My dental assistant staff wanted to know if there was a way to display the medical alerts that appear in the patient window in the chart window. It seems that when we open a chart even there are alerts on the patient screen and even if we check the boxes under the alerts tab in the chart it displays as "none".
I can assist with this. First, navigate here.
Clicking this will bring up this list:
Only the items that are RED will appear at the top of the chart as a medical alert. If there are some on your list that are not red, you can double-click each item and check this box to turn that medical condition into an alert:
After this is done, when a patient has a medical condition selected that's setup to be flagged as a medical alert, it will show at the top of the patient chart like this:
This is great but I suppose it doesn't go far enough for my practice. It seems that while you have several fields that are customizable there are certain things like a latex allergy or allergic to sulfa drugs (which is super important) and when I tried to add the new condition to the customizable medical history it does not show up in the list of conditions on the chart.
So maybe it's something I've missed? This is very helpful for the pre-populated list but I suppose I am hoping for a feature that may not exist yet.
Well, let's see!
So, you have gone here and added your customized medical conditions right?
Once your medical conditions are added, click this:
You will get a screen that looks like this:
Once here, your added conditions will be "hidden conditions" at first, but can be highlighted and then moved to "displayed conditions" when you click the "add" button in the middle. If the "add" option is greyed out, it means your displayed conditions are FULL. You will need to highlight some displayed conditions and select "remove" to make room for some hidden ones. Once your new conditions are officially "displayed conditions" you can click the move up and move down options to move them higher up or lower on your list. You can assign these new conditions medical alert flags as well like we did in the previous reply.
Does this help?