Search by patient ID

A practice may need to search for a patient based off their Patient ID. For example, Bp Premier Support only ever view de-identified data that cannot be traced to a patient, and may supply the patient ID to a practice to resolve an issue.

Where is the patient ID recorded?

The Patient ID is automatically assigned by Bp Premier when a patient is created, and cannot be changed by a user. This field is visible in the patient demographics.

Demographics Patient ID

This field is populated by the database field 'Internal ID'. You search on the 'Internal ID' field in the database search utility.

  1. Select Utilities > Search from the main menu to view the Database Search screen.
  2. Click Demographics. The Search for patients window will appear.
  3. Scroll down and select 'Internal ID' in the leftmost list.
  4. Select '=' in the middle list.
  5. Type the patient ID in the text field on the right ('68' in the example below).
  6. Search database by Patient ID

  7. Click Add. Your condition will be added to the Condition list.
  8. Click OK to return to the Database Search window.
  9. Click Run query. If a patient exists with the ID you entered, the patient record will be displayed in the list of returned results.
  10. Double-click the returned result to open the patient record.

Last updated 23 July 2020