Creating SMARText Prescriptions for Durable Medical Supplies

Durable Medical Supplies can now be created as SMARText Items and printed or  faxed from the Rx Manager.

In this lesson we are going to create a prescription for Lancets.

Accessing the SMARText Items Manager

Accessing the SMARText Items Manager

1) Click on Docutainers on the Menu Bar

2) Click on SMARText Items

Creating a New Item

Creating a New Item

1) Click on the Green + to create a Medication Item.  

***Note this should only be done when creating DME Items.  Prescription medications should be duplicated and then edited.  See "Creating SMARText Items in the SMARText Items Manager"

1) Click the radio button next to Medication

2) Click Create

1) Enter Shortcut

2) Enter Description.

3) Enter Keywords

4) Check Box next to Display Header and Enter Diabetic Testing Supplies

Entering the "Strength"

Entering the "Strength"

1) Left Click on Strength to bring up the Item Comment Box

2) Type in the Item Comment box "Lancets and Strips"

3) Click Save


Entering the "Sig"

1) Left click over Sig

2) Create a new Sig by clicking in the blank sig line in the SMART Quick Access and enter your Sig

3) Click on the Empty SIG to save the newly created sig

4)Click on the sig you created to Insert this into your item.


Fill out Remaining Items

Fill out Remaining Items

Fill in Dispense number, Substitutions, and Refills.

Removing Sub Items

The SMARText item will  have sub items associated with a medication. To remove the sub items not needed:

1) Right click over the SMARText header

2) Choose Manage Sub items

3) In the SMARText Quick Access, un check the sub items not needed leaving only the Sub Items Strength, Sig, Quantity, Substitutions Refills,and Related Dx


Uncheck items you do not wish displayed on the prescription.  For example, Start Date and End Date, Comments.

Saving your Item

Complete the item and ensure items looks as it should.

Hit Save.

Inserting the prescription into the chart

Inserting the prescription into the chart

In the Medication Field of the SOAPnote, enter the shortcut code followed by the spacebar.

Related Diagnosis

Related Diagnosis

If the patient, insurance or pharmacy require a Related diagnosis.

1) Right Click on the Item Header

2) Select Manage Sub Items

3) Check Related Dxs in the SMARText Quick Access

** In your Default Layout (Tools > Options > Structured Rx)  if you have Related Diagnosis checked this will automatically display Related Diagnosis and you will not need this step**

Printing or Faxing the Prescription

1) Press the F8 key on the keyboard ( or right click over the Medication Field Header and choose Rx Manager) to bring up the Rx Manager. The dose will say "Strength Comment Not Allowed", this will not affect printing or faxing the prescription.

2) Click on the drop down arrow next to the Submit Button.

3) Choose Print or Fax.

Item Sent

The item has now been either faxed to the pharmacy or printed.  Prescription will now display in the History tab of the Rx Manager.


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