View Previous Encounters
The View Previous Encounters window allows users to view all past patient encounters/SOAPnotes while viewing a current SOAPnote. This provides easy reference to past encounters and the ability to add past SOAPnote information to the current SOAPnote visit documentation.
Open the View Previous Encounters Viewer
Click Tools and choose View Previous Encounters.
Locating a Past Encounter
The Encounter Viewer shows the SOAPnote preview at the top of the window and the list of SOAPnotes at the bottom. Users are to use the scroll bar to locate the visit he/she would like to view.
Copy the Previous Encounter to the Current SOAPnote
Click the Add Active Document to Current Encounter button to add the entire previous visit to the current SOAPnote.
*Note: To copy to a current encounter, the user needs to have an open, unsigned SOAPnote in this patients chart.
Copy a Field to the Current SOAPnote
To add just a field of the previous encounter to a SOAPnote:
- Click into the field that you wish to copy.
- Click the Add Active Field to Current Encounter button.
*Note: To copy to a current encounter, the user needs to have an open, unsigned SOAPnote in this patient's chart.
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