Clinical Lab Test Results

Objective: Incorporate clinical lab test results into EHR as structured data.
Measure: More than 40 percent of all clinical lab test results ordered by the EP during the EHR
reporting period whose results are either in a positive/negative or numerical format
are incorporated in certified EHR technology as structured data.
Exclusion: An EP who orders no lab tests whose results are either in a positive/negative or
numeric format during the EHR reporting period.
Full Details: PDF


There are two main steps to meet this requirement:

  1. Placing a lab order
  2. Recording the lab results

Placing a Lab Order

1 – While on the patient’s chart, select the link that says ‘Orders.’2 – After you enter into the next screen, select ‘Order Request’ on the top right.

3 – Select the correct ‘requesting clinic’ ordering the lab.

4 – Select ‘Lab’ under the order type.

5 – Select the ‘Lab Location’ you are placing the order from.

6 – Select the Lab and include any notes about the lab.

7 – Select ‘Save’ and you are finished.


Recording The Lab Results

When you get the results back from the lab, you can complete the order by attaching the results to it.

1 – Use the search and filters at the top of the Orders window to find your order

2 – Click on the order to bring up its details window.

3 – Enter the results from the Lab on the right side under Lab Details You can also mark the order as complete by changing the status drop down under Order Details.


See also:


NOTE 1:  The most common Lab Chiropractors do is the Urine Analysis

NOTE 2: BackChart will not order the Labs for you.  BackChart only makes a record that you have ordered labs.

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