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Prescription Writer

Version 14.19

About Prescription Writer

Path: Clinical tab > Patient Chart button > Medications > New or Edit button
Path: Practice Management tab > Patient Chart button > Medications > New or Edit button
Path: Billing tab > Patient Chart button > Medications > New or Edit button
Path: Clinical tab > Patient Chart button > Encounter or Well Visit > New or Open Note button > Medications > New or Edit button
Path: Practice Management tab > Patient Chart button > Encounter or Well Visit > New or Open Note button > Medications > New or Edit button
Path: Billing tab > Patient Chart button > Encounter or Well Visit > New or Open Note button > Medications > New or Edit button

The Prescription Writer creates prescriptions, links a pharmacy to the prescription, adds notes to prescriptions, adds a medication to the medication favorites list, and provides an outcome status note.

Prescription Writer Map

Number
SectionDescription

1

Prescription tabThe Prescription tab creates the prescription.  The prescription information includes fields for drug name, prescriber, ICD-10 code, days supply, refills, D.A.W. (dispense as written), duration and indication of whether this is an ongoing medication.

2

Notes/Visibility tabThe Notes/Visibility tab enters pharmacist and patient notes to the prescription.  The visibly dropdown field determines who can view the prescription notes. 

3

Status tabThe Status tab indicates the prescription outcome, lists any warnings, sets any overrides, and sets the pharmacy refill by information.

4

Information Access buttonThe Information Access button opens the Links window.  It is used to access websites and link PDF files.

5

Add to Favorites buttonThe Add to Favorites button opens the Medication Favorite Information window.  This button adds the medication to the medication favorite list.

6

Print buttonThe Print button saves the prescription changes and prints the prescription form.

7

Save buttonThe Save button saves the prescription changes.

8

Cancel buttonThe Cancel button closes the Prescription Writer window without saving any changes.
Version 14.10

About Prescription Writer

Path: Smart Toolbar > Chart button > Medications tab > Add Prescription (+) button

The Prescription Writer creates prescriptions, links a pharmacy to the prescription, adds notes to prescriptions, adds a medication to the medication favorites list, and provides an outcome status note.

Prescription Writer Map

Number
SectionDescription

1

Prescription tabThe Prescription tab creates the prescription.  The prescription information includes fields for drug name, prescriber, ICD-10 code, days supply, refills, D.A.W. (dispense as written), duration and indication of whether this is an ongoing medication.

2

Notes/Visibility tabThe Notes/Visibility tab enters pharmacist and patient notes to the prescription.  The visibly dropdown field determines who can view the prescription notes. 

3

Status tabThe Status tab indicates the prescription outcome, lists any warnings, sets any overrides, and sets the pharmacy refill by information.

4

Information Access buttonThe Information Access button opens the Links window.  It is used to access websites and link PDF files.

5

+ Favorites buttonThe + Favorites button opens the Medication Favorite Information window.  This button adds the medication to the medication favorite list.
6
Send buttonThe Send button saves the prescription and E-Prescribe.

7

Print buttonThe Print button saves the prescription changes and prints the prescription form.

8

Save buttonThe Save button saves the prescription changes.

9

Cancel buttonThe Cancel button closes the Prescription Writer window without saving any changes.