Create Order From Patient Search

To create an Order for the patient, click the Actions dropdown on the right side of the patient row. Choose  Create Order. The Create Order page opens.

Help Topics on This Page

Select a Physician
Select a Location
Select the Type of Order You are Submitting
Proceed with Order Submission

Select a Physician

On the Create Order page, the patient is displayed in the Patient Information area. Click Select a Physician... and choose the ordering physician.

Select a Location

Click Select a Location... and choose a location to receive the order. A list is displayed showing the types of orders that can be processed by the location.

Select the Type of Order You are Submitting

Click the check box next to the type of order you are submitting for the patient. A summary table showing the patient's upcoming orders and filled/scheduled orders in the last 200 days (for the type of order you checked), is displayed to the right on the page.

  • Note: If you click the check box of more than one type of order, the summary table will display orders for all of the order types selected. For example, if you click only the Lab Order check box, only Lab Orders are displayed in the table. If you also click the Radiology-Imaging check box, Lab Orders and Radiology-Imaging Orders are displayed in the table.
  • Review previously submitted orders to avoid submitting a duplicate order:
    • In the display table, click the page icon at the beginning of a row to view an existing order
    • In the display table, click the information icon at the end of the row to view the order details  

Proceed with Order Submission

To proceed with submitting the new orders for the patient, first make sure your browser is set to allow pop-ups. If pop-up blocking is on, Order Forms will not open.

  1. Click the Create Order Form(s) button.
  2. An Order Form opens in a new window. If multiple order types are selected, an Order Form opens in a new window for each of them.
  3. Complete the Order Forms. Order Forms are specific to a practice or hospital. Please carefully read the form and complete all required fields (*) and any open text fields.
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