Resource Centre - Patient Visits Timeline

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The Patient Visit Timeline displays in the patient’s record below the Patient Header and shows all acute care patient visits from the first encounter to the most recent encounter.


Navigating the Timeline

The timeline defaults to the year associated with the encounter you are currently viewing. The navigation buttons on the timeline allows you to jump back and forth in the timeline.

Image showing the paient visit timeline options

Coloured indicators on the timeline show the frequency and type of encounter:

Image of the coloured indicators for encounter type


Visit Information

Hovering over a timeline indicator displays a tooltip with the following encounter information:

  • Encounter date
  • Type of encounter
  • Reason for visit
  • Facility
  • Source


This patient encounter was on Jan 23rd, 2017 at 1:30 PM as an ER encounter. COPD was the reason for the visit at the General facility in HHS.

Image of the visit information in patient visit timeline

Clicking the indicator will load the Visits module and change the patient header information to display the selected encounter information.