February 2019

DEA Registration and INSPECT for Residents & Fellows


According to INSPECT, "If an individual is fully licensed, they should register as such, and their Medical Resident registration must be Deactivated. A licensed practitioner is not eligible to use the institutional DEA and suffix. By Statute, a fully licensed practitioner must have a CSR license and individual DEA number to be eligible to register for an INSPECT account."


CLICK HERE for information on registering for an individual DEA number.



February 6th DUO Multifactor Authentication Go Live

CLICK HERE for job aid on downloading IU Health's new multifactor authentication (MFA) software DUO.  After February 6th all users remotely accessing IU Health systems will be required to utilize this new authentication software.  For questions regarding DUO, or troubleshooting, click here for the FAQ.


Cerner Downtime - Sunday, February 10th

All Cerner applications will be down on Sunday, Feb. 10, 1 – 6 am for an upgrade.  CLICK HERE for downtime order sets.

CLINICAL IMPACT: All Cerner and CareAdmin systems will be unavailable to users during the downtime.


Important reminders from Indiana University Health policy "NADM 1.29 - Downtime Procedures for Electronic Clinical Documentation and Medical Administration":


  1. All documentation must be entered in Cerner once the system becomes available unless the downtime is more than 4 hours.
  2. For a downtime greater than 4 hours, users are required, at a minimum, to enter the following segments as appropriate for each patient. Enter any additional documentation in Cerner as time permits.
    1. Medication administration
    2. Admission history
    3. Height, weight and allergies
    4. Intake and output totals for each type of intake/output for the period of the downtime.
    5. New lines, tubes and drains
      1. Insertion date and time
      2. Intake and output totals
    6. New post op incisions/wounds
  3. Regardless of the length of the downtime, any clinical information that is to be documented must be completed (whether in the EMR or on paper) before the person who is responsible for this documentation leaves the hospital at the end of his/her time on duty.

Registration Now Open for the AHA Annual Membership Meeting April 7-10 in Washington, D.C.


Leaders from health care, politics, public policy and the media will converge for the year's pre-eminent advocacy and public policy conference focused on the issues that matter most to hospitals and health systems, and the patients and communities they serve.


In addition, the meeting is moving to the Marriott Marquis in the heart of exciting downtown Washington, D.C., just a few minutes from Capitol Hill and steps from all of the city's cultural attractions. The meeting also features a refreshed lineup with enhanced programming on Sunday, April 7, more executive insight sessions, increased networking opportunities and more.
Register now to take advantage of early bird rates. View full meeting details and register here.

March 19-21 Association for Community Health Improvement National Conference

Registration is open for the Association for Community Health Improvement National Conference, March 19-21, in Chicago. ACHI, an affiliate of the AHA, convenes hundreds of population health and community health professionals at its annual conference to hear from leaders in the field, learn about actionable tools for population health, and engage in meaningful discussions.


View more information and register.

February 4th NASEM Workshop on Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Acute Pain

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain will host a Feb. 4 public workshop as part of its information gathering activities. The Food and Drug Administration last year awarded NASEM a contract to develop evidence-based guidelines for appropriate opioid prescribing for acute pain. The workshop will feature presentations and panel discussions on surgical procedures and medical conditions associated with acute pain, and identifying and using evidence to inform the guidelines. To attend the workshop in person or via webcast, register here. AHA is a member of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic, a public-private partnership that will develop and disseminate evidence-based solutions to reduce opioid misuse and improve outcomes for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction.


Register for Upcoming RESPECT Center Palliative Care Conference

Registration is available for the IUPUI RESPECT Center 2019 conference, “Let’s Talk Palliative Care: A Holistic Approach,” which will be held from 7:30 am-4 pm, Friday, March 1, at the Ritz Charles in Carmel, Indiana. Keynote speaker is national palliative care expert J. Randall Curtis, MD, MPH, professor, University Washington Medical School. Sessions feature regional experts in pediatric, oncology and geriatric palliative care and end-of-life issues. More details and registration are available.


WHERE:  Ritz Charles, Carmel, Indiana

WHEN:  March 1, 2019 from 7:30am-4:00pm

SUBJECT:  Let’s Talk Palliative Care: A Holistic Approach

SPEAKERS:  J. Randall Curtis, MD, MPH



SOURCE:  INScope 01/24/2019

Stepping Stones: Women in Leadership Workshops

IU School of Medicine Faculty Affairs, Professional Development and Diversity, in collaboration with the school’s Women’s Advisory Council, hosts an annual series of lunch workshops featuring successful women in medicine or science. Stepping Stones of Women in Leadership events offer an opportunity to hear and learn from the personal career journeys of successful women. The presentations are open to all faculty, staff and students. Both women and men are encouraged to attend.

Upcoming Stepping Stones events and speakers include:

Thursday, February 28: Teresita Bellido, PhD
Tuesday, March 26: Michelle Howenstine, MD
Tuesday, April 23: Megan Palmer, PhD

Registration for all workshops is available.


SOURCE:  INScope 01/24/2019

Child Psychiatry Conference to Focus on Management of Suicide Risks in Youth

The 42nd annual Arthur B. Richter Conference in Child Psychiatry will be held on Friday, March 8, at the Ritz Charles in Carmel. This year topic is “Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk in Children and Adolescents.” Registration is now available.


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