Ardens-QMasters have developed searches to support practices with CQRS claims. The following two folders containing the searches are included:

  • Manual CQRS - for the services which require the practice to enter a figure manually into CQRS.
  • Automatic CQRS - extracts automatically.

 

The Manual searches will support practices by providing the number needed to put into CQRS.

 

The Automatic searches have been designed to be run in the practice ahead of the CQRS extraction date for the month. Therefore, if the CQRS extract date is on 9th November, we suggest practices to run these at the very start of the month and check that the numbers returned are in line with what is expected. If it is not, the practice will have the time to investigate and potentially correct some coding ahead of the extraction taking place.

 

How to run the searches

 

To access the searches navigate to Population Reporting > Ardens Searches folder > Ardens Main searches > CQRS and SMI searches:

 

 

The searches have all been named to correspond to the CQRS ‘name’, e.g the child flu searches below are named CFLU006 etc:

 

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The searches have been written to look at activity ‘last month’ when run. Thus why we suggest to run the searches in November to see figures for October.

 

By using the ‘relative run date’ feature, the practice can be specific about the month they wish to report on. To use this feature:


  • Select the search (or the whole folder if appropriate) and choose the option for Run on the EMIS ribbon (alternatively right click on the search or folder and click Run):
  • Once the Run box displays, select the option for Advanced options

  


  • This will display an option to set the Relative run date. Please note - this date needs to be set to a date in the month after the month you are reporting on. For the example below, we are reporting on activity in October, we therefore select any date in November.

 

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  • Click on Yes

 

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The selected report(s) will run and  the resulting data can be used.

 

If you require any further assistance on the process above, please contact Ardens-QMasters support on: support-emis@ardens.org.uk