Definitions: Diagnosis Types

Diagnosis Type definitions determine the diagnosis options available when entering a Procedure or Entering Treatment. Changes affect all patients.

  1. In the Main Menu, click Setup, Definitions, then select Diagnosis Types.
  2. Click Add to add a new diagnosis, or double-click a diagnosis to edit.
  3. Name: Enter the name of the diagnosis.
  4. 1 or 2 letter abbreviation: Enter a one or two letter abbreviation for the diagnosis. This abbreviation will show in the progress notes.
  5. Click OK to save.

Reorder Diagnosis Types

Move frequently used options to the top of the list; move lesser used options to the bottom. On the main Definitions window, highlight a diagnosis, then click the up/down arrows.

Hide a Diagnosis Type

Hiding a diagnosis means it will no longer be visible as a selection option.

To show a hidden diagnosis, uncheck the Hidden box on the Edit Definitions window.