All Search Results (See Accessing OLIS lab reports) from OLIS can be viewed and acted upon in the Preview screen.

The main components of this view are:

Patient Information

This section displays the name, identification, date of birth and gender of the patient as returned by OLIS.

📌 Note:

If patients' information do not match the EMR data (e.g. different last name), the header will be RED and a Match Patient button will be presented. Patients must be matched in the EMR to see/ perform any actions on the lab results. See Previewing OLIS lab reports - matching your patient.

Navigation Links

The navigation links on the top right of the screen, allow users to:

  • Start a new query for the patient (Search).

  • View the transaction log history (OLIS log of raw queries sent to OLIS).

Errors/ Information

This section can contain information pertaining to your result sets, such as:

Filters

  • There are numerous filters available to you.

  • Each filter is populated with the appropriate options available based on the result data.

  • Multiple filters can be selected at once to help narrow down the results for efficiency.

  • The filters operate on all results in the preview (not just the current page).

Results

The results section contains any lab records returned by OLIS.

  • Each row is a lab report with a unique accession number.

  • Reports contain test requests, and each test request can contain multiple results.

Providers can

  • Sort data using the directional arrows available on the column headers,

  • Change page size, and

  • Navigate to other pages

At the Report level, you can

Action

Function

Click Checkmark icon

Saves report permanently to the patient chart and inbox (optionally review as well).

Click Cross icon

Removes report from preview (will show in information section).

Click Notepad Icon

View the full lab report in HTML and downloadable PDF.

At the Test Request level, you can

Action

Function

Click Checkmark icon

Saves a single test request for the entire report (as well as its underlying results) to the patient chart.

Click Cross icon

Remove a test request from preview.

Select checkboxes and click Save Multiple Results

Saves multiple test requests in report.

At the Test Result level, you can

Action

Function

Click Checkmark icon

Save as a single test result to the patient chart.

Click Cross icon

Remove single test result.

Select checkboxes and click Save Multiple Results

Saves multiple test results.

⚠️ Important Note:

When you save parts of a report, you cannot save other parts of the report to the patient chart in the future (unless it is updated).

You can however return to view the entire report in preview.

Actions

The action buttons below the results are for bulk actions

Save All

Permanently saves all the lab records in the results set (all pages) to the patient chart and are added to your inbox.

Remove All

Removes all records in the results set (all pages).

Delete Preview

Deletes the current preview and will no longer appear as an item in the Previews menu in the OLIS query window. This cannot be undone.

Once lab results are saved, you can find them

  • In your Inbox, and

  • Under Patient Files

12.10.2020

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