EHR Update: July 30th, 2015 Release Notes

New: Charting shortcuts

We’re excited to announce that we’ve made several new charting enhancements based on your feedback to reduce number of clicks and speed up charting.

  • Entire templates or individual template items can be added using custom shortcuts defined by your practice.
  • Patient information can now be automatically included in your template items with shortcuts such as {dob} or {age} to dynamically populate this information.
  • Learn more about charting shortcuts by viewing our step-by-step guide »


New: Audio files now supported

Simplify your audio and transcription needs by uploading, assigning, and playing audio recordings directly from your EHR. 

For more information including a full list of supported audio types, click here.


Charting updates:

Your preferred patient chart and timeline settings can now be specified from the Settings menu.

  • Patient list default allows you to choose the default tab you see when accessing a patient's chart from the Patient List. (Previously defaulted to summary).
  • Timeline default allows you to select the default data type shown when viewing a patient's timeline. (Previously defaulted to encounters).
  • General patient notes can now be entered next to demographics on the right side in the patient Profile tab.


Scheduling updates:

  • Display settings and filters for your schedule can now be shown, hidden, or viewed in a separate window. This provides a greater viewing area for busy schedules and practices with multiple providers.
  • Patient Record Numbers (PRN) are now visible when creating new or editing existing appointments.
  • Your Appointments, Day, and Week tabs now automatically remember your place when navigating away from the scheduler, meaning you always come back to the last day viewed without additional searching or clicks required.


Resolved issues:

  • Long medication names now text-wrap on printed prescriptions to avoid cutting off information.
  • Patient date of birth and phone numbers no longer display on the scheduler’s “Sign in view” to ensure patient information confidentiality.
  • Appointment information will no longer text-wrap on the scheduler to avoid formatting confusion.
  • Lab result attachments now open in a separate tab for easier viewing and printing.
  • Tests which are no longer accepted by our lab partners will now be flagged as invalid prior to electronic submission.
  • Bug fix: Vaccines no longer drop first digit of VIS date.
  • Bug fix: Vaccine administration dates no longer display incorrect values.
  • Bug fix: Printed lab and imaging requisitions now display patient's full address, including apartment/suite numbers.
  • Bug fix: Lab requisitions now display full page details when printing.
  • Bug fix: Searching for lab orders will no longer display previously selected orders.

For a full list of known issues and upcoming bug fixes, please visit our Service Updates page to vote on issues impacting your practice. Your feedback helps us prioritize EHR improvements.

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

Have an idea or new feature that would improve your experience? Let us know!

Release Notes

  1. Where do I find information about EHR updates?
  2. EHR Update: June 29, 2018 Release Notes
  3. EHR Update: June 1, 2018 Release Notes
  4. EHR Update: May 3, 2018 Release Notes
  5. EHR Update: April 19, Release Notes
  6. EHR Update: April 5, 2018 Release Notes
  7. EHR Update: March 23, 2018 Release Notes
  8. EHR Update: March 8, 2018 Release Notes
  9. EHR Update: February 27, 2018 Release Notes
  10. EHR Update: February 8, 2018 Release Notes
  11. EHR Update: January 25, 2018 Release Notes
  12. EHR Update: November 30, 2017 Release Notes
  13. EHR Update: November 17, 2017 Release Notes
  14. EHR Update: October 19, 2017 Release Notes
  15. EHR Update: October 5, 2017 Release Notes
  16. EHR Update: September 21, 2017 Release Notes
  17. EHR Update: August 24, 2017 Release Notes
  18. EHR Update: July 27, 2017 Release Notes
  19. EHR Update: July 13, 2017 Release Notes
  20. EHR Update: June 29, 2017 Release Notes
  21. EHR Update: June 1, 2017 Release Notes
  22. EHR Update: May 18, 2017 Release Notes
  23. EHR Update: April 20, 2017 Release Notes
  24. EHR Update: April 6, 2017 Release Notes
  25. EHR Update: March 9, 2017 Release Notes
  26. EHR Update: February 23, 2017 Release Notes
  27. EHR Update: February 9, 2017 Release Updates
  28. EHR Update: December 15, 2016 Release Notes
  29. EHR Update: November 10, 2016 Release Notes
  30. EHR Update: October 27, 2016 Release Notes
  31. EHR Update: October 13, 2016 Release Notes
  32. EHR Update: September 22, 2016 Release Notes
  33. EHR Update: August 25, 2016 Release Notes
  34. EHR Update: July 14th, 2016 Release Notes
  35. EHR Update: June 30th, 2016 Release Notes
  36. EHR Update: June 17th, 2016 Release Notes
  37. EHR Update: May 5th, 2016 Release Notes
  38. EHR Update: March 24, 2016 Release Notes
  39. EHR Update: February 26th, 2016 Release Notes
  40. EHR Update: January 28, 2016 Release Notes
  41. EHR Update: December 17th, 2015 Release Notes
  42. EHR Update: October 23rd, 2015 Release Notes
  43. EHR Update: September 3rd, 2015 Release Notes
  44. EHR Update: July 30th, 2015 Release Notes
  45. EHR update: July 17th, 2015 Release notes
  46. EHR update: June 26th, 2015 Release Notes
  47. EHR update: June 4th, 2015 Release Notes
  48. EHR update: May 7th, 2015 Release Notes
  49. EHR update: April 23rd, 2015 Release Notes
  50. EHR update: April 9th, 2015 Release Notes
  51. EHR update: March 26th, 2015 Release Notes
  52. EHR update: March 12th, 2015 Release Notes
  53. EHR update: February 24th, 2015 Release Notes
  54. EHR update: January 29th, 2015 Release Notes
  55. EHR update: January 16th, 2015 Release Notes
  56. EHR update: December 12th, 2014 Release Notes
  57. EHR update: November 13th, 2014 Release Notes
  58. EHR update: October 30th, 2014 Release Notes
  59. EHR update: October 17th, 2014 Release Notes

Feedback and Knowledge Base