Edit Patient Information: Public Health Tab

The Public Health tab is only visible on the Edit Patient Information Window when Public Health is turned on.

Race/Ethnicity: If EHR is not turned on, click [...] to open a selection window.

Race and ethnicity options, based on CDCREC codes, list on the right in tree view. Race and ethnicity selections for the patient list on the left.

If EHR is turned on, Race and Ethnicity are selected using dropdowns instead of a selection window. Click a dropdown, then highlight the options to select. Press Shift while clicking to select multiple race options.

County: As you type a name, matching county names will appear in a dropdown for you to select. Counties must already exist in under Lists, Counties.

Site (or Grade School): Click [...] to select a site from the master list. Sites have a table in the database, linked by a proper SiteNum key. See Adding and Editing Sites.

Grade Level: Click the dropdown to choose a grade level.

Treatment Urgency: Click the dropdown to select a treatment urgency for the patient.

Responsible Party: Select the person other than the patient or guarantor, who is the responsible party. This person will have access to the patient's health information in the Patient Portal. This is especially useful in nursing homes.

Sexual Orientation: Click the dropdown to select the patient's sexual orientation. Options are based on SNOMED CT codes.

Gender Identity: Click the dropdown to select the patient's gender identity. Options are based on SNOMED CT Codes.