Windows Upgrade 7.0.1 to 7.0.2

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  1. Move current (7.0.1) /openemr directory to a backup directory openemr_bk
  2. Unpackage 7.0.2 openemr into web directory and rename the directory to openemr
  3. Copy following directory from old 7.0.1 version to /openemr directory:
    openemr_bk/sites/default/documents (COPY TO) => openemr/sites/default/documents
  4. Copy the openemr/sites/default/sqlconf.php file from your old 7.0.1 version into the new openemr version
  5. In the openemr/sites/default/sqlconf.php file, set the $config variable (found near bottom of file within bunch of slashes) to 1 ($config = 1;)
  6. Open openemr/sql_upgrade.php (http://localhost/openemr/sql_upgrade.php) in web browser, choose 7.0.1 and click 'Upgrade Database'
  7. Configure optional settings in openemr/sites/default/config.php files

Download and install most recent patch

After finishing this upgrade to OpenEMR version 7.0.2, it is recommended that you check if there are any patches to apply. If so, install the most recent patch for version 7.0.2. Instruction to do this can be found on the OpenEMR Patches page.

ONC Ambulatory EHR Certification Requirements

ONC Ambulatory EHR Certification Requirements for OpenEMR 7.0.2

Using OpenEMR

See the OpenEMR 7.0.2 User Guide

Securing OpenEMR

See the Securing OpenEMR Guide