When patients are marked as inactive or deceased, they will still show up in patient searches and have accessible charts. If you want to remove a patient from the system entirely (no chart, not available via search, data will not be accessible) you can use the patient archive tool. This will not delete any of the patient's data, and can be undone if needed.
Delete/Archive a Patient
|If you see a warning like the one shown on the right, it means the patient has one or more of the following that must be resolved:|
View & Manage Archived Patients
To view all deleted/archived patients, go to the Calendar page and click on Admin > Archived Patients:
This will display the list of deleted patients with an option to "Unarchive". If you click on this icon and confirm in the following window, the patient will be removed from the archive and added back to the system as a searchable patient with an accessible chart.
This article was first published on July 12th, 2017, and most recently edited on June 22nd, 2021
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