Laboratory Item Settings

The following tables list the settings available for laboratory items.

See how to create a new item.

General

Item description

Field / Option Description Laboratory analysis Laboratory analysis panel
Name The name of the item. This information is required. X X
Analysis method The equipment used to perform the laboratory test X X
Is favorite This option is available if enabled in the department settings. Items marked as a favorite are shown by default when requesting a diagnostic through a consultation. X X
Print Name The print name to be shown on client-facing documents and can be edited on the invoice page. If you do not add a print name, the Name is used on printouts instead. X X
Code The item code can be used in searching for the item. The code can be changed at any time. X X
Barcode The barcode can be used in searching for the item. X X
Measurement unit The measurement unit for an item related to a value that is measured, for example, mg/dL. X  
External reporting codes Custom reporting codes can be read or modified through the Provet Cloud Rest API. X X
Internal instructions Notes added here are shown only in the item dialogue when the item is added to a consultation. You can use this, for example, to add any information that may be important to know before dispensing or administering the medicine. X X

Item options

Field / Option Description Laboratory analysis Laboratory analysis panel
Item list The item list you want to connect the item to. X X
Item subgroup A subgroup for the item to be categorized to. Using subgroups helps to organise items for inventory management and reporting purposes. See how to create subgroups. X X
Laboratory group The laboratory group for the test, for example, 'Internal', 'External', etc. This is a custom list which can be edited on Catalog > Catalog management > Laboratory groups. X X
Notes Notes added here are printed on the laboratory panel label. This can be used by inserting the [[panel_notes]] placeholder into the laboratory label template.   X
Haematology panel (WBC count) Used for laboratory panels running white blood cell counts. After adding laboratory analyses to the panel, click on ‘Map haematology items’ to map them to the appropriate test.   X
Sample type The type of sample that is collected for this test, for example, blood, urine, etc. This is based on a custom list set up in Settings > Lists & Templates > Lists. X  
Species The item is shown only for the selected species on consultation item search. X X

Visibility options

Field / Option Description Laboratory analysis Laboratory analysis panel
Hide on consultation When selected, the item is not visible on the consultation page and cannot be found using the item search on a consultation, invoice, counter sale, estimate, or item bundle page or using the super search. X X
Hide on consultation search When selected, the item cannot be found using the item search on a consultation page but is visible on the consultation page if added from a bundle or used as a linked item. The item is also hidden from the item search on consultation invoices. The item works with bundles. X X
Hide on counter sale search When selected, the item cannot be found using the item search on a counter sale but is visible on the counter sale if added from a bundle or used as a linked item. The item works with bundles. X X

Attachments

You can attach documents to be included when adding the item to a consultation. The documents can be printed out to be shared with the client (for example, safety information regarding a medication).

Stock and Pricing

Linked items

Field / Option Description Laboratory analysis Laboratory analysis panel
Linked items Items associated to this item. When an item that has another item linked to it is added on a consultation, the linked item is also automatically added. X X
Group on invoice printout If selected, the item is grouped to one row on invoice printouts if added more than once. The quantity and price of the item are hidden, and the sum and the totals are shown. A separate row is created for each patient. X X
Auto open linked item modal This option is available for the US market. When selected, the linked item is automatically opened when this item is added on a consultation. X X

Cost centers

If cost centers used, you can add the account number to be associated with the item. 

Pricing options

Field / Option Description Laboratory analysis Laboratory analysis panel
VAT group The VAT group for the item. This setting is required. VAT groups can be defined in Settings > General > VAT management. X X
Exclude from automatic discounts When selected, the item is excluded from automatic discounts (for example, discount schemes associated to a tag or item). X X
No department rates When selected, the department rates do not apply to the item. X X
No commissions When selected, commissions do not apply to this item. X X
Hide zero item row on invoice printout When selected, the item is not visible on printed invoices or estimates if it has a 0 price. The selling price of the item is automatically set to 0.00. X X
No lab handling fee When selected, a laboratory handling fee will not be applied for the item. X X

Pricing

Field / Option Description Laboratory analysis Laboratory analysis panel
Purchase price The price you pay for the product when you buy it from a wholesaler. The purchase price is calculated with and without the selected VAT. X X
Net purchase price Calculated based on Wholesaler discount %, Producer discount %, and Special discount %. This discount does not affect the client selling price. X X
Selling price Markup percentage is added to the purchase price to calculate the selling price. If a markup is not defined, it is calculated automatically based on the purchase price and the selling price. Disable automatic selling price calculation: If not selected, changing the purchase price updates the selling price. If selected, changing the purchase price updates the markup percentage. X X
Minimum price A minimum price below which the item cannot be discounted. For more information, see Set a Minimum Charge and Minimum Price for an Item and Overview of Sales Items in Provet Cloud. X X
Minimum charge A minimum charge that is always invoiced as the item's base price. If the total exceeds the minimum charge, the normal item pricing applies. For more information, see Set a Minimum Charge and Minimum Price for an Item and Overview of Sales Items in Provet Cloud. X  

See Also

Overview of Sales Items in Provet Cloud.

Create a New Item

Create Item Subgroups

Add Alternative Prices for an Item

Set a Minimum Charge and Minimum Price for an Item

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