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455

Released on 2016-05-16

About This Release

We are pleased to announce the official release of Practice Perfect EMR + Management Software Version 2.0 R455. 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!

Canadian Billing Specific

OHIP Billing

Lower-case letters will no longer be permitted in Health # field to help prevent Version Code issues.

General & Setup

Location/Office Setup:

Setting up a scheduler End Time that is prior to a Start Time will no longer be permitted.

General & Setup

Location/Offce Setup:

Internal Office Codes will now be listed on the Location Listing screen.

Scheduler

Email Appointment Notifications:

The Email Appointment Notification icon on each scheduler cell was disappearing with even the simplest appointment edit - this has been corrected and now only a date, time or provider change will cause the icon to no longer appear.

 

Canadian Billing Specific

HCAI Providers:

"Psychotherapist, Regulated" has been added as a new HCAI provider type.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Customized Documents:

A bug in version R454 caused Birthdate and Age to no longer show on customized documents - this has been corrected.

US Billing Specific

eHCFA 2014 Invoice Style:

A small bug in which an extra carriage-return was contained in the Payor's address has been corrected - this had been detected by a few clearinghouses.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Canned-Documents:

The Time In and Time Out fields on these reports were reflecting the scheduled times and not the actual check-in and check-out times, this has been corrected.

General & Setup

OVERALL data entry:

When your cursor lands on a field, Practice Perfect will no longer automatically highlight that entire field but simply place the cursor within the field instead. This was causing fields to accidentally be erased and this change will alleviate this issue.

General & Setup

User Login/Logoff Tracking:

Practice Perfect will now keep a running log of when users login and logout. This option is set to ON by default but can be turned off under Settings, Other Settings, Security by unticking Track User Login/Logout. There is no report to show this info as of yet it but it can be accessed by our support department at your request.

General & Setup

User Login/Logoff Tracking:

User login/logoff times will now reflect their local workstation time and not the server time, if different.

Web Version

User Login Security:

The # of failed attempts before a user can no longer access Practice Perfect from the web can now be set under Settings, Other Settings, Security in the # of web logins before account is locked field. The default is 3. To unlock a user account, go into Housekeeping, Security, Users, select the user in-question and click on the Unlock button.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

 

New 'Tags' in Quick Phrases:

A series of new tags has been implemented in the Quick Phrases. If you add these tags to your Quick Phrases, when the phrase is added to the document, the relevant information, as indicated below, will appear automatically:

%lname%            Client' Last Name
%fname%            Client's First Name
%gender%           Client's Pronoun, in lower case, "he or she"
%genderc%         Client's Pronoun, in upper case, "He or She"
%genown%         Client's Possesive in lower case, "his" or "her"
%genownc%        Client's Possesive in upper case, "His" or "Her"