You can move a single image or a series of images from one patient's record to another's. You can move images only if they are not associated with procedures that are attached to insurance claims.
Note: The procedures that are associated with the images that you are moving will be deleted or voided (if older than 120 days) in the original patient's record and posted to the new patient's record.
To manipulate an image
If the correct patient is not already selected, use the Patient Search box to access the patient's record.
Note: You can include inactive patients in the search results by setting the Include inactive patients switch to On.
On the Patient menu, under Clinical, click (or tap) Chart, Progress Notes, Quick Exam, Perio, Tx Planner, or Imaging. Then, on the Imaging tab's menu, click (or tap) Show Image History.
The patient's imaging page opens to the history view. The most recent image, series (such as a full mouth series or bitewings), or set of photos (which was acquired using a custom imaging procedure) is selected by default on the Images tab.
Select an image or a series (such as a full mouth series or bitewings).
On the corresponding options menu, click (or tap) Reassign exam.
The Reassign Exam dialog box appears.
Use the to the following patient search box to search for and select the name of the patient to whom you want to move the images.
Either press Enter, or click (or tap) Reassign Exam.