Menu 2: Clinical Lab Test Results

Objective

Incorporate clinical lab test results into the EHR as structured data.

Measure

More than 40% of all clinical lab test results ordered by the EP during the EHR reporting period whose results are either in a positive/negative or numerical format are incorporated in certified EHR technology as structured data. 

DENOMINATOR: Number of lab tests ordered during the EHR reporting period by the EP whose results are expressed in a positive or negative affirmation or as a number.

NUMERATOR: Number of lab test results whose results are expressed in a positive or negative affirmation or as a number which are incorporated as structured data.

Exclusion

An EP who orders no lab tests whose results are either in a positive/negative or numeric format during the EHR report in period. 

For more information from the CMS regarding Menu 2: Clinical Lab Test Results click here.

 

How to (Website)

Step 1: Search for the patient you are wanting to enter in labs for by using the spotlight search in the upper right corner, or through your patient list.

Step 2: When in the Lab Orders section of the patients chart enter in the results values into the given fields. 

Step 3: Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Submit Order to complete the process. 

 

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