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OpenEMR Global Settings

Appearance

  • Controls many interface characteristics including colors, themes, layouts, what objects appear in some screens.
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  • Graphics and a few new descriptions were addded to update the materials for this 4.1.3 UG.
  • Almost all the text in these pages was provided by Brady Miller.


Main Top Pane Screen

  • Choose top frame to default to the calendar or the patient add/search screen after user logs in.

Layout Style

Theme

  • Choose a color theme.

Navigation Area Width

  • Set the width (in pixels) of the left menu frame.
  • Note that you will need to logout/login after setting this.

Application Title

  • This will set the title of the application for the web browser. Note this doesn't really do much. It can be a vehicle for personalization or whimsy.
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New Patient Form

  • Configure some setting for the new patient form:
  • Default setting is to show all demographic fields with searching and duplication checking enabled.
  • Can also set to only ask for the mandatory fields, with/without searching/duplication checking, or set to use the older demographics form.

Patient Search Results Style

  • Ability to set appearance of the patient search result page.
  • By default, show patient information along with the encounter statistics.
  • Also have option to show only specified and mandatory patient information (ie. no encounter statistics)

Tall Navigation Area

  • This will set the left menu frame to go to the top of the main frame.
  • Note that you will need to logout/login after setting this.

Navigation Area Visit Forms

  • Setting this will show encounter form links (will open a new form when click on them) in the left frame menu at Patient/Client->Visit Forms.

Simplified Demographics

  • It appears setting this will remove the Insurance intake form fields from the demographics form.

Simplified Prescriptions

  • This will remove the structured data elements from a prescription if not needed(will omit form, route, and interval and combine all in the dosage field). Then will just enter in the medication name and the sig (note, if doing e-prescribing now or in future, or if want internationalization support, do not recommend this setting)

Simplified Co-Pay

  • This setting will omit method of payment form the co-pay panel.

Use Charges Panel

  • This setting will enable the old charges panel for entering billing codes and payments. This is not recommended (recommend using the fee sheet instead)

Enable Fees In Left Menu

  • (This setting was added in OpenEMR version 4.1.1)
  • This setting will enable the Fees section on the Left Menu.

Enable EDI History In Left Menu

  • (This setting was added in OpenEMR version 4.1.2)
  • This setting will enable the EDI History feature (in Fees section) on the Left Menu.

Online Support Link

  • This is the link for the Support button on the left navigation frame.

Encounter Page Size

  • Setting for the number of encounter to display on the 'Past Encounter List' ('Visit History') display.

Patient List Page Size

  • (This setting was added in OpenEMR version 4.1.1)
  • Number of patients to list per screen when using the Patient List searching module at Patient/Client->Patient.

Patient List New Window

  • (This setting was added in OpenEMR version 4.1.1)
  • Default setting for the 'Open in New Window' toggle when using the Patient List searching module at Patient/Client->Patient.

Vitals Form Options

  • (This setting was added in OpenEMR version 4.1.2)
  • Standard includes circumferences, while "Omit circumerences" removes this.
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