c. Complete a Clinical Definition Worksheet for each reminder you wish to change. This is where you define the reminder print name, description, type, target result finding file, timeframes, taxonomies, and health factors, etc.
d. Get approval from your Medical Staff Executive Committee for your reminder definitions.
4. (optional) If a distributed taxonomy definition related to a reminder needs modification, do the following:
a. Copy the taxonomy and then edit it, using the Copy Taxonomy option.
b. Modify the reminder to reflect the newly created taxonomy, using the Reminder Edit option.
5. Use options on the PCE Table Maintenance Menu to enter any locally created education, examinations, health factors, immunizations, or skin tests.
6. Coordinate the use of encounter forms (through the AICS package) with the use of Health Summary Clinical Maintenance components.
Make sure the relevant encounter forms contain all appropriate list bubbles for PCE data: Health factors, exams, immunizations, diagnosis, patient education, procedures, and skin tests.
7. Use the Health Summary package to activate clinical reminders and clinical maintenance components.
a. Enable components through the Health Summary Maintenance Menu (GMTS IRM/ADPAC Maintenance Menu).
b. Inactivate reminder topics you will not be using.
c. Create a Preventive Medicine Health Summary to display reminders and health maintenance components, or add these components to existing health summaries. You can print copies and include them with the encounter form and chart for each visit, or your providers can view health summaries on their computers.
8. Inactivate reminders which will not be used, with the Activate/Inactive Reminders option.
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