Alerts can be set up from Patient Demographics and scheduler. The following steps show the way to set up alerts from the scheduler screen.

Choose the Scheduler module from the main menu. The Appointment Scheduler screen will be displayed as shown below.

Click on the patient for whom scheduling alerts are to be set up and click on the  icon.

The list of existing recalls(alerts) will be displayed on the top. To add a new alert click on the add_icon_small icon on the top.

Enter the details as mentioned below.

Initiate Date

Click on the date icon and choose the date of initiation of this Recall.

Due Date In

Select a due date for the Recall.

Name

Enter a name for this Recall in this box.

Status

Set the status of this Reminder to PENDING, it can be changed later to (COMPLETED, REVIEWED or VOID) depending on the nature of the task.

Type

Click in this box and choose the type of Recall (CALL BACK, COMPLETION, RECHECK, RECALL, REMINDER, TO DO, Alert).

Category

Select the correct category of the Recall from this box (CONSULTATION, COUNSELING, FOLLOW UP, LAB, X-RAY, Billing)

Review Date

This date is entered when a user reviews the Recall. (This is not a mandatory field). Alerts will be notified only till the review date.

Assigned to User

Select the user to whom this Recall should be assigned, the current user is selected by default.

Details

Enter the details of the Recall.

Review Comment

Comments while reviewing the Recall can be entered in this box if required.

Click the Save button to save this recall, the recall will be added to the list as shown below.

The added Patient alerts are displayed as popup in the Scheduler Screens on selecting the patient.

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Select the Do Not Show Again checkbox on the pop-ups to inactivate them the next time for that patient.