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Clinical (EHR) Release Notes October 18, 2018

In October 2018, your Kareo Clinical account will be upgraded to the latest version.

Updated Influenza Vaccines

The following influenza vaccines were uploaded:

  • Afluria Quad
  • Afluria Quad PF
  • Fluad PF
  • Flublok Quad PF
  • Flucelvax Quad
  • FluMist Quad
  • Fluzone HD PF
  • Fluzone Quad
  • Fluzone Quad PF Pediatric
  • Fluzone Quad PF

Additional vaccines to be released by the end of October:

  • Afluria
  • Afluria PF
  • Fluarix Quad PF
  • FluLaval Quad
  • FluLaval Quad PF

Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Counseling

When a patient is a smoker, the provider must complete a tobacco screen and cessation counseling to receive credit for the Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use Screen and Cessation Intervention measure.

Indicate the patient is a smoker:

  1. Search for and open the patient's chart.
  2. Click History > Social History.
  3. Select one of these statuses to indicate the patient is a smoker:
    • Current every day smoker
    • Current some day smoker
    • Heavy tobacco smoker
    • Light tobacco smoker
    • Smoker, current status unknown
  4. Click Save.
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Once tobacco use screening and cessation counseling is completed, mark them off in the Care Checklist.

  1. Search for and open the patient's chart.
  2. Click Care Checklist.
  3. Click the following two check boxes:
    • Tobacco Use Screening (Age 12+): tobacco use screening completed
    • Tobacco Cessation Counseling (Age 12+):Cessation counseling provided
  4. Click Save.
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Notable Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to access Past Medical History comments bubbles in Firefox
  • Fixed an issue where CCDA files were not imported into Kareo from Updox
  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to process medication renewals electronically or print
  • Fixed an issue where notes were only printing the hospitalization dates and not the details
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