MacPractice Announces OS X Mavericks and iOS 7 Compatibility
November 22, 2013, Lincoln, NE- MacPracticeApple developer of OS X and iOS native software for doctors who prefer to use Apple computers, iPads, and iPhones, announced that version 4.4.45+ 64-Bit MacPractice MD, MacPractice DC, MacPractice DDS and MacPractice 20/20 are compatible with OS X Mavericks and OS X Mountain Lion. MacPractice also announced recent iOS 7 compatible versions of Patient Check In, MacPractice Clipboard, and MacPractice iEHR for iPad with ePrescribe, and MacPractice Interface for iPhone.
“A good number of our 30,000 MacPractice users have enthusiastically upgraded to version 4.4.45 and are already experiencing the benefits of Mavericks. Every doctor needing to purchase a Mac for his or her office today needs Mavericks compatible software because every new Mac comes with Mavericks pre-installed,” said Mark Hollis, MacPractice’s CEO. “Also many larger and busier MacPractice practices can’t wait to update their principal computer to Apple’s revolutionary new Mac Pro, expected in December. Now they can.”
OS X Mavericks provides many new features and capabilities in the world’s most advanced, free operating system, including: iBooks for Mac, Maps, Calendar, Safari (6 times faster and preserves battery life one hour longer than Chrome and Firefox), iCloud Keychain, a new way of working with 3 displays, Notifications, Finder Tabs, Tags, and advanced technologies making the most powerful OS X also the most power-efficient. Many of Apple’s new OS X Mavericks features tightly integrate with iOS 7 devices, further blurring the lines between the Mac, iPad and iPhone.
Since MacPractice 4.4.45+ is compatible with both Mountain Lion and Mavericks, your MacPractice network can have a mix of those two operating systems.
iOS 7 compatibility - Apple iOS 7 compatible versions of Patient Check In, MacPractice Clipboard, and MacPractice iEHR apps for iPad for use with MacPractice 4.3 and 4.4 are available on the App Store.
New MacPractice Clipboard features have been added, including saving ALL patient completed forms in Attachments. Completed forms are viewable from within MacPractice EMR as are all Attachments.
In MacPractice iEHR for iPad, photos and X-rays that are stored in MacPractice Images or Imaging on the desktop can be viewed and shown to a patient. Also a narrative created in iEHR is now viewable in MacPractice EMR on the Mac.
MacPractice Interface for iPad is iOS 7 compatible although ePrescribe is not functioning yet. Of course, ePrescribe continues to work in MacPractice on the Mac.
MacPractice Interface for iPhone is also iOS 7 compatible.
MacPractice strongly advises users to verify the compatibility of third party software and digital imaging devices before upgrading to Mavericks. MacPractice maintains a compatibility matrix to assist their users.
What’s new in 4.4 – There are many enhancements in MacPractice 4.4 including Inventory and Time Clock. MacPractice invites doctors to register at our newly revamped web site to see demo videos and to attend a webinar. A new company video on the home page provides a tour of MacPractice’s 17,000 square foot facility (soon to double in size) and an introduction to the 120 people behind the development and support of MacPractice software.
New services available with 4.4 – There are numerous new productivity-enhancing services MacPractice has introduced with 4.4. Among them is integration with Transworld at the ledger level to provide revenue cycle management services from reminders to collection, and supplementary Internet backup with Dolly Drive.
What’s next – MacPractice is within weeks of completing MacPractice version 4.8, which will have important new features that will benefit all doctors and that will meet 2014 CEHRT government certification requirements.
About MacPractice: MacPractice, Inc. is a client centric practice management and clinical software development firm, comprised of highly experienced and caring individuals, dedicated to the development and support of best-of-class Macintosh software, hardware, and associated services for physicians, dentists, and chiropractors.