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Add Additional Lab Facilities

Version 14.19
Path: Clinical tab > More button (Customize group) > Diagnostic Tests button

Entering a New Lab Facility

  1. Click on the Lab Facilities tab. A list of the labs and radiology facilities will be displayed.

  1. Click the Add button in the tool bar. A new row will appear in the grid.
  2. Review the table below for required information.
FieldDefinition
IDID will populate once the lab has been saved.
Client IDDo not complete if a lab interface, OP will complete this field. If no lab interface enter the practice lab account number or lab name.
Root Dir*Client Server practices only. This is the path where lab results are stored.
OP Lab IDDo not complete if a lab interface, OP will complete this field. If no lab interface enter the practice lab account number.
Lab NameEnter the name of the lab facility.
NotesAdditional text field specific to the lab facility. This field is visible only on the Lab Facilities tab.
Order TypeClick the drop-down arrow and select from the list.
  • Lab Portal: The order type is used when using a results only lab interface.
  • Phone: Do not use.
  • Paper: This is the default order type. Select when no lab interface.
  • In House: Do not use.
  • Auto generated: Do not use.
  • Legacy Data: Do not use.
  • Electronic: The order type is used for labs that are eLabs/bi-directional.
On adding a new requisition, create the following itemsClick the drop-down and select from the list.
  • Requisition Only: This is the recommended selection when using a lab interface
  • Requisition and Order: This selection will create a lab requisition and a blank order, no result lines.
  • Requisition, Order and Result: This selection will create a lab requisition, the order and results.
HL7 Version*Cloud practices only. Will always be set to .HL7. This information will be entered by OP.
Ack RequiredDo not complete.
File ExtDo not complete.
Default for TypeSelect the checkbox for the preferred Send Out lab facility.
RestrictedLeave unchecked.
ArchivedSelect the checkbox if the practice no longer will use the lab facility.
Office Location IdentificationAccount number assigned by the lab facility for each location.
Provider Lab identification (Lab Links)Provider and unique value assigned by the lab facility, typically this will be the NPI.
  1. Click the Save button.
Version 14.10
Utilities > Manage Clinical Features > Diagnostic Test Setup

Entering a New Lab Facility

  1. Click on the first tab, Lab Facility Names. A list of the labs and radiology facilities will be displayed.
  2. Click on the Green Plus button  in the tool bar. A new row will appear in the grid.
  1. Enter the name of the lab in the Facility Name field.
  2. Root Folder will be filled out if there will be a lab results interface.
  3. Orders Type defaults to Paper.
  4. Requisition information defaults as shown above.
  5. Notes are for internal use by your practice.
  6. Leave Archived unchecked. It will not show if checked.
  7. Leave Restricted unchecked.
  8. Lab ID will fill in automatically.
  9. Check Default for Type if this new facility will be the preferred choice for Send Out requisitions of this facility type (i.e., Lab, Radiology).
  10. Leave Parent Lab blank.
  11. Click the Green Check button to Save.
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If this facility will have a lab interface there MUST be a value in the *Root Folder* field for this facility to appear in the Lab Links tab in the Provider directory. Consult with OP if you do not know the value for this field.