Chart Medical Area

A patient's medical information, problems, medications, allergies, and tobacco use (optional) are summarized in the medical area of the Chart Module (pink area).

Note: The rows that show in medical area can be customized in Display Fields, ChartPatientInformation. The change the background color, see Definitions: Misc Colors.

Double click on a row in the pink area to enter information on the Medical window. The default tab that opens depends on the row clicked.

Medical Info: Enter general medical information.

Problems: Maintain a list of a patient's active and inactive problems. See Patient Problems.

Medications: Maintain a list of the patient's current and discontinued medications. See Patient Medications.

Allergies: Maintain a list of the patient's current and inactive allergies. See Patient Allergies.

Family Health History: Document the health history of a patient's family members. This tab is only visible if EHR is turned on. See Family Health History.

Vital Signs: Document a patient's pulse, height, weight, and/or blood pressure, and any interventions. See Vital Signs.

Tobacco Use: Assess patient smoking status, tobacco use, and document interventions. This tab is only visible if EHR is turned on. See Tobacco Use and Interventions.