Physician Update

Nuclear Medicine HIDA Scan Patient Weight Required 

For patients receiving nuclear medicine HIDA scans, a hard stop is now in effect in EPIC scheduling to indicate patient weight.

Affected user roles 

  • Nuclear medicine techs
  • Clinical front desk
  • HOD front desk
  • Patient access
  • Hospital registration
  • Radiology departments
  • Anyone who performs a patient scheduling function

Technologists will see the scheduling questions in Epic from the Tech Work List in the tech details pane.

Training points

  • This new hard stop question will only appear if the patient’s weight has not yet been documented in their chart. 
  • This scheduling question will not pull forward into the patient’s chart as their documented weight.


Contact Employee Self Service
405-949-4086 / 866-609-4357