaccines in Epic

Inpatient: Pharmacy, Providers, Clinical Staff; Ambulatory: Front Desk, Providers, Clinical Staff

Shop N Save Pharmacy Changes

OR/GI schedulers and users

Upcoming enhancements to case request orders

BJCMG Front Desk Staff, Non-clinical Staff

Working the duplicate patient coverage workqueue

Inpatient and Ambulatory Non-clinical staff, Patient Access, Front Desk, Schedulers

Reinstating a Cancelled Order

Inpatient Pharmacists

Order Validation Alert - Cefepime, Piperacillin/tazobactam, Meropenem

Inpatient HOD/Patient Access, schedulers, Ambulatory Front Desk, non-clinical staff at AMH, BJCMG, BJH, BJSPH, BJWCH, BCH, CH, MBMC, MBSH, PHC, PW

eCheck-in Through MyChart

BJCMG Clinical Staff

Temporary Workaround for TDAP and HPV Immunizations for Medicaid Payor

Ambulatory Support Staff, Managers

Outside Messages via Care Everywhere will Route to Clinical Staff Pools

Radiology Front Desk, Patient Access, HIM users

Radiology Order Mode Break-Fix Resolved for Radiology Front Desk and HIM Users

Inpatient/Ambulatory impacting. Managers, HIM, Patient Access, Front Desk

Batch Scanning Training Moving to eLearning for New Hires

Inpatient Users

How to Assign Patient Status and Patient Header

HOD Oncology and Infustion Nurse Coordinators and referral specialists, Clinical staff, non clinical staff @ AMH, BJH, BJSPH, BJWCH, BHC, CH, MBMC, MBSH, PHC, PW

How to Process Medication Referrals for Authorization

Ambulatory Providers and Staff, BJCMG Access Center

Medication Refill Request InBasket Messages Sent to Incorrect Department

All End Users

MyChart Activation and Proxy Process

Ambulatory and Outpatient Support Staff

Defaulting of Authorizing Provider for Outpatient Orders Updated for Outpatient Support Staff

All End Users

Hyperspace Accessibility for Low-Vision Users

Ambulatory/Outpatient Providers, MAs, Nurses, Lab Techs

Reprint Requisitions and Specimen Labels from Order Review

Inpatient and Ambulatory providers and support staff entering or transcribing orders

Routing Referrals for Therapies (PT, OT, SLP) and Audiology

All End Users

Epic Benefits Potential Study Participants

All End Users

Epic Bulletin September 2018

Inpatient and Ambulatory providers and support staff entering or transcribing orders

Routing Referrals for Therapies (PT, OT, SLP) and Audiology

Inpatient Nursing

Updates to LDA Flowsheet Rows

BJCMG Front Desk, Schedulers, Referral Coordinators

BJCMG Referral Authorization Update: Gold Advantage – Work Queue Impact

Inpatient Nursing

Reduced Training Hours for Inpatient Nursing New Hires

All End Users

Reductions to Epic Change Windows

All End Users

Epic Hyperspace Timeout Periods – Extensions!

Epic1 News & Updates Archive


Important Epic Dates

Jan 7, 2019 Epic moves to 2 change window per month.

Jan. dates: 1/9/19, 1/23/19
Feb. dates: 2/6/19, 2/20/19
Mar. dates: 3/6/19, 3/20/19

2019 Scheduled Epic Maintenance (Downtime) 12:30-2:00 a.m.

Jan. 20, 2019

March 17, 2019

May 19, 2019

July 21, 2019

September 15, 2019

November 17, 2019