You can specify a patient's preferred pharmacies to help expedite the entry of an electronic prescription for that patient. As needed, when you are entering a prescription, you can change the pharmacy where the prescription is to be sent.
To add a pharmacy for a patient's electronic prescriptions
How to get there
If the correct patient is not already selected, use the Patient Search box to access the patient's record.
Note: You can include inactive patients in the search results by setting the Include inactive patients switch to On.
On the Patient menu, under General, click (or tap) Prescriptions.
The patient's Patient Prescriptions page opens.
On a patient's Patient Prescriptions page, on the Prescription button menu, click (or tap) New Electronic Prescription.
The Electronic Prescriptions page opens.
Click (or tap) Add/Edit Pharmacies.
The Manage Patient's Pharmacies options appear.
Do one of the following:
To search for pharmacies relative to the patient's address, click (or tap) Search By Patient. The applicable pharmacies appear.
Tip: To narrow or widen the search results, select the Map View check box, and then change the Radius.
To perform a custom search for pharmacies, specify the criteria (such as the Name and State), and then click (or tap) Search. The pharmacies that match your search criteria appear.
Under Pharmacy Results, click (or tap) a pharmacy.
The selected pharmacy now appears in the Current Pharmacies list.
Tip: If the patient has only one pharmacy, the Set As Default check box is selected. If the patient has multiple pharmacies, you can select the Set As Default check box of any pharmacy to make it the default for any of the patient's prescriptions. Regardless of which pharmacy is the patient's default, you can change the pharmacy as needed when entering any prescription.
Note: To view additional patient information (in the upper-left box), including any specified pharmacies, click the Expand button .