This reminder has been developed to interface with the Women's Health (WH)
The reminder was developed to interface with the Women's Health package.
* When the reminder is evaluated, mammogram results pending review in
the Women's Health package will be used to determine if the reminder
* The VA-WH MAMMOGRAM REVIEW RESULTS reminder dialog will display the
mammogram results and will record clinical review information in
the current progress note and in the Women's Health package.
* The VA-WH PAP SMEAR REVIEW RESULTS reminder dialog offers selections
the clinician can use to document patient notification information
of mammogram results in the Women's Health package.
package. The associated reminder dialog will update the WH package at the
During the clinical review process, clinicians will be directed to use
the term "NEM", which stands for No Evidence of Malignancy, in place
of the term "Normal".
Setup issues before using this reminder:
1. Use the Reminder Term options to map local representations of
same time clinical care is recorded in CPRS GUI, thus eliminating dual
VA-WH VA-WH MAMMOGRAM PENDING REVIEW
No mapping necessary. New VA-WH MAMMOGRAM PENDING
REVIEW computed finding will be installed with
this reminder. This computed findings will make the
reminder due when the condition is: I V="Pending".
It will then return mammogram results pending
clinician review from the WH package.
2. Use the Reminder Dialog edit option to define the national reminder
dialog finding items which should be updated during CPRS GUI reminder
data entry and encouraging synchronization of data.
Review dialog elements in the national reminder dialog and change
any national health factors to local health factors, if necessary.
It is not unusual for local findings to be used in your national
dialogs. Any local findings used in the national dialogs should be
mapped to the appropriate national reminder term.
3. Alternately, use the Reminder Dialog options to copy the national
dialog, dialog elements, and dialog groups to make local changes.
Add local dialog elements with local Order Dialogs for additional
ordering options for the clinicians. Some sites have clinicians
order a consult to a service that provides PAP smears. If your
site does this, copy the reminder dialog to a local reminder
dialog and then add the local dialog element for the consult order
to the reminder dialog so this practice can continue.
Some sites have local entries in the Women's Health WV Notification
Purpose file. If your site does this, copy the reminder dialog to
This reminder is recommended for use by clinicians at Primary Care Clinics
a local reminder dialog, then add or modify the notifications so
this practice can continue. Under reminder findings, use the new
"WH" finding type to point to your entries.
4. Use the AEP Add/Edit a Notification Purpose & Letter manager
option in the Women's Health package to set up entries in the WV
Notification Purpose file. The breast or cervical treatment need and
due date should be set and the default letter text should explain the
reason for the letter.
(Primary Care/Medicine, GIMC, Geriatric, Women's) and any other specialty
clinics where primary care is given to female patients.