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Patient Data Print-Screen, New POS

For some reason, msaccess does not allow a form printscreen to work in an expected manner. So we added a simple way to make that happen. In addition, we changed the behavior of the find box in patient data to…

Cleanup version

Refactoring code lets things run faster and smoother. And that’s what this update is about, plus a few more good quotes to entertain. So there are no “real” changes here, except a few minor touch-ups in places where, behind the…

Medicare date format changes to two digit years

For the last 17 years, Medicare insisted that all dates on a HCFA be PRINTED with 4 digit years. (Electronic claims are not affected.) But according to one of our users in Ohio, now they want ALL DATES to have…

Margin Settings Upgrade

Prior to this September update, if you had special margin settings for your reports, you would have to manually change them. From this point forward, HandyWorks will save these settings in a file on each machine. When a new upgrade…

Scrollbar issue in Office 365

In the August 18th, 2017 update to Office 365, Microsoft broke your scrollbar. Not even an apology. There are two options. Revert to an earlier version by following these steps or Wait for Microsoft to fix it with the next…

Database repair option

In the Main Switchboard, Click Add-Ins, Utilities and Repair HWDATA. You can try to repair the data when the calendar is running slowly. When Handyworks won’t open and you keep getting the message: “Point me to the location of your…

Duplicates merge perfected. Plus more.

Finalized the interface in the duplicate patient merge module. No longer is it possible to do it wrong! – Thanks Eve The “Authorized Through” report was asking for unneeded financial parameters (fixed) – Thanks Stu. The automatic quit after 3…

How to fix duplicate patients, plus more

Over the years, we have seen how offices have created multiple patient accounts when in actuality, the offices should have created multiple cases (for that one patient) since it was the same person each time. We have created a new…

Statistical analysis

This is a very interesting addition. It includes 3 reports, allows you to control the ranges that you want to consider, and choose between active, inactive or both. It’s found on the bottom right of patient data. ENJOY! As of…

New Statistics module

I’ve often wondered what my average patient visit count was. Standard deviation as well.¬†We had something that did this in the original HW-DOS system from the early 80’s but nothing in the ms access version. Sad. Well, it coming soon…