Use Correct Dot Phrase for Inpatient Encounter Documentation

When documenting an inpatient encounter, use the Epic dot phrase .HPROBL instead of other dot phrases previously used. By using .HPROBL you’ll: 

  • More accurately capture the problem list for hospital visits.
  • Narrow the problem list, capturing only relevant diagnoses, applicable to the hospital visit.
  • Support note fidelity and accuracy, since only conditions pertinent the hospital stay are now included.
  • Reduce note clutter that interrupts provider-to-provider communication.

 Be sure to also update your personal templates with .HPROBL.

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