The Extract Patient Data from Driving License feature helps in extracting the patient demographics from Driving License in the new/add patient registration workflow. Practices can enable the feature to auto-extract Patient data from the barcode available on the backside of the driving licenses.
The feature detects data available on barcodes and converts it into readable text. Practices can capture all vital data, minimize data entry errors, and save manual effort and time.
The Practice Admin/Office Manager can enable the Driving License Reader feature for their Practice Account using the following steps:
Once configured, the option for auto-extracting data from the driving license barcode appears on the Patient Registration page. Members can access the feature using the steps below:
Prerequisites for Scanning
For scanning a patient's driving license, ensure you have a TWAIN-compatible scanner. You can check your scanner specification to find whether it is TWAIN-compatible or contact your vendor.
You need to install a scanner plugin compatible with your operating system and browser. If you don't have one, a dialogue box requesting you to download the plugin pops up as soon you try to scan.