Ocean Server Upgrade April 20th, 2021 Release Notes

The Ocean Server upgrade scheduled for April 20th, 2021 at 9:30 PM EST contains the following improvements and fixes. Recently created and updated support articles are listed below. 




  • SMART on FHIR implementation enhancements to support Canadian considerations of the HL7 FHIR Patient resource data elements.
  • Updated the examples available in the HL7 FHIR eReferral API Documentation.
  • Ocean’s HL7 FHIR webhook notification now supports system-system authorization to an eReferral target system using OAuth2 client credentials.
  • Added a configuration user interface (UI) to the Admin > Integrations tab to input the OAuth2 client credentials of the eReferral target system for outbound HL7 FHIR eReferral operations.
  • Modified how Referral PDFs are generated to improve privacy posture.

Fixed Bugs

  • The referring provider will now be correctly listed as the referring practitioner in the OSCAR Consultation note that is created upon a sent referral.
  • When an eReferral in the “Booking Confirmed” folder has an appointment that occurred in the past added/updated to it, Ocean will no longer send a "Health Referral - Booking" email notification to the patient. 
  • Resolved bug so that eReferral Reminders will appear under the ‘Additional Features Activated’ section within Cloud Connect. 
  • Resolved bug so that Accuro medication description entries are populated completely into Ocean eForms.

Patient Engagement


  • Clarified the text in the Reminders Universal Settings page that the Time of Day setting reflects when Ocean will begin processing reminders.
  • Implemented virus scanning for attachments that are submitted by patients via a Patient Authenticated Website Form.

Fixed Bugs

  • Reminder rules for post-appointment follow-ups will now suppress sending a reminder to appointments marked as "no show" in the PSS schedule.
  • Resolved bug so that Website Forms are able to make updates to the hnProv (health insurance number province) field in Accuro. 
  • Resolved bug so that the eForm name is included in the title of the Website Form note created within Med Access.
  • Resolved bug so that the Oscar toolbar is updated with the status of “download” after a note has been downloaded. 
  • Resolved bug so that disabled eRequest links accessed from IntakePortal.html are no longer active.



  • Updated the Ocean End-User Licence Agreement (EULA) to notify Ocean users that CognisantMD may update and/or remove inappropriate service directory content.
  • Updated the PSS attachment exporter to support virus scanning of attachments (for future expansion of virus scanning across products). 

Fixed Bugs

  • Resolved bug affecting Ocean Open API handling of OPTIONS requests and made it compatible with browser-based JS integrations.


Recent Support Articles

The following articles will be available on April 21st, 2021 with new or updated content:




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