Action Required Banner

The following information is displayed at the top of all windows in a patient's clinical record:
  • Patient Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Communicare's Patient Id
  • Medical Record Number (where provided and configured)
  • Health Care Homes Status (where enabled)
  • Action Required Banner:
    • Actions list
    • Clinical information

Action required banner

The Action Required Banner comprises important clinical information and actions required. Click any link to go to the appropriate section in the clinical window.

Actions list

The left side of the banner contains links to the following information:
  • Verbal Orders - a label indicating active unreviewed verbal orders. Visible if the Medications Management module is enabled
  • Unreviewed Documents - a label indicating unreviewed documents. Visible if you belong to a user group with the Electronic Documents system right
  • Immunisations - a label indicating missing immunisation records
  • Investigations - a label indicating open investigation requests and unreviewed pathology and radiology results. Visible if you belong to a user group with the Investigations system right
The background of the link icons are colour-coded:
  • Orange - indicates that attention is required. For example, if there are unreviewed investigations for this patient.
  • Grey - indicates that no action is required. For example, the documents link is grey when there are no unreviewed documents in the system for this patient.

Clinical information

The right section of the banner displays important clinical information:
  • Pregnancy - if a patient is pregnant and the pregnancy has been recorded on the Obstetrics tab, the Pregnancy panel is displayed. The panel shows the gestation of the pregnancy. Click to go to the Current Pregnancy tab and view the obstetrics summary. For more information about the gestation displayed, see Gestation calculation.
  • Medical Alerts - a panel indicating any medical alerts that apply to the patient. Click to go to the 'Alerts and Other Information' section of the Clinical Record summary.
  • Adverse Reactions - a panel listing as many allergies and adverse reactions as possible. Click to go to the 'Adverse Reaction Summary' section of the Clinical Record summary.