In article, you will learn how to manage a patient's hospitalisation record, create record of new hospital visits, and edit, delete and print existing hospitalisation records.
The Hospitalisations page in a patient's clinical record displays a summary of all the hospital visits that have been recorded for that patient.
To Filter the List of hospitalisations, click Filter to reveal a drop-down list, and then click Last 6 Months, or Last 12 Months.
To Search for a Hospitalisation, click the Search box and type in a Keyword. from the Reason or name of the Hospital. Press Enter, and the system will display a list of the closest matches.
To Add a New Hospitalisation, click New Hospitalisation to open the hospitalisation form.
Click the Calendar Icon to select the date of admission. If you are unsure of the exact date, click Accurate To to reveal a drop down list, and select Month or Year.
To select the institution where the patient was treated, click Hospital and type in the First Few Letters of the name, and the system will reveal a list of closest matches from your Contact List. Click to select the name of the hospital or institution.
If the institution is not in your contacts list, just type in the name. You do not need to make a selection from the contacts list.
Click Stay and select the number of days the patient stayed in hospital.
Click Type to reveal a drop-down list and select whether they were an In-Patient, Out-Patient or attending Day-Surgery.
Select the Provider, Reason and Procedure.
Each of these fields will reveal a drop-down list of closest matches when you start typing text into them. If you cannot find what you are looking for, you do not have to make a selection from the list. Just use Free Text to type in the required details.
Click Comments and add any relevant clinical notes or comments, and then click Save once complete.
If you want to add the hospitalisation to the notes of the current consultation, click the Add to Today's Notes tick-box. If you want to make the record confidential, so that only you can see it, click the Confidential tick-box.
The newly created hospitalisation will now be visible in the Hospitalisations summary.
To Open a Hospitalisation, hover your mouse over the hospital name. When the mouse cursor changes to a Finger Pointer, click the Hospital name.
To Edit a Hospitalisation, click the Tick-box next to the name to reveal a list of options. Click Edit to open the hospitalisation form.
Update the form with all required details, and click Save to apply the changes.
To Print a Hospitalisation, click the Tick-box next to the name to reveal a list of options. Click Print to open a print preview.
Check to make sure the page is going to the right printer Destination, select the Layout and Color if required, and click Print.
To Delete a Hospitalisation, click the Tick-box next to the name to reveal a list of options. Click Delete to permanently delete the hospitalisation from the patient's record.
Click Yes to acknowledge the hospitalisation will be deleted.
To Delete Multiple Hospitalisations at Once, click the Tick-boxes next to the name to reveal a list of options. Click Delete to permanently delete the hospitalisations from the patient's record.
Click Yes to acknowledge the hospitalisations will be deleted.
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