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Complete a Patient's Risk Assessment

Version 14.19

Overview

Risk Assessment questions and answers can be used in practice Care Plans and as values for Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). While Risk Factors are typically assessed during a Well Visit, the Risk Assess section of the Patient Chart is also available during the charting of an Encounter. Risk factors display based on the child's age.

Complete the Risk Assessment

  1. From an open Visit Note, click Risk Assessment in the Window Navigation panel.
  2. If there are no change or additions to the current Risk Factors, click the Mark Reviewed button.
  3. If there are changes or additions to the current Risk Factors, follow the steps below:
  1. Status: Select an option from the drop-down menu.
  2. Notes: Enter notes or comments as needed.
  3. PL: Click the Button to add a positive status to the Problem List.
  4. Created By: Displays the name of the current logged in user.
  5. Status Date: Displays the current date. Date updates when a change is made to the status.
  1. Show all risk factors: To update a Risk Factor that is not currently displaying for a child due to their current age (i.e. Smoking Status prior to the age of 13), select the checkbox to see a list of all Risk Factors in OP.

Version 14.10

Under the Risk Assessment List, you can select common risk factors and use them in the care plans for your patients. This helps with using OP for Meaningful Use as well as with OP Care Plans.

Opening:

  1. Open the Patient Chart and choose a patient.
  2. Click the Risk Assessment tab  .
  3. Risk factors are displayed based on the child's age.
  • Status field: To update a Risk Factor, click the Status field to the left of the Risk Factor and select a Status.
  • Notes field: Enter Notes/Comments as needed.
  • PL: For a positive status, you can add the Risk Factor as a Problem in the patient's Problem List by clicking the Button in the PL field.
  • Created By: Displays the name of the logged in user when opening the chart tab.
  • Status Date: Displays the current date. Date will update if previously entered when a Status change is made.
  1. Review Log tab:
  • Displays entries with the name, date and time each time the Green Checkmark is selected indicating the Risk Factors have been reviewed.
  1. Show all risk factors: To update a Risk Factor that is not currently displaying for a child due to their current age (i.e. Smoking Status prior to the age of 13), select the checkbox to see a list of all Risk Factors in OP.