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View Appointments From Patient Tracking

Version 14.19

Overview

This section will instruct users on how to view appointments from Tracking in the Schedule. Though Tracking can be used by any staff member, it is most often used by the Clinical staff and Providers during a patient's visit. To view appointments from Tracking:

  1. Click the Schedule button located in the Clinical, Billing, or Practice Management tab. The Calendar Schedule window opens.
  2. Select the appropriate schedule tab and practice location located at the top of the Calendar window.

  1. Click the Tracking radio button located above the right-hand corner of the schedule. The Tracking Schedule window displays. 

Additionally, the following options may be available in the Tracking Schedule:

  • The date may be changed in order to view appointments for another date.
  • Task numbers shown in the Tasks column may be specified to include All, Mine, or a specific department (selected from the dropdown).
  • You can exclude from view appointments that have been marked Checked Out.
  • You can exclude from view appointments for patients who have not been checked in.
  • You can choose to Show Billing Reconciliation.
  • You can print the Tracking window as it is displayed.
  • You can validate insurance for patients on the schedule.
  • You can confirm appointments or send messages.
  • You can print statements for patients on the schedule who have a balance.
Version 14.10

Overview

This section will instruct users on how to view appointments from the Tracking tab in the Schedule and Practice Workflow window. Though the Tracking tab can be used by any staff member, it is most often used by the Clinical staff and Providers during a patient's visit. To view appointments from Tracking:

  1. Click the Sched button on the Smart Toolbar. The Schedule and Practice Workflow window displays.
  2. For multi-location practices, select the Location of the appointments you would like to view from the dropdown list.

  1. If Schedule tabs have been enabled, select the appropriate tab located at the bottom of the Calendar window.

  1. Click the Tracking tab located to the left of the schedule. 

Additionally, the following options may be available in the Tracking window:

  • The date may be changed in order to view appointments for another date.
  • Task numbers shown in the Tasks column may be specified to include All, Mine, or a specific department (selected from the dropdown).
  • You can exclude from view appointments that have been marked Checked Out.
  • You can choose to Show Billing Reconciliation.
  • You can print the Tracking window as it is displayed.
  • You can validate insurance for patients on the schedule.
  • You can confirm appointments or send messages.
  • You can print statements for patients on the schedule who have a balance.