⚠️ Important: This is currently a beta feature, available to a few CHR beta users in order to test and provide feedback. It will be more widely available once the beta period is complete.

Below is a detailed list of all data elements from the CHR that are sent to Alberta Netcare for an encounter and where to find them in the CHR.

Certain criteria must be met before your encounter or consult data is sent to Alberta Netcare. See Sending encounter data to Alberta Netcare via CII for more information.

Patient demographics

Each time encounter information is sent, the following elements of the patient’s demographics are sent as well.

Data element

Location in the CHR

Patient last name

Update Information > General tab > Last Name

Patient given name

Update Information > General tab > First Name

Patient masking flag

Update Information > Accessibility

tab

Patient residence postal code

Update Information > Address & Extra tab > ZIP/Postal Code

Patient identifier

Update Information > General tab > Edit Identification > Identification Value

Patient identifier type

Update Information > General tab > Edit Identification > Edit Identification Type

Patient identifier assigning authority

Settings > Patient > Patient Identification > Issuer

Patient date of birth

Update Information > General tab > Date of Birth

Patient administrative gender

Update Information > General tab > Sex

General encounter information and measured observations

When your encounter information is sent to CII, your detailed visit notes are not included. Only the following basic encounter information is sent.

📌 Note: Only vitals entered during the encounter are sent (and not historical ones).

Data element

Location in the CHR

Encounter masking flag

Encounter > Accessibility.

If the patient's encounter is restricted to one or more users, This encounter is confidential appears next to the Send encounter to Netcare checkbox. If you choose to submit the encounter to Netcare anyway, the masking flag is sent as false.

Encounter status

A signed encounter that has never been sent before has a status of "Final". If an encounter is unlocked and then signed again, the status is "Update". If an encounter is unlocked and deleted, or the Send encounter to Netcare checkbox is cleared, the status is "Delete".

Patient reason for encounter

Appointment details > Presenting Issue or Encounter > Presenting Issue if the encounter was created without an appointment.

Encounter date

Encounter > Created On

Encounter mode

Appointment details > Physical Visit or Virtual Visit. Not sent if the encounter is created without an appointment.

Observation encounter clinical assessment

Encounter > Assessment and Plan section > Add Diagnosis

Encounter payment source

Encounter > Billing Items section > add bill > Payment Issuer. For private bills, "private" is sent.

Encounter billing code

Encounter > Billing Items section > add bill > Code

Observation systolic blood pressure

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > SBP

Observation diastolic blood pressure

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > DBP

Observation height

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > HT

Observation height unit of measure

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > HT unit

Observation weight

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > WT

Observation weight unit of measure

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > WT unit

Oxygen saturation

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > O2

Oxygen saturation unit of measure

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > O2 unit

Pulse

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > HR

Pulse unit of measure

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > HR unit

Head circumference

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > HC

Head circumference unit of measure

Encounter > Examination section > Add Vitals > HC unit

Medical problems

All diagnoses added to the Medical History section of the patient's Health Profile are sent (including historical diagnoses).

Data element

Location in the CHR

Observation health concern

Health Profile > Medical History > Diagnoses

Observation health concern date of onset

Health Profile > Medical History > Onset Date

Prescribed medications

If you add a prescription in the encounter, only the following prescription information is sent.

Data element

Location in the CHR

Medication prescribed name

Prescription > field where you search for the medication name

Medication prescription date

Start/Open > Prescriptions > Signed At

Prescription expected completion date

Prescription > End On

Medication start date

Prescription > Start On

Medication end date

Prescription > End On

Medication strength

Prescription > Extra tab > Medication Strength

Medication strength unit of measure

Prescription > Extra tab > Medication Strength drop-down

Medication dosage

Prescription > Dose

Medication dosage unit of measure

Prescription > Dose drop-down

Medication form

Prescription > Form

Medication frequency

Prescription > Frequency

Medication route

Prescription > Route

Medication number of repeat refills

Prescription > Refill

Supply duration

Prescription > Duration

Supply duration unit code

Prescription > Duration

Medication dispensed

Prescription > field where you search for the medication name

Medication dispensed date

Prescription > Extra tab > Dispense On

Immunizations

If you record an injection in the encounter and it has the type of Immunization, the following information is included.

Data element

Location in the CHR

Vaccine administered name

Encounter > Injections section > Add Injection > Name

Vaccine administered date

Encounter > Injections section > Add Injection > Injected Date

Vaccine administered lot number

Encounter > Injections section > Add Injection > Lot Number

Provider information

Each time encounter information is sent, the following provider information is sent as well. The provider information sent is for the provider who signed the encounter.

Data element

Location in the CHR

Provider last name

Settings > Account > User > General tab > Full Name

Provider first name

Settings > Account > User > General tab > Full Name

Provider identifier

Settings > Account > User > Integrations tab > Practitioner ID.

If the Practitioner ID is not available, the license number is used (Settings > Account > User > General tab > License Number).

If there is no Practioner ID or License Number, a CHR internal ID is sent (this ID is not visible in the CHR).

Facility and location information

Each time encounter information is sent, the following facility and location elements are sent as well.

For the delivery location, if the encounter is created from an appointment and the appointment is a Physical Visit, the location of the appointment is used. If the encounter is not linked to an appointment, or the appointment is a Virtual Visit, the provider's selected location at the time of the encounter is used. If both the appointment and the provider's selected location are Virtual Visit, the encounter is not sent. This applies to encounters for patients seen at the clinic, as well as outside the clinic such as home or long-term care facility visits.

Data element

Location in the CHR

Submitting site identifier

Settings > CII/CPAR > CII tab > Submitting Site

Submitting site name

Settings > CII/CPAR > CII tab > Facility Number

Service delivery location identifier

Settings > CII/CPAR > CII tab > Facility Number

Service delivery location name

Settings > CII/CPAR > CII tab > Facility Name. If the Facility Name is blank, the Location name is sent instead.

Service delivery postal code

Settings > Scheduling > Locations > ZIP/Postal Code

Updated August 3, 2022

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