Tag Archives: Clinical Informatics

Dragon Tool Tip- Dragon Settings

  By Don Klingen, CMIO and Deb Laumer, Director Clinical Informatics   As providers have expanded the use of Dragon, some have found that training their Dragon can be a challenge.  Ensuring your Dragon settings are correct will make dictation … Continue reading

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Correct Patient Identification: SmartChart and e-Scription Lite

  By Don Klingen, CMIO, and Deb Laumer, Director, Clinical Informatics   Finding a patient in the EMR is relatively easy if your patient is hospitalized and located on a patient census list.  However, if you need to look up … Continue reading

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Remote Access System Maintenance

  By Don Klingen, CMIO, and Deb Laumer, Director Clinical Informatics   Necessary internet maintenance must occur on August 13, 2017 for approximately 15 minutes during a two-hour window of time between 2am-4am. Clinical systems within MLH will not be … Continue reading

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Clinical Informatics SmartChart Provider Documentation/ Dragon Support

  By Deb Laumer, Director Clinical Informatics   Clinical Informatics staff will be available on-site from August 7 through August 9  to assist with Provider Documentation and Dragon.  Due to diminishing requests for Dragon assistance and competing priorities, Clinical Informatics will … Continue reading

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Dragon Tips

  by Don Klingen, CMIO, and Deb Laumer, Director Clinical Informatics   Many providers are now using Dragon Voice Recognition Technology.  Using Dragon Macros with SmartChart Provider Documentation is a quick and easy way to document, once you know how … Continue reading

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Outage planned for SSO, T-System and Remote Access on Sunday morning

By Don Klingen, CMIO, and Deb Laumer, Director Clinical Informatics  On Sunday morning, July 30, 2017, from 2am-3am, there will be a planned outage (about 60 minutes) to Single Sign-on devices, T-System, and Remote Access from outside the MLH Hospitals.  … Continue reading

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Transcription now available for all medical staff- eScription lite

By Don Klingen MD, Chief Medical Information Officer While Dragon and point of care documentation is by far the preferred method of getting clinical work done… In response to the transcription outage, Nuance, our vendor, has provided a transcription service called … Continue reading

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Dragon Macros with Variables

By Don Klingen, CMIO, and Deb Laumer, Director Clinical Informatics Optimization of Dragon Voice Recognition software can be enabled through the use of Macros with Variables (i.e., structured templates with specific variables to fill-in). If a provider often uses the … Continue reading

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Provider Support: SmartChart Provider Documentation and Dragon

 By Deb Laumer, Director Clinical Informatics Clinical Informatics staff continue to support providers on-site at the hospitals to offer documentation alternatives in light of the recent Nuance iChart outage.  Support to learn about SmartChart Provider Documentation, Dragon and use of … Continue reading

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Printing Provider Documentation from SmartChart EMR

 By Don Klingen, CMIO and Deb Laumer, Director Clinical Informatics Since the iChart Dictation/ Transcription Outage, provider response to using SmartChart Provider Documentation has been very encouraging.  We understand the challenges, one of which was not being able to copy … Continue reading

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