Between the period of 00:00am – 01:30am (90mins), there will be a short outage where EMR will be unable to send and receive messages to and from other systems. All messages will be placed in a queue and received/sent after the outage.
Even though the EMR will be available during the upgrade, we should always prepare for an unexpected event. All areas should ensure the Downtime Viewer checks are completed prior to the upgrade. Refer to the EMR Business Continuity Plan and action cards in the Downtime box or via BCP for EMR on PROMPT.
Code Upgrade Highlights are:
Maintaining an up-to-date code level ensures the EMR can support new functionality that will be introduced in the Victorian Heart Hospital and enable future improvements including but not limited to:
Significant changes to the following EMR areas are as follows:
For more EMR resources, please refer to the emrmonashhealth.org webpage resources for other QRGs, videos, practise scripts and workflow posters.
For a full and updated list of QRGs, visit the Quick Reference Guides page.