1. Click on the Profiles icon on the vertical tab to open the Profiles window.

2. You can choose patients for your packing run in several ways:

  • By selecting All Packing Profiles from the dropdown list and selecting patients.
  • By selecting Facilities from the dropdown list, selecting a facility. This will choose all patients in that facility.
  • By selecting Facilities from the dropdown list, selecting a facility, clicking the View Associated Profiles button and selecting patients from the selected facility.

3. Make a selection and click the Create Pack Run button or [Alt] + [P].  In this example, we have chosen to create a pack run for the facility. 

Note All patients in a multiple pack run must use the same DAA type. If they are not the same, the Create Pack Run button will not be enabled.

Blister

Meditec 

DoseAid

The Print Foils window is displayed

The Meditec Export window is displayed.

The Create Pack Run window is displayed.

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For both options the Cycle Start Date in the patients packing profile will update accordingly.

 

a. Two types of multiple pack runs can be created:

Profiles with Cycle Start Dates within range

This option will create a patient’s pack run based on the set up of the patient’s profile. Any patient whose Cycle Start Date falls within the date range is included in the pack run.

For both options the Cycle Start Date in the patients packing profile will update accordingly.

 

a. Two types of multiple pack runs can be created:

Profiles with Cycle Start Dates within range

This option will create a patient’s pack run based on the set up of the patient’s profile. Any patient whose Cycle Start Date falls within the date range is included in the pack run.

For both options the Cycle Start Date in the patients packing profile will update accordingly.

 

a. Two types of multiple pack runs can be created:

Profiles with Cycle Start Dates within range

This option will create a patient’s pack run based on the set up of the patient’s profile. Any patient whose Cycle Start Date falls within the date range is included in the pack run.

Custom date range

This option will also print the profiles based on the profile details. The patients pack will continue to start on the same day, e.g. a Monday, but the labels printed will cover the dates entered into the custom date range fields.

 

Custom date range

This setting will override the details in the patient’s profile and create a pack run based on the date range entered.

Custom date range

This setting will override the details in the patient’s profile and create a pack run based on the date range entered.

b. Choose a date range for the pack run. The From date will default to the patient’s Cycle Start Date as set in their profile. If the entered date range does not match the Pack Details set up in the patient profile, Minfos will display a prompt, e.g. if a date range of a week was entered but the patient normally receives fortnightly packs.

 

b. Choose a date range for the pack run. The From date will default to the patient’s Cycle Start Date as set in their profile. If the entered date range does not match the Pack Details set up in the patient profile, Minfos will display a prompt, e.g. if a date range of a week was entered but the patient normally receives fortnightly packs.

b. Set the date range according to the selection in step (a).  If the entered date range does not match that of the facility set up in DoseAid, Minfos will display a  prompt, e.g. if a date range of a week was entered but the patient normally receives fortnightly packs.

c. Expiry date – Blister Only

Set the expiry date for the pack, if necessary. This date will be printed on the foil.

 

c. Browse – Meditec Only

Click Browse for an alternate location for the exported pack run file.

c. Priority – DoseAid Only

You can choose between two settings, Regular and Out of Cycle.  Contact to DoseAid for more information.

d. Print

Click the Print button to print the blister foils.

 

d. Export file and Update VPB

Export a packing file and update the virtual pill box medication balances.  

 

d. Export file and Update VPB

Export a packing file and update the virtual pill box medication balances.  

 

DoseAid Only:

If a packing run export file cannot be created due to missing or invalid details, the Create Pack Run Exceptions window will display. Refer to the section on DoseAid Export Exceptions.

 

Export file

Export the packing file only. The Virtual Pill Box will NOT be updated.

Export file

Export the packing file only. The Virtual Pill Box will NOT be updated.


Cancel

Cancel the operation and close the window.

Cancel

Cancel the operation and close the window.

Cancel

Cancel the operation and close the window.

To create a pack run for a single patient see Create a Pack Run for a Single Patient.

Watch Blister Packing video - Create a Pack Run or watch DoseAid Packing video - Create a Pack Run

For DoseAid and Meditec Packing refer to the following:

Virtual Pill Box

Quick Dispense