Surgical History

The Surgical History feature allows the user to record, update or view the detail of historical procedures performed on the patient.

athenaNet does not have the concept of a single list of all procedures performed on a patient. To collect all CPT codes associated with a patient, you need to pull the surgical history, all of the claims for that patient, and possibly the procedure orders.

Surgical history is always manually updated by a user in athenaNet or updated by an external data source, most commonly an interface or CCDA import. athenahealth doesn’t automatically convert procedures from claims into surgical history.

SURGICAL
The surgical history section again contains a list of checkbox questions, with an optional list of surgery dates.

  • 'DEFAULT' is the Y/N checkbox that indicates whether the patient had this surgery before. If 'DEFAULT' is Y, then the SURGERYDATE is an optional list of surgery dates. Even one surgery date should be submitted as a (singleton) list.
  • 'surgicalhistoryprocedureid' ties it to the practice-specific surgical history question and can be used to tie the same question across multiple forms.
  • 'procedurecode' is the CPT code of the procedure, if configured as such by the practice. text is the patient-friendly name of the surgical history question.
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Add surgical history data to patient's chart
Get patient's surgical history data
GET
/v1/{practiceid}/chart/{patientid}/surgicalhistory

Retrieve a list of historical surgeries performed on the specific patient

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