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.
- Initiate Charting. To know more on how to initiate charting, click here.
- 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.
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.
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.
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.