Ever wondered if there was a way to sort through the fives, tens, hundreds, of entries that may exist in a single patient chart? The "Search Chronological Record" tool allows you find specific types of notes, reports, labs, vitals and other values with ease.
You can use the "Search Chronological Record" tool to search for the following entries within a patient's chart. Click on each item below to see how the results will appear when you search for them:
- Key words
- Reports & Orders
- Lab Results (along with search terms for each test)
- NOTE: You must use the full string for the search to work, for example, you cannot only search for "gluc" you must type "glucose".
What will the search results look like in my Chronological Record?
To search for visit notes only, type in "progress note" or "progress notes" and press enter.
To search for all notes in the patient chart, type in "note" or "notes". This will include ALL types of notes: Visit, Email, Phone, etc.
2. Key words
Search key words from letters, visit notes, non-visit notes & messages.
3. Patient Reports & Orders
Search for Reports and Orders by typing in the type of order or report you're searching for.
Search for Medications by typing out the name of the medication.
To search for all vaccines type "vaccine", "vaccines" or "immunizations"
To search for a specific vaccine, type in the vaccine name ex. "flu" or "Tdap"
To search for all vitals type in "vitals".
To search for a specific vital, type in the vital name, ex. "BMI"
7. Lab results
Lab results that are received through a lab interface partner or where you have manually type the lab results into Elation will be be "searchable" data. (Words printed on fax PDFs uploaded to Elation will not be searchable, you MUST manually entered those values for trending).
Lab values in blue = within normal reference range
Lab values in red = outside of normal reference range
Reference the table below for search terms you can use for lab tests: