Keeping an accurate record of prescription and over-the-counter medications that patients take as well as regularly updating their records is vital to safe dental care delivery. Maintaining such record, however, can be challenging as patients often change medications, forget to list them or simply misspell confusing drug names.
Fortunately, with YAPI and Open Dental you can manage this task successfully. This article is intended to offer some best practices for creating and managing your Medication Master List in Open Dental and adding medications to the patient chart from YAPI.
YAPI online forms reduce the time that patients spend in the waiting room and the time your staff spends in re-typing and filing patient forms. Since you have the information before the patient’s visit you can check eligibility and prescreen any medical issues.
Note: this feature is available in YAPI Mobile 2.9 and up.
In YAPI, a Document Package is a collection of documents that you can select on the Document List with a single touch. An example of a package is the New Patient Package that contains Patient Information Form, Medical History Form, Dental History Form, Insurance Information Form, HIPAA Form, Financial Agreement Form. Continue reading
Note: this feature requires version 1.1.823 (or newer) of YAPI Service and version 2.7 (or newer) of YAPI mobile for iPad. Make sure that you have installed latest (as of 5/25/2013) version of PMS plug-in.
Find a patient on Dashboard, invoke patient’s menu – tap and hold on patient avatar (more on gestures here) , select Picture option. Continue reading
You setup integration with Open Dental during plug-in installation. YAPI PMS plug-in is a set of software components that add ability to access a specific database used by PMS. Continue reading
You can use consent forms that come pre-installed, download forms from yapicentral.com or use WYSIWYG Document Design Tool that allows you design your own forms starting with pre-configured layouts and styles.
Document packages provide a convenient way to bundle together several documents while presenting those documents on iPad. Continue reading