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MedicalDirector Clinical & PracSoft 3.16c Update

30 September 2016

From 30 September 2016, current ACIR (Australian Childhood Immunisation Register) changes to AIR (Australian Immunisation Register). AIR collects all vaccines given, from birth to death for all National Immunisation Program's(NIP). For more information on these changes, visit Immunise Australia Program page. To support the change, we are pleased to provide your practice with MedicalDirector 3.16c update. The update provides compliance to DOH (Department of Human Services) changes to ACIR (Australian Childhood Immunisation Register) that will take effect on 30 September 2016 in line with legislation changes. To get updated list of vaccinations please install Oct2016 MDref in conjunction with 3.16c upgrade.

The update is now available for download, and builds on MedicalDirector Clinical and PracSoft 3.16b update. The features of this update will also be incorporated into the next major release scheduled before the end of 2016. For a full detailed list of all modifications in the MedicalDirector Clinical and PracSoft, please refer to Release Notes

Prerequisites

This 3.16c is a cumulative update and can only be installed over the MedicalDirector Clinical and PracSoft 3.16b update.

Instructions

  1. Click on the Download button.
  2. When prompted, select the option to 'Save' the update file to your computer. Do NOT select the option to 'Run' the file at this time.
  3. Select a location on your computer to save and download the update when ready.
  4. Close Medical Director, PracSoft and the Appointment Book on all computers.
  5. Perform this update on the Server first, then on each workstation.
  6. Navigate to the location where you downloaded the update, and double-click on it to initiate the installation.
  7. The Update Installation Wizard opens. If prompted (depending on your computer's security settings), click the 'Run' button to commence the installation. The installation proceeds automatically.
  8. When complete, the Installation Wizard will close automatically.

If you experience any problems applying this update, please contact MedicalDirector Customer Care on 1300 788 802 or log an online support enquiry.

Update

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MedicalDirector Clinical & PracSoft 3.16b Connect Release Full Release

2nd June 2016

We are pleased to provide your practice with the latest features contained in the MedicalDirector Clinical & PracSoft Connect Release.

This release will enable practices to better engage with their patients more cohesively with features that will enhance patient care, practice management and ease administrative pressures on practices.

Features of the MedicalDirector Clinical & PracSoft Connect Release

  • Revamped Recalls: A streamlined recalls workflow in MedicalDirector Clinical will cut administrative time with any attempts to contact patients now recorded. Patient attendance can also be tracked and managed in the appointment book when linked to MedicalDirector PracSoft.
  • Improved SMS: Send bulk SMS to patients for recalls and result notification within MedicalDirector Clinical and receive and track SMS replies from patients in MedicalDirector PracSoft.
  • Enhanced Group Messenger: Send group messages to staff and other clinicians via messenger in both MedicalDirector Clinical and PracSoft. Messages can be saved directly to the patient's clinical file enabling improved clinical documentation.

Features in MedicalDirector Clinical

  • Intuitive HealthLink SmartForms in MedicalDirector Clinical can be auto populated with relevant patient data to be submitted and tracked electronically with third party organisations.
  • Improved data handling and recording capability for enhanced patient care including improved pregnancy prescribing prompts, increased description in patient details and differentiation of interaction levels “visit type” within progress notes.
  • Improved clinical support tools which includes new Audit-C alcohol assessment tool, improved Absolute CVD risk calculator and 18 months old Whooping Cough Booster added to National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule. Also includes Letter Writer update to support investigation results with HTML and RTF content.

Features in MedicalDirector PracSoft

  • The Jayex self check-in kiosk will be integrated into MedicalDirector PracSoft to allow patients to check themselves in on arrival to your practice.
  • New "Gender" Field introduced to comply with current accreditation requirements.
  • Enhanced financial processes including improved Data Integrity Check and custom Service Fee functionality as well as updated functions in the Tools Menu of the Appointment Book.

Refer to the MedicalDirector Clinical & PracSoft Connect Release Notes for a detailed overview of this release.

Prerequisites

  1. Check that at least 3.12 is installed prior to installing this update.
  2. Review the Update Checklist which includes systems requirements. Before installation, perform an upload of all mobility data first and a full system back-up.

Instructions

  1. Click on the Download button.
  2. When prompted, select the option to 'Save' the update file to your computer. Do NOT select the option to 'Run' the file at this time.
  3. Select a location on your computer to save and download the update when ready.
  4. Using suitable virtual DVD or DVD burning software you can now either burn a DVD or mount a virtual DVD drive using the ISO file you saved.
  5. Alternatively you can extract the contents of the DVD image file (ISO) with a 3rd party program such as WinRAR in a similar process to that used for archive files (ZIP and other formats).
  6. Perform this update on the Server first, then on each workstation.
  7. If after inserting the DVD, the installation does not start automatically, then use explorer to navigate to the root directory/folder of the DVD and double-click 'setup.exe'.
  8. When complete, the Installation Wizard will close automatically.

If you have any concerns contact MedicalDirector Customer Care by logging an online enquiry, via LiveChat or call 1300 788 802.

Full Release

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Update

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MedicalDirector Clinical & PracSoft 3.16a Update

16th March 2016

We are pleased to provide your practice with the latest features contained in the MedicalDirector Clinical and PracSoft 3.16a Update.
Features of the MedicalDirector Clinical & PracSoft 3.16a Update

Improved Clinical Support Tools

  • New Audit-C alcohol assessments
  • New recordings of Absolute CVD Risk Calculator for patients at high risk of Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
  • The whooping cough booster has been added to the National Immunisation Program Schedule screen for children aged 18 months.
  • Patients with 'Chronic Liver Disease' are now identified as being at risk of influenza and can be searched from the Influenza 'At Risk' search module.
  • Letter Writer now supports Investigations Result content where the report contains embedded HTML or RTF information.

Enhanced Financial Processes

  • An improved Data Integrity Check will no longer re-calculate (rounding) fees on items with GST and generate outstanding amounts in patient's account.
  • The total on the billing invoice will now match the total when the GST amount was added to the non-GST amount.
  • On printing a receipt for $0.00, the receipt will no longer remain indefinitely in Processing > Banking > Calculate list.
  • Custom Service Item fees will no longer revert to their default fee value when editing an in-hospital visit that is on hold.

Refer to the MedicalDirector Clinical & PracSoft Connect Release Notes for a detailed overview of this release.

Prerequisites

  1. Check that at least 3.16 is installed prior to installing this update.
  2. Review the Update Checklist which includes systems requirements. Before installation, perform an upload of all mobility data first and a full system back-up.

Instructions

  1. Click on the Download button.
  2. When prompted, select the option to 'Save' the update file to your computer. Do NOT select the option to 'Run' the file at this time.
  3. Select a location on your computer to save and download the update when ready.
  4. Close Medical Director, PracSoft and the Appointment Book on all computers.
  5. Perform this update on the Server first, then on each workstation.
  6. Navigate to the location where you downloaded the update, and double-click on it to initiate the installation.
  7. The Update Installation Wizard opens. If prompted (depending on your computer's security settings), click the 'Run' button to commence the installation. The installation proceeds automatically.
  8. When complete, the Installation Wizard will close automatically.

If you have any concerns contact MedicalDirector Customer Care by logging an online enquiry, via LiveChat or call 1300 788 802.

DOWNLOAD EXE (183 MB)
Note: This download is an EXE file (DVD image file) and you will need to use third party DVD burning software to create a DVD from this EXE file (or extract the contents using a utility such as WinRAR) in order to use it to install.