Opening the ExamWRITER ePrescribing Interface

1. Open a patient’s exam record in ExamWRITER.

2. Follow the instructions below to ensure that the patient’s medication allergy and medication history information is recorded in the exam record:

a.    Click the Patient Hx - ROS tab on the ExamWRITER chart window

b.    Click the Patient History bar.

c.     Select Medications - Systemic/Ocular/Allergies [MU].

d.    Click Process.

e.    Double-click the medication name in the table at the top of the window to add it to the table at the bottom of the bottom of the window, if needed.

f.       To record a medication as discontinued, select the medication in the table at the bottom of the window, click Discontinue medication, select a date from the Discontinue Date calendar, and click Save.

g.    To denote if the patient is allergic to a medication, select the Allergy check box next to the medication in the table at the bottom of the window, click in the blank text box in the Reaction window, select as many reactions as necessary, right-click in the Reaction window, select an onset date from the Onset calendar, and click Save.

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h.    Click Save/Exit.

The ExamWRITER ePrescribing interface automatically checks for drug-drug and drug-allergy interactions to help meet the requirements for meaningful use (core measure 2).

3.Complete one of the actions below to open the Medication Order window:

-      Click the Surgery - Plan - Mgmt tab on the ExamWRITER chart window, click the Plan bar, select the Medication Rx check box, and click Process.

-      Press the F6 key anytime during an exam to record a patient’s prescription medication.

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Do not record the medication order in the ExamWRITER Medication Order window. You must record the medication order in the ExamWRITER ePrescribing interface to electronically submit the medical prescription.

4. Click the MU eRX icon to open the ExamWRITER ePrescribing interface.

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If you are not logged into ExamWRITER as a physician, ensure that the correct user is selected from the User ID drop-down menu, and, if necessary, type the password associated with the user ID in the Password text box and click Login. You must be a registered ExamWRITER ePrescribing interface user to log in to the interface.

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The practice, provider, patient demographic, medication allergy, and medication history information is sent from ExamWRITER and populated in the ExamWRITER ePrescribing interface.

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Modifications that you make to patient demographic, medication allergy, and medication history information in the ExamWRITER ePrescribing interface are only saved in the interface; the modifications are not transferred back to ExamWRITER.