Charm EHR is integrated with Appriss PMP Gateway service. Charm EHR PMP Gateway integration automates searching of Patient PDMP data and is readily available for quick access within Provider's daily workflow. Healthcare Providers can simultaneously review a Patient's Medical record and PDMP data for controlled substance drug transactions and possible Opioid abuse.
With access to real-time PDMP data in the EHR at the point of care, Healthcare Providers can intervene for Patient safety and play an important role in mitigating potential Opioid/Controlled Substance abuse and drug diversion. By this integration, the Providers are freed from the need to login into a separate website for PDMP data or input Patient data, and they can spend more time focused on patient care.
This document describes the steps involved in enabling the PDMP Gateway service for your Charm EHR account.
A one-time fee of $100 per Provider is charged towards the PDMP subscription. Apart from our charges, Appriss may charge for the PMP-EHR integration if the State is not funding the PDMP program and for the additional NarxCare reports. We request our clients to check with Appriss for any such additional costs.
As a first step, register the Practice with Appriss PMP Gateway service to access the State level controlled substance prescription data. Appriss will provide instructions to complete PDMP registration with the requested States.
On successful approval by the State PDMP board, Appriss will assign a Project Manager to proceed with the Charm EHR – PMP gateway integration. Appriss will send the PDMP access credentials and other integration details to Charm. On receiving the access credentials from Appriss, Charm will enable the PDMP feature for your Practice account.
Appriss registration form is available at https://info.apprisshealth.com/ehrrequest
Fill in the below details in the form.
Registration/On-boarding process is also explained in Charm EHR at the 'Settings > Rx > PDMP Interface' section.
After the approval of PDMP State boards and subsequent integration, PDMP Status and Approved States details for your Practice account will be displayed in the 'PDMP Interface' section.
The Prescriber must have a required privilege set in Charm EHR to access the PDMP data. By default, there are predefined roles like Physician and Physician Assistants that have the 'Enter SOAP Notes, Prescribe Medications, and Order Labs/Images' privileges.
Members assigned to these roles with the privileges like 'Enter SOAP Notes, Prescribe Medications, and Order Labs/Images' are allowed to access the PDMP data in Charm EHR.
Apart from these predefined roles, users can create their custom roles. If the custom roles are created for Prescribers, then these roles should have the 'Enter SOAP Notes, Prescribe Medications, and Order Labs/Images' privilege.
Privilege can be configured by following the steps below.
Practice Admin or the Office Manager should assign PDMP roles for the Prescribers to access PDMP data in their Practice. All the PDMP requests initiated by the Prescribers will be sent with their corresponding PDMP access role.
After integrating PDMP for your Practice, PDMP Access Roles can be configured for the Prescribers by following the below steps.
NPI or DEA numbers need to be configured in Charm EHR for enabling the PDMP role and accessing the data for each Prescriber (/member).
NPI/DEA can be configured in the 'Settings > Facility > Facility Members' section by the Member or Practice-Admin or Office Manager.
On completion of PDMP integration and required configuration by the Practice admin, the members with privilege can see the PDMP option in the Prescription section of Encounter Notes as well as in the Medication section.
Prescribers can use this option to fetch PDMP data for the Patients before prescribing medication.
PDMP Link in the Encounter Section
PDMP Link in Medication Section
To fetch PDMP data, ensure that the below details are configured for the Facility, Prescribers, and Patients. An error message will be shown if any of the required data is missing.
When the above-mentioned mandatory information is available, you will be able to view the PDMP Report dialog. If your State(s) support NARx, then the NARx score will be shown as a part of the PDMP view along with allowed states for which the Practice has registered for obtaining information.
By default, PDMP data will be queried from all the States that are enabled for your account. The Provider can uncheck States for which they do not want to fetch reports.
On clicking the 'Fetch Report' button, the PDMP report for the Patient will be fetched using Appriss PDMP Gateway service for the selected States. The report fetched will be displayed in a new window.