Outpatient Sidebar Index for Prescribers

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  • Sidebar Index for Prescribers now available in Outpatient Encounters
A "Sidebar" is available in opened patient charts. It can be collapsed or expanded, and facilitates quick access to information that can help with charting tasks performed in the main (center) chart area. Previous postings describe an enhanced "index", appearing at the top of inpatient chart sidebars. This supports rapid switching between a set of Sidebar activities of particular help to prescribers.

A similar sidebar index is now available to outpatient encounters (visit, documentation, order, pre-charting and other encounter types). Indexed sidebar activities remain high-value for clinicians, but optimized for common outpatient work and information flows.

The outpatient sidebar index items and functions are explained in the Clinician Manual: