C. difficile Testing in Beaker - EHR Optimization

In this post, I'll discuss EHR optimization opportunities in Epic/Beaker for Clostridium difficile ( C. diff) testing at your hospital based on IDSA guidelines. I'll specifically discuss ways you can: ensure appropriate patient populations are tested, simplify resulting for the tech, and optimize the view of results for the ordering clinician.
In LIS Enhancement, LIS Optimization, Epic Beaker, Lab - Microbiology, EHR Optimization, Beaker Implementation

FISH Cytogenetics In Beaker

CAP Today recently published an article titled the " Benefits and Bumps of Switching to Beaker" and outlined some struggles building cytogenetics in Beaker. In this post I'll discuss one successful way that I have built out cytogenetics, specifically FISH testing, in the past in Beaker.
In LIS Enhancement, LIS Optimization, Epic Beaker, EHR Optimization, Beaker Implementation

Molecular Pathogen Panels in Beaker - EHR Optimization

With the rise in molecular infectious disease testing, especially during this particularly busy flu season, make sure you are delivering clean, user-friendly results to your physicians. In this post, I'll discuss a potential way to optimize your EHR and LIS for the delivery of molecular results in Beaker.

In LIS Optimization, Epic Beaker, EHR Optimization