Add a Medication to the Favorites List

Version 14.8


It is important to build a medication favorites list for ease of prescribing common medications, and, in the event of an Internet outage, medication favorites will be the only medications available when prescribing. This section will guide the users through the steps required to create a favorite medication. To make a medication a favorite:

  1. From a chart, click the Medications button to open the medication list.
  2. Click the Add a new prescription button .
  3. The Allergy Warning window displays if the patient has any ACTIVE medication allergies or reactions. If none, go to step 5.

  1. Click OK button.
  2. The Prescription Writer window displays.

Note: The prescription window is set by default to open in the Med to dispense format.
  1. Type the drug name (up to 35 characters) in the Drug field.
  2. Press the Enter key or the ellipse button.
  3. The Medication Finder window displays.

  1. A list of medications matching the search will display.

NoteIf the medication displays in the Matching Favorites tab, the medication is already in the medication favorites list.
  1. Click the Master List tab.
  2. Highlight the medication.
  3. Click the OK button or double-click to select.
  4. The Prescription Writer window displays.
  5. Complete the window.
  6. Click the Favorites button.

  1. A pop-up window will prompt you to assign the prescription a Category Name.

  2. Click the drop-down arrow to select a medication category.

Note: You can either choose an existing category (e.g. Asthma), or create your own by typing directly into the field. You can also designate sub-categories if desired.
  1. Assign a Prescription Template Title (usually the drug name).
  2. If this is a medication you would like your nurses to be able to write from start to finish on your behalf, click on the check box to allow proxy use by non-prescribers.

  3. Click the OK button.