To know the patient's past encounter history, follow the steps given below.
Click 'Patients' icon and select the patient from the list, whose record has to be viewed.
Click on 'Encounters' tab.
By default, the summary of the last visit is shown. You can use the filters to view the summary of earlier dates. You can also make a printout of the visit summary by using the 'Print' option.
Upload Paper Records
Patient's old records can be imported into ChARM as follows.
Click on 'Patients' icon and select the patient from the list, whose record has to be uploaded.
Select the 'Past Encounters' tab and select Past 6 Months/Past 1 Year
If there are no previous records, you will see the message 'No records Available'.
Click on the 'More Options' (...) icon and select 'From Local Drive' to upload the document.
Select the Date of Consultation, Physician Name, etc. and click on 'Import' to add the record.
Scan Paper Records
Scanner interface plugin in ChARM helps you to scan patient's past records directly into the system. ChARM can connect to any TWAIN compliant scanners. Most scanners available in the market are TWAIN compliant by default. You can check your scanner specification to find out whether it is TWAIN compatible or contact your vendor to know that.
Click on 'Patients' icon and select the patient from the list, whose record has to be scanned and uploaded.
Click on 'Encounters' tab and select Past 6 Months/Past 1 Year
Click on 'More Options' (...) icon and select 'Scan Document'
On your first usage, you will be asked to install a scanner plugin based on your operating system and browser used. Install the plugin and proceed to scan the document.