Hello, we are moving to Epic in our province. My understanding is that Epic does not have a blood bank module. For those of you on Epic, who is your blood bank LIS provider that links into Epic and are you happy with the module. What are some of the pros and cons of your IT module?
We are going live with Epic/BPAM and Softbank (current system) this year. Our hospital uses blood bank wristbands and wants to continue their use, but we are having difficulty getting Epic to document the Wristband check at the bedside by the two RNs. Group O policy is not an option. Does anyone have experience with the blood bank wristband documentation in Epic/BPAM?
We have had Epic as our HIS, and we will be moving to Epic Beaker next year. We will be using a Standalone version of Sunquest, but the details have not been ironed out yet. Does anyone have experience with Epic and the Sunquest Standalone product? The primary problem we are having right now is figuring out how BB specimens will be collected once Beaker and Rover go-live. We would prefer to not re-label specimens if at all possible. We are not SMART. Any advice is welcome!
My hospital lab is switching to Epic Beaker and I have been given 2 1/2 weeks to find a blood bank system. We are evalulating Haemonetics, Mediware, and Soft.
Any feedback is appreciated. We are a free standing level 1 trauma center and have no donors.