Using the prescription data previously entered on tab one, the next projected
refill date( "Next Fill") is
calculated and qualifying prescriptions shown in the tabular area at the bottom of the
window. If the calculated "Next Fill" dates are in the past or equal to today’s
date, the date(s) is colored red to
warn of potential overdue prescription(s)
Prescription data is filtered based on: selected patient, selected drug and the radio button-controlled filtering options:
Only Last/Most Recent( regardless of expiration date )
Only the last ( i.e. most recent ) prescription filled is shown. For example, if patient "Joe Smith" and drug "levothyroxine" are selected, only the last refill for the most recent levothyroxine prescription are shown. Joe Smith's prior levothyroxine prepscriptions( i.e. prior to the last most recent prescription ) are not shown.
All ( regardless of expiration date )
Show all prescriptions for a given patient/prescription. For example, if patient "Joe Smith" and drug "levothyroxine" are selected, all of Joe Smith's levothyroxine prescriptions in the data base for are shown.
Overdue only ( but not expired )
Displays current ( non-expired ) prescriptions whose calculated "Next Fill" date is today’s date or in the past.
Every listed item listed would have a red-colored "Next Fill" date
Displays prescriptions whose expiration date is today’s date or in the past.
Control clicking a item from the list at the bottom of the window allows a reminder to be added to the
system user notification center ( requires macOS 10.8 or higher ).