This branded term refers to structured-data-capture and text-generation templates that facilitate charting within a clinical information system. These customizable forms can be used to facilitate point-and-click specialty or problem-specific information management, collect data for a study, or extend other text-automation tools.
There are different classes of SmartForms with different features. Physical assessment SmartForms are used on the Physical Exam tab of the NoteWriter to speed accurate recording of patient assessments while storing discrete data. Delivery Summary SmartForms facilitate obstetric documentation. Operative log SmartForms help manage multiple preoperative information management tasks. Finally, NoteWriter SmartForms can be used to streamline standardized documentation needs triggered by, for example, a patient's chief complaint or reason for visit.
Synonyms: SmartTool, Smart Tool