Epic IV Dispense Prep
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If there is any training provided by Epic, it is done through the internal group, and they give us a...

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Epic IV Dispense Prep does not have the features of the gravimetric analysis method of weighing or...

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Director

Epic IV Dispense Prep is easy to use. It is intuitive, catches errors, and has a good audit trail.

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Sometimes the medication gets put on hold, and we don't really need it at that time, but the...

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We have an Epic team who can go to the vendor for us. We can also post on a user website. The vendor...

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It is hard to get feedback to Epic, so it is hard to see any actionable progress. We have really...

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One of my wish list items for Epic IV Dispense Prep would be a function to automatically pull an...

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There are areas that the vendor can make safer. The big complaint is Epic IV Dispense Prep matches...

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With Epic IV Dispense Prep, there has been no significant upgrade or go-live since the original go-live....

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Director

Epic IV Dispense Prep is by far the best product in the market for several reasons. There is no...

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Director

The biggest downside of Epic's system is that people from our own institution must go get trained...

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Epic's software itself is extremely expensive, but if people are at Epic institutions, the solution...

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Manager

Epic can get support people to help us with the implementations. We usually handle most of our...

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Manager

Epic IV Dispense Prep is built right into the EMR. All our drugs are going through Epic IV Dispense...

Mar 2022
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Manager

Epic is bringing on gravimetric analysis in the future.

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We worked with our IT team and our Epic team to get a certain functionality that we had with a...

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Manager

Epic IV Dispense Prep is easy to use. It is all integrated, so we don't have to open a third-party...

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Manager

The camera function of Epic IV Dispense Prep was difficult to implement. The camera function was a...

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Analyst/Coordinator

If I have a batch of eight ceftriaxone doses in Epic IV Dispense Prep, I have to scan the label and...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Epic IV Dispense Prep has gotten better. My wish is to run a report that tells me how many...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Epic IV Dispense Prep does very well with interoperability. We use it for interoperability for our...

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Analyst/Coordinator

In terms of the IV part, Epic IV Dispense Prep is easy. If we are looking at nursing and lines and...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Some of the product's functions are a little hard to use. When we prepare IVs, the preparations...

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Analyst/Coordinator

One thing that Epic could do better would be to share information about their new technology. The...

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It would be nice if our preparation information could be quickly embedded when we scanned it instead...

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Analyst/Coordinator

The hot feature everybody wants is gravimetric analysis, and that is available from Epic, but we...

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The feature that Epic does not have is workflow steps for Epic IV Dispense Prep. They don't tell us...

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Epic recently added photo functionality in Epic IV Dispense Prep, and that has bridged a gap. They...

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Epic has improved their executive involvement lately. They used to exclude Epic IV Dispense Prep...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Epic doesn’t focus on outcomes at all. They don’t study things with a before-and-after analysis or...

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Analyst/Coordinator

We have dramatically improved charge capture by using Epic’s system to make sure we capture exactly...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Overall, Epic IV Dispense Prep seems pretty good. There are certain areas that Epic could improve,...

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Overall, Epic IV Dispense Prep is pretty foolproof, sometimes to a fault. I am always impressed with...

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Epic is very honest about the status of the development of certain features, and they set...

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We don’t have a lot of situations where we end up having to pay extra to Epic for development. That...

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Analyst/Coordinator

The upgrades happen so often now. Epic now has a very short release cycle that happens every few...

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Sometimes Epic thinks that changes in the system are going to be small, and Epic won’t always...

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Analyst/Coordinator

The proactivity comes and goes, but Epic is usually proactive. However, we just got a different TS...

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Epic is very supportive in helping us integrate with external systems, and I am always a little...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Historically, in upgrades, we have had some surprises, but we haven’t had bugs lately. Epic seems to...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Epic IV Dispense Prep is probably not the easiest system to use. There is not a lot of...

Nov 2021
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Manager

Epic IV Dispense Prep's technology for pharmacy IVs is very specific to barcodes that can be scanned...

Oct 2021
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Manager

I like the system's integration. It works really well as we go through the process. The system is...

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Director

With Epic's system, all the data is there, and we can get it out. However, the difference is that...

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Director

Epic IV Dispense Prep is integrated with our EMR. The formulary for order entry in the EMR is the...

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Director

The tough thing with Epic is that they say they can do things, but we don't do those things because...

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Director

Epic uses a C&R system for patient-ordered medications. That system doesn't have all the features we...

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Director

Epic’s inventory system is really annoying and inaccurate. The system can take pictures, and Epic...

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Director

The caveat with Epic is that every Epic build is different. Some of my frustrations may not be the...

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Director

Epic's system is less guided than another product, and there is a lot more flexibility with how I...

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Manager

Epic IV Dispense Prep is not part of our long-term plans. With the implementation of our new...

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Manager

We get the support we need from Epic. We are very proactive. We have constant communication with...

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Manager

Epic IV Dispense Prep has some great utilization but you really need to dedicate resources to it....

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Manager

In the past, if something didn’t have a barcode that printed out with it, we would have to manually...

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It is important that Epic IV Dispense Prep is easy to use because we train new pharmacists. It is...

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I am very content with Epic’s training. Epic IV Dispense Prep definitely requires some practice. It...

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I have no issues with Epic IV Dispense Prep, and I would absolutely continue to use it. It is a very...

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We have been talking about converting to another platform, but if we have elaborately built out our...

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Manager

Epic IV Dispense Prep has the potential to give us high satisfaction, but that is all dependent on...

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Manager

Epic IV Dispense Prep is very good. We have made a lot of progress with it and have put a lot of...

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We are using cameras with Epic IV Dispense Prep. A lot of sites are doing that, but not all sites....

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VP/Other Executive

We aren't using the gravimetric analysis and photo-taking portions of the solution because they...

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VP/Other Executive

Epic IV Dispense Prep did not give us any training. If they did give us training, I don't remember...

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VP/Other Executive

I am not sure how much Epic is investing in organizations like mine. From a technology and...

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Director

The solution works fine, but Epic doesn’t make it easy to track compliance. They get alerts, and...

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Director

I know my Epic contact, and I could reach out to them, but they are not totally available to me. A...

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Director

I can see us never moving away from Epic. It is a much better system than the previous one we had....

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Director

I would give the training the highest score because the training is done in-house. If we need more...

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Manager

The system's ease of use is the best aspect of the product. The thing that it doesn’t have is the...

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Director

I would absolutely buy Epic IV Dispense Prep again. It is very straightforward and easy to use....

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Director

Epic keeps their promises. Epic just continues to get better. Some of the upgrades have automatic...

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Director

We have Epic trainers that do training internally. I don't think that is necessarily a shortcoming....

Jun 2021
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Director

Epic's support is usually pretty good. Our Epic contact is okay with technical support. The vendor...

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Director

We push for Epic IV Dispense Prep to be used at all of our satellite hospitals. We have implemented...

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