Please set up e-prescribing so that we can Rx schedule 3-5 drugs676 votes
As of 7/31/2015, we have successfully deployed Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances for our practices in 9 states listed below.
There are state-specific rules around EPCS that must be taken into account and it will take us some time to work our way across the country. Stay tuned here for future states that we’ll be certified for EPCS.
In the meantime, you can read more about EPCS here: http://knowledgebase.practicefusion.com/knowledgebase/articles/502947-how-do-i-activate-e-prescribing-of-controlled-subs
States where EPCS is currently available:
It is absolutely necessary to have a field outside of the legal name fields for preferred names, prefixes, and suffixes. We have many patients in our office who go by a name other than the one that appears on their insurance cards. We also have plenty of doctor patients in our office and it would be nice to note that without having to add "Dr." to their first name field or "MD" or "PhD" to their last name field! Or even for clergy! I don't want to add "Father" or "Sister" or "Reverend" to their first names because that prevents their labs from being assigned to their charts appropriately, but it's nice to have those titles in their charts so the front desk knows the proper way to address them. Practice Fusion, please make this simple fix!
It is absolutely necessary to have a field outside of the legal name fields for preferred names, prefixes, and suffixes. We have many patients in our office who go by a name other than the one that appears on their insurance cards. We also have plenty of doctor patients in our office and it would be nice to note that without having to add "Dr." to their first name field or "MD" or "PhD" to their last name field! Or even for clergy! I don't want to add "Father" or "Sister" or "Reverend" to their first names because that prevents…372 votesPartially Resolved · AdminMatthew Douglass (Co-Founder, SVP Customer Experience, Practice Fusion) responded
Quick update here. As of 7/16/2015, we have added a Preferred Name to the Patient Profile page.
We will leave this idea’s status as “In Progress” until we have tackled the prefix/suffix and rolled out Preferred Name to the patient search.
You can read more about recording demographics in the Profile section here: http://knowledgebase.practicefusion.com/knowledgebase/articles/486113
In the current encounter form, vital signs and reason of visit are separated from the encounter note by a large number of sections. Please make it possible for doctor to modify the encounter and choose which information from patient's pmh to include in the note and which not to.208 votesPartially Resolved · AdminMatthew Douglass (Co-Founder, SVP Customer Experience, Practice Fusion) responded
I have great news to share on this one. We have implemented half of this feature. As of today, 6/3/2015, all of our practices can now choose which sections of the chart note should be shown or hidden.
You can read more about how to customize your chart note experience here: http://knowledgebase.practicefusion.com/knowledgebase/articles/600360-how-do-i-customize-my-patient-chart-view
We need the ability to print the schedule for the entire week, rather than just individual days.99 votes
Hi everyone – As of 1/24/2017, we have released the new Appointment Report to all of our practices. This report allows practices to review and filter appointments by facility, status, provider, and date. This report can also be printed.
For detailed information, you can read more about the new Appointment Report here:
1.Selecting a medication from the drop-down lists where the dosage form is listed should automatically populate the dosage form section in the prescribing section.
2. The plan section of the note should NOT automatically close after sending a prescription.
3. The previous quantity of a prescription medication should automatically populate quantity section of a new prescription.
4. if you picked a drop down medication direction- Then the computer should populate the day supply after quantity is filled in.
5. when renewing prescriptions electronically the denial warning should not block the choices for the denial.80 votesPartially Resolved · AdminMatthew Douglass (Co-Founder, SVP Customer Experience, Practice Fusion) responded
Hi everyone—quick update here. We have implemented the feature where previous prescription values will populate re-prescriptions for the same med. You can read more about it here: http://knowledgebase.practicefusion.com/knowledgebase/articles/484230-how-do-i-send-an-erx-e-prescription
We would like to be able to add attachments to referrals larger than 500KB. Most of our medical documents exceed that.65 votes
Hello everyone – we are excited to announce that as of 7/27/17 we have removed the file size restriction for attachments on electronic referrals. Electronic referrals consist of referrals sent through the Practice Fusion network (i.e. to another verified Practice Fusion provider) or via Direct Message (i.e. if the recipient uses a different EHR system).
Please note that attachments for faxed referrals must still be 500KB or less, so if you are sending an electronic referral and wish to exceed that file size limit, make sure you un-check the “Send by Fax” box prior to sending.
Since I do not contract with insurance companies, I provide my patients with a receipt/superbill so that they can submit it to their insurance company for reimbursement.
However, many insurance companies require my tax/employer ID and the multiple clinic addresses where I see patients. Is there any way to add a "customization" text box to the superbill function/template to make it easier for patients? Thanks!48 votes
Hi everyone – to provide some clarification, please note that the Tax ID field on the printed superbill populates based on the EIN/TIN entered into the Medical Identifiers section of your User Settings (under Settings, go to Users and click on your name to edit your details). Once you have entered your EIN/TIN into your User Settings and saved your changes, log out and back into the EHR to see these changes reflected on your printed superbills. The practice/group EIN entered into the Practice Details settings will not populate on the superbill, as detailed in the Knowledge Base article below.
NPs in Texas have to have the supervising physicians name on prescription. Is there a way this can be added as a structured field to e-prescriptions? At this point I have to add it to each individual prescription.35 votes
Just a quick update here. We have updated the PF EHR to send basic supervising provider information and NPI to pharmacies for every e-prescription.
We will be looking into additional changes so supervising provider will appear on printed prescriptions as well, so this idea will remain in “In Progress” status.
You can read about this feature here: http://knowledgebase.practicefusion.com/knowledgebase/articles/484230-how-do-i-send-an-erx-e-prescription
Add a risk score assigned to a patient on his chart. The care team will assign this score and should have ability to run report
Risk stratification of the patient is an important activity for the care team. The care team should be able to assign a risk score to the patient. This score should appear on the patient chart. Additionally the care team should be able to generate a patient list based on risk score. This will help in care management and give the ability to the care team to monitor the patient to up/down adjust the care.14 votes
Hi everyone – On 6/08/2017, we released the ability to add Patient Risk Score to the patient chart via the patient Summary page. We will be keeping this feature request in progress for the time being as the requested additional reporting functionality for patient risk score is not currently available.
For detailed information, you can read more about how to add Patient Risk Score in a patient’s chart here:
Can support tickets automatically fill in my practice name, status of use, email, phone number? Support should know who I am from the login.5 votes
Hi everyone! As of Jan 26, 2015, we have begun to roll out enhanced Support Ticket filing to make this process much more streamlined.
30% of Practice Fusion customers currently have this functionality and we’ll update this idea as the rollout progresses.
If we go to send a message to a patient and we have more than one patient with the same name with active patient fusion accounts there is no way to figure out which name to select to send the message. DOB should be included in the list of names. The same is true when we receive a message from a patient. We cannot always know which patients chart it belongs to. Meaningful use requires us to utilize this system for a % of our patients3 votes
Hi everyone – as of 8/29/17 you can now see a patient’s middle initial, date of birth, and sex when searching for a patient contact in a new message.
For more information about patient messaging, you can review our Knowledge Base article here: https://knowledgebase.practicefusion.com/knowledgebase/articles/483766-how-do-i-use-patient-messaging
Hi. I would like to suggest some ways to make the "go to" functionality more useful.
1) When we use the "go to" function, we most likely are wanting to actually use/open that section, so I would suggest that it actually bring us to that section AND open up that section for us to use it. Seems odd to navigate just to see the section when I can just as easily scroll there if I want to just look at it. This would be especially true when using the billing section - why else would I navigate to the billing section unless I wanted to use it? Would be very rare to just want to navigate to it but not open it up.
2) I'd like to see the sections of the SOAP note as options in the "go to" functionality rather than just "Note". The "go to" function should have "subjective, objective, assessment, plan" as options to navigate to - AND to open up those sections.
Hi. I would like to suggest some ways to make the "go to" functionality more useful.
1) When we use the "go to" function, we most likely are wanting to actually use/open that section, so I would suggest that it actually bring us to that section AND open up that section for us to use it. Seems odd to navigate just to see the section when I can just as easily scroll there if I want to just look at it. This would be especially true when using the billing section - why else would I navigate to the billing…2 votes
We have implemented your #2 suggestion. We’re looking into #1.
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