On Friday August 23rd OCHIN went live with UDS reporting tools in Epic. Since the launch, 30 % of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) have visited and interacted with the reports and we have received positive feedback on the tools.Read More
OCHIN will be implementing Epic’s Storyboard feature with the November 19th Enhancement Pack and is currently piloting early user testing for OCHIN members.Read More
OCHIN is proud to announce that we are the first Epic customer to achieve Gold Stars Level 10 in 2019, and the third Epic customer in the history of this program to receive this award! As the only organization to achieve Level 10 under the current requirements, this means that OCHIN members currently have access to more cutting-edge, Epic-recommended EMR functionality than any other Epic customer in the market.Read More
OCHIN is pleased to introduce a twice-monthly webinar series showcasing OCHIN’s Preferred Technology Partners - a growing number of innovative technology partners that integrate best-in-class, complementary functionality and add-on solutions to the OCHIN Epic Electronic Medical Record platform.
Webinars, available exclusively to OCHIN collaborative members, are offered the first Tuesday and third Thursdays of every month, starting August 22nd.Read More
Megan Sapp, DDS, was recently named to the Epic Dentistry Steering Board. Dr. Sapp joins an elite advisory panel of ten dentists from across the nation who provide guidance to Epic on development of the Wisdom dental module. Dr. Sapp is a dentist and Epic provider builder at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center located near Portland, Oregon. In April, Dr. Sapp joined OCHIN as an informatics contractor, and is active on OCHIN’s clinical informatics and business development teams.Read More
OCHIN is proud to announce that we have achieved Connect Accreditation for the 2019 program year! OCHIN is only the fourth Epic customer to meet these vigorous requirements, and we are thrilled to be part of such an elite group to achieve this recognition from Epic.
The goal of Epic’s Connect Accreditation Program is to help members of the Epic community ensure that they have a strong foundational system, as well as appropriate governance and support structure, before extending Epic to affiliates (such as OCHIN’s membership). Such Accreditation is awarded for achieving a high level of system adoption by meeting key performance metrics and staying current with Epic software.Read More
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. OCHIN offers a suite of resources to help members increase screening rates, prevent patients from falling through the cracks, and save lives.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. for both men and women. However, screening is an effective preventive measure. If signs of pre-cancer are found during screening, colorectal cancer can be completely prevented. More than a third of adults over the age of 50 are not screened appropriately. Many of the vulnerable patient populations OCHIN members serve are at elevated risk for colorectal cancer.Read More
OCHIN is rolling out the Clinical Content Builder Program, an expansion of the existing builder program, which provides Epic training for nurses, medical assistants, hygienists, and behaviorists from your organization.Read More