Clinicians can add individual types of data (immunizations, patient education) through the PCE user interface.
Clerks can add encounter form data that was incorrectly scanned or was missing.
The equals sign (=) can be used as a shortcut when selecting an action plus encounters or appointments from a list (e.g., Select Action: ED=2).
Information added to PCE can be viewed on the Health Summary or on PCE Clinical Reports.
Information added to PCE can be used to generate clinical reminders that will appear on a patient's Health Summary.
Each site can modify the choices available in PCE files for health factors, immunizations, patient education, etc.
You can enter encounter information for an inexact time in the past or from another site through Make Historical Enc.
Information entered through the Checkout Interview goes into the Scheduling package. The Checkout Interview information can also be entered directly through the Scheduling package. The dialogues, screens and resulting data are identical between the two packages.
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