Fall MiChart system upgrade coming Oct. 17 — training materials now available

September 14, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Training materials for the Fall upgrade to Michigan Medicine’s Electronic Health Record are now available. 

To prepare for new functionality and enhancements, training content has been prepared for all MiChart users to review before these changes go into effect. For the Fall upgrade, eLearning modules are only being pushed out to the Revenue Cycle Department. 

All other content is available for review on the MiChart Fall Upgrade project page. The content is organized by role and contains slides of relevant changes, with links to tip sheets and/or videos where applicable. 

Practice environment 

A practice environment featuring the changes coming in the Fall MiChart upgrade is now available to all MiChart users through Virtual Places (https://vplaces.med.umich.edu). This will provide users a chance to experience the upgrade changes prior to the go live on Oct. 17. 

Select the Epic MiChart Practice Upgrade Environment icon to log in. Detailed instructions for accessing the practice environment, including login and patient information, can be found on the Practice Environment webpage.

About the upgrade: 

The Fall upgrade will include updates, system maintenance and new features to the MiChart application. The newest upgrade will enable some key changes and enhancements, including: 

  • New Image Exchange feature in Care Everywhere allows viewing of scanned documents from outside organizations 
  • Secure Chat Improvements: Availability statuses with no end time will no longer expire and the ability to update message auto-forwarding for others 
  • Radiology technologists will be able to use the Rover mobile app to begin portable XR exams in real time 

For more information 

Please visit the Fall MiChart Upgrade project page.