Path: Smart Toolbar > Chart button > Encounters tab
After a note has been finalized, open the finalized note and click the Addenda tab. An addendum can be created, edited, and viewed in the Addenda tab.
New Addendum button
The New Addendum button creates an addendum for the selected finalized Encounter note. Visibility, requested by, request date, changed by, and status date are entered in the addendum fields. Enter your note in the text field.
The Edit button enables editing for a selected addendum.
Phrase Construction button
The Phrase Construction button accesses the Phrase Construction window to find a phrase for the description.
Order Worksheet button
The Order Worksheet button opens the Order Worksheet task window. Orders are created and removed in this window.
The Save button saves the changes to the addendum.
The Cancel button stops any changes being made to the addendum.
|Note: If a patient wishes to add additional information or challenge an encounter note, you can enter this information in an addendum and distinguish it as a patient annotation. To do so, type in "Patient is source of note content" in the Requested by field. Challenges to other aspects of the medical record can be accommodated through scanned documents that are categorized as such. (Meets specific CCHIT requirement(s)).|