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OpenEMR Global Settings

Features

  • Turn on or off many OpenEMR features and functions which may not be useful in all healthcare settings.
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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.


Specific Application

  • Support for some clinic-type customizations.
  • 'None' - Most users should chose this.
  • 'Athletic Team' - Customized for athletic team management.
  • 'IPPF' - Customized for International Planned Parenthood Federation.
  • 'Weight loss clinic' - Customized for weight loss clinics.

Drugs and Products

  • Can select to turn on option to sell/track/inventory of drugs (dispensary) and/or other products.

Disable Chart Tracker

  • Selecting this will disable the Chart Tracker feature at Miscellaneous->Chart Tracker.

Disable phpMyAdmin

  • Selecting this will disable the phpMyAdmin link at Administration->Other->Database.

Disable Immunizations

  • Selecting this will disable immunizations module.

Disable Prescriptions

  • Selecting this will disable prescriptions module.

Omit Employers

  • Selecting this will omit employer information in patient demographics.

Support Multi-Provider Events

  • Selecting this will support calendar events that apply to multiple providers.
  • Note that this option is not supported by the 'Find Available' appointment module.

Disable User Groups

  • This is generally best to keep selected since User Groups are not supported very well.

Skip Authorization of Patient Notes

  • Selecting this will not require patient notes to be authorized.

Allow Encounter Claims

  • Selecting this will allow creation of claims containing diagnoses but not procedures or charges (most clinics do not want this).

Advance Directives Warning

  • Selecting this will display the Advanced Directives information on the patient summary screen.

Configuration Export/Import

  • Selecting this will support import/export of configuration data and Layout Based Visit Forms via the Administration->Backup page.

Restrict Users to Facilities

  • Selecting this will restrict non-authorized users to the Schedule Facilities configured for the user in Adminstration->Users.

Remember Selected Facility

  • Selecting this will allow use of a browser cookie to remember selected Facility after logging out and then logging back in.

Print Receipts by Provider

  • Selecting this will have receipts print encounter and primary provider information.

Discounts as Monetary Amounts

  • Selecting this will support entering discounts as a monetary amount in check out screen (if not selected, then will support entering discounts as a percentage).

Referral Source for Encounters

  • Selecting this supports the ability to select a referral source for each visit.

Mask for Patient IDs

  • This setting specifies formatting for the external patient identifications. (# = digit, @ = alpha, * = any character) (if left empty, then is not used)

Mask for Invoice Numbers

  • This setting specifies formatting for the invoice reference numbers. (# = digit, @ = alpha, * = any character) (if left empty, then is not used)

Mask for Product IDs

  • This setting specifies formatting for the product NDC fields. (# = digit, @ = alpha, * = any character) (if left empty, then is not used)

Force Billing Widget Open

  • This setting will force the Billing section on the patient summary page to always be displayed (ie. expanded).

Past Appointment Display Widget

  • (This setting was added in OpenEMR version 4.1.2)
  • A positive number will show that many past appointments on a widget in the patient summary screen.

Activate CCR/CCD Reporting

  • Selecting this will activate the features for CCR(Continuity of Care Record) and CCD(Continuity of Care Document) reporting.

Hide Encryption/Decryption Options In Document Management

  • Selecting this will deactivate the document encryption and decryption features in the Document Manager.

Use Custom Immunization List

  • Selecting this will enable a custom immunization list to be used (if not selected, then will use standard CVX immunization list).

CMS 1500 Paper Form Format

  • (This setting was added in OpenEMR version 4.1.2-(patch-5))
  • This specifies which revision of the form the billing module should generate.

CMS 1500: Box 31 Format

  • (This setting was added in OpenEMR version 4.1.2-(patch-5))
  • This specifies whether to include date in box 31.

CMS 1500: Date in Box 31 (Signature)

  • (This setting was added in OpenEMR version 4.1.2-(patch-5))
  • This specifies whether to include date in box 31.
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