Important Content Update Message
We are currently updating the OP Help Center content for the release of OP 20. OP 20 (official version 20.0.x) is the certified, 2015 Edition, version of the Office Practicum software. This is displayed in your software (Help tab > About) and in the Help Center tab labeled Version 20.0. We appreciate your patience as we continue to update all of our content.

Customize a CDA

Path: Clinical tab > More button (in Reference Data group) > Customize CDA


The format of CDA (or C-CDA) files can be customized so that only relevant information is displayed for the user. Sections of a CDA can be reordered or hidden. Customization is user-specific, and can be changed at any time.

Customize CDA

  1. Navigate to the Customize CDA window following the path above.

  1. Review the list of CDA sections, and do one of the following:
  • Select the checkbox to the left of the corresponding CDA section to include the section.
  • Deselect the checkbox to the left of the corresponding CDA section to exclude the section.
  1. If necessary, reorder the sections of the CDA using one of the following methods:
  • Use the up and down arrow buttons once a section is selected.
  • Drag and drop a section to the desired placement in the list.
  1. Click the Save button.