How to set up Vitals in Smart Flow?
Modified on: Thu, 7 Nov, 2019 at 6:46 AM
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To have vitals correctly synced and transferred between Cornerstone and Smart Flow, it's crucial to set up everything prior due to the instructions below.
First of all, go to your Parameters Settings and find the needed item. You can easily filter the shown list to the Monitoring section and see what items are already there mapped or not. It's also possible to create a new one, but it would be better to work with existent parameters, so if they are currently on any templates, there would be no need to change them:
After you've found the needed parameter (for example, Pulse), please make sure the next things are set in the following way:
1. Cornerstone Events toggled to On.
2. Picker type is set to Vitals. In case you see it's set to Numeric, please be aware that this item won't transfer to Cornerstone. As soon as it's set/changed to Vitals, you will see the list of items sent from Cornerstone and currently presented in your Smart Flow account as integrated:
NOTE: If not all vital items that you've created in Cornerstone are shown in Cornerstone or the list appearing after clicking Vital Types is empty, it's crucial to resync them by clicking the refresh sign to the right of Vitals Type according to the instructions in THIS article. After that, the system will pull them in from Cornerstone (more about it you can find in Why are my vitals not presented in Smart Flow after creation in Cornerstone?).
This procedure works the same whether it's a drop-down or pre-typed Vitals Type fields, so you will always see a single line in Vitals Type, but it will have multiple lines on the flowsheet if it was created in that way. For example, Attitude will be shown as a single line in the Vitals Type list but will have a variety of options available to be entered into the cell once it's added to the Flowsheet.
As soon as everything's set up, click Update to save editing, and changes been made. In case you have this item used on any flowsheet, the system will ask you to confirm these changed to become applied there (all other matters regarding parameter editing you can find in How do I edit a parameter (medication concentration, procedure name, etc.)?).
Finally, you will see this item connected and synced with the Cornerstone what can be checked by the name of the Vitals shown in the corresponding column:
A little bit different set up should be done for weights what is described in THIS article.
NOTE: The Vital items will remain unbillable in Cornerstone after this processing so if you want to have them charged, please read How can I have a charge associated with a vital? where you can find all instructions on how to do it.
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