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Clinical Tab - Problem List

The Problem list is a record of all diagnoses for a patient.


The tabs within the Problem List can be sorted at any time.

Regularly Treated
When checked, the diagnosis will pull to new charges. When unchecked, it will not.

Diagnosis Code
This is the numerical identifier of the diagnosis

Alias
An Alias is a unique office designated code that can be input in place of the official Code. If there is a need for multiple variations of Aliases, diagnoses may be duplicated.

Description
A brief overview of what the diagnosis entails.

Notes
A free text area that allows information to be added about the problem record. Anything entered in the Favorites Custom Description will be reflected here as well.

Onset Date
The date the problem began to affect the patient.

Diagnosed Date
The date in which the patient was diagnosed by the doctor.

Created Date
The date the problem was added to the patient's record. If this field is blank, the diagnosis was added before MacPractice tracked the Created Date.

Updated Date
The date of the most recent change to the item. For example, if you change the Status of a problem and save, the Updated Date will update to today's date.

Resolved Date
The date the problem was addressed.

Type
Select the Type of the problem entry: Condition, Symptom, Finding, Complaint, Functional Limitation, Problem or Diagnosis.

Status
Select the status of the problem entry: Active, Inactive, Chronic, Intermittent, Recurrent, Rule Out, Ruled Out, Resolved.

Value
If a value needs to be assigned to the diagnosis, it may be added here.

Code Type
This will designate they typed of code (ex. ICD9, ICD10)

Provider
The provider who was diagnosed the code.

Office
The office assigned when the code was diagnosed.

To enter a new diagnosis for a patient, select to the Problem List tab. With the Problem List tab selected, click the plus button. This will bring up the Universal Coding Selector.

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