EHR Update: February 9, 2017 Release Updates

Practice Fusion’s EHR updates are released over a two week period — see what’s coming next for your practice.

NEW FEATURES

Optimize your schedule with the new Appointment report
Identify scheduling and billing gaps to help maximize practice performance and efficiency by tracking cancellations, no shows, and other scheduling details. Using the new Appointment report, you can review and filter appointments by facility, status, provider, and date. Click here to learn more »

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Integrate your patient encounters and ordering workflow
See a more holistic view of your patient visits with fewer clicks using the new Orders section of the patient encounter. Your practice can now submit, track, and review orders directly within a chart note. Click here to learn more »

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UPDATED FEATURES

Start attesting for PQRS
You can now export your 2016 PQRS data from the PQRS Clinical Quality Measures dashboard as part of the PQRS attestation process. Learn more about reporting CQMs for PQRS »

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Never miss a message with the new Archive Group Messages setting
This new setting allows administrators to determine if group messages will be archived for all participants once the first user archives the message or if messages will be archived independently for individual participants. Click here to learn more »

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Avoid scheduling mix-ups and spend less time managing cancellations and no shows
Ensure that appointments are assigned to the right providers with fewer clicks. Practice administrators can now specify in the Schedule Settings which providers are available to be booked for patient appointments. Please note that these settings to do not affect blocked times or Online Scheduling.

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Eliminate unnecessary tasks by specifying if encounters should be auto-created for appointments marked as cancelled or no-show. Your practice can now decide how to manage these visits. Learn more about managing your practice’s schedule »

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Effectively manage your tasks list
Quickly sort through and complete your most important tasks more efficiently using the new patient search option in the Tasks section.

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Customize your printed medication lists
Save paper and select only the most relevant medication information for your patient care needs by printing a patient’s active, historical, or complete medication list from the chart Summary or encounter.

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Spend less time building flowsheets
It is now easier to add lab results to flowsheets. Simply open your lab result, find your observation and choose the option to add it to the flowsheet.  Click here to learn more »

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Select from a more expansive list of preferred languages
Record the most accurate patient demographics for all of your patients using our expanded list of preferred languages.

RESOLVED ISSUES

  • When navigating away from and back to the Schedule, customers will be returned to the most recently opened Schedule page.
  • Deleted appointments will no longer appear on the Day or Week tab of the Schedule.
  • Conflict notifications will no longer display when scheduling an appointment if there are no existing appointments during that time at any facility.
  • Unassigned superbill tasks will now display when filtering the Tasks list by unassigned tasks.
  • Staff can now add patient addresses when creating a new patient from the schedule.
  • Internal Rx comments will display when opening previously sent prescriptions from the patient Timeline.
  • The My Dx list will display diagnoses by diagnosis code if this setting has been selected in your Diagnosis List EHR Settings.
  • The superbill status listed in an encounter will reflect the status of the superbill.
  • The most recent visit date will display for all patients when exporting the Patient List report to CSV.
  • The scrollbar in Clinical Quality Measure gap reports within the PQRS dashboard has been restored.

For a full list of known issues and upcoming bug fixes, please visit our Service Updates page. By voting on an issue, you will receive automatic updates and notifications as the issue status changes.

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Practice Fusion’s EHR updates are driven by feedback from our practices.

Release Notes

  1. Where do I find information about EHR updates?
  2. EHR Update: April 6, 2017 Release Notes
  3. EHR Update: March 9, 2017 Release Notes
  4. EHR Update: February 23, 2017 Release Notes
  5. EHR Update: February 9, 2017 Release Updates
  6. EHR Update: December 15, 2016 Release Notes
  7. EHR Update: November 10, 2016 Release Notes
  8. EHR Update: October 27, 2016 Release Notes
  9. EHR Update: October 13, 2016 Release Notes
  10. EHR Update: September 22, 2016 Release Notes
  11. EHR Update: August 25, 2016 Release Notes
  12. EHR Update: July 14th, 2016 Release Notes
  13. EHR Update: June 30th, 2016 Release Notes
  14. EHR Update: June 17th, 2016 Release Notes
  15. EHR Update: May 5th, 2016 Release Notes
  16. EHR Update: March 24, 2016 Release Notes
  17. EHR Update: February 26th, 2016 Release Notes
  18. EHR Update: January 28, 2016 Release Notes
  19. EHR Update: December 17th, 2015 Release Notes
  20. EHR Update: October 23rd, 2015 Release Notes
  21. EHR Update: September 3rd, 2015 Release Notes
  22. EHR Update: July 30th, 2015 Release Notes
  23. EHR update: July 17th, 2015 Release notes
  24. EHR update: June 26th, 2015 Release Notes
  25. EHR update: June 4th, 2015 Release Notes
  26. EHR update: May 7th, 2015 Release Notes
  27. EHR update: April 23rd, 2015 Release Notes
  28. EHR update: April 9th, 2015 Release Notes
  29. EHR update: March 26th, 2015 Release Notes
  30. EHR update: March 12th, 2015 Release Notes
  31. EHR update: February 24th, 2015 Release Notes
  32. EHR update: January 29th, 2015 Release Notes
  33. EHR update: January 16th, 2015 Release Notes
  34. EHR update: December 12th, 2014 Release Notes
  35. EHR update: November 13th, 2014 Release Notes
  36. EHR update: October 30th, 2014 Release Notes
  37. EHR update: October 17th, 2014 Release Notes

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