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Easier access to "record patient reminder"

Currently, the Actions menu in a patient's chart allows us to "Record patient reminder". It would be nice to have easier access to mark that we've handled the "record patient reminder". Perhaps a checkbox next to the appointment under the daily "appointments" tab in the schedule so we can tell if we have done them all every day?

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  • Dr Marc Tanenbaum commented  · 

    I am using "reminders" in the "Task" section and I like that one can set a specific date to act on a patient reminder. However, Dated and targeted "reminders" simply get lost in all the accumulated tasks. Shouldn't there be a visual alert next to the Task icon indicating that TODAY there is a current reminder to act upon? It's nice to see the total number of Tasks that are accumulated, but the number does NOT discriminate between today and future tasks. Why not a white asterisk that turns RED when the targeted date for the reminder is today? All white asterisks are future tasks and undifferentiated, BUT a red asterisk means look today or past date without action and see what needs to be done. Would this be possible? Thank you.

    A numerical accounting of all tasks that does not indicate today a reminder needs action is much less valuable than a passive red alert to act easily seen on the left panel of the EHR.

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