January 23, 2015
Weekly Respiratory Virus Surveillance Graph, January 12 – January 18
Please click here for last week’s Respiratory Virus Surveillance Graph.
Santa Clara County Measles Alert
A case of measles has been confirmed in a Santa Clara County adult with unknown vaccination history and no history of travel outside the Bay Area. Click here for details.
Duo Two-Step Authentication Now Available for Stanford University
The Stanford University Information Technology team has implemented the same two-step authentication service used by Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Hospital, allowing you to utilize your current Duo Mobile app for SUNet authentication as well.
Instructions to manage your SUNet two-step authentication settings are found at https://itservices.stanford.edu/service/webauth/twostep/smartphone.
If you need help or have questions, please submit a request for help at HelpSU or call 5-HELP (650-725-4357).
What's New and Coming Soon in Epic
Ambulatory "My Sticky Note” Reminders
Beginning 1/28/15, create sticky notes from the header to record personal reminders about your patients, such as the name of a patient's pet or her hobbies. The sticky note appears when you open the patient's chart, providing a convenient reminder of past discussions.
Discharge Deceased Patients Using New Navigator
Starting 1/28/15, all documentation related to deceased patients have been consolidated into a new discharge navigator. Now you can document the Death Certificate, transplant network documentation and place the discharge order all from the same place.
More Intuitive VTE Prophylaxis Orders
Starting 1/28/15, an updated VTE Prophylaxis section has been added to 100+ OrderSets in order to improve patient safety by providing clear and specific orders to select.
Add to Patient List from In Basket Results Folder
Starting 1/28, patients can be added directly to the Patient List from within the In Basket Results Folder. You can create lists of patients quickly for follow-up or future reference.
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