Follow-Up Manager Default Protocols

Follow-Up Manager Default Protocols


Steps

When it appears in Followup Manager

Protocol description


Notify Patient of Exam Results


Step 1:

Immediate

Communicate exam results to patient.


Notify Physician of Exam Results


Step 1:

Immediate

Communicate exam results to referring physician.


Pathology


Step 1:

Immediate

Receive pathology results and enter pathology results into Ikonopedia.


Schedule Screening Mammogram (BI-RADS 1 or 2)


Step 1:

30 days before scheduled date

Send Reminder Letter for annual screening mammogram exam


Step 2:

30 days after step 1

Send SECOND Reminder Letter for annual screening mammogram exam


Step 3:

30 days after step 2

Send THIRD Reminder Letter for annual screening mammogram exam


Step 4:

60 days after step 3

Lost to Follow-up


Schedule Screening Ultrasound


Step 1:

30 days before scheduled date

Send Reminder Letter for annual screening ultrasound exam


Step 2:

30 days after step 1

Send SECOND Reminder Letter for annual screening ultrasound exam


Step 3:

30 days after step 2

Send THIRD Reminder Letter for annual screening ultrasound exam


Step 4:

60 days after step 3

Lost to Follow-up


Schedule Screening MRI


Step 1:

30 days before scheduled date

Send Reminder Letter for annual screening MRI exam


Step 2:

30 days after step 1

Send SECOND Reminder Letter for annual screening MRI exam


Step 3:

30 days after step 2

Send THIRD Reminder Letter for annual screening MRI exam


Step 4:

60 days after step 3

Lost to Follow-up


(BI-RADS 3) Follow-up


Step 1:

30 days before scheduled date

Send Reminder Letter for Follow-up


Step 2:

20 days after step 1

Send SECOND Reminder Letter for Follow-up


Step 3:

20 days after step 2

Send THIRD Reminder Letter for Follow-up


Step 4:

60 days after step 3

Lost to Follow-up


(BI-RADS 4 or 5) Schedule Biopsy


Step 1:

Immediate

Attempt to scheduled next appointment during current visit for biopsy or surgical intervention.


Step 2:

Immediate

Attempt to call patient to schedule biopsy or surgical intervention appointment.


Step 3:

Immediate

Send reminder Letter if unable to reach patient by phone


Step 4:

14 days after step 3

Send SECOND reminder Letter to schedule biopsy or surgical intervention appointment.


Step 5:

14 days after step 4

Send CERTIFIED / REGISTERED Letter to schedule biopsy or surgical intervention appointment.


Step 6:

20 days after step 5

Lost To Follow-Up


(BI-RADS 4 or 5) Schedule Cyst Aspiration


Step 1:

Immediate

Attempt to scheduled next appointment during current visit for cyst aspiration.


Step 2:

Immediate

Attempt to call patient to schedule cyst aspiration appointment.


Step 3:

Immediate

Send reminder Letter if unable to reach patient by phone


Step 4:

14 days after step 3

Send SECOND reminder letter to schedule cyst aspiration appointment.


Step 5:

14 days after step 4

Send CERTIFIED / REGISTERED letter to schedule cyst aspiration appointment.


Step 6:

20 days after step 5

Lost To Follow-Up


(BI-RADS 0)


Step 1:

Immediate

Attempt to scheduled next appointment during current visit for additional imaging


Step 2:

Immediate

Attempt to call patient to schedule next appointment for additional imaging


Step 3:

Immediate

Send reminder Letter if unable to reach patient by phone to schedule appointment for additional imaging


Step 4:

14 days after step 3

Send SECOND reminder Letter to schedule appointment for additional imaging


Step 5:

20 days after step 4

Send THIRD reminder Letter to attempt to schedule appointment for additional imaging


Step 6:

40 days after step 5

Lost to Follow-up


General Consult


Step 1:

Immediate

Make Appointment with facility


Step 2:

Immediate

Send report and all CD's to facility


Step 3:

Immediate

Inform patient about appointment


Step 4:

2 days after step 3

Contact facility for results (FIRST confirmation call attempt)


Step 5:

3 days after step 4

Contact facility for results (SECOND confirmation call attempt)


Step 6:

5 days after step 5

Contact facility for results (THIRD confirmation call attempt)


Step 7:

14 days after step 6

Lost to Follow-up (Consultation)






 


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