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Export/Import Labs to a Lab Facility

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

Overview

You will learn how to add labs to a lab facility in this article.

Using Export/Import to Copy an Existing Lab Profile to New Lab Facilities

Note: The Quest lab profile is recommended for export as it contains the largest set of tests. After re-importing the Quest lab profile to the new lab facility, review the list of tests to make sure it is accurate and complete.

  1. From HL7 Diagnostic Test Utilities, click the Test Name Pick Lists tab.
  2. Click the Activate button.
  3. Select Quest, or the lab that has the tests you wish to export, in the Test Facility column.
  4. Click the Export button.
  5. Choose a location to save the export file. Enter a name and click Save.  

  1. In the Test Facility column, highlight the lab facility to import the lab tests, and click the Import button.
  2. Confirmation window displays, select from the following.
  • Replace: Select to replace the labs with the imported lab information.
  • Append: Select to add to the labs with the imported lab information.
  • Cancel: Cancel the import.
  1. Search for and select the exported file. To see the lab tests imported you may need to navigate to another test facility and back.
Version 14.10
Utilities > Manage Clinical Features > Diagnostic Tests Set Up

Overview

You will learn how to add labs to a lab facility in this article.

Adding Outside Labs and Diagnostic Facilities

  1. In Diagnostic Test Set up (the HL7 Diagnostic Test Utilities: Diagnostic Test Lookup Data Tables window), click the first tab, Lab Facilities Names.
  2. Click the Blank field.
  3. Click .     
  4. Enter a Facility Name.
    If there is an interface to this lab, OP staff will help you fill out the Root Folder field.
  5. If this new facility is the preferred lab or diagnostic facility, check Default for Type

Using Export/Import to Copy an Existing Lab Profile to New Lab Facilities


The Quest lab profile is recommended for export as it contains the largest set of tests. After re-importing the Quest lab profile to the new lab facility, review the list of tests to make sure it is accurate and complete.
  1. In Diagnostic Test Set up, click the third tab, Test Name Pick-Lists.
  2. Click the Activate button.
  3. Select Quest in the Lab Name column at the left, then click the Export button.
  4. Choose a location to save the export file to, enter the name of the export file, and click the Save button.  

  1. In the Lab Name column on the left, highlight the new lab facility name, then click the Import button.

  1. Click the OK button to confirm the import.

Review the imported lab profile to make sure it is accurate and complete for the new facility.