EPIC Interventional Radiology Order Guide
Step 1: While in an encounter, click on ADD ORDER
(If you are not in an encounter, you will need to create a new "orders only" encounter. See the Epic Orders Only Radiology Order Guide for help.)
A text box will appear when you click ADD ORDER
Step 2: Enter and Select Your Order
- Outpatient orders: Type "AMB REFERRAL" in the text box and press enter to go to the next screen. Then select "AMB REFERRAL TO INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY"
- Inpatient orders: Type "IP CONSULT" into the text box and press enter to go to the next screen. Then select "IP CONSULT TO INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY" or "IP CONSULT TO PEDIATRIC INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY"
Type in Order
Step 3: Enter Order Details
AMB REFERRAL TO INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Orders
a. If logged into a Columbia department, Refer to Institution will automatically select to CU
b. Choose the specific practice within the IR department you would like to refer to.
c. Choose if you are requesting a consult or IR procedure.
d. Choose the type of procedure and answer the cascading clinical questions.
e. Enter a reason for exam or consultation. PLEASE ENTER AS MUCH CLINICAL INFORMATION AS POSSIBLE IN APPROPRIATE FIELDS.
f. Dx assocation: Type in diagnosis (example: benign prostate hyperplasia) and hit enter, then select from the list that pops up.
Scroll down for additional fields where you can add scheduling instructions, check-out comments, and physicians. Click "Accept" at bottom right when finished.
IP CONSULT TO INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Orders
- For EMERGENCY inpatient cases, choose “Limb or Life Threatening” order priority and the PA or fellow on call will be paged 24/7.
- For non-emergent cases (tunneled dialysis catheter, paracentesis, PICC, etc) please choose “Routine” for order priority and the request will be reviewed by the IR consult team.
Fill out required fields and click "Accept" at bottom right when finished.
Step 4: Sign Your Order
Sign your order on the bottom right.
Step 5: Confirm Your Order
Click on "Chart Review". Click on "Referrals". Your order will appear on the list.
Updated on 1/13/2021