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Clinical alert, see there.
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Tickler files are a great way to give your memory a daily jolt, while keeping papers, bills and reminders from cluttering your workspace.
Use a tickler file or long-range calendar to track your progress.
The data for the tickler file mentioned above are stored in a separate file, TICKLER.
There are baskets of folders and notebooks on the cabinets in front, and a variety of text books and handouts spread over filing cabinets, milk crates and tickler files.
Even in today's computerized environment, tickler files work well.
It's easy to set up tickler files, or to manage a complex system of reminders based upon due dates.
and use whatever reminders we find advantageous, whether it be tickler files, Post-its on the refrigerator or car dashboard, or watches or electronic memo pads programmed to beep when the time of that appointment or plane reservation approaches.
Its clinical product is called OBRA+, and offers within its basic software not only the usual OBRA documentation, but a "Time Tracker" -- it automatically tracks due dates and tickler files and produces reports on a daily-to-yearly basis -- and a Report Generator -- geared to more generalized reports for staff and management.
It can be used for standard everyday purposes such as providing tickler files for collection of accounts receivable.
Time previously spent on tickler files, chart pulls, manual calls and preparation of mailers will now be devoted to more productive areas.
Other than information received on paper such as financial statements, the credit manager can control an assigned territory without tickler files, comment write-up sheets, and the myriad of computer printouts that traditionally are found within a department.