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  1. Improving entry of Screening / Intervention / Assessment

    It would be great if every time we added a screening/intervention/assessment, we did not have to scroll back up to add another. Every time one is added, the screen scrolls down.

    79 votes
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    Resolved  ·  Aliza responded

    Great news! We have updated the Screenings/Interventions/Assessments section of the encounter so that the note will retain its place when an item is added and unnecessary scrolling will no longer be required.

    Thanks for providing all of your requests for this feature – we’re delighted to release it!

  2. Specifying Inclusive Gender Options for Patients

    I'd like to see more options for gender at birth, current gender identification, sexual orientation, and a place to indicate preferred pronoun.

    77 votes
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    Resolved  ·  Aliza responded

    Hello everyone – great news! You now have the ability to specify gender at birth in the patient Profile as well as gender identity and sexual orientation on the patient Summary page.

    Thank you for your patience as we worked to get this implemented!

  3. Patient Document Upload

    It would be wonderful if patients could use the Patient Portal to upload their own medical documents into their chart. As the telemedicine movement grows and healthcare providers offer care to patients across the US, this feature will be even more critical to efficient care.

    72 votes
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    Resolved  ·  Aliza responded

    We are excited to announce that as of 11/17/17, patients are now able to attach files and hyperlinks to messages that they send to their provider from within the patient portal. When received in the EHR, these files and hyperlinks can be saved as documents to attach to the patient chart.

    For more information on handling patient message attachments, please see our Knowledge Base article here: https://knowledgebase.practicefusion.com/knowledgebase/articles/483766-how-do-i-use-patient-messaging

  4. Charting Undo

    It would be great if there was an 'undo' button for charting mishaps.

    65 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Chart Notes  ·  Admin →
  5. Document uploading - Quick access to type of document by pressing first letter of type

    In the old EHR we were able to type "R" to get to the R's like Radiology or Request for Medical Notes versus having to scroll through all of the options. Please bring this back every where in the EHR like Documents, Proivders names, etc.

    63 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Documents  ·  Admin →
  6. New Patient Report

    We would like to have feature that generates a list of daily, weekly or monthly new patients

    59 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Admin →
    Resolved  ·  Aliza responded

    Hi everyone – As of 1/24/2017, we have released a new Appointment Report to all of our practices. This report allows practices to review and filter appointments by facility, status, provider, and date. Once the report is run, practices can also view the list of appointments based on Appointment Type, e.g. “New Patient”. This report can also be printed.

    For detailed information, you can read more about the new Appointment Report here:

    http://knowledgebase.practicefusion.com/knowledgebase/articles/1124125

  7. Custom Appointment Lengths

    Currently, in the new EHR, appointments can only be set on the 1/2 hr. Our office frequently uses 45 min. slots, thus the current restriction makes the schedule looked cluttered and patients visits are not booked correctly.

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  8. Collapse side bar in schedule view.

    The bar on the side that lists 'users, display options, appointment types' takes up too much space. There needs to be an arrow at the top you can click and collapse that option and make the schedule bigger.

    58 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Scheduling  ·  Admin →
  9. Increase Max File Size for Uploaded Documents

    We would like to be able to upload larger files into the documents section of the EHR. The current maximum is too small.

    57 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Documents  ·  Admin →
  10. Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

    We would like to use Practice Fusion in our PCMH. Can you add support for the things we need?

    55 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
    Resolved  ·  Aliza responded

    Update: As of November 2017, Practice Fusion EHR (Versions 3.6 and 3.7) has achieved PCMH Prevalidation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for NCQA’s PCMH 2017 Program.

  11. Allow lab and imaging orders to be created directly from a SOAP note/visit encounter

    When patients come in for their visits, we will often make a plan for them that includes imaging, lab or even referrals. Unfortunately there is no way to do this directly from the encounter for that visit, nor is it recorded in that encounter. We can order medications during a specific encounter and it's recorded as having been done then, we should also be able to order lab and imaging.
    If a patient comes in with an ankle injury and I order an xray for it, I have to document it in my plan by writing "will order xray" and…

    55 votes
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  12. Remove automatic periods from being added to template items

    Can you remove the automatic periods that appear at the end of each template item? The concept of a template is to create a macro that can be customized to each user's preference. If you could make them user-customizable, that would be best.

    53 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Templates  ·  Admin →
  13. Print ePrescribing Receipts

    Please allow us to print eRX receipts in the new EHR. We practice in assisted living facilities (ALFs). We ePrescribe via PF eRX to the institutional pharmacies that service the ALFs. The ALFs themselves need a copy of the RX. The eRX receipt with VOID watermarked across in the old EHR was superb for this.

    52 votes
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  14. Updox e-fax into Documents section for Bulk Upload

    Make a bridge to Updox. It will save a lot of time for practices.

    49 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Documents  ·  Admin →
    Resolved  ·  Matthew Douglass responded

    Hi everyone—as of November 2015, inbound faxing is now enabled as a feature in Practice Fusion.

    To sign up for this service, please fill in the Updox form here http://info.updox.com/updox-practicefusion/ to create your Updox account or call an Updox representative at (614) 798-8170 ext. 1 to begin the process.

    To learn more about this feature, click here:
    http://knowledgebase.practicefusion.com/knowledgebase/articles/731094-how-can-i-use-the-updox-inbound-fax-feature-with-p

  15. Maintain Day in Scheduler

    When I click on user and select the desired person and then click on the calendar icon to select the desired date, it would be nice if both of them were remembered when moving to and from different patients. Currently, only the user is remembered and the date is lost, having to go to the calendar icon again and re-selecting it.

    46 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Scheduling  ·  Admin →
    Resolved  ·  Matthew Douglass responded

    Great news! As of 7/31/2015, we have resolved this issue fully. Thank you for your patience.

  16. Tasks with patient names and due dates

    Tasks reminders. Example: on x/x/15 the results of a patient's test should be in. Or: on x/x/16 I must send an order for a routine test to a patient, to have the results on the day of his appointment. To be able to organize it by due date, but at the same time, if I look in the patient's chart, I can see the note

    45 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Tasks  ·  Admin →
  17. Restrict Scheduler View to Office Hours

    We would like to be able to set the Daily calendar so we only see office hours. Anything beyond office hours should not even show up on the calendar.

    43 votes
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    Resolved  ·  3 comments  ·  Scheduling  ·  Admin →
  18. Rich Text Formatting in Chart Note Templates

    It would be great to create Templates with the options of headers, Indent, Bold, Italic, Bullets and Numbers. This will make charting easier.

    Thanks!!

    41 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Templates  ·  Admin →
  19. Medication Reconciliation Improvements

    Reconciling medications is currently multi-click task to accomplish. After verifiying what is needed, it reverts back to initial task- and it simply takes so much time to accomplish. A lot of times, there are no medications to reconcile anyway.

    41 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Tasks  ·  Admin →
  20. Keyboard Navigation of State Address Dropdown List

    When adding an address in insurance or in patient information, we would like to be able to type the first letter of the state and have the state come up. Having to scroll down and select on is inefficient.

    40 votes
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    Resolved  ·  Nina responded

    As of 10/27/16, you can now search for items within a drop-down menu by typing the first few letters, which will jump you directly to the desired item.

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