78 Creating a new Health Care Record

78 Creating a new Health Care Record
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Creating A New Patient Health Care Record
In this session all the techniques needed to create a file for a new patient
will be discussed.
We assume that you have not yet started HEALTHone™ for this
session, if you have go straight onto Creating A New Health Care Record
below.
Starting the Program and Logging In
Start the HEALTHone™ program and login.
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 HEALTHone™ opens and the Patient selector window appears.
If you are unsure about starting HEALTHone™ and logging in refer back
to the beginning of the Getting Around session.
Creating a new Health Care Record
This can be done directly from the Patient Selector Window:
1) Click once on the New icon at the bottom of the window.
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You are about to create the first transaction in this patient’s file,
this is always the “Patient Identification” transaction.
New Patient HCR created and the Patient Identification Items,
surname:, first name:, sex: and date of birth: automatically
appear in the Item Panel.
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Minimum Administration Items
The patient attributes list appears in the first transaction of the
administration section.
The four items surname:, first name:, sex: and date of birth: are the
minimum needed to create a new patient file.
1.
Ensure that the surname: item is highlighted. Press the
Return key.
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The ‘surname:’ item opens ready for editing.
2.
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Type: Tennant; Press the Return key.
The ‘surname:’ item only requires a single line of text and
automatically closes when the RETURN key is pressed.
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The highlight automatically moves on to the next item in the list.
3.
Press Return to open the first name: item. Type: Sarah
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4.
Press the Return key.
Press Return again to open the sex: item.
Restricted Response List
The possible responses to the sex: item are limited. For items like this
HEALTHone™ will often present a list of possible terms. To complete
this item, you can:
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Use the cursor keys.
Type the first letter of the response, i.e.
M male or F female
Click on the down arrow to the right of the response box to
display the list and select you answer by clicking on it with the
mouse.
Experiment with all of the above techniques. Select the response
female. Press Return the ‘sex:’ item closes and highlight moves onto
the next item. Press Return. Type carefully: 12071972 for the date of
birth.
5.
Press the Backspace key ( ) to delete the 2 of 1972 and type a
0
Press Return to complete the item.
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The minimum items are now completed.
Date Problem ? See the information box on the next page
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Enter in any other attributes required for the patient. They can
be entered at a later stage.
Saving the new Health Care Record
1) Click on the ‘Save’ button on the HEALTHone™ Toolbar at the
top of the screen,
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Dialogue box appears:
Select Save.
The new patient file has been saved to disk and remains open for further
editing if required.
Notice that the HEALTHone™ information Bar now displays Sarah’s
Name, Date of Birth, Sex and Age.
Closing the Health Care Record
Select Close HCR on the File Menu.
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Sarah’s file now closes
Exiting HEALTHone™
Select Exit on the File Menu. Answer Yes when prompted.
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HEALTHone™ closes and the desktop reappears.
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Summary Guide
1. Create a new patient HCR in the patient selector window When
the patient selector window is open click on the NEW button.
2. Create a new patient from the main menu. Select the menu
sequence: File / New / HCR or click on the NEW button on the
HEALTHone™ toolbar and select HCR or press: Ctrl + N
3. Save a patient file Select menu sequence: File / Save or click on
the SAVE tool on the HEALTHone™ toolbar or press: Ctrl + S
4. To delete an item -Select the item to be deleted and press the
DEL key. Answer YES when prompted.
5. To delete a transaction - If the transaction has not been validated
simply select it and press the DEL key. Answer YES when
prompted. If the transaction has been validated the technique is
the same except the transaction will be marked as deleted and
hidden within transaction list but NOT physically removed from
the patient’s file.
6. To delete a patient’s file Open the patient selector window and
select the patient concerned. Now click on the DELETE button.
Answer YES when prompted.
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