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7.0 Release Notes

Release Notes apply to MacPractice DC, DDS, MD, and 20/20. Some fixes and new features may not apply to your branch of MacPractice.

 

There are some statement issues that have been corrected in the 7.3.16 build of MacPractice. If you are on a 7.0 build, we strongly recommend updating to a 7.3 build of MacPractice. Contact MacPractice Support for more information. In the meantime, please refer to Common Statement Issues and Workarounds in 7.0+.

 

Build 7.0.18-0

MySQL

  • Addressed an issue with a slow query for recent templates in large databases.

Build 7.0.17-3

Digital Radiography

  • Addressed an issue with drawing images in the thumbnail image view. 

EHR

  • Corrected an issue where the clinical summary view would be switched to after the first form lock after navigating to EHR. 

Managers - Statements - eStatements

  • Addressed the issue where the plist file generated by an eStatement ignores the second radio button date filter in manager.

Patients

  • Fixing an issue where updating a patient in one window would update the displayed information in a second window if the account id in the second window matched the patient id of the patient in the first window.

Build 7.0.16-1

HL7

  • Addressed an issue with the NotesToPDF not generating all of the pages when generating an EHR pdf to transmit to HIE.

Patient Ability - Clinical

  • Corrected a issue in Vitals tab that would cause MacPractice to unexpectedly quit.

Build 7.0.15-0

EMR/EDR - General

  • Fixed an issue with the EHR section and template editor sidebar navigation.

Login (MacPractice)

  • Added an alert after login to alert users if they are on a version of OS X newer then El Capitian with MP 7.0. If running Sierra, contact MacPractice Support to update your office to 7.3.

Managers - Codes Manager

  • Added the updated dental codes for 2017.

Build 7.0.14-14

Digital Radiography

  • Corrected an issue when you closed the "Edit Image Details" pop-up window that would cause an unexpected quit. 

EHR

  • Corrected an issue in the EHR encounter diagnosis section that was preventing searching for SNOMED CT data. 

Ledger - Print menu

  • Added a 'Credit' line item when printing statements for any unapplied payments on the ledger.
  • Corrected an issue that was excluding portions of the pending insurance balance on statements if the charges with the open insurance balance did not fall within the statement date range. 
  • Corrected an issue that would cause MacPractice to unexpectedly quit when printing 'Today's Transactions' with no transactions posted for that day.
  • Corrected an issue that would cause MacPractice to unexpectedly quit when printing Patient Payments on Statements. 

Managers - Statements

  • Corrected an issue with finance charges not being factored into the minimum amount due box in statement forms that used that field without an installment amount set.

Patients - Orders

  • Corrected an issue with associating an attachment to an order.

Software Update

  • Corrected an issue in MacPractice Release Notes where the build number was erroneously reported as 'marketing_version".

Build 7.0.13-0

Managers - Statements

  • Addressed an issue where MacPractice may quit unexpectedly when printing a statement from the Statements Manager with no transactions in selected date range.

Patients - Account

  • Corrected an issue with one-time messages not clearing the text field after printing an account statement.

Build 7.0.12-3 

EHR

  • Addressed an issue with mapping diagnoses in the billing section of EHR that would occasionally cause MacPractice to unexpectedly quit.

Labs

  • Removing "Rejection" alert to prevent issues with headless servers.

Ledger - Print menu

  • Addressed an issue with MacPractice quitting unexpectedly when printing statements for an account that only has an unapplied payment.

Scheduling

  • Fixed a unexpected quit when saving patient details from the advanced view after previously having the advanced view open.

Build 7.0.11-14

Dental - Restorative Charting

  • Corrected a display issue where EMR Charting would display at a 90 degree angle in error. 
  • Corrected an issue where if you charted a specific set of surface restorations, it would cause MacPractice to loop perpetually.
  • Corrected a display issue where the search icon wasn't showing in the "Set Up a Charting Shortcut" window

EMR/EDR - Forms/Sections

  • Addressed a display issue when creating a SNOMED element by the click and drag a box method. 

Insurance in Primary/Secondary/Patient

  • Addressed an issue where MacPractice may quit unexpectedly when updating procedure level allowed amounts in Insurance References. 

Ledger

  • Addressed an issue that MacPractice may quit unexpectedly when closing Treatment Plan Rebuild window.
  • Fixed an issue where New Charge window may show a negative patient portion if the flat rate is greater than the allowed amount.
  • Corrected an issue that would prevent statement patient or insurance balances from printing if there was an 'Account statement' line item on the statement.

Ledger - Print menu

  • Adjusted some wording on the Statement Preference "Save a 'Statement Sent' transaction on the ledger" to accurately describe how this preference behaves.
  • Addresses an issue with printing Today's Transactions after printing Patient Payments.
  • Corrected an issue with the date range when printing Patient Payments in the ledger and in Statements Manager.
  • Corrected an issue with the date range when printing patient payments.

Managers - AutoRemind

  • Corrected an issue with AutoRemind where reminders would still go out after deleting or rescheduling appointments.

Managers - Database

  • Corrected a display issue where if you navigated to Managers > Database and re-sized the window, not all elements would re-size appropriately.

Managers - Statements

  • Corrected an issue that was preventing previously assessed finance charges from appearing on statements printed from the ledger.
  • Corrected an issue when cancelling printing statements via Statements Manager where finance charges were still being assessed.
  • Fixed an issue where finance charges would occasionally be assessed twice.
  • Addressed an issue when utilizing the Patient Payment Statement Date Range in Managers.
  • Addressed an issue where finance charges were not being assessed in certain situations.
  • Addressed an issue with the "Print Transactions From" option in the Statements Manager not always applying in some cases.
  • Addressed an issue with the attorney filter in Statements Manager. 

Miscellaneous

  •  Adjusted the text of an error message that would appear in EMR Link, Optical Bridge, Charting Bridge, and Imaging Bridge to not refer to one mode/many mode, as those modes were revised in 6.1+ builds.

Optical

  • Addressed an unexpected quit in MacPractice if Optical was not purchased, but the ability was clicked in the toolbar. 

Patients - Account

  • Fixed an issue where MacPractice would unexpectedly quit when entering information into the Account Statement Message field.
  • Addressed an issue with the one-time message/account message fields in both the Patients - Account tab and the Statements Manager. 

Patients - Clinical

  • Corrected an issue that would prevent you from entering a decimal amount when localization preferences were set to Centimeters for height/length in the Vitals tab.
  • Resolved an where the save changes alert would prompt multiple times after deleting a smoking status from the Clinical tab. 

Preferences 

  • In Statements Preferences, adjusted the "Select Date Range Before Printing" checkbox to be a radio button instead.

Patients

  • Addressed an issue when exiting HIPAA mode, or the EMR Signature box where the menu bar wouldn't drop down when moving the mouse to the top of the screen.

Toolbar

  •  Addressed a rare issue in the toolbar that would cause MacPractice to unexpectedly quit.

Build 7.0.10-45

CodeMapper - Favorites

  • Addressed an issue that MacPractice may become unresponsive while using code mapper in the New Charge window.

Dental - Charting Shortcuts

  • Corrected an issue when adding several charting shortcuts that would force the charting shortcuts window to expand, eventually rendering the charting shortcut window unusable.

Dental - Perio

  • Added the ability to select the printing orientation for Restorative and Perio charts.
  • Addressed some stability issues in Perio Charting in the Dental Tab.

Dental - Restorative Charting

  • Corrected an issue where the Dental Charting Sidebar would shrink and adjust size when switching from Patient Chart to Completed Procedures. 
  • Addressed a graphical issue where teeth would disappear in particular circumstances, requiring a refresh.
  • Corrected an issue that would cause the ledger view to appear when clicking on the dental tab in the Patients ability in certain circumstances.
  • Fixed a stability issue when loading a patient's chart in the Dental Tab.

Digital Radiography

  • Addressed an issue that could cause an unexpected quit when adjusting Preferences > Digital Radiography.
  • Fixed an issue with exporting Digital Radiography visit images when one image is missing.
  • Corrected an issue with trying to add a new patient visit using the patient search window would cause an unexpected quit of MacPractice.

Digital Radiography - Image Editing

  • Addressed an issue that would print the incorrect tooth number on a Digital Radiography image print.
  • Addressed an issue when command clicking any objects after selecting the line measurement tool that was causing an unexpected quit.

Drawer

  • Corrected a sizing issue with the Drawer in Scheduling when the Report tab is selected. 

eClaims - NEA

  • Adjusted a Master ID Lookup error message to be more descriptive.

EHR

  • Addressed an issue that was causing an error to occur when importing older templates.

EMR/EDR - Patient Forms

  • Fixed an issue in EMR that was preventing entry in the unit field when adding in a procedure.

HL7

  • Added the ability to export EMR and EHR Patient Forms to an HIE.

Labs

  • Fixed an issue when clicking the Labs icon in the toolbar, Filter by Type was not defaulting to "Laboratory".

Ledger

  • Fixed an issue with Print Selected Transactions and Print Incident Statement on the ledger that was causing a "No transactions within that date range" error to appear.

Ledger - Print Menu

  • Corrected an issue that would cause an incident statement to print everything in the account despite having items selected to print.
  • Fixed an issue when printing Today's Transactions that would print all transactions on the account.
  • Addressed an issue where MacPractice would unexpectedly quit if you attempted to print an incident statement with 'Show Clinical Ledger' enabled in View Options. 
  • Corrected an issue that was causing charges to duplicate on statements when more than one diagnosis code is associated to the charge.
  • Addressed an issue that was causing attachments to show up as line items on Statements.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing a comment's long description to print on Statements regardless of whether Preferences > Statements > "Print Comment's Long Description" was checked or not.
  • Addressed an issue that was not producing a proper error when printing an Inventory Receipt from the Ledger Print Menu without an Inventory Receipt set in Preferences > Forms.
  • Corrected an issue that was causing write offs to be calculated as credits, causing a negative balance to appear in the grand total field.
  • Addressed an issue that was preventing Diagnosis Codes from printing on a Statement Code/Diagnosis form.
  • Corrected an issue that could cause an unexpected quit if there are no items present in a date range when printing a statement. 
  • Addressed an issue that was causing the "Print Today's Transactions" option to print all items on the ledger. 
  • Addressed an issue when printing a Statement with an incorrect date range, an error would fire, but the Statement Sent ledger line would still be generated on the ledger.

Managers - Statements

  • Corrected an issue that would erroneously print contract billing information on statements despite the accounts in question not having contract billing set up.
  • Addressed an issue with the "Don't Print 'Statement Sent' on Statements" printing an empty line on statements if disabled.
  • Fixed an issue that was printing incorrect Previous Balance lines on statements.
  • Corrected an occasional issue when printing patient payments where an error would prompt indicating there were no transactions in the set range, despite there being transactions present.
  • Corrected a display issue when resizing the Statements Manager window where all elements wouldn't resize with the window.
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing one-time messages from printing on statements printed in the Statements Manager.
  • Fixes an issue that would print unapplied credits twice when printing Patient Payments.
  • Adjusted Statements to hide the Previous Balance line item if it is 0.00. 
  • Corrected an issue where archived incidents would be printed on Statements erroneously when printing in the Statements Manager. 
  • Addressed an issue that was excluding Finance Charges on Statements if the Finance Charge fell outside of the statement date range.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an unexpected quit in particular circumstances when unchecking "Print Transactions".
  • Addressed an issue that was causing MacPractice to unexpectedly quit when a Global Statement message is enabled.
  • Addressed an issue that was preventing account/one time messages from printing inside the Statements Manager.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause unpredictable results and an unexpected quit from MacPractice if an invalid date range was set. (Start date after the end date, for example)

Managers - Statements - eStatements

  • Addressed an issue when running eStatements where the saved pdf copy of the uploaded eStatement does not match the Statement record printed on the ledger. 

Notes

  • Addressed an issue that would allow you to adjust spacing, lists, fonts, etc. despite the note template being locked.
  • Addressed an issue with printing notes that have an image that is to be printed on all pages.
  • Addressed an issue when creating a Note Template containing an EHR narrative where the formatting would become slightly skewed for Patient, Gender, Birthdate fields. 
  • Corrected an issue where the locked and last update date of Notes included the date, but not the time.
  • Addressed an issue when pulling information to a note from allergy information in the Patients Ability > Clinical Tab when Preferences > Coding > Allergies were set to RxNorm.
  • Corrected an issue that was causing the margins on a patient note made from a note template to retain the margin size, so the next time a patient note is created from a template, it would remember that prior margin size.
  • Addressed an issue that was preventing a header or a footer from being added if the other was added first. For example, if header in the Notes > Text menu is checked, footer could not be added.
  • Corrected issues with using copy, cut and paste on note images.
  • Addressed an issue that was invalidating print margin settings when a margin was set below .5 inches.
  • Corrected an issue that was causing a new Notes image to appear to have a limitless number of characters to name it, but when saved, the name would truncate to the invisible limit. 
  • Addressed an issue that was causing problems printing a note when the Page Setup Layout Orientation is set to Landscape.
  • Addressed an issue with trying to create a new template in a new Note Template group.
  • Added history information when deleting a Note Category so the act of deleting a Note Category is captured by the History Report.
  • Addressed an issue with uploading shared note templates that was causing a freshly uploaded note template from appearing as an option until clicking the refresh button.
  • Corrected an issue that was causing images to not save when dragged and drop to replace a prior image.
  • Fixed an issue when printing locked notes with images.
  • Addressed an issue that was failing to notify the user when dropping a list of something other than patients onto the sidebar to generate notes for that list.

Optical

  • Addressed an issue that was preventing printing in the Optical ability.

Patients - Account

  • Fixed an issue that would cause MacPractice to unexpectedly quit when clicking on a patient from the Patients Ability > Account Tab.

Patients - Clinical

  • Corrected a display issue when adding preventative care measures in Patients > Clinical tab.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented a user from using the arrow keys to move the selector in the search box  in Problems List.

PHI Portal

  • Addressed some formatting issues for portal e-mails to patients indicating that forms are available to be complete online.

Preferences

  • Corrected issues when using custom diagnosis for international clients when localization preferences were set to International.

Preferences - Statements

  • Adjusted the wording of the "Don't print 'Claim Sent to Insurance' on Statements" preference to better reflect how this preference behaves. 

Preferences - Coding

  • Corrected an issue when Preferences > Localization > State/Zip Code field is set to International that was preventing the ability to set Coding Preferences for Encounter Diagnosis/Problem List/Billing to Custom. 

References

  • Addressed an issue when duplicating a careslip that was causing the linked procedure and diagnosis codes to not carry over to the duplicated careslip.
  • Fixed some resizing issues in the Medications (Custom) node.
  • Addressed some resizing issues in the Laboratories node. 
  • Corrected an issue in Charting Material Colors and Ledger colors that was causing the selector to randomly shift when clicking the "Reset to Defaults" button. 
  • Addressed a resizing issue in the Diagnosis (Custom) node.
  • Addressed a resizing issue in the Incident Type node.
  • Addressed a resizing issue in the Smoking Status node.
  • Addressed a resizing issue in the Incident Name node.
  • Addressed a resizing issue in the Patients Alert node.
  • Addressed a resizing issue in the Ethnicities node.
  • Addressed a resizing issue in the Employers node.
  • Addressed a resizing issue in the Users node.
  • Addressed resizing issues in the Offices node. 
  • Addressed resizing issues in the Common Clinical Notes node. 
  • Addressed resizing issues in the Care Slip node. 
  • Addressed an issue with how locks behave in References.
  • Corrects an issue that was allowing a user to select an inactivated diagnosis code in a Patient's Problem  List.
  • Corrected some resizing issues in Follow Ups and Emergency Contact Types.
  • Corrected an issue where if you edited a City, State, Zip reference, the reference would jump to the top of the list.
  • Corrected an issue when resizing the MacPractice window with References > Favorites ICD-9 Diagnoses that would prevent the elements from being resized as well.

References - Clinical Decision Rule

  • Corrected an issue that was causing certain fields to not save in certain circumstances.

References - Education Resources

  • Fixed an issue that was causing this section to not sort properly.

Reputation Marketing

  • Added a graphical loading spinner to display when the "Request Review" button is clicked, to indicate that the software is responding.  
  • Adjusted the privilege to access Reputation Marketing to be disabled for User Groups by default with the exception of SuperAdmin.

Reports

  • Addressed a resizing issue in the Reports Ability.

Reports - Measure Calculation

  • Addressed a resizing issue in the State Holidays node.

Scheduling

  • Addressed an issue when unchecking Resources on the sidebar that was preventing those resources from filtering properly in the schedule view.

Scheduling - Appointment Detail window

  • Addressed some backend issues with the Advanced View to improve stability and use less resources

Scheduling - Drawer Appointment Tab

  • Corrected an issue that was causing the Appointment tab of the drawer to not populate or not be present in particular circumstances in the Scheduling Ability.

Scheduling - Online Scheduling

  • Added a feature to merge Patient Portal Users in Patients Ability > Patient Tab > Portal Access by right clicking on two selected entries and clicking 'Merge Portal Users'.
  • Addressed an issue that was preventing new appointment e-mails from generating if any address field in the office reference was left blank.

Timeclock

  • Rephrased a Timeclock Preference for break time to include the word "Paid" to be more accurate.

Toolbar

  • Removed a "Save" prompt when clicking the "Print" button on the toolbar, in order to match behavior when using the Command-P keyboard to print.

Build 7.0.9-7

New Feature - Reputation Loop Ability - MacPractice Reputation & Review Software puts you in control of your online reputation by delivering feedback and patient reviews in real time. For more information, see https://www.macpractice.com/mac-medical-software/reputation-marketing

New Feature - Internet Ability - Capario & DentalXchange open in browser from Internet ability. Teamviewer added.


Charting 

  • Resolves an issue with Treatment Plan Bridge rendering.

Ledger  

  • Deleted Incidents no longer tie to Incident Names.

Orders  

  • Imported Orders properly refresh. Setting 'All Users' under Preferences > Orders > Default Filter By User will default correctly upon next login.

References 

  • Deleting a Patient Alert no longer causes unexpected quitting.

Build 7.0.8-3

Various fixes

Builds 7.0.3-7.0.7

New Feature - References > Favorites: MacPractice now has the ability to create a Favorites list for Diagnoses (ICD 9 or ICD 10). The selection of diagnoses can now be customized to emphasize diagnoses your office commonly works with, and also provides the ability to add outdated ICD-10 codes for purposes of record-keeping.

New Elements - EMR/EDR - There are four new elements within EMR (Chief Complaint, Clinical Instructions, Smoking Status, Immunizations) There is also Diagnoses & Billing (replacing the Care Slip Element) which encompasses Encounter Diagnosis as well as creating orders for your biller to input into the Ledger.

Various fixes 

 

 

 

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