Completing a Chart Note
To mark a chart as complete, select ‘COMPLETE’ from the Save As drop-down and click on Save As Button; see Image A.
Editing a Chart Note
The Visit Hx tab lists the previous visits of the patient. From here the user can review the previous visits and edit the same. Click on any visit to view the respective chart.
Editing a Completed Chart Note
A completed note will have a tick mark beside it. Click on the edit icon and the system requests for the user confirmation to edit the completed chart. Upon reaffirmation, the system will direct the user to the template screen (see Image 2).
Note: All users authorized with admin privileges can modify a completed chart.
Saving an Incomplete Chart Note
PracticeSuite gives you the option to leave charts as incomplete (PENDING) and finish them later when you have time. On the charting screen, click on the Save As options list and choose PENDING and then click the Save as (see Image 3) By saving the chart as PENDING, the record can be edited anytime before finalizing it.
Creating a Follow-up Chart Note for the Next Visit
PracticeSuite’s capability to copy notes from the previous visit is to help providers to reduce their two fold work of retyping the entire information. You could copy notes of any Date of Service to the current appointment and then make the needed changes.
Note: Only a completed note can be copied to Next Visit.
a. Open Clinical Desktop. Select a patient.
All the contents from the selected note will be copied to the follow up note and will be highlighted in orange.
Deleting A Chart
In order to delete a chart, select VOID from the Save As option list and click on Save As button(see Image 5).
* All users can view void charts in the Visit History tab.