History of Present Illness

History of Present Illness or HPI, is the meat and potatoes of most visits. Recording a patients HPI during a visit is a great way to connect with patients. HPI can lead to a better understanding of what the patient is going through. When recording the HPI, physicians want to know:

  1. What's wrong?
  2. What are the symptoms?
  3. What has happened leading up to these symptoms?
  4. What treatments have been tried so far?

Importance of HPI

Medarc's HPI lets you capture this information with ease. Often times, HPI alone is enough to accurately diagnose a patient. To make things easier, Medarc EHR includes custom HPI templates, and gives you the ability to create your own custom templates. After the visit, share the details of the HPI on the patient portal, or share education rescoures related to the patient's diagnosis. 

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