Beacon Chemo orders

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Saduf Ashfaq
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Beacon Chemo orders

Hi all,

We are an Epic based system and only have Beacon in our outpatient infusion side currently (not inpatient). I was wondering if anyone could share any safety improvements for using Beacon on outpatient infusion side. Specifically:

1. How do you document or keep track of interventions, changes to regimens, or pertinent discussions with MDs? iVents don't work as well in this setting because these orders aren't released yet and each time is a different encounter so it requires a lot of digging..

2. When an MD makes changes to a specific therapy plan, the notifications/flags in Beacon are not very obvious to those less trained and we've had some errors because these changes were missed - any suggestions for how to improve this?

Thank you!