Allergies

The Allergies web part displays the allergies in your patient record. If your Sunrise Patient Portal™ account is connected a personal health record, the Allergies web part displays allergies stored in the personal health record.

The following help topics provide information about using the Allergies web part to perform the following tasks:

Adding Allergies, Updating Allergies, Deleting Allergies, Printing Allergies.

Sorting allergies

By default, allergies are sorted alphabetically by allergen name. You can also sort the list of allergies by any column title in the Allergies web part.

To sort allergies by a column title, click the column title in the list.

Click the column title again to sort allergies in the opposite order.

View allergies

The Allergies web part displays the allergies contained in your patient record.

Procedure

To view allergies, in the Show Records from section, do one of the following.
  • Select Sunrise to view the allergies stored in your patient record.
  • Select Microsoft® HealthVault™ to view the allergies stored in the personal health record.
  • Click the allergen name to open and view Allergy Details.
Field Description
Info From The source where the allergy information is retrieved.
Category The category of health reaction the item belongs to: Allergy, Intolerance, or Adverse Event.
Type The kind of allergy from which you suffer.
Allergen The specific allergen that causes an allergic reaction.
Onset Date The date the allergy started.
Status One of the following:
  • Active - An allergy you are currently suffering.
  • Inactive - An allergy you no longer suffer.

Add an allergy to a health record

Use Allergy Details to copy an allergy from your patient record to your personal health record. You can also add a new allergy to a personal health record.

Procedure

  1. To copy an allergy from your patient record to a personal health record, click Copy to Microsoft HealthVault.

    The allergy is copied to your personal health record.

  2. To add a new allergy to a personal health record:
    1. Click Add to PHR.

      Allergy Details are displayed.

    2. Enter information in each field on Allergy Details.
    3. Click Save.

      Allergy Details closes and the allergy is added to your personal health record.

  3. To copy an allergy from your patient record or a personal health record do the following:
    1. In the Allergies web part, select the allergy to add to the personal health record.
    2. Click Copy to Microsoft HealthVault. The allergy is copied to the personal health record.

Update allergy details

You can use Sunrise Patient Portal™ to update allergy information stored in a personal health record.

About this task

Note: You can only update the allergy details of an allergy that is stored in a personal health record. You cannot update the allergy details of an allergy that is stored in your patient record.

Procedure

  1. Click the name of an allergen. Update the desired fields in the Allergy Details.
  2. Click Save to save your changes. The allergy information is updated and the Allergy Details window closes.

Delete an allergy from a health record

You can use Sunrise Patient Portal™ to delete an allergy that is stored in a personal health record.

About this task

Note: You can only delete allergies from a personal health record. You cannot delete allergies from your patient record.

Procedure

  1. Click Delete from PHR.

    A confirmation message is displayed.

  2. Click OK.

    The allergy is deleted from the personal health record

Print allergy details

Procedure

  1. Select an allergy.
  2. Click PDF Print Preview. File Download opens.
  3. Click Open. PDF Print Preview opens, displaying the allergy details.
  4. Click Print. Print Options opens.
  5. Select your print options and then click OK.

    The allergy details are printed.

  6. Close the print preview window.