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539

Released on 2020-01-28

About This Release

We are pleased to announce the official release of Practice Perfect EMR + Management Software Version 2.0.0.539. Please review the attached list of new features & benefits carefully.

 

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

IF YOU ARE UPDATING FROM A VERSION PRIOR TO R516, THIS UPDATE COULD TAKE SOME TIME TO INSTALL AND MAY APPREAR TO BE 'NOT RESPONDING', PLEASE BE PATIENT

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Clients

Client Listing:

The Search bars on the Client Listing screen and the Active/Discharge/All dropdown in the blue header section have now been disabled while the list is loading - their use during loading was causing errors. This will only be evident in cases where very large client listings exist.

Clients

Incident Treatment Plan tab:

The Treatment Plan listing can now be sorted by Payor, Expiry Date and Date columns by clicking on the column headings which will cause the up and down sort indicators to appear. The sort can be either ascending or decending.

Scheduler

Scheduler issues:

Several scheduler bugs introduce in Versions R526+ have been corrected, as follows:

  • Appointment Status icon not being retained - this has been fixed.
  • Appointment Cancellation and No Show notes being stored on the wrong appointment - this has been fixed.
  • Going from a Provider's weekly view, to another function and then back the Scheduler followed by clicking on By Provider caused the data to disappear - this has fixed.
  • The Do not count as available time triangle indicator was not being shown if the top of the block was off screen - this has been fixed
  • Sometimes switching between different views, rooms, equipment etc results in a blank scheduler to appear - this has been corrected.
  • Various issues in which the schedule has not been refreshed have been corrected

Financial

Invoicing:

  • The speed of invoicing has been substantially enhanced, especailly noticable in large invoicing batches. Additional work is being done here to enhance this further.
  • A bug introduced in releases beyond R525 cuased the application to freeze during large invoice batch production - this has been corrected.
  • The lock preventing two users from invoicing at the same time has been removed.

Reporting

Billing Sheet:

A bug that prevented date-based Billing Rules from being reported properly has been corrected.

Reporting

Resouce Day-at-Glance report:

A bug that prevented date-based Billing Rules from being reported properly has been corrected.

Reporting

Revenue Report export:

A new column has been added to the Revenue Report export entitled "Deleted". Any items appearing in this export with an "X" in this new column indicates that these charges were added and then subsequently deleted.

Reporting

Treatment Statistics report:

This report has always indicated the number of unique incidents and not unique patients in most summary sections - the titles and column headings in these sections have been renamed accordingly.

Reporting

Unpaid Services report:

A new option entitled Include zero dollar charges has been added to this report. If selected, $0.00 charges that have not had a $0.00 payment applied against them will be included on the report.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Quick Service entry:

A bug introduced in releases post R525 caused a slow down in processing of charges entered during from Daily Notes and Documents - this has been corrected.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Canned Lumbar Evaluation:

A bug introduced in versions post R525 prevented several fields to not be stored on this document - this has been corrected.

US Billing Specific

EDI837 Claim submission:

Corrected a bug that cuased a 'string truncation error' when the invoice being submitted include a claim adjustment.

Canadian Billing Specific

Telus Health Billing:

  • The POS v7.3 Telus release has been implemented.
  • The insurer "BPA" has been added to the Telus integration

General & Setup

Security:

A loophole in which password length and content restrictions were ignored by dropping-down to a different User in the blue header section has been closed.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Custom Documents:

A bug introduced in a recent build in which Custom Documents were not available when adding new documents if no Integrated Words document exist has been corrected.

Scheduler

Find Appointments:

A bug introduced in a recent release resulted in an error occuring when clicking on an appointment displayed in the Find Appointment results listng - this has been corrected.

Web Version

Quick Service Entry:

The entry of charges from the Quick Entry on the web version now allows for the entry of both the Billing Provider and Treating Provider.