This feature lets you customize which fields of information show in various areas, field size, and the order in which they show.
Each category refers to a specific area:
Chart Module progress notes can be customized using the Show tab.
Internal Name: The name of the field in Open Dental code. This value cannot be changed.
New Description: The label that will identify this field in the interface.
Minimum Width: A fixed minimum column width based on the New Description length.
Column Width: The maximum allowed width of the column. This is designed to allow the Language translation feature to work better when foreign words are longer.
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We continue to expand this feature by adding more grid types and more column fields. If there are other grids or fields that you are interested in, please submit a feature request.
Most fields that list under Available fields are self explanatory. Below are a few that need additional explanation.
ABC0: Indicate the patient's credit rating or other personal attributes discreetly in the Patient Information grid.
Signed: Indicate when an item has been electronically signed (e.g. procedures, consent forms).
Pat Fields: Adds all Custom Patient Fields.
Broken Appts: Display the number of broken appointments a patient has. The count is based on the broken appointment procedure (DD986) if it exists in the Procedure Code List, or if it doesn't exist, adjustments with a broken appt type.
Tobacco Use: Indicates a patient's tobacco use history (up to three of the most recent assessments). Can only be added to ChartPatientInformation. Double click to open the Tobacco Use window and assess status. Tobacco Use and Interventions
Pat Restrictions: Lists restrictions associated to the selected patient, such as appointment scheduling in the Edit Patient Information Window.
Referral: Show referral cells in the Family module, Patient Information area when patient has a referral source (to, from, or custom). The label for custom referrals is determined by the New Description text. The Referred From and Referred To labels cannot be changed.
ClinicDesc: The clinic description set.
Clinic: The clinic abbreviation.
DPlan: Indicates the discount amount in the Treatment Plan module when a patient has a Discount Plans.
Invoice Number: Invoices automatically generate a unique invoice number. Use the invoice number to search for the associated patient in the Patient Select window.
Allowed: The PPO fee for PPO plans or the allowed fee for out of network plans.