Is EPIC coming to your facility??.... - page 3

My facility is going through the process of training all employees to use EPIC. It's a new system that is on the computer and is replacing all the patients paper charts. They say this new system is... Read More

  1. by   NicuGal
    Once the bugs get worked out and your system tweeked, you will really like it. It took about a year to totally implement and we were able to build specific things in for NICU. The docs orders are a more trying to read them, pharmacy orders go right to pharmacy, xray orders go right to xray. Your careplan notes are streamlined. Sure, it takes adjusting, but like anything it take a bit to learn to work with it. Now, 3 years later we don't know how we did it without it!
  2. by   RN Zeke
    I understand hospitals build their own EPIC programs pretty much. The charting can be very difficult as thre are so many places to do one thing, such as verify orders.....Try to D/C a patient....Wow, it isn't easy. I do love computer charting.

    versions of EPIC and the bad versions
  3. by   nars2005
    I wish we had epic!
    we have meditech and we will go live soon with PCS! I hope ill will work out!
  4. by   TeachingeveryoneRN
    Stay brave you will be ok!
    Last edit by TeachingeveryoneRN on Aug 31, '11 : Reason: incorrect information