News | January 13, 2015

Informatics Webinar: Adopting Evidence Based Order Sets And Care Plans In A Mature EHR Environment

Source: Wolters Kluwer

MetroHealth System, a HIMSS Stage 7 organization, went live with Epic inpatient CPOE in 2009, and developed their own order sets and care plans for many years after that. In 2013, however, the leadership team looked to adopt evidence-based content from the outside, in the interest of improving quality, lowering readmissions and length of stay.

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Attend this webinar hosted by Jill Evans, Clinical Informatics Manager from MetroHealth System, to learn why adopting evidence-based order sets and care plans was determined to be an important facet of continuous improvement, and how their journey to Stage 7 was impacted by their implementation. Specifically, Jill’s presentation will address:

  • Why adopting third-party evidence-based order sets and care plans after years of self-creation makes sense
  • Key reasons for having executive involvement when trying to drive clinical practice change
  • Tips for creating a good order set and care plan implementation team
  • Ways to measure the progress and success of an order set or care plan rollout

Clinical Informatics Strategies Webinar: Adopting Evidence-based Order Sets and Care Plans in a Mature EHR Environment
Jill Evans, RN, MSN, Clinical Informatics Manager at MetroHealth System

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Jill Evans, RN, MSN

Jill Evans, RN, MSN brings 19 years of healthcare expertise to her role as Clinical Informatics Manager at MetroHealth System, with experience in emergency department, endoscopy and inpatient nursing. Since 2011, Jill has been a key leader on the MetroHealth informatics team, directing major implementations of the Epic EHR, including the barcode medication administration (BCMA) module for emergency department and inpatient, the blood administration module, and Core Measure Reporting. Jill collaborates with multiple departments, including Quality/Safety, Regulatory and Legal/Risk/Compliance, with her most recent assignments being  the lead for the rollout of evidence-based order sets and care plans, as well acting as the informatics lead for the MetroHealth HIMSS Stage 7 team.