Most fields in this section can be completed without assistance or explanation. Some specialized fields, however, are unique, and several built-in features allow for even faster completion of this section and its subsections.
The following tips can help you properly and thoroughly complete each subsection of the Scene section.
Pick Up/Incident Location
Location where the patient was picked up.
Mileage to Scene
To automatically populate this field, enter the beginning and on scene odometer readings in the Beginning and On Scene fields found in the Odometer section.
In TripTix Windows, tap this button to auto populate the scene address fields with your current location.
Note: This button is useful if you are opening the report on scene. The device you are using must have GPS enabled for this feature to work.
Department the patient was picked up from; this field applies if a patient was picked up from a facility (select the Facility tab).
Pickup Medical Number
Unique medical number given to the patient by the facility from which you picked up the patient; this field applies if a patient was picked up from a facility (select the Facility tab).
Physician that referred the patient for transport; this field applies if a patient was picked up from a facility (select the Facility tab).
Copy from Patient Address
Tap or click this button to auto populate the scene address fields with the patient's address.
Copy to Patient Address
Tap or click this button to auto populate the patient's address with the pickup address.
Note: This button is useful if you have already entered the pickup address and the patient's address is the same as the place of pickup. Fields in the Address & Contact Info subsection of the Patient section populate with the pickup address.
GPS Location at Scene
In Windows, tap the GPS Lookup button, to the right of the Longitude field, to auto complete the Latitude and Longitude fields. This feature connects to your vehicle's GPS and determines the location your vehicle is at while on scene.
Click the Verify or Verify Address button, depending on whether you are in TripTix Web or Windows, to verify the address entered is valid. After you click the button, a Verify Address window opens. Click the Use This Address button associated with the appropriate address, and then click Close.
If you verify the scene address and destination address, the Transport Mileage field in the Destination section automatically calculates for you.