The Family History section of the health profile enables you to record the history of the patient's family medical problems.

💡 Tip: Entering dates for profile items is optional. You can enter partial dates, such as only the year, month and year, or a life stage.


1. Open the health profile from the patient's chart using one of the following methods:

2. Expand the Family History profile section.

3. To add a new item, click the +.

health profile with family history section expanded

4. Fill in the fields, using the following table as reference.




Select from your diagnostic code library or enter as free text.


Select the family member's relationship to the patient.


Enter any additional information.

5. Select Additional Fields to expand the data entry form. Fill in the extra fields, using the below table.

📌 Note: When you create a new health data entry or when viewing an entry without any information in the Additional fields section, the section remains closed by default. If any of the additional fields are populated, this section auto-expands when you open the entry.

Fill in the additional fields, using the below table as reference

Life Stage / Start date / Age at onset

Select a life stage, or enter a specific date, or age of onset for this problem.

💡 Tip: To add a partial date use the

YYYY-MM format.


Enter any procedures or interventions performed for this problem.

Risk factor

Select to identify the profile item as a risk. Items selected appear in the list of patient risk factors (see Viewing patient risk factors).

6. To fold this section select Hide Additional Fields.

7. Click Save. The new item is added to the list.

8. To view or edit details about an item, click it.

9. To delete an item, click the trash icon.

10. To view an item's history, click the history icon.

Updated December 20, 2022

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