DCP is read-only
DCP cannot write to the clinical database.
All updates of patient information require you to update within clinical software.
DCP refreshes its view at regular intervals (configurable) of 30-120 seconds.
Click on the Refresh Icon left of patients Name to refresh the panel instantly.
'Garbage In' equals 'Garbage Out'
DCP cannot utilise non coded history items within a patient's medical history.
eg. If diabetes is not coded correctly the DCP will not be able to determine that a patient has diabetes.
Using DCP correctly will encourage correct data entry and data cleansing.
Finding DCP after installation
Icon for DCP is n the start menu under 'Doctors Control Panel'.
Open a patient in clinical software - DCP will switch to the patient automatically.
Section Headings are dark and precede each line of section prompts. Eg Items
DCP panel has several ways to position the panel on-screen.