Ocean Server Upgrade July 5 2017 Release Notes

The Ocean Server release scheduled for July 5, 2017 at 9:00 PM ET includes the following:


  • Added a new API for updating referrals with appointments.
  • New health service categories were added: Aquafit, Health Education Classes, Multi-Use Recreation Centre.
  • Improved formatting of 1-800 numbers for patient demographics.
  • Improved formatting of referral summary notes and added a phone label.
  • Added postal code validation to new referrals.
  • Added message that prompts user to sign in if they try to add a referral attachment while not signed in.
  • Change to mandatory fields for referrers: Site Name is no longer mandatory and site address is now mandatory.
  • Fixed a bug relating to new notify button remaining when a reviewer was removed.
  • Fixed a bug relating to exporting only unexported referrals.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause inbox folder counts to be incorrect for forwarded referrals.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause declined referrals to be omitted from the needs review folder.
  • Miscellaneous formatting fixes to PDF referral letter generation.

Patient Engagement:

  • Added new option to make the Ocean Online email body read-only for non administrators in the Site Features section of the Admin tab.
  • Added new option to configure the timeout length for kiosk tablets in the tablet group settings. Requires yet to be released Ocean Tablet version 153.
  • Added birthday validation for new patient dialog in the portal.
  • Tablet version minimum is now 137. Older tablet versions will be prompted to upgrade.


  • Simplified performance optimizations for older versions of Internet Explorer.
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