2022-09-07

Countdown Checklist L5, T-minus 59: Get Ready for LTC Cutover

Continuing a list of essential actions for Connect Care Launch 5 prescribers readying for launch November 6, 2022...
  • Anticipate LTC Cutover
Cutover for long-term care (LTC) is a process through which key pieces of information about LTC residents are entered into Connect Care prior to launch. The primary concern for prescribers will be the management of medication and non-medication orders, and the translation of important information about patients’ clinical status from a paper record to an electronic one.

Prescribers should anticipate, and mobilize resources for, two key tasks as part of LTC cutover processes near launch:
  1. September 19–October 4: Please support the LTC teams by signing non-medication orders forms and Facility Living medication order forms (replaces standing orders) when requested. This information which will be entered by the cutover nurses and dieticians October 17–29.
  2. October 31–November 5: Validate entered orders the week before launch.
The following LTC FAQ can help prescribers prepare for LTC cutover activities: