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Alert Information



 Yellow:  *Epic EMR Alert

Epic EMR Scheduled Maintenance

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 • 10:36 AM joreily

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 10am to 6pm (1000 - 1800), the Epic EMR will be unavailable for a software upgrade.
During the Epic Upgrade clicking on the UTMB EMR icon will take you to a READ ONLY version of Epic.

In preparation for the Epic upgrade, beginning Friday, March 31, 2017, some functions that you may perform in Epic on
a daily basis will not be available. Once the system is upgraded on April 8, these features will again be available.

Functionality unavailable includes:
- Changes to Dashboards
- Creation of new workqueue and report filters, (impacts Charge Router Reconciliation Report)
Note: Workqueues with saved filters using existing rules continue to work
- Creation of personal SmartPhrases, SmartForms; Macros and Personalization of the Ophthalmology exam form.
- Creation or maintenance of personalized User Order Sets, Chart Review filters or Inbasket QuickActions.

Please contact Epic Support at 25200 option 4 with any questions.


 Yellow:  *Peoplesoft Alert

Peoplesoft (HCM) Scheduled Maintenance

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 • 10:36 AM joreily

PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) HPRD is scheduled for an outage from 5:00 pm 3/31/2017 (Friday) to 10 pm 4/2/2017 (Sunday) for PeopleTools upgrade. During the outage, users will not be able to access PeopleSoft HCM/HPRD. This includes the Talent Acquisition Management (TAM) application, ESS, MSS and other HCM functions.


 Yellow:  Application Alert

Users are unable to scan Labs via Rovers

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 • 10:27 AM sarcidia

IS reports End users are unable to scan Labs via Rovers. EPIC Applications, Beaker Support and Tech Services are investigating.

InfoEd application Scheduled Maintenance

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 • 10:32 AM joreily

InfoEd application will be unavailable for users on 3/31/17 (Friday from 5:30 pm) for server maintenance. System is expected to be available and functional by 7:30 pm. Users will not be able to submit new IRB and IACUC Protocols or submit amendments, during this maintenance window.

e-Sirius application Scheduled Maintenance

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 • 10:31 AM joreily

e-Sirius application will be unavailable to users from 3:00 pm CST on 3/30/17 for an upgrade. The system is expected to be available for users from 8:00 am Friday 3/31/17. Users will not be able to submit animal orders during this upgrade time.


 Yellow:  Network Alert

Scheduled Network Maintenance

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 • 2:01 PM joreily

Data network and TV service for Materials Management - bldg. 28, and Parking Garage #4 - bldg. 93 will be disrupted between the hours of 8pm, Friday 3/31/17 - Sunday 4/2/17 so that a large strand count fiber optic cable can be rerouted in preparation for future construction.


 Yellow:  Telephone Alert

Scheduled Telephone Maintenance for several buildings

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 • 2:04 PM joreily

Telephone service for:

Materials Management - bldg. 28,
West Chilled Water Plant - bldg. 66,
Child Care Center - bldg. 67,
and Parking Garage #4 - bldg. 93

will be disrupted between the hours of 8pm, Friday 3/31/17 - 8pm Sunday 4/2/17 for maintenance in preparation for the construction of the Health Education Center. Please note; only telephone service will be disrupted during this service window. The data network for the affected buildings will not be impacted during this service window














Emergency Communications

Disaster/Weather Emergencies

In the event of a disaster or emergency weather conditions, please refer to the following lines of communication for more information:

  • Call the UTMB hotline at (409) 77-ALERT (772-5378); or
  • Call the UTMB main operator at (409) 772-1011.
  • Information is also available via the web at www.utmb.edu/alert. Should the UTMB web server go down, a second server is in place as a backup and will be available via UTMB's normal URL: www.utmb.edu.  Additionally, an informational site will be activated at www.utmbinfo.com.
  • See www.utmb.edu/emergency_plan for UTMB Health Emergency Operations Plans.
  • Monitor local television and radio stations including KPRC/950 AM, KTRH/740 AM and KIKK/96 FM in Houston.




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