Joint Commission Staff Readiness Fair
Joint Commission surveyors will arrive unannounced sometime between now and February 2016 for BWH’s accreditation survey. Visit Cabot Atrium on Thursday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., to learn about the upcoming visit and ways to prepare. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more.
Epic Reports Drop-In Sessions
These sessions are a forum for end-users to learn how to find data and navigate reports they have access to. These sessions are not a forum for new report requests. If you need a new report, please open a ticket with the Help Desk. Upcoming Epic reports drop-in sessions will be held Thursday, Sept. 10, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., in the Duncan Reid Conference Room, and Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2–5 p.m., in the Shapiro Board Room. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for the full schedule.
BWH Clinical Systems Audit
The annual BWH Clinical Systems Audit begins Monday, Sept. 7. It ensures that all BWH employees are using no more than the minimum necessary patient information to perform their duties. Those who manage direct reports listed in PeopleSoft and have access to any of the included applications will receive an email with a link to the audit tool on Sept. 7. The audit period runs for three weeks, ending Friday, Sept. 25. During this time, the BWH Privacy Office can assist managers with completing audits. Contact 617-582-5201, or email PHSClinicalSystemsAudit@partners.org with questions. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more.
ICD-10 HealthStream Training
The ICD-10 implementation date of Thursday, Oct. 1, is fast-approaching. ICD-10 non-provider HealthStream courses are due Tuesday, Sept. 15, and ICD-10 provider HealthStream courses are due Wednesday, Sept. 30. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more.
Primary Care Search Tool Available
You can now find adult or pediatric primary care physicians (PCPs) in the Partners network who are accepting new patients using a new online search tool. Learn more at BWHPikeNotes.org.
Finding a Living Donor Program
The Division of Transplant Surgery at BWH will host a free educational program about different methods available to individuals awaiting a kidney transplant to seek a living donor on Friday, Sept. 11, 5–7:30 p.m. in Carrie Hall. To RSVP, or for more information, email BWHFindingalivingdonor@partners.org, or call 617-732-6866. Please indicate how many people will be attending. Access the link to the webcast at the time of the event.