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How to enter a PRN order

Edit the full order

Add PRN to an order

1. Type a dash – in the PRN box to see the whole list of options

2. Click the right arrow to activate the list

Select the parameter

Submit the order

Click the submit button

New PhysDoc Templates Coming – Old Templates Will Be Retired

The following document templates have been updated and are scheduled for release in Paragon Live on Mon 5/15/17. Your favorites will need to be re-favorited.

  • History & Physical 1000
  • Resident History & Physical 1003
  • Medical Student History & Physical 1004
  • Progress Note 2000
  • Resident Progress Note 2003
  • Medical Student Progress Note 2004
  • Immediate Postop Note has had required field added
The following current templates will be retired on 5/15/17:
  • History & Physical Template
  • History & Physical Blank
  • Progress Note Template
  • CPC Hospitalist Progress Note Template
  • Critical Care Progress Note Template
  • Miscellaneous Template
  • Progress Note Template
  • Progress Note 2000NEW

Paragon Diet Orders – How to use them

When ordering a diet outside of an order set providers are taken to a screen where they can see the active diet and any supplements/modifiers for that patient. Below are directions on how to submit a new diet and discontinue a previous one. Please keep in mind that the process below is based on ordering a diet outside of an order set.

New Diet Order

    1. Search for a diet and click on the diet.

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    1. Edit information as needed; Providers can add notes, start and stop times, etc. if need be.

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    1. Click on the red “x” of the diet you wish to discontinue. If the previous order is not discontinued in the diet order detail screen, you will not be able to submit the new diet.

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    1. To submit the new diet scroll to the bottom of the page and click “submit.” *Always click submit*

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After the submitted diet has been processed by nursing, the submitted diet will be the active diet for that patient.

Things to Remember

    • You must discontinue the previous diet in the diet order detail screen before you can submit the new diet.

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    • New diet orders cannot be submitted if there is a pending diet order change. Kindly ask a nurse or patient care tech to process the pending diet order or cancel the request for the pending diet order in the Order Queue by clicking the Cancel Req button.

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Adding Patients to your Census in Paragon 13

Did you know that in Paragon 13 physicians can search for any patient in the organization and add that patient to their census. Then they can start documenting or CPOE.

How to add patient to your census

  1. Search for the patient
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  2. Click on “assignments” under the patient name
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  3. Then adding yourself to the census
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How to document in the correct encounter using Paragon 13.x

Documenting using physdocs on the wrong patient encounter will result in inaccurate documentation. Please make sure you document in the correct encounter.

Find the patient

Find your patient using the earch function in the upper right hand corner

Include all patients in the search

If the patient is discharged then make sure the “include active only” is unchecked.

Look for additional encounters

If your patient has additional encounters they will show up as “additional visits” in the lower right hand corner of the card.

Open list of encounters

Clicking on the “additional encounters” link will open all the additional encounters for that patient. Individual encounters can be opened by clicking on the patient name in the encounter.

Paragon 13 Upgrade: Medical Office Staff & Other Remote Access Users

On May 17, 2016 we will be upgrading to Paragon 13. Webstation for Physicians will be replaced by The Clinician Hub.

Click on the guide below for directions on how to pull up patients, notes, and results.

Paragon Clinician Hub Remote Access Guide

Paragon 13: Clinician Hub May 17, 2016

Paragon 13 went live on May 17, 2016

The physician module of Paragon has been upgraded to The Clinician Hub. This is a major upgrade for our providers that offers enhancements to improve workflow.

Click on the link below for a guide on how to use The Clinician Hub:

Clinician Hub User Guide

Please reach out to Michael Millare or Sue McMullen at (815)759-4330 for training and more information.

Have you seen the new formatted ED reports?

ED notes viewed in Paragon have had an improved formatting making the documents much easier to review.

Please review the “Nurse clinical” and “Physician clinical” documents located in the ED folder in HPF for ED nursing and ED physician notes respectively.

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Scheduled Downtime for Paragon January 20, 2016

Paragon will be unavailable starting at 10:00pm Wednesday January 20, 2016 until 06:00am Thursday January 21, 2016 for server patching.

MPF will be available during the downtime. Click here for directions on how to access MPF outside of Paragon.

Signing off on deficiencies in MPF

Signing dictations

Dictated reports must be verified and signed off by the practitioner. These are instructions to sign off these reports.

Deficiencies tab

Click on the deficiencies tab to bring up the list of deficiencies. Instructions for remote login are found here.

Deficiency list

This view has a list of the current deficiencies and their status.

  1. Click on an unsigned document to activate the list
  2. Click on "process" to start the signoff process

Authentication box

User will be presented with a box to enter your PIN number. It is your physician ID number. Then click "Ok"

Sign each page

  1. Each unsigned document will be opened.
  2. Review the document and make edits where needed.
  3. Make sure to correct any blanks
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page to activate the "complete" button.
  5. Clicking the complete button will advance to the next unsigned document.
  6. User will be taken to the main screen when all the documents are signed.