Computerized provider order entry (CPOE) refers to the process by which providers enter and send treatment instructions – including medication, laboratory, and radiology orders – via EHR rather than paper, fax, or telephone.

This article explains how to record Lab & Radiology orders in EHR and print the same.

  1. Initiate Charting. To know more on how to initiate charting, click here.
  2. After choosing the Diagnosis section from EHR, choose the relevant ICD-10 codes with their respective Diagnosis Pointers(D1, D2, D3, etc.); see Image 1.

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3. After selecting ‘Diagnosis Codes’, select the lab orders from within the lab order section and Radiology procedures from the Radiology section as shown in Images 2 and 3.

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4. If you are connected with a lab Interface, click Send to submit the order electronically to the lab. If you are not connected with a lab, orders(CPOE) can be printed from 2 areas.

4.1 ‘Charting Actions’ under ‘Visit Hx’– From Visit history tab, select the required chart/Date of Service , click on Charting Actions Icon highlighted In Image 4.1a and navigate to “Charting Actions” page; you may either ‘Print’ or ‘Fax’ orders from there; see Image 4.1b.

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4.2 Directly from “Complete note screen”-On saving the chart, the ‘Chart Saved Successfully’ page comes up, we can either “Print” or “Fax” the Orders from here; see Image 4.2.

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