PPS: How to Order E-labs

This article applies to the Private Practice Suite 

To order E-labs:

  1. Open the patient chart for the patient the lab is for.
  2. Click Lab Requests tab.
  3. Click New E-lab Order. This will cause the Lab order window to open in a new tab.

 

  1. Set order type:

  • PSC: Patient service center will collect specimen.
  • Standard: Lab will collect specimen.
  • Reccuring: Not applicable to Valant at this time. 
  1. Verify patient demographics.
  2. Fill out the order information.

  • Lab Order: if you have more than one lab, indicate which lab.
  • Operator: this is the person entering the lab order.
  • Ordering physician: who is ordering the lab work.
  • Client Facility: if the practice has more than one facility.
  • Collection date and time: defaults to today, used when specimen is collected at the practice.
  1. Input Test codes:

  • Tests can be searched for by clicking on the binoculars icon, then using the name of the test,panel, or by code.
  • The test code is specific to the Lab.
  • Labs and panels can be saved to Preferences, these will appear below the search window for quick access.
  1. ICD Codes:

  • Tests can be searched for by entering a code in the text box. 
  • Diagnosis codes can be saved to Preferences, these will appear below the search window for quick access.
  1. Instructions/comments:
  • Not required, fill out as needed
  1. Once complete click Validate Order.

  1. The Validation screen will give you a preview of the lab order and allow you to print a labels if collecting the specimen at the practice. Once verified click Print and Send.

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