The Medication Profile can be accessed through the Actions menu in the top right corner of the Patient Chart, or by selecting Medication Profile under the Patients tab.
Find a specific patient using the filters and/or search on the left-side menu:
Select a patient’s name to view his/her Medication Profile.
The banner at the top of each Medication Profile provides a quick view of the patient’s demographics. There are hyperlinks to the patient address and phone number. Select View Patient Chart or View Patient Schedule to go directly to the respective location for the patient.
To add a new medication, click the Add Medication button on the right side of the screen.
Complete the fields in the Add Medication box that appears:
Once all required fields are completed, click Save Medication or Save & Add Another.
A green confirmation will appear and the medication will be added to the Active Medications list.
Discontinue a medication by clicking Discontinue on the right side under Actions. When asked to confirm, click Yes, Discontinue to discontinue the medication or No to keep the medication active.
A green confirmation will appear and the medication will move to the Discontinued Medications list, under Active Medications.
To change part of an order, click the three-dot icon in the Actions column and select Discontinue & Copy from the drop-down menu. The original medication will automatically have a discontinue order written and an updated order will be added.
The fields from the last medication will be retained. Update the fields as needed and click Save Medication.
After changes have been saved, the previous medication order details will populate in the Discontinued Medications list, and there will be two lines created on the generated physician’s order. Discontinue Order will display data for the previous order and New Medication Order will display the newly entered data.
Drug interactions are automatically checked with each new medication order, and can also be checked manually by clicking the Check Active Drugs Interaction button on the right side of the Medication Profile.
Drug interaction results are displayed in the top banner. The number of major drug interactions are displayed in red. Moderate drug interactions appear in orange. If no drug interactions are identified, green text indicates that no interactions were found.
To view drug interaction result details, click the Detailed Drug Interaction Report tab.