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lab_orders [2013/05/01 12:09] (current)
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 You can order laboratory tests and investigations using the Laboratory Order step in a [[care_pathway|Care Pathway]]. ​ You can order laboratory tests and investigations using the Laboratory Order step in a [[care_pathway|Care Pathway]]. ​
  
-Any [[products|Products]] categorised as Laboratory Tests will be available from the search box or as a quick link.+Any [[products|Products]] categorised as Laboratory Tests will be available from the search box or as a quick-link button.
  
-If you check the favorite box on the Product details page of a given test/​investigation it will appear as one of the blue '​quick ​links' on the '​Laboratory Tests' Care Pathway step. This is useful for selecting commonly ordered labs/​investigations.+If you check the favorite box on the Product details page of a given test/​investigation it will appear as one of the blue 'quick-link' ​buttons ​on the '​Laboratory Tests' Care Pathway step. This is useful for selecting commonly ordered labs/​investigations.
  
  
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 {{:​patient_lab_and_script_tab.png?​800px|Lab Order and Prescriptions tab}} {{:​patient_lab_and_script_tab.png?​800px|Lab Order and Prescriptions tab}}
  
-  - Open the patient record +  - Open the patient record. 
-  - Click the Prescriptions and Lab Orders tab +  - Click the Prescriptions and Lab Orders tab. 
-  - If you have the appropriate permissions you will see a list of Prescriptions and Lab Test that have been given or ordered for the patient +  - If you have the appropriate permissionsyou will see a list of Prescriptions and Lab tests that have been given or ordered for the patient. 
-  - To update or add the results of a Laboratory ​test click the Edit link. (If you don't see the edit link you do not have the appropriate permissions)+  - To update or add the results of a laboratory ​testclick the //Edit// link. (If you don't see the Edit linkyou do not have the appropriate permissions).
  
 {{:​add_lab_test_results.png?​800px|Add Lab Results}} {{:​add_lab_test_results.png?​800px|Add Lab Results}}
  
-Enter the result and check the Result Received check box. This is good practice as it allows you to run reports and workflows to check which orders are still outstanding+Enter the result and check the //Result Received// check box. This is good practice as it allows you to run reports and workflows to check which orders are still outstanding
  
 ===== Attaching scanned results ===== ===== Attaching scanned results =====
  
-You can also scan the results of a Lab Test using the [[http://​help.incaclinic.com/​doku.php/​patient_page?#​bottom_part_of_the_patient_detail_tab| attach file]] feature on the patient record+You can also scan the results of a Lab Test using the [[http://​help.incaclinic.com/​doku.php/​patient_page?#​bottom_part_of_the_patient_detail_tab| attach file]] feature on the patient'​s ​record.
  
 ===== Linking a patient to a testing laboratory ===== ===== Linking a patient to a testing laboratory =====
  
-If you use an external laboratory or medical facility to provide services you can add the patient ​Id from this medical service provider ​with the Identifiers tab on the patient record.+If you use an external laboratory or medical facility to provide services you can add the Patient ​Id from this medical service provider ​using the //Identifiers// tab on the patient'​s ​record.  Steps: 
 +  - Create an [[account_management|Account]] using the //Patient Service Provider// type or use an existing Lab/Medical Provider. 
 +  - Click the //​Identifiers//​ tab on the [[patient_page|Patient Record]]. 
 +  - Click //Add Identifier//​. 
 +  - Type in the name of the external provider. Inca will auto-complete your search. 
 +  - In the //External Identifier//​ field, enter the ID used by the other service provider. 
 +  - Type a note if you wish. 
 +  - Press //Save//.
  
-Steps: 
  
-  - Create an [[account_management|Account]] using the '​Patient Service Provider'​ type or check the Lab/Medical Provider already exists +Saving this information makes it possible to run reports of the providers ​that you use and how many patients that they have seen/processed.
-  - Click the Identifiers tab on the [[patient_page|Patient Record]] +
-  - Click 'Add Identifier'​ +
-  - Type in the name of the external provider. Inca will auto-complete your search +
-  - In the External Identifier field enter the ID used by the other service provider +
-  - Enter is note if you wish +
-  - Press Save +
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-Saving this information makes it possible to run reports of the the providers you use and how many patients that have seen.+
  
 ===== Advanced Features ===== ===== Advanced Features =====
  
-Inca Clinic has workflow and approval features that can be configured to help you manage laboratory tests. For example Inca Clinic can be configured to email a reminder 5 days after a test has been ordered ​by no result received. For more information contact sales@incaplex.com.+Inca Clinic has workflow and approval features that can be configured to help you manage laboratory tests. For exampleInca Clinic can be configured to email a reminder 5 days after a test has been ordered ​if no result ​has been received. For more informationcontact sales@incaplex.com.
  
  
lab_orders.txt · Last modified: 2013/05/01 12:09 by sean
 
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