UTHealthCONNECT News

MyUTHealth patient portal debuts in May 2021
MyUTHealth patient portal debuts in May 2021

Melissa McDonald, UT Physicians |  August 17, 2020

During the pandemic, we have seen the pivotal role digital communications play in streamlining interaction between our health care teams and patients. As part of the Epic transition, we will migrate from Follow My Health via Allscripts to MyChart through Epic in May 2021.


How to become a Super User
How to become a Super User

Regina Clemente, UTHealth |  August 17, 2020

Super Users (SU) are vital to our overall program success. Super Users are liaisons among users, department leaders, and the project team. The SU will serve as a source of support to their peers during training, the go-live period, and beyond. They will also provide at-the-elbow support during go-live within the clinics and departments.


Testing and training phase
Testing and training phase

Regina Clemente, UTHealth |  August 17, 2020

On Aug. 10, we commenced the Testing and Training phase of our implementation. Implementing our Epic EHR requires extensive testing, such as application, integrated, parallel revenue cycle, etc.


Tips and tricks for using Webex
Tips and tricks for using Webex

Regina Clemente, UTHealth |  August 17, 2020

There are great features available in Webex, our videoconferencing tool.


Upcoming virtual town halls for August
Upcoming virtual town halls for August

Simone Sonnier, UT Physicians |  August 11, 2020

Now is the time to start preparing and learning as much as you can about the new EHR. With that in mind, the UTHealthCONNECT team has three virtual town halls taking place this month.


UTHealthCONNECT project team

Regina Clemente, UTHealth |  July 14, 2020

View the UTHealthCONNECT project team organization chart.


Get a sneak peek of our EHR in action
Get a sneak peek of our EHR in action

Regina Clemente, UTHealth |  July 11, 2020

The UTHealthCONNECT project team hosts a series of virtual Town Hall-type meetings to demonstrate system applications and features long before the go-live.


Major Epic-Driven Changes

Regina Clemente, UTHealth |  July 11, 2020

A brief description of changes and implemented decisions regarding the Epic transition.


Get to know a leader – Theresa Hill
Get to know a leader – Theresa Hill

Regina Clemente, UTHealth |  July 11, 2020

During her formative years, including those spent at her first job for the famed “golden arches” (McDonald’s), Theresa Hill may not have planned a career in health care, but once she stepped in, she has never considered stepping out!


Our scope of work: Epic modules at-a-glance

Regina Clemente, UTHealth |  July 11, 2020

There’s a reasonable chance that you’re familiar with some of the applications that will be “live” next year, but you may not realize the massive magnitude of the whole of our implementation. 


UTHealthCONNECT: Upcoming virtual town halls for July
UTHealthCONNECT: Upcoming virtual town halls for July

UT Physicians |  July 10, 2020

Get a sneak peek of our EHR in action. In less than a year, UT Physicians will transition from Allscripts to the the Epic EHR platform. Now is the time to start preparing and learning as much as you can about the new EHR. With that in mind, the UTHealthCONNECT team has three virtual town halls taking place this month.


Thank you all

Regina Clemente , UTHealth |  July 10, 2020

Tough times like these are when we learn what we’re made of, and if the past four months are any indication, we’re made to last.


All-hands meetings to commence

Regina Clemente, UTHealth |  July 10, 2020

Given the current offsite nature of our work, the significance of the project, and value to our collaboration, in late July, we’ll commence a monthly series of all-hands meetings for you, the UTHealthCONNECT program team members.


Upcoming virtual town halls for July
Upcoming virtual town halls for July

Melissa McDonald, UT Physicians |  July 6, 2020

In less than a year, UT Physicians will transition from Allscripts to the the Epic EHR platform. Now is the time to start preparing and learning as much as you can about the new EHR. With that in mind, the UTHealthCONNECT team has three virtual town halls taking place this month.


Epic transition: Upcoming virtual town halls
Epic transition: Upcoming virtual town halls

UT Physicians |  June 4, 2020

Even though the go-live of our Epic electronic health record (EHR) is about a year away, those who will use the system can see it first-hand later this month. The UTHealthCONNECT project team is hosting an ongoing series of virtual town hall meetings to demonstrate system applications and features. If you’re interested in attending a session, please register.


UTHealth |  April 10, 2020

Request to fast-track operational efforts for UTHealthCONNECT

Thank you for your workgroup membership and your commitment to our electronic health record (EHR) implementation.


UTHealth |  January 7, 2020

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UTHealthCONNECT resources now available online

As UTHealth moves to an integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle system designed to enhance experiences for patients and clinicians, we have ...


UT Physicians |  December 16, 2019

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Epic implementation – IT clinic access & inventory

UTHealthCONNECT is the name of the project for the Epic implementation. The project will transform care, records, billing and streamline all of your roles to ...


UT Physicians |  December 5, 2019

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Let the connections begin, countdown to Epic launch

Epic is a cloud-based EHR solution that will replace Allscripts, GE Centricity Business and the MyUTP Patient Portal. The name of this project is called ...


UTHealth |  July 29, 2019

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Babatope 'Tope' Fatuyi, MD, MPH, named Chief Medical Information Officer for UTHealth

Fatuyi has an extensive background as a physician executive and informaticist, specializing in electronic health record (EHR) product development, ...


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