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ChartMaker® 2016 Software Release 6.2.7

(Last Updated On: February 16, 2018)

Here are some of the main highlights in ChartMaker® Medical Suite 2016 (file version 6.2.7). To read a full list of enhancements, view the Release Notes.

Where can I find it?

Clinical: Reports > Meaningful Use > Dashboard

What do I need to know?

The Meaningful Use Dashboard has been updated with an optional Practice (TIN) field that allows you to select a Practice Tax ID Number to further filter the selected measures for Stage 3 2018, if applicable. This field will only become accessible only when the Stage 3 2018 option is selected in the Stage field, and will be disabled whenever a different stage is selected. When a Practice TIN is selected, it will be used as a filter on all applicable measures, for the Eligible Provider selected, and will appear in the in the header when printing.

How do I use it?

Upon upgrade, this option will be available as outlined above. If you wish to filter by Practice TIN for the selected measures for Stage 3 2018, simply select the applicable practice/TIN.

Where can I find it?

Clinical: Reports > MIPS Dashboard

What do I need to know?

The MIPS Dashboard Configuration dialog has been updated with an optional Practice (TIN) field that allows you to select a Practice Tax ID Number to further filter the selected measures in the MIPS Dashboard for MIPS 2017 and MIPS 2018, if applicable. When a Practice TIN is selected, it will be used as a filter on all applicable measures, for the selected Eligible Clinicians, and will appear in the in the header when printing.

The MIPS Dashboard Configuration dialog has also been updated with a CPC+ Identifier field that allows you to enter your Practice Site Location Identifier that will be used for validating QRDA files for the CPC+ incentive program.  When a CPC+ Identifier is entered, it will be included in any QRDA files generated (via the Generate File for Submission button) from the MIPS Dashboard.

The MIPS Dashboard Configuration dialog has been updated so that when the Performance period is for 2018, a new Advancing Care Information Measures section will appear, allowing you to select to use the 2018 Transition Objectives and Measures (which are like the 2017 objectives and measures), or to use the 2018 Objective and Measures. For more information on which selection should be used, you can click the Which should I choose? option. The objectives and measures reflected in the Advancing Care Information dialog will be dependent on the choice selected in the MIPS Dashboard Configuration dialog for the 2018 performance period.

The MIPS Dashboard has been updated with a Generate File for Submission button that allows you to generate a QRDA Category 3 file to submit for MIPS and CPC+ incentive programs.

After the Generate File for Submission button has been clicked, a variety warning messages may appear depending upon the status of your MIPS process. Some of these messages not allow you to continue (i.e., if the Quality section has not been calculated or is incomplete, or if you are using configured the STI Quality Reporting Registry option for Quality Measures in the MIPS Dashboard Configuration dialog), while other will prompt you to confirm that you want to continue (i.e., if you have not calculated for Quality and/or Advancing Care Information in over a day).

Once the warnings have been satisfied, or if there were no warnings, then a Generate File for Submission dialog will appear, allowing you to select which incentive program you are creating the file for: MIPS Individual, MIPS Group, or CPC+. Once the selection is made, you can select a location to save file, and then a message will appear after the file has been generated in the selected location.

The Generate File for Submission button in the Quality Measures dialog of the MIPS Dashboard, has been updated to allow you to generate a QRDA Category 3 file to submit for MIPS and CPC+ incentive programs.

After the Generate File for Submission button has been clicked, a confirmation message will appear prompting you to continue.

Once the warning has been satisfied, a Generate File for Submission dialog will appear, allowing you to select which incentive program you are creating the file for: MIPS Individual, MIPS Group, or CPC+. Once the selection is made, you can select a location to save file, and then the system will calculate the measures, and then a message will appear after the file has been generated in the selected location.

The Base Score section of Advancing Care Information dialog has been updated with a Reconciliation Report button that allows you to generate a reconciliation report for any of the measures in this section. The new Reconciliation Report button works in a similar manner as the Reconciliation Report button in the Performance Score section. Once the desired measure is highlighted, you can simply click the corresponding button to view the Reconciliation Report. In the Reconciliation Report dialog, you can view the patients not included and included in the numerator, as well as those patient with denominator exclusions. You can also print and/or save this report as needed.

How do I use it?

Upon upgrade, these options will be available and they can be used as outlined above.

Where can I find it?

Clinical: Chart Notes and Chart > Medication History

What do I need to know?

The system has been updated with the ability to reconcile ended medications and diagnosis codes from an imported file in the Clinical Information Reconciliation (CIR) dialog. Additionally, the Skip checkbox will be enabled for these ended medications and diagnoses in the middle column, allowing you to use the Add All option to merge all applicable medications/diagnoses with the Final Merged List.

Likewise, the Clinical Information Reconciliation dialog has been updated to include the Source for each medication, diagnosis, or allergy in each of the columns of the dialog.

 

How do I use it?

Upon upgrade, these options will be available as outlined above. No user intervention is needed.

Where can I find it?

Clinical: Chart Notes

What do I need to know?

The system has been updated with the ability to set a Lab Location for individual chart notes. To set a lab location for an open chart note, access the Select Lab Location dialog, by clicking Note > Lab Location. When in the Select Lab Location dialog you can select the applicable lab to be associated with the note in the Lab Location field. Likewise, you can add and maintain lab locations by using the corresponding Add, Edit, and Delete buttons to the right of the field. See Figure 4. When a lab location is configured for a chart note, if a Clinical Summary is generated for the note, and the note has results, the lab location information will appear at the top of the Results section of the Clinical Summary. If the note does not have results, or they were excluded, the lab location will not be present.

How do I use it?

In an chart note, click clicking Note > Lab Location to access the Set a Lab Location dialog, then select the lab you want to associate with the note, and then click OK.

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