Patient Reports (Physician Office or Long-Term Care Setting)

Report Types

Clients may choose from one of the following selections to meet their reporting needs:

  1. New Activity Event Reports
  2. Final Event Reports (only)
  3. Daily Event Reports followed by Final Event Reports

New Activity Event Reports [Teal border]

  • A new report is generated as new results are processed.
  • The report contains the new activity since the last report.
  • All order codes display.
  • Clients are requested to retain all reports to ensure that the patient chart is complete.

Final Event Reports (Only) [Teal border]

  • A report qualifies to print when all testing is completed for a specific patient encounter.
  • Clients are requested to retain all reports to ensure that the patient chart is complete.

Daily Event Reports [Burgundy border]
Followed by
Final Event Reports [Teal border]

  • A Daily Event Report is generated when one or more test results are pending on a patient encounter. When a new Daily Report qualifies to print, it contains all previous test results as well as the new activity. ‘Old’ Daily Reports may be replaced as the new ones are generated.
  • The Final Event Report prints when results for all orders in an event have been completed.
  • The Daily Event Report(s) should be discarded when the Final Report is generated.

Report Content Format

Each report contains the following information for Chemistry and Hematology testing:

  • Ordered tests
  • Collection Date & Time // Received Date & Time
  • Test name and corresponding results
  • Reference ranges and units of measure (when applicable)
  • Abnormal results demarcated with * symbol
  • Critical values demarcated with ** symbol
  • Priority codes such as STAT
  • Result date and time

Microbiology procedures display:

  • Ordered tests
  • Collection Date & Time// Received Date & Time
  • Procedure Name
  • Specimen Source
  • Special requests or comments
  • Results
  • Report status: Pending or Final
  • Result date and time

Blood Bank testing includes:

  • Ordered tests
  • Collection Date & Time // Received Date & Time
  • Information about each allocated unit for type & crossmatches
  • Patient ABO/Rh
  • Antibody information
  • Result date and time

Reports may also contain additional information such as:

  • Special order comments about faxing and result notification.
  • An indication that the report was forwarded upon request to a “copy to” physician.
  • Explanation of test results.
  • Pertinent details about critical values and abnormal data that are communicated to a clinician.
  • Notification about tests that are canceled, indicating a reason for the cancellation, amended reports that are clearly indicated, and contain the new activity as well as the previously reported data.
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