This article covers following topics related to ' Usecase -1 : Advising Lab Test & Updating Test Report ' workflow in lab management system of healcon practice :
Lets go through them one by one .
How to advise lab test to patients ?
Please follow these steps to advise lab test to patients :
STEP -1 : Add patient incase its a new patient :
Please read this article to know how to add new patient :
STEP -2 : Go to 'Patient EMR' and add an appointment (incase you have not already added it ) in the patient case sheet :
STEP-3 : Once an appointment has been created for the patient , please Click on the "+Add Lab Job" button as shown in the screenshot below :
STEP-4 : Now start adding 'Lab Test' or 'Lab Task' as required from the drop down as show in the screenshot below :
STEP-5 : You can even add your most used 'Lab Tests'/'Tasks' and they will be available on the right side which can be used to add with a single click as shown in the screenshot below :
PS : Given you are only advising the lab test hence you may keep the 'Lab' field in the screenshot below 'empty' ( This field is required for only those doctors/clinics who collect sample at their clinic and send it to an internal or external lab for processing )
Once you are done simply click on the blue 'Save' button at the bottom right of the modal window .
By default the status of lab tests will be 'advised' and this can be used to share with patients as described in next section . Once added you will see the lab test in patient casesheet as shown in the screenshot below :
How to print/email advised lab tests and share with patients ?
In order to share the advised lab tests with the patient , simple click on the 'Action' and it will provide you with options to view / print / email lab test to easily share with the patients as shown in the screenshot below :
How to print/email advised lab tests along with 'Prescription' and share with patients ?
Incase you have written prescription and you want to print/email prescription along with the advised lab tests then you can simply click on the 'Action' button on the right of 'Prescription' in the case sheet as shown below and it will provide the option to print only prescription or along with advised lab tests (and also with clinical notes . )
How to update reports of lab test in the patient EMR when same is available ?
You can click on the blue 'Add Report' link against each advised lab test and same can clicked to upload the report once patient brings the soft copy of the report to doctor as shown in the screenshot below :
How to configure Lab settings ?
To set up your lab test & lab task catalogue , please click on this article for more details : Configuring Lab Management System Settings
We hope above articles will help you get started with advising lab tests & updating lab reports in a seamless manner .
PS : Lab management system in Healcon Practice software is a flexible system which ensures intuitive workflows for three different types of clinic users , incase you have different kind of requirement please refer to following tutorials for various use cases in lab management system :
- Use Case 1 : Advise Lab Tests & Update Test Report (this article)
- Use Case 2 : Advise Lab Tests & Track Reports From External Labs
- Use Case 3 : Advise Lab Tests & Manage Inhouse Lab along with billing
Healcon Practice Workflow is divided into following sections :
- Adding New Patient
- Searching Patient Records
- Scheduling Patient Appointment
- Updating Patient Health Records
- Creating New Treatment Plan
- Adding Clinical Notes
- Writing Prescriptions
- Lab Management System
- Patient Case Sheet
- Generating Bill
- Generating Receipts
- Adding Clinic Expenses
- Sending SMS To Patients
- Sending Email To Patients
- Adding Clinic Staff
- Adding More Clinics
- Online Appointment Booking
- Consultant (Visiting Doctor) Tutorial
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