The Infectious Disease Profile in Axxess Hospice is designed to help agencies easily track infectious diseases and screening tools used to detect them. This feature streamlines operations by enabling agencies to manage all aspects of infectious disease monitoring in one place, and facilitates compliance with infection control and emergency preparedness planning requirements.
Users can access the Infectious Disease Profile for employees in the Infectious Disease Profile tab of user profiles. Users can access the Infectious Disease Profile for patients in the Patients tab drop-down menu and the Actions menu in patient charts.
To access an employee’s Infectious Disease Profile:
People tab ➜ People Center ➜ Edit ➜ Infectious Disease Profile tab
To access a patient’s Infectious Disease Profile:
Patients tab ➜ Infectious Disease
Patients tab ➜ Patient Charts ➜ Actions menu ➜ Infectious Disease
Users can also access the Infectious Disease Profile from within clinical documentation, so patient disease screenings screenings can easily be documented as they are completed at the point of care.
In the RN Initial Assessment, RN Initial/Comprehensive Assessment, RN Comprehensive Assessment and RN Recertification Assessment, click Infectious Disease Profile in the Infection Surveillance section.
In the Skilled Nurse Visit and Skilled Nurse PRN Visit, click Infectious Disease Profile in the Infection Control section.
Infectious disease screenings that have been completed are listed in the Infectious Disease Profile with the following details:
Patient Infectious Disease Profile:
User Infectious Disease Profile:
Select View in the Actions column to display the results of a screening that has been completed.
To add a new COVID-19 screening for the patient or user, click Add COVID-19 Screening.
Complete the screening questions and assign a risk level based on your agency’s policy. A date of screening is required before the screening can be saved. Click Save Screening to complete the screening process, or Save & Add Another to document another screening for the patient or user.
For more information on the screening and COVID-19, click the tool tip icon next to the screening title.