SCHEDULE LAB APPOINTMENTS – did you know
•you can schedule LAB appointment for each of your lab locations? •the lab scheduler integrates seamlessly with outpatient tracker? •a web version exists that allows patients to schedule their own Lab appointment via our patient portal? (ask about our beta program)
VERIFY LAB ORDERS – did you know
•phlebotomists can post an availability status along with a comment that will be seen by registrars? •phlebotomists can electronically double verify LAB orders? •MEDICON has 2 ways of logging and tracking which orders were entered in MEDITECH and which ones are pending? oMedicon allows the user to quickly record the date, time, and user of when an order is placed in your host system. This action updates the ‘Ordered’ column. oa toggle screen is available to show/organize orders yet to be placed in MEDITECH
PATIENT PAYMENTS – did you know
•MEDICON offers full cashier functionality to assist in up front collections? •you can provide your patients with a custom, professional looking receipt with your hospital logo? •a parameter exists that can require your registrars to collect a payment or provide a ‘no pay’ reason? •payment functionality integrates with your MPI allowing quick and accurate entry of patient name account number, etc •you can create custom cashier drawers with auto freeze ability •you can record any type of monetary payment (MC/VISA/Check/Cash/Amex) •you can identify the type of payment (co-pay, co-insurance, self) •you can reconcile/balance each drawer before closing 6 Reports available oCollection opportunity report (by Registrar) oCollection Report by user •integration with MEDICON “Pre Reg” functions allows registrars to quickly identify if a patient has a financial obligation? •MEDICON offers an outbound interface to auto post payments in host B/AR system
PATIENT SURVEYS – did you know
•Medicon allows you to print custom patient surveys? •patients can fill out electronic surveys directly at kiosks? •patients can fill out surveys through our patient web portal (coming soon)? •surveys can include questions based on patient’s actual visit statistics?
KIOSKS – did you know
•patients can self check in via free standing kiosks? •kiosks can accommodate both scheduled patients and walk in patients? •patients can fill out electronic surveys directly at kiosks after their visit is complete?
ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT – did you know
•MEDICON provides point of service document scanning and electronic fax reception integrated with a secure image archiving solution? •you can define your own custom document/image types? •you can design your own “quick scan” window and assign short cuts for your most commonly scanned documents? •MEDICON can provide an outbound image interface to your image archiving system (MEDITECH PCI, Cerner Power Chart, PM Office, Valco, Application Extender) providing automatic export of electronic faxes and scans acquired in MEDICON?
REGISTRATION STAFF SCHEDULER – did you know
•you can post an electronic staff schedule? •you can eliminate distributed excel spreadsheets? •edit once, all staff can view on-line?
STAFF AVAILABILITY – did you know
•registrars can post an availability status if room is empty (lunch, Busy)? •lab and diagnostics staff can post an availability status along with a comment that will be seen by registrars upon releasing a patient from their Registration Room.
GUEST CHECK-IN – did you know
•MEDICON can check in guests with a swipe of a drivers license? •guests are linked to specific patients? •you can take photos of each guest and print guest badges?
PATIENT TRANSPORT (development)– did you know
•MEDICON offers the ability to place a request for patient transport from any location to any location? •patient transport status is reflected in all tracking screens?
INPATIENTS – did you know
•MEDICON provides real-time inpatient tracking? •MEDICON can track inpatients through inpatient rooms, transport, diagnostic treatment, and surgery? •orders can be scanned or faxed directly to pharmacy? •ask about RFID hands free tracking – be a beta site!
NURSING – did you know
•Nurses can Scan Orders to Pharmacy? •Nurses can Fax Orders to Pharmacy? •Nurses can request and track transport of patients to diagnostic modalities/surgery/etc.? •You can check in and manage patients guests?
PHARMACY – did you know
•you can completely eliminate paper in the pharmacy? •pharmacy can electronically receive orders via Fax or Scan? •MEDICON can flag and highlight stat orders? •MEDICON can export electronic orders to your image archival system?
Facility Dictionary – did you know:
• you can dis-allow log in for all users? •you can set a parameters that will require passwords for log in and you can control credentialing through Active Directory?
User Dictionary – did you know:
•you can control facility access by User? •you can control report access by user? •you can control dictionary access by user? •you can control access to patient information by user? •you can control patient access by user? •you can display full patient name or masked name and it can be controlled by User or Workstation? •you can control the ability to emulate other users? •you can control access to electronic documents by user and document type?
Patient Filters – did you know:
•you can allow users to control their own patient filters or, through the use of User Access Control (UAC) and Access Profiles, you can centrally manage you users and their patient access?
BIG BOARD – did you know
•MEDICON provides an alternative view only mode optimized for large screen displays? •the Big Board displays visual progression of a patient’s movement through the system?
PRE REGISTRATION – did you know
•you can track different levels of Pre Registration, Pre Certification? •you can track financial obligation via ins deductible, deductible met, co insurance, co pay, •you can track all related documents, payments, appointments, and pre reg info all on one screen? •you can confirm reminders •pre reg functionality integrates seamlessly with outpatient tracking? •Ask about our text to speech automatic reminder calls. (be a beta site!)
CHECK-IN – did you know
•you can take a patient photo right at check in? •you can now scan documents right at check in? •you can now search for and assign faxes directly from the tracker? •MEDICON provides visual notifications signifying what PRE REG info is not yet complete? •you can place patients on Hold for any number of dictionary driven reasons? •you can require a physician to be named when placing patient on hold for lack of signature or diagnosis? •You can check in patient guests
DISPLAY – did you know
•a new column exists that displays “Running Duration” for patients in each status (Checked In, Waiting, Paged, Treatment) •you can define custom Color notifications based on appt type (PRE, Walk In, Sch) for patients exceeding a time limit in any status •you can define custom Pop Up Notifications by workstation based on appt type for patient exceeding a time limit in any status. •you can customize Registration Room/Suite Title Bar for each Registration Room (ex. You may want to include the reg room phone extension such “Reg Room #1 x3728”
REGISTRATION – did you know
•default tracking into a registration room works by the ‘Registration’ staff “pulling” patients into their registration room. Did you know a parameter exists that allows ‘Check In’ staff to “push” patients into a Registration Room? •a parameter exists that controls where patients go when paged by registrars? Patients can be tracked directly to a Registration room or tracked to an interim status of PAGED. •registrars can re-order appointments for walk in patients; determining the modality the patient is to see first? •registrars can post an availability status if room is empty (lunch, busy, etc.).
TRACKING – did you know
•that when a patient is paged by a Registrar to a Paged status, the NEXT appt columns reference the Registration room that initiated the page? This allows the check in staff to direct the patient to the correct Registration Room. •you do not need to implement appointment level tracking? Patients can be auto discharged after registration. This can implemented en masse or by appointment location. •you can barcode patients through modalities instead of traditional point and click actions? •you can barcode a wristband, a pre-printed survey, a facesheet, a pager or anything with a barcode? •MEDICON can receive and process inbound ADT messages from any host system including MEDITECH and Cerner which can provide additional tracking functions for Outpatient, ER, and Inpatients? •MEDICON can receive inbound ‘ORDER TAKEN’ messages from your PACS system which will auto track patients out of TREATMENT relieving the techs from manually tracking patients out? •MEDICON can process RFID transmissions for “hands-free” tracking? Ask how to be a beta site!
DIAGNOSTICS – did you know
•diagnostics staff can post an availability status along with a comment that will be seen by registrars upon releasing a patient from their Reg Room. •MEDICON has 2 ways of logging and tracking which orders were entered in MEDITECH (or any host system) and which ones are pending? oMedicon allows the user to quickly record the date, time, and user of when an order is placed in your host system. This action updates the ‘Ordered’ column. oa toggle screen is available to show/organize orders yet to be placed in MEDITECH •MEDICON can receive inbound ‘ORDER TAKEN’ messages from your PACS system which will auto track patients out of TREATMENT relieving the techs from manually tracking patients out. •MEDICON can process RFID transmissions for “hands-free” tracking? Ask how to be a beta site! •you can Barcode patients through modalities instead of traditional point and click actions?
FAX ORDER MANAGEMENT – did you know
•you can receive faxes electronically and completely eliminate the use of paper? •you can receive faxes from as many as 16 individual fax lines at one time? •the cataloging function integrates with your MPI ensuring quick, easy, and accurate assignment •you can filter documents by sending physician •you can reject faxes for a number reasons including no signature or diagnosis code and fax back to the sending physician? •you can receive and catalog faxes for scheduled and non scheduled tests? •you can use FOM to send patient orders to pharmacy? •you can organize faxes in custom folders •FOM integrates seamlessly with patient tracking and pre registration functions? •MEDICON can export all electronic faxes to your image archiving system?
SURGERY TRACKING – did you know
•you can track patients through all the different areas of surgery including schedule, checked in, pre op, surgery, post op, second stage recovery, special procedures, and more? •you can electronically notify post op that a patient will be arriving shortly •you can electronically notify the surgeon that the patient is prepped and ready •an electronic white board exists that shows the days scheduled surgeries by suite •a family waiting big board is available for waiting areas that shows the patient’s progression
•Patient Payment Portal (be a beta site!) •Patient Pre Reg portal (be a beta site!) •Patient Urgent Care registration portal (be a beta site!) •RFID - hands free auto tracking (be a beta site!)