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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Re: Re: Immunisation edit question

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Re: Re: Immunisation edit question
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 22:30:24 +0100
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> Another example becomes relevant once GnuMed could support entering 
> referrals for consultation. Your patient then goes to the emergency 
> room with chest pain, and you learn from a discharge slip (or a phone 
> message left by the patient) that the Emergency Physician arranged 
> for the patient to be seen by Dr X, one of several local 
> cardiologists. Dr X may have seen your patient at the time, and/or 
> may intend an office visit in the near future. You may well want to 
> capture that Dr X has become involved.
> As it is not you who initiated that request for consultation, there 
> is nothing your office staff need do to make it happen. Yet the next 
> time you are responsible for care, if you were to check GnuMed for 
> any consultant involvement, you would want Dr X's name to show up 
> here, and not in some other section of the program called "hospital 
> visits", "care delivered elsewhere" or "miscellaneous notes".
That is akin to generating a "dummy" order "go see Dr X" and
putting "initiated by Emergency Physician at DGH" into the
attached clinical note, no ?

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