Double-click an encounter to open the appropriate workflow for the encounter type. For example, double-click an appointment to update the patient's registration. Double-click an admission to update the admission. Double-click a surgery to open Case Entry.
Press Alt+N to create a new preadmission. Press Alt+S to create a new admission. Press Alt+I to make a bed reservation.
Press Ctrl+Q to close Patient Station.
In the Show area, select:
Press Alt+L to open the legend and see a list of all icons, color codes, and layout options in Patient Station.
Press ENTER to open the selected workqueue from the Workqueues List.
To change the settings for a workqueue from the list, select it and press ALT+T.
To filter the workqueues you see in the list, press ALT+N. Then enter your filters and press ALT+A.
After filtering your list, press ALT+S to show all workqueues again.
Refresh WQs often to check for new assignments. To refresh a WQ, press ALT+R.
Reduce the number of accounts in a workqueue by clicking Filter and adding items to the tables.
To reset a filter, click Filter and select Apply Filter.
You can sort workqueues by any column. Click the column header once to sort in ascending order. Click twice for descending order.
To jump to a specific row when sorting by name, type the first letter of the name you need. For example, type "S" to jump to the first patient with a last name starting with S. You can do the same thing when sorting by numeric columns. Just type the first digit of the number you need.
Right-click any column header and select Columns. Select or clear check boxes to add or delete columns.
To update a patient's preadmission, admission, or discharge from a workqueue, double-click the patient's name.
Select the patient's name and press ALT+O. The Patient WQ Notes window opens. The note appears in the Details section.
Press ALT+E to open the Patient Workqueue Transfer window. Press F5 to see a list of workqueues you can reassign a patient to.
To delete a row in a list, press SHIFT+F4.
To bring up the previously entered record, enter "=".
To quickly enter address information, enter the patient's ZIP code first. The correct city and state appear automatically.
To add, change, or remove a PCP for a patient, click the PCP link.
Click Pull Info to quickly enter information from another place in the patient's record.
Press Alt+N to move to the next form in Registration. Press Alt+B to return to the previous form.
Press Alt+F to finish and close Registration.