OpenVPMS 2.0-beta-1

The OpenVPMS development team is pleased to announce the release of OpenVPMS 2.0-beta-1.

This is a beta release of OpenVPMS 2.0, to allow users to test the new features prior the final 2.0 release.

See New in 2.0 for a summary of new features.

The release can be downloaded here:

See Installing OpenVPMS for installation instructions.

See Known Issues for any known issues with this release.


See Requirements for the pre-requisites for this release.

New features: 
  • [OVPMS-1248] - Add support to customise address formatting
  • [OVPMS-1465] - Database upgrade tool
  • [OVPMS-1568] - Replace entity relationships to discounts with an entity link
  • [OVPMS-1808] - Allow emails to be sent for customers with no email contact
  • [OVPMS-1821] - Optionally Restrict Order Finalisation to Clinicians - Practice pref
  • [OVPMS-1833] - Add party:getAddress(party, purpose)
  • [OVPMS-1834] - Reminder generation enhancements
  • [OVPMS-1858] - Correct display name of source node in entityLink.locationProductType archetype
  • [OVPMS-1871] - Smart Flow Sheet integration - billing and notes
  • [OVPMS-1905] - The Customer List Report will truncate long Locations/Account Types
  • [OVPMS-1907] - Add support for multi-part reminder and appointment SMSes
  • [OVPMS-1908] - Update SMS editor to support multi-part SMS messages
  • [OVPMS-1918] - Use template name for estimate title
  • [OVPMS-1919] - New Prescription from Medication
  • [OVPMS-1924] - Prescription.odt improved
  • [OVPMS-1934] - Add support for Jaspersoft Studio Built-In functions
  • [OVPMS-1935] - Add support to the letterhead facility for a logo URL
  • [OVPMS-1937] - Add support to load email templates
  • [OVPMS-1938] - Change 'Interval' to 'Lead Time' in display names in entity.reminderConfigurationType.adl
  • [OVPMS-1942] - Change templateload to separate loading of documents and reports
  • [OVPMS-1943] - Add From email address to logged emails
  • [OVPMS-1944] - Reminder email template passed customer rather than reminder
  • [OVPMS-1948] - Add support to ctrl-arrow to tags in text fields.
  • [OVPMS-1951] - Add support to synchronise products with Smart Flow Sheet by product type
  • [OVPMS-1952] - Patient deceased Report - add Customer Location selection
  • [OVPMS-1964] - Scheduled reporting
  • [OVPMS-1969] - Archetype entity.reminderConfigurationType.adl has some incorrect displayNames
  • [OVPMS-1970] - Provide central cache of scheduling colours to improve performance
  • [OVPMS-1972] - All reports should be set to whenNoDataType="AllSectionsNoDetail" - 2 are not
  • [OVPMS-1978] - Errors in 'Sample Patient Document.odt' and 'Sample Patient Document.doc' fixed
  • [OVPMS-1983] - Customer Referral Report upgraded to support multiple locations
  • [OVPMS-1988] - Add Visit & Note - add support to edit the visit reason
  • [OVPMS-1999] - Add support to select multiple attachments when creating insurance claims
  • [OVPMS-2001] - Include dispensing notes when creating a prescription
  • [OVPMS-2013] - Add support to email estimates in Visit - Estimates
  • [OBF-248] - Extract core API from openvpms-framework for plugins
  • [OVPMS-1420] - Update to MySQL 5.5
  • [OVPMS-1860] - Improve display names for state and suburb relationships
  • [OVPMS-1909] - Use customer order date when invoicing
  • [OVPMS-1910] - Clinician, Worklist and Printer selection improvements for multi-site practices
  • [OVPMS-1916] - Handle JasperReport 'No suitable print service found.' errors
  • [OVPMS-1922] - Change reminder item date behaviour
  • [OVPMS-1923] - Limit the number of reminders that can be listed or exported
  • [OVPMS-1925] - Provide support to cancel reminder Complete All and Resolve All
  • [OVPMS-1928] - Update party.customerperson to latest functions
  • [OVPMS-1931] - Patient Reminder Queue Job: don't report skipped reminders as errors
  • [OVPMS-1932] - Allow deletion of documents acts generated from invoice items in Medical Records - Summary
  • [OVPMS-1939] - Prevent session locking on button clicks
  • [OVPMS-1973] - Add support to delete practice location logos
  • [OVPMS-1984] - Make Investigation status node read-only
  • [OVPMS-1986] - Provide admin option to edit preferences of other users
  • [OVPMS-1987] - Provide support to edit colour codes
  • [OVPMS-1998] - Make product descriptions editable
  • [OVPMS-2014] - Add insurance medical records template
  • [OVPMS-2015] - Enable DataSource.getExpressionDataSource() to access report parameters
  • [OVPMS-2016] - Change Medical Records.jrxml to use $OpenVPMS.patient instead of patient node
Bug fixes: 
  • [OVPMS-1528] - Limit product-supplier relationships to a single preferred relationship
  • [OVPMS-1843] - Add till balance and till balance adjustment authorities to existing installations
  • [OVPMS-1852] - Cannot delete newly created practice location
  • [OVPMS-1872] - Export Prices dialog shows all prices when Current selected
  • [OVPMS-1887] - Add button disabled on Locations tab when editing users
  • [OVPMS-1906] - Reporting|Debtors screen & print output may not match statements generated
  • [OVPMS-1913] - Product Price reports do not handle linked prices
  • [OVPMS-1914] - docload --byname ignores --failOnError=false if two acts have the same name
  • [OVPMS-1915] - Argument 'location' doesn't have a clinic key
  • [OVPMS-1921] - Customer Running Balance report truncates the Transaction Id
  • [OVPMS-1930] - Notes clip in first row of Workflow - Work Lists display
  • [OVPMS-1940] - All templates linked to schedules listed in Print during Check-In
  • [OVPMS-1941] - Resend Reminder ignores contact selection
  • [OVPMS-1945] - Error occurs when printing a refund that includes a cash amount
  • [OVPMS-1947] - Cannot reverse a cash refund if the cash amount has been rounded
  • [OVPMS-1958] - Customer Bad Debt, Initial Balance archetypes missing nonNegative assertions
  • [OVPMS-1961] - Investigation Type editor should make Universal Identifier mandatory when Laboratory specified
  • [OVPMS-1962] - Patient Medical Records shows wrong completion date
  • [OVPMS-1967] - Reject loading to CANCELLED investigations
  • [OVPMS-1971] - Can't invoice services from Smart Flow Sheet
  • [OVPMS-1974] - Workflow > Investigations. |> Go To Last button doesn't navigate to last page
  • [OVPMS-1976] - 1.8 to 1.9 migration of act.customerNote -> act.customerCommunicationNote failed to migrate reason
  • [OVPMS-1977] - Pharmacy Order JasperReport missing isFinalised variable
  • [OVPMS-1979] - Patient Deceased Report - omits patients with no DOB
  • [OVPMS-1980] - has wrong URL for How To link
  • [OVPMS-1981] - BookingService.create() method returns incorrect Content-Type header
  • [OVPMS-1982] - Order items subreport does not allow for large total order amount
  • [OVPMS-1991] - Patient not checked in to selected SFS department
  • [OVPMS-1992] - Both Check-Out and Reporting use the same keyboard shortcut
  • [OVPMS-1993] - SFS client doesn't handle non-standard http status codes
  • [OVPMS-1995] - GMT timezones cause Internal Server Errors in Smart Flow Sheet
  • [OVPMS-2000] - Prescriptions dispensed from Patients - Medical Records - Prescriptions invoice incorrectly when discounts used
  • [OVPMS-2009] - Typo in base.xml allergy lookup.patientAlertType
  • [OBF-245] - User retrieval not populating relationships correctly