Helix Release Notes – 21 November, 2023
21 November, 2023
New features 🎁
Inactivity Timeout: In line with the latest electronic prescribing security requirements, an inactivity timeout feature has been introduced. After a period of detected inactivity, users will be required to re-enter their password to continue. The period of inactivity is set to 15 minutes by default, and can be configured in Settings – Security – System Settings by any user with access to roles and permissions under settings.
MyMedicare registrations via Letter Writer: Patients can now be registered via Helix’s Letter Writer. This can be found under ‘MyMedicare Patient Registration Form’. Please note that this currently requires a manual print out for registration.
Electronic Prescribing: Helix is now aligned to electronic prescribing conformance profile 2.3. Changes include:
Reauthentication is required for s8 medications for all states, and no longer requires users to re-enter their username
Prompt to indicate when ‘minimum interval between repeats’ is missing when prescribing a controlled drug with repeats
Clearer messaging when a user tries to cancel an electronic prescription that has already been dispensed.
Other jurisdictional enhancements
Audit Log: An ‘Export’ button has been added to the audit log screen to allow users to export the logs to a CSV file. The ‘Login’ audit log now includes:
Login and logoff activity
Reauthentication when prescribing S8 medications
Reauthentication after a user inactivity timeout
Healthcare Identifiers Service: Patient IHI numbers where the number status is ‘Resolved’ are retained in the ‘IHI History’ list.