The following technology will enable your medical group to experience all the advantages of OfficeEMR™’s convenient Web-based platform.
OfficeEMR™ is a centrally hosted, web-based application that does not require additional hardware, operating systems, database management systems (DBMS), drug information databases, clinical practice guidelines, backup utilities, or third-party software applications, etc.
To experience all the advantages of OfficeEMR™, the following technical requirements must be met prior to completing implementation. Clients are responsible for adhering to OfficeEMR™’s technical requirements.
PCs will need to access the Internet directly or through a local area network. Most business broadband accounts can service these needs very inexpensively; typical connection types include DSL, Cable, Fiber, Wireless, or T1 lines.
The table below provides the required ISP bandwidth recommendations. Please note that these numbers are estimates based upon average product usage. Extensive use of scanning documents may require higher bandwidth speeds. In most situations you will want
to have the middle or highest Business Class Internet plan from your ISP.
Clients are responsible for troubleshooting network issues (latency, packet loss, etc.) outside of iSalus’s firewall (i.e. from users’ workstations to https://www.officemd.net). If there is additional Internet traffic in the office, you may wish to use
To verify actual speed with officeEMR, follow the instructions at http://www.speedtest.net and select Indianapolis, IN
* OfficeEMR™ only requires the following network ports 80 (HTTP) and 443 (SSL).
In order to guarantee reliable support and the latest in technology, it may be advantageous to acquire a lease and support agreements for your hardware. As operating systems, internet browsers and other technology enhancements are made available, hardware recommendations may be updated. Check back for updates.
Finally, the best piece of advice we can give you is to purchase quality products from brand names such as Microsoft, DELL, HP, and Lenovo, and have a professional set it all up.
The Intel Atom processors are lower performing processors and are not as fast as the Intel Core i or M Series processors. Many clients will not be happy with the performance of OfficeEMR™ using the Atom processors. Exception being the Microsoft Surface Pro 3.
Screen Resolution Heights lower than 864 (second number - 1920 x 1080) will zoom in electronic documents making them not very useful and hard to work with. This can also make some screens difficult to work in, i.e. Drug Search Window, Billing windows.
In IE pressing the “F11” key puts IE in full screen mode. This will help when working in lower screen resolution heights.
The SigPlus® Pro Tablet software tools are designed for use by developers looking to create eSignature applications
for use with Windows Tablets, Pen-and-Tablet PCs, and Topaz GemView Tablet Displays.
Learn more here: http://topazsystems.com/sigplusprotabletpc.html
*Do Not Connect your Topaz Signature Pad to your computer
*To download drivers for all of the above use: http://www.topazsystems.com/software/sigplus.exe
*When prompted click Run to download and Install
*Click Yes & Take Defaults
*After Install connect up your Topaz Signature Pad to your computer
Driver for all other models: http://www.topazsystems.com/software/sigplus.exe
* All Scanning Devices and Cameras MUST use TWAIN Compliant Drivers
** Document Scanners need to be capable of scanning at 75 to 100 dpi Resolution
*** TWAIN Scanners and Cameras may eventually become Non-Compliant and may need to be replaced
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