With the Document History option, the user can view the history of documents in a patient chart. This allows for complete tracking of the changes to a document over time. This includes signatures, added documents, updated fields, etc.
The user can view who changed a document (User column), and when it was changed.
Access and use of Document History
To access a document's history, open a patient chart, and right-click over the document tab in the lower left. In the screen shot below, we are in the SOAPnote section, outlined in red. When the right-click menu opens, click the History menu item.
Click the View Events drop-down menu to choose the event type.
In the screen shot above, we have clicked All, to view all events. Click a list item to select and view its information in the lower section of the Document History dialog.
Also, right-click in any field in an open chart to access the document history. When the context menu opens, Click Item History and then Current Document menu items.