Important Content Update Message
We are currently updating the OP Help Center content for OP 20. We appreciate your patience as we continue to make these updates. To locate the version of your software, navigate to: Help tab > About.

Add Risk Questions and Responses

Version 14.19
Path: Clinical tab > More button (Customize Group) > Risk Assessments

Add Risk Questions

Note: Some risk questions are required for the middleware to function correctly. In particular, the questions for functional status, cognitive status, and smoking status can not be modified. These questions are directly derived from Promoting Interoperability (MU Stage 3).The LOINC codes on the questions, the set of allowed answers, and the SNOMED codes on those answers must conform to particular value sets specified by the CDA and/or QRDA specifications.

  1. Navigate to the Risk Assessments Editor using the path above.
  2. Click the Add button or click into the add a new question field and type the risk question.
  3. Complete the risk question using the table below.
Question Column
Description
Risk QuestionRisk question that will appear in the Risk Assessment tab in the patient chart or while charting a sick or well visit.
PrivacySet a privacy level to restrict visibility to specific staff.
Sort OrderNumeric value to organize questions within the Risk Assessment tab.
SexSet a risk question to display dependent upon a child's gender.
Min Age (months)Set a risk question to only display when a child has reached the minimum age.
Max Age (months)Set a risk question to no longer display when a child has reached the maximum age.
DX CodeThe code entered in this column is dependent on the DX Code Type.
DX Code TypeThe entry in this column controls what is entered in the DX Code. LOINC is the requirement for Meaningful Use.
Risk GroupThe question can be categorized in the risk group column.

Add Risk Answers

  1. If not in the Risk Assessment Editor, navigate using the path above.
  2. Click to select a risk question in the top panel. The answers to the selected question display in the Answer panel.
  3. Click the Add button or click into the add a new answer field and type the risk answer.
  4. Complete the risk answer(s) using the table below.
Answer Column
Description
Answer
Set of answers defined specific to the Risk Question selected. Selections will display when charting a sick or well visit
Answer CodeU=Unknown, N=Low Risk, R=At Risk, C=Current Exposure, P=Past Exposure, H=History
Risk LevelValue in the risk level will be set to reflect the answer code. Values set in this field set the display color on selection of the answer.
Sort OrderNumeric value to organize answers for a selected risk question
DX DescriptionDescription of the selected SNOMED. DX Description will populate if SNOMED selection is made in the SNOMED column.
SNOMEDSNOMED code selection. SNOMED will populate if a selection is made in the DX Description column.
DX Code TypeField will be left blank.

Note: A value of Unknown is required as an Answer for the Risk Question to be visible.

Version 14.10
Utilities > Manage Clinical Features > Risk Assessment Editor

Add Risk Questions


Some risk questions are required for the middleware to function correctly. In particular, the questions for functional status, cognitive status, and smoking status can not be modified. These questions are directly derived from MU1 and MU2 requirements. The LOINC codes on the questions, the set of allowed answers, and the SNOMED codes on those answers must conform to particular value sets specified by the CDA and/or QRDA specifications.


  1. Click the Utilities button  on the menu toolbar. 

Menu Toolbar: Utilities

  1. Select Manage Clinical Features.
  2. Select Risk Assessment Editor.  The Risk Assessment editor window displays.
  3. Click the Insert Record button
Note:  You may also click into the Insert Record field to add a question.

Risk Assessment Question: New Question

Question ColumnDescription
Risk QuestionRisk question that will appear in the Risk Assessment tab in the patient chart or while charting a sick or well visit.
PrivacySet a privacy level to restrict visibility to specific staff.
Sort OrderNumeric value to organize questions within the Risk Assessment tab.
SexSet a risk question to display dependent upon a child's gender.
Min Age (months)Set a risk question to only display when a child has reached the minimum age.
Max Age (months)Set a risk question to no longer display when a child has reached the maximum age.
DX CodeThe code entered in this column is dependent on the DX Code Type.
DX Code TypeThe entry in this column controls what is entered in the DX Code. LOINC is the requirement for Meaningful Use.
Risk GroupThe question can be categorized in the risk group column.
  • Click the dropdown arrow in the Privacy column and choose visibility restrictions. 

Risk Assessment Question: Privacy

  • Click the dropdown arrow in the Sex column and choose to limit the questions on gender. 

Risk Assessment Question: Sex

  • Enter age in months. The question should display in the Min Age (Months) column.
  • Enter age in months. The question should no longer display in the Max Age (Months) column.
If the Max Age is left blank the question will continue to display.

Risk Assessment Question: Min/Max Age

  • Enter a DX Code. The code is dependent on the DX Code Type. 

Risk Assessment Question: DX Code

  • Click the dropdown arrow in the DX Code Type column. 

Risk Assessment Question: DX Code Type

  • Click the dropdown arrow in the Risk Group column and choose.

Risk Assessment Question: Risk Group

Add Risk Answers

  1. Click the Utilities button  on the menu toolbar. 

Menu Toolbar: Utilities

  1. Select Manage Clinical Features.
  2. Select Risk Assessment Editor. The Risk Assessment editor window displays.
  3. Click to select a risk question in the top panel. The answers to the selected question display in the Answer panel.
  4. Click to select an answer.
  5. Click the Insert Record button .
Note:  You may also click into the Insert Record field to add a question.

 

Answer ColumnDescription
AnswerSet of answers defined specific to the Risk Question selected. Selections will display when charting a sick or well visit
Answer CodeU=Unknown, N=Low Risk, R=At Risk, C=Current Exposure, P=Past Exposure, H=History
Risk LevelValue in the risk level will be set to reflect the answer code. Values set in this field set the display color on selection of the answer.
Sort OrderNumeric value to organize answers for a selected risk question
DX DescriptionDescription of the selected SNOMED. DX Description will populate if SNOMED selection is made in the SNOMED column.
SNOMEDSNOMED code selection. SNOMED will populate if a selection is made in the DX Description column.
DX Code TypeField will be left blank.


  • Enter the Answer Code. Use the table grid above as a guide.  

Risk Assessment Answer: Answer Code

  • Click the dropdown arrow in the Risk Level column and choose the relationship with the Answer Code. 


Risk Assessment Answer: Risk Level

  • Enter the numeric value to order the answer. 

Risk Assessment Answer: Sort Order

  • Click the dropdown arrow in the DX Description column or SNOMED to search for a code.

Risk Assessment Answer: DX Description/SNOMED