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Overview

This is for listing the new features in each release.


Version 4.1.2

  • Continues to have Official ONC Complete Ambulatory EHR Certification: Certification Page
  • Interoperability Support with Electronic Transfer and Incorporation of Patient Records via Standardized Continuity of Care Records
  • Send and Receive Medical Records via Direct Messaging
  • Patients Can Send Their Records within Patient Portal via Direct Messaging
  • Electronic Lab Ordering and Result Collection
  • Merging of Duplicate Patient Records
  • Searching of Patient Forms/Notes
  • Lab Results in Patient Reports
  • EDI Claim History Analysis Module
  • Patient Reports Created in Multipage PDF
  • Ability to Clear the Active Patient
  • Extended SNOMED Support to Import US Extension Code Set and Non-English SNOMED Code Sets
  • Extended SNOMED Support to Clinical Terms
  • Expanded Options for Recurring Appointments
  • Option to Show Configurable Number of Past Clinic Appointments on Patient Summary Screen
  • CDR Engine Reporting Improvements
  • Patient Portal (both onsite and offsite) Improvements
  • Lab Module Improvements
  • Immunization Module Improvements
  • Fee Sheet Module Improvements
  • Billing Module Improvements
  • Patient Form Module Improvements
  • Code Type Module Improvements
  • Improved Configuration Options and Support for Adding Code Types/Sets
  • Improvements to Date of Birth calculations, formatting and options
  • Improved Configuration Options for Growth Charts
  • Improved Configuration Support for Issues
  • Improved Interface for Adding, Modifying and Configuring Codes
  • Support for lb and ounces in vitals
  • New Forms
  • Support for Background Services and a Background Services Manager Interface
  • Automated Installation Script Improvements
  • Document Module Engine Improvements
  • Upgraded Embedded PhpMyAdmin
  • Session Management Improvements
  • Numerous Security Fixes and Security Improvements
  • Numerous Bug Fixes
  • Supported in 20+ languages. (not including a dummy language)


Version 4.1.1

  • Continues to have Official ONC Complete Ambulatory EHR Certification: Certification Page
  • Supported in 19 languages
  • Supports ICD10 diagnosis and billing coding
  • Supports SNOMED diagnosis coding
  • Supports 5010 X12
  • Ability to add support for region specific diagnosis/billing coding sets.
  • Importing mechanism to support importing and upgrading of ICD9, ICD10, SNOMED and RxNORM standardized data.
  • Modernized login screen
  • Calendar layout improvements
  • Reminders and Dated Reminders
  • Compatible with MySQL 5.5 and PHP 5.4
  • Ability to customize prescription layout, DEA, NPI and state license number
  • Explicit support for a separate primary provider and referring provider in patient demographics
  • Billing and Payment module improvements
  • Supports multiple billing code modifiers
  • Support for procedure specific claim notes
  • Supports CouchDB storage of documents
  • Additional patient searching mechanism added (Patient List)
  • Customizable Facility specific user information tracking
  • CQM and AMC reports with options for assigning patient-provider relationships
  • Sort fax/scan pages to match the original order in a displayed document
  • Ability to enter/modify Vital Signs timestamps
  • The disclosures display screen supports pagination
  • Additional contributed forms
  • Multiple bug and security fixes
  • Multiple database performance enhancements
  • Patching mechanism
  • Patient Notes module and the Message module are fully integrated/compatible
  • Translation module supports comments in constants and translations
  • ADODB framework upgraded
  • Jquery framework upgraded
  • Ubuntu package supports upgrading of Multisite Module OpenEMR instances


Version 4.1.0

  • Official ONC Complete Ambulatory EHR Certification: Certification Page
  • Clinical Decision Rules (CDR)
  • E-Prescribing
  • Embedded Internationalized Patient Portal
  • Secure SOAP APIs to support third party patient portals
  • Graphical form API
  • Graphical pain form
  • Patient education portal
  • Calculation and reporting of Clinical Quality Measure (CQM)
  • Calculation and reporting of Automated Measures Calculations (AMC)
  • Addition of mechanisms to track/record AMC
  • Added a medical record template and WYSIWYG editor (called "Nation Notes") to the Layout Based Forms (LBF) engine
  • Support for standardized immunizations entry (CVX codes)
  • Can record patient death (if patient is deceased, then is indicated in the patient summary screen)
  • Ability to Hide/Show Left Pane Menu
  • Option to color code calendar elements by facility
  • Support for importing RXNORM data tables
  • Support for importing SNOMED data tables
  • New data object/types supported in Layout Based Forms(LBF) and the form generation tool, XMLformgen.
  • New CSS theme, babyblue
  • Chiropractor assessment form
  • Ubuntu package is now compatible with Ubuntu 11.04
  • Numerous bug fixes, cosmetic fixes and security fixes


Version 4.0.0

  • Officially ONC certified as a modular EHR: http://tinyurl.com/4sgaw8a
  • Profound GUI improvements throughout entire application with full support of four CSS themes.
  • New layout (sliding menus) display option.
  • Patient Summary Screen, which displays modular patient information.
  • Graphical charting of vital.
  • Graphical charting of pertinent layout based forms.
  • New improved Billing/Payment module.
  • Added ability to delete a payment or adjustment, and to reset statements-sent count.
  • Support for checking insurance eligibility.
  • Added option for HCFA text form output
  • Administration settings can be modified within OpenEMR (ie. no longer need to modify the globals file).
  • User specific settings to control display layout and internationalization options.
  • Support for multiple sites/databases from a single installation.
  • Lab/procedure exchange and viewing module.
  • New markedly improved logging engine (optional support of ATNA).
  • Electronic Syndrome Surveillance reporting.
  • Ability to search patients by procedures.
  • Appointment report upgraded to list available appointments and support repeating appointments.
  • Address book upgraded to capture person or company centric items, such as Laboratories.
  • Document corruption checking (via SHA-1 validation).
  • Exporting and importing of encrypyted documents.
  • Added ability to edit patient insurance information in the new patient form.
  • Widened support for CAMOS prescriptions and improved integration of CAMOS in the patient custom report..
  • Translation editor module upgraded to manage local definitions and synchronize them with official translation releases.
  • Support sorting/searching translations by the definitions in the translation editor module.
  • Imagemagick (conversion of pdf's to jpg's) in custom reports is now supported on Windows servers also.
  • Increased document upload size limit to 64MB.
  • Upgraded to phpMyAdmin 2.11.10
  • Supports command line installation.
  • Updated user manual.
  • Ability to produce EOB statements in PDF format.
  • Improvements in Invoice Module.
  • Support for custom formatting of currency, date and time.
  • Added improved Messaging Module.
  • Support for emergency user access.
  • Support for an xml based method of form creation, xmlformgenerator.
  • Patient photo and ID card are supported without any additional customizations.
  • Packaged ICD9 codes with release.
  • Support for recording disclosures.
  • Improved security model.
  • Numerous bug fixes.
  • Migrated our development repository from cvs to git.


Version 4.2.0

  • NOT YET RELEASED
  • Officially ONC certified as a modular EHR: