National Vision User Group News
So you've created a good summary guideline and you want it to be shown as the first view when you open a patient record. Here's how.
Understand Read codes better and create better structured records
Sometimes it is appropriate to prescribe a multi-drug regime instead of just a single drug item. Here's how.
Fed up with closing a patient on consultation manager because it is locked? Then having to re-select the patient to start a consultation?
When printing lists of patients from a search, previously we would write on them what they were or highlight male/female patients to sort through. They would easily get confused with other search prints, often having to be reprinted just to make sure. We would also have to keep going back and fore to the search criteria, wondering what we had actually asked to search for! But now...
If your practice are active users and editors of Vision guidelines then confusion can arise. Which is the latest version? Who edited that one and when? How do I restore an old version?
For a while practices have been able to send letters to a group of patients either through NVUG's DocMailer application or directly through the CFH Docmail website. However there is a new application available from CFH Docmail that allows you to send individual mail merged letters for a reduced cost as well. As well as reducing the cost of the postage, you can also save staff time and the cost of consumables as letters do not need to be printed.
Sometimes, such as for requirements of the current Scottish QP, it is necessary for practices to all run searches with the same criteria. But it isn't necessary for each practice to create the search themselves
For English practices the Unplanned Admissions DES is important and has short deadlines for completion of some tasks. Here's one task you can start on immediately.
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