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Medication Finder

Version 14.19

About Medication Finder

Path: Clinical tab > Patient Chart button > Medications > New button > Ellipsis button (...) in Drug field 
Path: Practice Management tab > Patient Chart button > Medications > New button > Ellipsis button (...) in Drug field 
Path: Billing tab > Patient Chart button > Medications > New button > Ellipsis button (...) in Drug field 
Path: Clinical tab > Medication Favorites button 

The Medication Finder locates medications. Using the Medication Finder you can:

  • View medications on the All Favorites tab.
  • View medications on the Matching Favorites or Master List tabs if the drug name was entered in the Drug Name field.
  • Delete a medication from the All Favorites tab.
  • Edit a medication from the All Favorites tab.

Medication Finder Map

Number
SectionDescription

1

Drug Name search barThe Drug Name search bar locates the medication by typing in the drug name (up to 35 characters). It is suggested to type at least 4 to 5 letters.

2

Matching Favorites tabThe Matching Favorites tab displays the medication search results in the medication grid.

3

All Favorites tabThe All Favorites tab displays all the medications marked as a favorite on the Prescription Writer window.  Medications are grouped by category.
4
InteractionsWhen prescribing a medication, checking interactions will occur depending on which checkboxes are selected. For additional information on where the interaction preferences are set, click here.
5
FormularyWhen prescribing a medication, formulary checking can occur if the Check formulary checkbox is selected. For additional information on where the formulary checking preference is set, click here.
Version 14.10

About Medication Finder

Path: Smart Toolbar > Chart button > Medications tab > + button > Ellipsis in Drug field

The Medication Finder locates medications. Using the Medication Finder you can:

  • View medications on the All Favorites tab.
  • View medications on the Matching Favorites or Master List tabs if the drug name was entered in the Drug Name field.
  • Delete a medication from the All Favorites tab.
  • Edit a medication from the All Favorites tab.

Medication Finder Map

Number
SectionDescription

1

Drug Name search barThe Drug Name search bar locates the medication by typing in the drug name (up to 35 characters). It is suggested to type at least 4 to 5 letters.

2

Matching Favorites tabThe Matching Favorites tab displays the medication search results in the medication grid.

3

All Favorites tabThe All Favorites tab displays all the medications marked as a favorite on the Prescription Writer window.  Medications are grouped by category.
4
InteractionsWhen prescribing a medication, checking interactions will occur depending on which checkboxes are selected. For additional information on where the interaction preferences are set, click here.
5
FormularyWhen prescribing a medication, formulary checking can occur if the Check formulary checkbox is selected. For additional information on where the formulary checking preference is set, click here.