You can give selected doctors and specialists the ability to sign prescriptions. Employees with this permission can sign prescriptions irrespective of whether a specific prescription is assigned to them or not.
Note: Unless signing is enabled and an authorized employee signs it, the option, Send Mail, does not appear. This option allows you to send the prescription to your guest. However, before you mail a prescription to the guest, make sure the prescription is filled and signed appropriately.
Before you Begin
Make sure you enable signing of prescriptions at the organization level so that the option to send prescription via email.
To allow employees to sign prescriptions:
- Ensure that you are at the center level.
- Navigate to Employee > Employees > Employees > Click the name of the employee.
- On the General tab, select the Allow Prescription Signing checkbox.
Note: Names of employees who are allowed to sign prescriptions show up in the Doctor drop-down box in prescriptions.
- Enter addition information in Additional Field1 and Additional Field2.
Note: Additional field1 and 2 can be used to capture optional information that cannot be stored using existing fields. In the case of prescriptions, these can be used to capture DEA number and License number. These fields are available as macros in the standard prescription template.
- Click Save.
The employee is now authorized to sign prescriptions and must enter the login credentials whenever a signature is required.
Note: Once prescriptions are signed they are locked and cannot be edited.