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Alert Information



 Yellow:  Application Alert

BIDA – EDW - OBIEE

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 • 9:45 AM ramanley

UTMB is planning a major upgrade of EPIC to version 2018 during the weekend of June 1st. During this time, the HCM DataMart, Campus Solutions Dashboards & Reports, Institutional Dashboard, and Health System Scorecards, will not be available. Once upgrade tasks are completed, the applications will be refreshed.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please email is.bida@utmb.edu.

UTMB Discover – All Applications

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 • 9:42 AM ramanley

UTMB is planning a major upgrade of EPIC to version 2018 during the weekend of June 1st. During this time, the daily update of the UTMB Discover applications will be suspended until all upgrade tasks are complete. During the upgrade, you will still be able to access all of the dashboard data. However, the data will remain static as of Friday, May 31st.

Updates for the Production applications are tentatively scheduled to resume on Monday, June 3rd.

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this upgrade. Should you have any questions or concerns, please email is.bida@utmb.edu.


 Yellow:  Epic EMR Alert

Scheduled Epic EMR Upgrade

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 • 10:14 AM joreily

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 10am to 4pm (1000 - 1600), the Epic EMR will be unavailable due to 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, May 24, 2019, some functions that you may perform in Epic on a daily basis will not be available. Once the system is upgraded on June 1, these features will again be available.

Functions unavailable include:
- 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.














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 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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