What information can I share with patients from an encounter?

From within an encounter, you can share information with your patients about their care and follow up plans. 

Care Plan 
This information is shared exactly as entered in the form of free-text in the PHR, and is only shared after your note has been signed. 

You'll notice that within encounter, a notification will alert you that the free-text entered in this section will be shared with your patient via the PHR. 



Simply record your care plans and instructions, and that text will automatically be available to patients after your note has been signed.

The patient will then have the opportunity to view this information directly within their Patient Fusion account. To do this, they'll need to click the Health Records section and select the Care Plans tab. 



Please note, it is not required to enter information in the Care plan section of the new screen.

Screenings/Interventions/Assessments
Additionally, many of the Screenings/Interventions/Assessments that you document in the chart note may also be shared with your patient. See the full list of items that will be shared via the patient portal.

Your patients can review documented screenings/interventions/assessments within the Procedures section of the patient portal.



For more information, see:

Patient Fusion

  1. Using Patient Fusion to connect with and engage your patients
  2. How do I get a Patient Fusion Online Scheduling Profile?
  3. Online Appointment Booking Page FAQ
  4. Why don't I see my name in search results for Patient Fusion's Online Booking Page?
  5. What is Patient Fusion (patient portal)?
  6. How do I enable a patient in Patient Fusion (patient portal)?
  7. What information is shared in the patient portal (PHR)?
  8. How do I troubleshoot Patient Fusion login issues?
  9. How does patient portal auto-invite work?
  10. What is Patient Intake (Online Check-In)?
  11. Which users can invite patients to access the patient portal?
  12. How do I turn off my Online Profile or Online Appointment Booking?
  13. What screenings, interventions or assessments are shared with the patient?
  14. Where can I get the Online Patient Fusion Profile URL?
  15. How do I embed appointment booking on my website?
  16. How does a patient register for their Patient Fusion portal (PHR)?
  17. How can I help a patient troubleshoot patient portal login issues?
  18. I need help with the Patient Fusion portal
  19. How do I give a patient or their family/caregivers access to the patient portal?
  20. How do I revoke a patient's access to the Patient Portal?
  21. How can patients send a message to their provider?
  22. How soon will available appointments update on my Online Profile?
  23. How do I process patient appointment requests?
  24. What information can I share with patients from an encounter?
  25. What is search engine optimization (SEO)?
  26. How does my patient link their Patient Fusion account to an existing account?
  27. How do I disable auto-invite?
  28. What if a patient receives an access error when viewing their patient portal?
  29. What can I do if some patients are not receiving PHR enrollment emails?
  30. How do I create Patient Intake (Online Check-In) Templates?
  31. How do I process Patient Intake (Online Check-In) Forms?
  32. How do I set up a cancellation policy for my Online Booking Page?
  33. How can a patient book an appointment online?
  34. How does a patient fill out the Patient Intake (Online Check-In) Form?
  35. How do I process Online Appointment Booking reschedule and cancellation requests?
  36. What are the System Requirements for Patient Fusion?

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