Becker's Healthcare April 16, 2024
Naomi Diaz

In a move to bolster patient safety and caregiver well-being, Cleveland Clinic has integrated a feature within its Epic EHR system aimed at preparing staff for encounters with patients presenting known risks.

The initiative, dubbed Ombudsman Urgent Safety Alert, features alerts when unsafe situations arise, offering guidance to caregivers on how to navigate challenging encounters.

These alerts, according to a April 16 blog post from Epic, are tailored to specific scenarios.

For instance,...

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