You can quickly start an encounter for a patient, directly from your Visits dashboard.


1. Click Visits from the main menu to open the Visits dashboard.

2. Click an appointment from the list. In the window that appears, click Start Encounter.

This automatically links your encounter with the appointment, which populates any presenting issues, Qnaires, and templates. It also updates the appointment status to Being Seen.

💡 Tip: you can manually change the appointment status from the Visits dashboard. See Changing the appointment status from the Visits dashboard for more information.

Updated June 1, 2021

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