Cyber Security

Cyber security is everyone’s business Do not underestimate the value of the data you hold. If accessed by the wrong people, information about your staff or clients can be used to commit fraud in their names, and pose a threat to your credibility. If your data is lost or compromised, it can be very difficult […]

Backups

If you are currently using a Vertical Connect managed cloud based service your database and server backups are managed automatically and your server is completely secure. If you’re running a local OpenVPMS server it is critical that your local I.T. provider has setup suitable onsite and offsite backup strategies and security in order to protect your […]

OpenVPMS – Letterhead & Document Control

As of OpenVPMS 1.8 a new feature “Letterhead & Document Control” was introduced.  This new feature gave practices greater control of the formatting and structure of their financial templates allowing many things to be customised without having to learn the Jasper Reports editing tool which has a very steep learning curve. For many Practices there wasn’t a real […]

Reminder Email And SMS Issue

With the increase in the use of emails and SMS for reminders we have seen some practices experiencing bounced emails and non delivery of SMS’s due to email services incorrectly identifying the emails as spam and refusing to deliver them.  In OpenVPMS SMS ‘s are sent via an email to SMS service so they are effected as […]

OpenVPMS Development Projects – To be released in Version 2.1

This release will include these exciting new features : Gap insurance claims Insurance enhancements Calendar-based service ratios Letter parameter prompting during invoicing Scheduled report calculated dates Scheduling and Work Lists automatic refresh Cache configuration Estimate expiry date configuration Patient history sort order

OpenVPMS Dicom Interface – (ODI)

Work List – Allows your Radiology equipment to retrieve lists of Investigations that need to be performed from OpenVPMS. All relevant Patient , Investigation and Clinician information, including species, weight, request id etc is automatically sent from OpenVPMS to your Radiology Workstation ready for you to complete the study. Supports one or more Modalities and multiple […]

What is ‘Open Source Software’?

The term “open source” refers to something people can modify and share because its design is publicly accessible. The term originated in the context of software development to designate a specific approach to creating computer programs. Today, however, “open source” designates a broader set of values—what we call “the open source way.” Open source projects, […]