Discontinue vs Cancel req – Paragon

What is the difference?


TypeDiscontinue orderCancel req
When?Submitted orders, active orders that have a future requestunsubmitted orders, add pending, change pending, hold pending- basically orders that have not been processed
What cannot be cancelledSingle execute orders that have been completed cannot be discontinuedSingle orders that have been processed
RadiologyDO NOT USEcancel radiology orders that have not been executed
Dietarydietary orders that have been processeddiet orders that are pending processing