If you are trying to schedule for a busy day next week, you may decide to remove some of the upcoming sick blocks early. If a previously scheduled meeting is canceled, you may want to remove a block that was placed to prevent scheduling during the meeting. How do you remove scheduling blocks?
There are three ways to remove blocks:
The Remove Sick Call Block (
The Detailed View in
Block Inquire (
binquire), run from
rmscb program removes all blocks of a certain type for a certain date range and provider. To remove only a few blocks, however, you should find them in the Detailed view of
sam or use
binquire. Both methods allow you to see blocks in the context of your schedule and the doctor’s IN and OUT times, and they allow you to remove only the specific blocks that you select.
Note: Read the Partner Scheduling Manual to learn how
sam can remove blocks. To use
binquire, follow this procedure:
Remove Blocks With
Run scan or addblock
scan from the Daily Operations window or by typing
scan at a command prompt.
Choose a Provider and Date
Enter a provider and a date for which you wish to remove blocks. You can type T for today’s date.
Review the Schedule, Press R
While viewing a day in
scan, press R to remove blocks, and then press Enter. You will see a list of the provider’s blocks for that day:
1) 15 mins. at 3:15pm, for a Sick Call Block 2) 15 mins. at 4:45pm, for a Sick Call Block
Press F3 to Confirm
Press F3 – Delete Appts.
Enter the number listed next to the block(s) you wish to remove. You can enter several numbers separated by a space or a range of numbers with a hyphen.
Press Enter and Review Results
Press ENTER to redraw the screen and see the blocks you have deleted.