Search by Patient Fingerprint

Search By Fingerprint

Before searching by fingerprint, make sure that you have the right configurations.
  1. 1.
    On the Desktop launch the the "Start Fingerprint" icon. This will popup a black screen launching the fingerprint connector app.
  2. 2.
    Minimize the launched black screen. Note: Do not close it.
  3. 3.
    Goto UgandaEMR and Login with an account that has role "Reception". This will Navigate you to the "Home" page.
  4. 4.
    On the Home page, click on the "Find Patient Record" This will navigate you to the search page.
  5. 5.
    Click on the "Fingerprint" icon. This will show instructions "Scan your finger".
  6. 6.
    Ask the patient to put their finger on the fingerprint device. There are two possible outcomes.
    a) Patient found. This will make a patient appear in the patient list.
    b) Patient not found. This will show a toast indicating that the patient was not found.

Add Patient Fingerprint.

In order to add a patient fingerprint, make sure that the you have the right Configurations 1. On the Desktop launch the the "Start Fingerprint" icon. This will popup a black screen launching the fingerprint connector app. 2. Minimize the launched black screen. Note: Do not close it. 3. Goto UgandaEMR and Login with an account that has role "Reception". This will Navigate you to the "Home" page.

For existing patients

  1. 1.
    Find a patient you would like to add fingerprint for.
  2. 2.
    On the patient search in the "ACTION" column, Click on the Edit Demographic
    icon. This will Navigate you to the Registration Summary.
  3. 3.
    On the right in the "General Action" Section, Click on the "Add FingerPrint" link. This will take you to the "Add Finger Print" page.
  4. 4.
    Click on the Buttons provided. For example the "Scan Right Thumb" one at a time. This will show instructions "Scan your finger".
  5. 5.
    Ask the Patient to put their respective finger on the scanner four times. Note: Ensure that the finger placed on is captured. By the fourth time the fingerprint will be added
  6. 6.
    Repeat from step 7 for any other fingers you would like to capture.

For new patients being registered

  1. 1.
    Register Patient. This will navigate you to the registration Summary.
  2. 2.
    On the right in the "General Action" Section, Click on the "Add FingerPrint" link. This will take you to the "Add Finger Print" page.
  3. 3.
    Click on the Buttons provided. For example the "Scan Right Thumb" one at a time. This will show instructions "Scan your finger".
  4. 4.
    Ask the Patient to put their respective finger on the scanner four times. Note: Ensure that the finger placed on is captured. By the fourth time the fingerprint will be added
  5. 5.
    Repeat from step 7 for any other fingers you would like to capture.