Sign and held orders in ambulatory setting

PLEASE NOTE:   Posts made to this forum should not be considered as the expressed opinions of, nor should be considered endorsed by, the Medication Safety Officer’s Society (MSOS) or the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). 

Make sure your email is up-to-date
In order to continue to receive updates from MSOS, as well as forum posts and other valuable information as a member of MSOS, please be sure to update your email address with us, whenever it changes. If you need assistance doing so, please send an email to jrufo@ismp.org

2 posts / 0 new
Last post
Emily Messing
Emily Messing's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 week 2 days ago
Joined: 02/22/2018 - 15:41
Sign and held orders in ambulatory setting

Hello,
we are evaluating the behavior of sign and held orders in our ambulatory clinics. For sites using Epic, do you have the orders automatically discontinue at the end of an encounter (or after some other time period) or does your policy dictate that nurses act on the orders if not needed? Any other information that you can share is greatly appreciated!
Thank you,
Emily

Tags: