Lab orders provide a workflow for the initiation, tracking, and documentation of point-of-care tests, paper-based labs, and electronic labs (eLabs). A lab order request can be initiated from within a clinical note or from the Labs/Studies page under the Clinical icon or on the Agenda.
Navigate to Labs/Studies
A lab order request can be initiated three different ways:
Create a Lab Order
The lab order displays in Labs/Studies under the Clinical icon, on the Agenda, and in the patient's record. Orders initiated from within a clinical note will also display in the Plan section of the note.
Point-of-care testing allows timely diagnosis and treatment of the patient, while the patient is still in the provider's office. Below is a list of the most commonly performed point-of-care tests. Results of these tests (paper order) can be added as discrete results in the patient's chart.
- Cholesterol Total*
- Ejection Fraction Study*
- Fecal Occult Blood
- Hemoglobin A1C*
- Influenza A/B
- Lipid Panel*
- Pregnancy Test
- Rapid Strep
- RSV Rapid Test
- Urinalysis w/Microscopy
*Indicates discrete lab result entry into Kareo Clinical is required to fulfill related MACRA/MIPS quality reporting for the following measures:
- Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control (9.0%)
- Heart Failure: Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic
- Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
- Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease