The next MiChart upgrade is planned for Sunday, April 18. This will be the first planned upgrade for 2021 with a goal to reduce downtime duration and impact to the organization.
Michigan Medicine recently joined partners from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses to sign a multi-year contract with Dell Technologies – which as of January 18 will become a strategic supplier of computer hardware to the university.
Beginning this month, Michigan Medicine will launch a speech recognition technology called Fluency Direct. Michigan Medicine is retiring Dragon services effective Feb. 3 and Phone Transcription services effective Feb. 15.
Zoom unavailable from 1/2 at 11 pm through 1/3 at 6 am as Zoom for Health is consolidated into regular U-M Zoom.
Zoom for Health at U-M will be consolidated into regular U-M Zoom. Zoom for Health users’ accounts will be migrated into regular U-M Zoom beginning Saturday, January 2 at 11 pm and ending January 3 at 6 am. Your Zoom account will not be available during this time.
This information is intended for U-M IT staff who are responsible for university websites that use WordPress. It was sent to U-M IT groups via email on December 22, 2020.
U-M Zoom has been approved for PHI (HIPAA data). As a result, Zoom for Health at U-M will be consolidated into regular U-M Zoom on January 2 and 3, 2021.
This message is intended for U-M IT staff who are responsible for university devices and networks. It was sent to U-M IT staff groups via email on December 18, 2020.
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The information below was sent to U-M IT groups on December 10, 2020.
Adobe Flash Player will be completely removed from all operating systems and browsers in January 2021. This includes all HITS managed Windows devices and HITS managed Windows servers.
The University of Michigan will retire the BlueJeans videoconferencing platform across all of its campuses by May, as BlueJeans has experienced a significant falloff in use that corresponds with growth of the Zoom platform.
Michigan Medicine SharePoint upgrade: Learning opportunities, development freeze, community of practice
Michigan Medicine is upgrading its existing Microsoft SharePoint 2016 environment to SharePoint Online, a cloud-based service that will provide new opportunities for teams to share and manage content, knowledge and applications. Pilots and testing are happening now, and HITS plans to introduce SharePoint Online across all of Michigan Medicine beginning in early 2021.
Last week, Apple announced the release of a new operating system, macOS Big Sur (version 11.0), at a press event. Please do not install macOS Big Sur on your Michigan Medicine CoreMac v2 at this time. A known incompatibility may render your Mac unusable if you upgrade.
Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) is excited to announce changes and improvements to two of its WiFi networks across Michigan Medicine in November.
Throughout November and December 2020, HITS is partnering with LabArchives to offer unique Electronic Research Notebook (ERN) training opportunities to the U-M community.
The current enterprise viewer used for diagnostic images (WebPACS) that launches from MiChart will be replaced next year. Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) plans to deploy the new viewer, Mach7, initially with McKesson in the summer of 2021 and then with the new Sectra PACS in the Fall of 2021.
Government agencies are warning of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers. Cybercriminals are targeting the healthcare and public health sector with phishing emails and malware that often leads to ransomware attacks, data theft, and the disruption of healthcare services.
Beginning Wednesday, November 4, and continuing through late February 2021, some (but not all) Michigan Medicine PC users will see notifications requesting them to download and install a required upgrade to their Microsoft Windows operating system.
The latest system upgrade for MiChart, Michigan Medicine's electronic health record, was successfully completed at 2:56 a.m. on Sunday, October 18.
The information below was sent to U-M IT groups on October 19, 2020. It is intended for U-M IT staff who are responsible for university servers running Microsoft SharePoint.
The information below was sent to U-M IT groups on October 15, 2020. It is intended for U-M IT staff who are responsible for university devices or servers running Windows 10, versions 1709 up to 2004, or Windows Server, versions 1903 to 2004 and version 2019. It is also intended for individuals who use Windows 10 on their own computers.
The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services named Andrew Rosenberg, MD, CIO of Ann Arbor-based Michigan Medicine, to its board of directors, effective Oct. 20.
To ensure Michiganders are aware of the continued attempts to obtain their personal information, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is drawing attention to an urgent alert issued by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). This alert warns residents to beware of phishing emails sent to Michigan licensees by scammers impersonating LARA officials.
The COVID-19 pandemic created many challenges — particularly for health care organizations like Michigan Medicine — as faculty and staff had to balance providing world-class patient care with keeping their colleagues and themselves safe.
This Sunday, October 18, is the next upgrade for MiChart, the electronic health system for Michigan Medicine.
This will be the second planned upgrade for 2020 with a goal to reduce downtime duration and impact to the organization.