Practicesuite provides you the facility of Smart Search. Smart search facilitates an easy search for patients by providing the user flexibility to enter either MR # or Patient name in a single field. Given below is a patient field in the Charge entry, which facilitates smart search.

a. Enter at least the first three characters of MR # in case the search is by  MR #.

b. Enter at least the first three characters of the last name in the field for searching by the last name.

c. In the case of search by the first name, type at least the first two characters of the first name preceded by a comma (The total number of characters required is 3 including the comma).

e.g., i. To search patients whose first name is Sam, type ‘,sa’ in the smart search field.

ii.  To search patients whose first name starts with S and the last name starts with A, type ‘A,s’ in the field.

iii. To search for patients whose MR # starts with 1655, type 1655 in the search field.