This section describes how you can use clinical reminders, along with related tools and technology, to help clinicians provide better patient care. It reviews the following:
Relationships between PCE, encounter forms, health summaries, and clinical reminders.
Encounters and encounter forms, along with the considerations you need to keep in mind when designing encounter forms.
Clinical reminders set-up
Clinical reminders benefits
Where Does the Data for Reminders Come From?
Clinical reminders depend upon patient clinical information collected from a variety of sources, using manual data entry, automated data capture tools, and/or ancillary service activities. The following table shows some of the sources of patient data for clinical reminders.
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