A patient's status is automatically defaulted as new when they are added to the system. The status updates to established when their encounter is signed by the provider. If a patient has not been in the office for three or more years and you need to change the status, it can be manually updated to new.
- Access Patients > search for and open a patient > Demographics.
- In the Other Information section, for the Status field, click 'New.'
- Click 'Save.' Note: The status automatically updates to Established when their encounter is signed by the provider.