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503

Released on 2018-06-27

About This Release

We are pleased to announce the official release of Practice Perfect EMR + Management Software Version 2.0.0.503. Please review the attached list of new features & benefits carefully.

 

BACKUPS MUST ALWAYS BE MADE PRIOR TO PERFORMING AN UPDATE.

UPDATES CAN TAKE TIME TO COMPLETE - BE PATIENT AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY – NEVER INTERRUPT AN UPDATE.

PLEASE CONTACT OUR SUPPORT DEPARTMENT FOR ASSISTANCE IF YOU ARE AT ALL UNSURE OF THIS PROCESS.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support department via email at support@practiceperfectemr.com or via phone at (877) 510-7473.

Thanks again for your continued support!

 

 

General & Setup

Workstation Installation:

Spaces in the HOST IP and PORT values will now be ignored.

General & Setup

Email Settings:

When setting up your email parameters (to send appointment reminders, invoices, etc) there is now a Test Account button which will verify whether or not your settings have been entered correctly.

General & Setup

Scheduler Security:

The buttons to re-order Scheduled Providers/Rooms/Equipment and the Waiting List were sometimes greyed-out in error, this has been corrected.

General & Setup

Security Error:

An error occured when the user didn't have access for both the Client Listing and Schedule in a multi-location setting, this has been corrected.

General & Setup

Security:

Users can now define minimum requirements for passwords - including length, special characters required, numbers required and upper case required, along with a duration in days that a password can be used. These settings can be found in Settings, Other Settings, Security.

Clients

Client Injury information:

An error sometimes occured when trying to re-order the Diagnostic, Injury Code, and Body Part information for a client on their Statistics tab - this has been corrected.

Financial

Emailing Invoices, Receipts & Statements:

The Use Client Name option, which includes the client's first name in the body of the email, was not being respected when emailing these documents - this has been corrected.

Financial

Receipt printing:

Receipts did not include the day-of-the-week for each client's next appointment - this has been corrected.

Financial

Generic Invoice & Receipt printing:

The option to exclude the name of the Provider for the next appointment on Invoices/Receipts was not being respected - this has beem corrected.

Reporting

Client Listing:

A new option entitled Include all incidents has been added to this report. If selected, the patient will be repeated for every incident in their record on both the printed report and Excel export. If not selected, only the current incident will be reported.

Reporting

Payment Application Report:

A new option has been added to this report allowing the user to select the Date of Entry range as a printing criteria.

Reporting

Payment Journal:

A bug in which payments not attached to any specific location not showing on this report has been corrected.

Reporting

Scheduler Reports:

No Shows will now be shown with a strike-out  on all Daily and Weekly scheduler reports.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Customized Document Goals:

Goal comments in excess of 8192 characters were causing errors - this has been corrected.

 

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Daily Note printing:

The Unit/Duration column in the Services section was sometimes being truncated - this has been corrected.

General & Setup

Integrated Faxing:

  • Faxing support has been added for MS-Word, MS-Excel, Text and Image files.
  • The Contact Log was sometimes recording the sending of a fax under the Physician and not the Client - this has been corrected.
  • Contact Log options were disabled if the fax recepient did not have a Fax Phone # on file.
  • The length of the Fax setup Username has been expanded to 64 characters.
  • Faxes are now logged internally. This log is not yet available for user examination, but it is maintained. Viewing/searching the log will be available in a later release.

US Billing Specific

Functional Limitation Reporting:

G-Codes entered on days without any other services were not bringing-forward the most recent ICD-10 codes - this has been corrected.

US Billing Specific

EDI837 5010 invoice:

  • A bug that sends the incorrect ERA string in Loop 2430 when 24H is selected has been corrected.
  • Segment SV109 has been changed to "N" in Loop 2400 SV1 to indicate that a service is not emergency related.

Canadian Billing Specific

HCAI OCF-21:

A bug that shows an error when an Injury Date is missing has been corrected.

Patient Portal

Patient Self-Booking:

  • Special Shifts were not being taken into account when providing clients with available times - this has been corrected.
  • The Client's Default Duration time was sometimes not being properly indicated - this has been corrected.
  • The email address login for this function is no longer case-sensitive.

Web Version

Body Map:

The Body Map function is now available on all customized documents on the web version of Practice Perfect.