Orchard Harvest Webstation enables you to connect to an Orchard
Harvest LIS from any location that has Internet access. This
means that outlying doctor's offices and clinics can more easily take
advantage of Harvest LIS resources, placing orders and reviewing results
Before you may place an order, you must have a valid user name and password
to sign into the Harvest Webstation, as well as the necessary security
settings to place orders. All of these are created and maintained in Harvest
LIS. Contact the Harvest LIS System Administrator if you need assistance
with your user name, password, or security settings.
Complete the following steps to place an order:
- Enter your user name and password in the Sign
In page in Harvest Webstation.
- Your Harvest Webstation homepage appears.
Note that there are different homepages depending on whether you sign
in as a provider or as a technologist:
Click the Order Samples link in the Harvest Webstation window to launch
the first order entry page.
The Order Samples: Patient & Order Choices page appears.
Enter the order information for the patient, such as the patient name,
the ordering provider, the order choices, and the diagnosis codes (if
applicable). See Order Samples: Patient &
Order Choices for complete details on what you need to enter in
Click Next to continue
to the final order entry page.
The Order Samples: Sample Info page appears.
Enter the sample information for the order, such as the sample draw
date and time, any Sample ID comments, or the encounter number. You
should review the ABN status, if necessary, as well as modify the delivery
options, if applicable. You may also modify the order choice information
prior to saving the order.
- If you are signed in as a provider, click heresee the "Orchard Harvest Webstation Homepage for Providers" topic for help using your Harvest Webstation Homepage.
- If you are signed in as a technologist, click heresee the "Orchard Harvest Webstation Homepage for Technologists" topic for help using your Harvest Webstation Homepage.
See Order Samples: Sample Information
for complete details on what you need to enter in this page.
After you have verified that the order is correct, save the order
by clicking either the Save as Recurring or Save Order button.
- If you click the Save as Recurring button, the Save as a Recurring Order page appears, allowing you to schedule the recurrences.
- If you click the Save Order button, the Unreleased Order Details
page appears, displaying the order and confirming that the order
See Order Samples: Sample Information
for more information on saving orders.
Depending on the settings for Harvest Webstation, you may see some
additional pages before the order is saved. See Clinical
Questions, Printing Requisitions,
or Printing Invoices for more information
on these pages. Note that if the system administrator for Harvest LIS has disabled invoices for Harvest Webstation, but the system is configured to automatically print invoices in Harvest Webstation, then Harvest Webstation will alert you to the problem, and it will not print an invoice.
After you have saved the order, Harvest Webstation automatically displays
the order in the Unreleased Order Details
page, indicating that you have successfully placed the order. From
this page, you may view all of the order details, print the order,
print labels for the order, print invoices, or delete the order.
You may continue placing orders by repeating the steps above, or you
may search for patient results. See How
Do I Find Patient Results? for a general overview on searching for
patient results in Harvest Webstation.
What happens after you place an order:
All orders that you place in Harvest Webstation are sent to the Release
Stored Orders window in Harvest LIS. A Harvest LIS user must accession
these orders into the database so that the orders may be run.
After the orders are run and Harvest LIS receives the results, it will
deliver the results via print, fax, email, or Harvest Webstation, depending
on the settings for the provider and location, as well as the CC recipient
and delivery settings you entered when you placed the order (see above).
See the Harvest LIS online help for more information.