|Downtime form:||A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery|
|Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)||Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)||Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)||Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin)||Green top tube 10 mL (Na Heparin) Hospital Stores #907693||Yellow top tube 8.5 mL (ACD solution A)|
Since this order is not connected to a specified test, the full name of the test (no abbreviations, no acronyms) is an EPIC Order Entry question.
Additionally, the following information should be provided in the Order Entry Comments (F6) text field:
•Test number/ID and referral testing laboratory.
•Specific whole blood collection tube (Medium), essential
for proper collection by nursing or phlebotomy staff.
•Specimen processing and storage requirements.
All miscellaneous test requests are reviewed by pathology Mailouts staff. Some testing requires approval by pathologist, including all testing on inpatient encounters exceeding $1,000 in charges.
Contact Mailouts at 356-8593 (0800-1630) for questions on direct bill options and the protocol to be used. For outpatient ordering, direct bill options (if available) can reduce patient and institutional financial liability for Mailout testing.