EHR Setup Window

Before entering patient data for EHR, you must define information so that it is available for selection. Several setup areas are accessed from the EHR setup window.

In the Main Menu, click Setup, Chart, EHR.

Settings: Define global meaningful use stage settings, severity levels for drug interaction alerts, and default encounter and pregnancy codes used in CQMs.

Allergies: Access the Allergy List.

Vaccine Def: Define any vaccines you administer. Usually dental offices do not give vaccines. See Vaccine Setup.

Drug Manufacturers: Set up Vaccine Drug Manufacturers for the vaccines you administer.

Drug Units: Set up Vaccine Drug Units for the vaccines you administer.

Reminder Rules: (optional) Set up rules for patient reminders. Rules are not required to document that a reminder has been sent.

Inbound Email: Define General Email Settings.

Educational Resources: Define Educational Resources that will be triggered for patients based on specific conditions.

Patient Portal: Set up the Patient Portal.

Provider Keys: Enter EHR Annual Provider Keys.

Code Systems: Download and view coding systems that are attached to patient data.

CDS Triggers: Configure Clinical Decision Support (CDS) interventions and permissions by user. See Configuring CDS Rules and CDS Permissions by User.

Time Synchronization: View the EHR NIST Time Synchronization window.

Internal OID Registry: Set up Object Identifiers (OIDs).

Emergency Now: Turn on/off temporary EHR Emergency access.