Add New Labs for Outside Lab Facilities

Version 14.8
Utilities > Manage Clinical Features > Diagnostic Tests Set Up


This section of the documentation will instruct on the method of adding labs to a lab facility.

Adding Outside Labs and Diagnostic Facilities

  1. In Diagnostic Test Set up (the HL7 Diagnostic Test Utilities: Diagnostic Test Lookup Data Tables window), click on the first tab, Lab Facilities Names.
  2. Click into the blank field.

  3. Click .     
  4. Enter a Facility Name.
    If there will be 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 on 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 Export.
  4. Choose a location to save the export file to, name the export file, and click Save.  

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

  1. Click OK to confirm the import.
  2. Review the imported lab profile to make sure it is accurate and complete for the new facility.