For practitioners in the Open ACU system.
- Electronic Health Records
- Treatment Codes
- Treatment Groups
- EHR Preferences
- Private EHR Note
- EHR By Block Page
- Entering EHR Notes
- EHR Appointments Page
- Viewing Treatment History
- Viewing Unlocked Records
- Printing Health Records
- Users Who Can Enter Records
- Intake Forms
- Downloading Health Records
Electronic Health Records
Use Open ACU to record secure health records.
Treatment codes are shorthand for the points that a practitioner uses most frequently. Each practitioner can create their own list of treatment codes. To do so, go to EHR -> Preferences.
Any time you add or remove codes, you must click Save Treatment Codes before navigating away from the page in order to save your changes.
Here's a quick video look:
To add a code, enter the point name/abbreviation in the empty Treatment Codes box:
Once you hit Return, the code will be saved in your list:
To delete a code, simply click on the code abbreviation - this will remove it from your list of codes.
Remember, any time you add or remove codes, you must click Save Treatment Codes before navigating away from the page in order to save your changes.
Treatment groups are your point combinations. Each practitioner can create their own list of treatment groups, based on the point combinations they use most frequently. To do so, go to EHR -> Preferences.
Any time you make changes to a Treatment Group, click Save Group to save your changes.
Here's a quick video look:
To create a group, enter the group name in the Add a New Group Name box and click Save New Group:
Once you've created some groups, you'll see a list of your groups with options to make changes to the group:
To add points to a group, enter the code for each point and hit Return. You'll see the points for each group under the group name:
To remove a point from a group, simply click on the treatment code for that point.
Remember that any time you make changes to a Treatment Group, click Save Group to save your changes.
To delete a group, simply click the Delete group button.
Note taking preferences
From the EHR Preferences page, the Clinic Owner can set the note-taking preferences for the clinic. There are two options:
- Notes, Plain Field. This option gives practitioners one blank field to enter all their treatment notes. On the patient’s record it looks like this:
- Use 4 SOAP Field. This options gives practitioners four separate fields for Subjective, Objective, Assessment and Plan. On the patient’s record it looks like this:
Private EHR Note
Private EHR notes can be viewed by users with Practitioner permissions by not by Admin users. The private EHR note should be used to document medical or treatment-related information that needs to be viewed on an ongoing basis.
For example, let’s say a patient has a strong adverse reaction anytime needles are placed in his head, so you want practitioners to avoid needling the head. You’d want every Practitioner to be aware of this, but it’s not something relevant for Admin users. So you’d document this as a Private EHR note.
To record a Private EHR note, click on the patient’s name from either the schedule or the EHR. This will take you to their patient profile page, where you’ll use the Notes section in the upper right corner:
Type an exclamation point (!) first, and then enter the note. Enter return to save your note:
The Private EHR Note will now appear on the patient profile page, but only users with Practitioner permission will be able to see it: