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  1. Auto-format Excel Reports for Exported Data

    It would be so much more efficient if exported data fields would be received by Excel with auto-fit functionality. This would ease the burden of painstaking adjusting column widths.

    (Side Note: Mobile phone data enters into report with "Pager" as its heading. Should correlate accurately.)

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  2. Make it so we can add our letter head!

    We would like to be able to add our letterhead to Dentrix so our Doctor can type his letters on it, and we can email it directly from Dentrix, rather than him having to type it, print it and us scan it or snail mail it. (We are a specialist office, we send correspondence letters to all GP's or specialists that refer to our office.)

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  3. "CC Prior Work Date" for Quick letters not pulling correct date

    Please correct the CC_Prior Work Date data element for Quick Letters to pull the most recent CC visit, not the oldest. We added this data element to our hygiene letters, however, it is not accurately pulling the last hygiene visit date. It is pulling the oldest CC date on the patients record. For example, it may pull the date of the patients last BWs not their last prophy visit.

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  4. Have quick letters automatically save to patient's chart/document center....

    Why would an office want to communicate to or about a patient and not have it saved to their chart? That's essentially the mind-set dentrix currently operates on. Would be helpful if this automatically saved and could be edited later if needed because if a letter is generated and something is incorrect you have to redo the entire letter again just to correct the one mistake.

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  5. should be able to apply a date range for birthday cards on patients

    should be able to apply a date range for birthday cards on patients

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  6. Creating Letters ( Like beginnning of the year)

    Being able to create a Letter ( Kind of like end of the year letters) but making it more personable and having dentrix to be able to send them out like they do when we generate statements. Example: We are remodeling our office in a few weeks so in the new year I wanted to send out a letter saying happy new year... We have some new changes coming your way Etc., It'd be nice to have that option.

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  7. Segmenting Features for Letters

    More features on the letters to better segment who gets them, such as adding a feature on the Collections section of Letters & Custom lists to exclude patients with pending insurance claims.

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  8. We would like to be able to generate a balance owed report for the following work week patients

    Generate a report, that will show us the patients only that week we have entered, with remaining balances? so we are prepared to discuss this a appt day. without running whole aging report, and not have to go in each ind acct...

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  9. Remove social security number on Routing Slip

    I would like there to be an option to remove social security number on the Routing Slip, but still show up in the Family File.

    The Routing Slip gets passed around between front desk and around clinic, sometimes not making it back up front. We want to be HIPAA compliant and not have it shown for anyone to see.

    Right now the only options are to have both (on routing slip and family file) or not have either (not on routing slip or family file).

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  10. 'Use Existing List' feature in Letters & List

    In the Letters & List module, please make the feature 'Use Existing List' to generate merge letters available again in G7. It was a very useful feature and absence of it is creating many issues for us. Or suggest a workaround.

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  11. add date merge to quick letters

    Should be able to merge date to quick letters

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  12. We need a filter choice for the cell phone # in letters by filters template choices

    We need a filter choice for the cell phone # in letters by filters template choices, this is in Data Fields under Patient. Now there is no cell phone #. Thank you!

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  13. subscriber ID

    Add "Subscriber ID" to the data fields available for inclusion in a letter or customer list setup. While the category for Dental Insurance is there, it only includes the plan name but you are not able to include the subscriber ID.

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  14. Allow for custom letters to be sent by email

    Create a custom letter on Microsoft Word that can be sent out to filtered patients by email (ex:.. active patients.... patients with primary and secondary insurance.... etc.)

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  15. Update Quick Letters Merge Letter Template Name Feild Lengths

    Why, oh why, is the Quick Letters Merge Letter Template Name field still stuck in 1980 with a DOS length file name restriction?????? The letter names are STILL only allowed a maximum of EIGHT letters for a name and then an extension. And to make matters WORSE, the extension is now a .docx extension and that takes one of the EIGHT character fields that COULD be used to name a letter template and reduces it to SEVEN. The days of being limited to an eight character file name are LONG GONE. When will this be updated in DENTRIX. It is…

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  16. Add filtering in letters to be able to search for insurances that renew at a particular time

    In letters, currently there is only an option to be able to select insurances but for some offices, letters are sent out based for those patients that have remaining benefits, so the patients can use those benefits before their year expires. Not all patients' insurance plans renew in January, some renew in other months of the calendar year.

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  17. Option for Letters to be printed with Spanish Option

    I would like a button to translate any letter into Spanish.

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  18. Merge Field

    Create a merge field so we can add today's appt date and time. This would be helpful for creating work/school excuse forms.

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  19. Additional fields for custom letters

    There needs to be a field option in the custom letters/lists to generate patients that have received a particular letter. For example... find all patients for December that were mailed a collections letter, no show letter, etc.

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  20. Custom Route Slips

    Route slips are unable to be customized so I created our own route slip using quick letters. This has been working great and I am able to auto populate the patients name using <<FName>> but when it comes to putting in the treating provider I am only stuck with using <<provider>> which will populate the primary provider entered in their family file. I was hoping you could come up with one for the treating provider or the provider that the patient is scheduled with on the day so that the route slip will detail the provider the patient saw for…

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