In the Spectacle Collected List, you can now set the date
range for emailing followups.
When exporting Recall List, there are options whether:
When exporting Newsletter List, the Mobile No also gets
This Update contains the programs necessary for the fee
increase for Medicare and Patient consultation, as well as the DVA fees
for consultation and appliances. For practices that are in Vision
Maintenance, you can run the latest Vision Elite Update anytime before 1
Nov. Then the first time you start Vision on 1 Nov, it will
automatically ask you whether you want the fees to be changed. (This Fee
Change program does not get activated until 1 Nov, which means that
there is no need to wait until 1 Nov to run the Vision Update. As a
matter of fact, you are recommended to run the Vision Update a few days
before 1 Nov, to prepare for the fee change which will get activated
automatically on 1 Nov.)
For Visique practices, you can now record the patient's
Flybuy number and barcode. You can also search by scanning the Flybuys
barcode or entering the Flybuys number. To setup, go to Maintenance -
Default Parameters to enter "Visique" in the second box of Country
(after the NZ box).
For Visique practices, the front screen now shows the
When creating a "New CL Consult Only", it is now
automatically linked to the latest CL Order, so you can see the details
of the lenses that you are doing the CL aftercare or delivery for.
Under Image or Drawing, for JPEG files, double clicking the image will
now use the Windows Default to open the image for better zooming (instead of the Foxpro
If you want to use the Foxpro viewer (as before), go to Maintenance -
Default Parameters - Setup Flags & Fonts. At "Use Windows Association to
select program for displaying JPEG", enter "N".
In Pick List, double click or double tab now represents
"to select" rather than "to modify".
When restocking Sundries, the tax will default to the tax
from the front screen.
In the Consult & Spec screen, it is now more
"finger-friendly". You can set up to flick Prev & Next for previous and
In the Details Stock Report, there is now an option to
also include frames with zero quantity.
In the Frame Details screen, there is a new field for
Base Curve (BC).
For sunglasses (Group = S), you can specify whether it
can be used for prescription lenses.
Interface to Zeiss Forum software (in the Instrument
Interface button of the Patient Details screen).
When creating a New Consultation record, the Inter Add
from the last record will also get copied to the new record.
Under Dispensing, The Spectacle without Billing Report
now shows both the Type and Status column.
The Medicare certificate for HIC Online
is expiring, so practices that runs the Vision interface to HIC Online
must update to version 11.C02a or above. After the update, at the
computer that submits Medicare claims:
exit out of Vision, and re-start Vision
go to Maintenance - HIC Online Setup to
click onto "Create PSI Store",
if it asks you "Are you sure you want to
create a new PSI store", click Yes,
if it asks you "Are you sure you want to
delete the existing PSI store", click Yes.
In KPI report, Spectacle Frame Report by Prescriber and
Spectacle Frame Report by Dispenser, Own Frame is not counted if the
Spectacle record has no lenses (e.g. repairs).
In the Frame Detail Usage Report. the percentage of
Profit/Charge is renamed as Gross Margin. The Gross Profit is the profit
When creating New recall list, patients with incorrect
address will be shown in red.
For screens with high enough resolution, the Customizable
Consultation screen is now bigger, with:
buttons for copying Rx from R to L, L to R, to SU, to GI,
and down one line;
the Other Test 1 & 2 boxes increased to show 3 lines.
For netbook or tablet PC that has a low resolution, the
Customizable Consultation screen uses a smaller Consultation screen with
Other Test 1-4 only.
In Create Recall List, there is an option to include
patients with incorrect street address (so you can email the recalls).
For creating letters, there is now a Merge Field for
When emailing Spectacle Orders, Base Curve, Frame Other 1
& 2 are also included.
When a Spectacle record creates the Bill, the Lens Extra
will use the Lens Extra description if there is no Item No set up for
that Lens Extra.
During Eyetalk import or update, if there is duplicated
codes, there is now an option to delete duplicated codes.
You can now change the font and size of the Data Entry
fields and the Headings (Labels) by going to Maintenance - Default
Parameters - Setup Flags & Fonts. At the bottom two lines,
the first box - right-click to select the font, style and
the second box - you can set up to bold or un-bold
depending on the font size. By default (blank), it will turn bold when
the size is < 12pt. If you want it to be always bold, then enter 99.
The Therapeutic Prescription screen is now resizable too.
When creating a new CL Consult & Order, changing the
Optom at the CL Consult will also change the Prescriber in the CL Order.
When saving a Spectacle record, it will prompt if Use = N
and if there is no Near PD.
When emailing prescription, the recipient address now
defaults to the patient's email address.
When emailing prescription, the Subject of the
email is now called "Prescription for" and then the patient's name.
For setting up letter templates, there are 2 extra merge
fields - Practice Suburb and Practice Phone No
If a frame is flagged as Display Stock for automatic
ordering (for the frame to be sent to the practice or directly to the
lab to be fitted), the frame email order now also come up with
When updating or importing Eyetalk Spectacle lenses,
there is now an option not to update Supplier Product Codes.
If a frame is set up as Display Stock DE (frame stay in
the practice and email order for frame to be sent directly to the lab),
an if lateron the frame supplier inform you that the frame is out of
stock, from the Spec screen, you can click Print - Send Display Frame to
Supplier. And this will then automatically deduct stock.
There are 2 new merge fields for setting up Letter
Templates - corresponds for the result box of the 5th and 6th Optional
Test in the Spectacle Consultation screen.
In the Print button of the Bulk Billing Transaction,
there is now an Email option.
If Petty Cash is set up to deduct from Banking, the
figures in the MYOB export will take this into account.
In the Spec screen, if there is no Near Pd and Use is N
(Near), a prompt will come up when you save.
In the Consultation screen, the Email option under Print
now uses a separate report to the printing one, e.g. you can have one
with letterhead and one without.
The "Letter Insert" button is added onto the Patient
detail screen (for flagging the patient with conditions etc for
inserting articles into letters).
If Recall = X in the Patient Details screen, that
patient would not be shown as grey in the Patient List (to distinguish
from Decease patients which are grey in the List)
For Eyetalk Import/Update of Spectacle lenscodes, if the
first box is ticked, the other boxes will be unticked. And if any of the
other boxes are ticked, then the first box is unticked.
If the Century Rollover in Maintenance - Defualt
Parameters is not set up, it will default to this year + 5. For example,
if this year is 2011, then it will default to rollover on 16, i.e.
typing 16 will default to 1916 and typing 15 will default to 2015.
Alternatively, you can set whatever you want for Century rollover under
Maintenance - Defualt Parameters.
The font of some screens are changed.
At the top toolbar, you can now enter up dated Notes of a
patient by clicking onto the Note button at the top toolbar.
From the Note button, you can also enter a Pop-up Note
for a patient, which will pop up as soon as the patient screen is
In Lens Code Setup - Spectacle, there is a new field for
Colour Treatment e.g. Transitions, Polarised etc.
In Lens Code Setup - Spectacle, there are 4 new Category
boxes which one can categorize themselves. The first box is used for
Summary Grouping which has 4 fixed groups - Single Vision,
Bifocals, Progressives and Others (whereas the Price List Grouping can
have as many groups as you want.)
Customized Reporting facilities for Transitions.
When printing Recall Labels, you can now nominate the
number of labels to skip.
When printing Newsletter Labels, you can also nominate
the number of labels to skip.
When clicking onto the Print button in the Consultation
screen, you can now email the patient's Prescription and Consultation
Records (for practices that have purchased the Vision Email function).
In the Spectacle Lens Code Pick List, when you click
"Show All", the lenses that are not "Included in Pick List" or not
ticked as favourite are now displayed grey in colour.
The latest Vision Elite Update contains the programs
necessary for the fees increase for Medicare and Patient consultation,
as well as the DVA fees for consultation and appliances. For practices
that are in Vision Maintenance, you can run the latest Vision Elite
Update anytime before 1 Nov. Then the first time you start Vision on 1
Nov, it will automatically ask you whether you want the fees to be
changed. (This Fee Change program does not get activated until 1 Nov,
which means you don't have to wait until the day of 1 Nov to run the
Vision Update. You should run the Vision Update a few days before 1
Advance Exam Writing Facilities
Under Maintenance, you can create articles e.g.
describing different ocular conditions, as Letter Insert. The Letter
Insert articles can contain images.
From the Update, a few sample Letter Inserts are
provided, which can be modified, and new ones can be added.
A patient can be flagged with Letter Insert by clickiing
onto the Letter Insert button in the Patient Details screen or the
Letter Insert can be used in Patient Letters (e.g.
Patient Report - a personalized letter explaining to the patient the
conditions that he/she has), or in Recalls increasing the effectiveness
of the recalls.
In the Patient Letter template or Recall template where
you want to include Letter Insert, type in the keyword [[sunix_letter_insert]]
Then when printing the Patient Report or Recalls, the
program will automatically insert the Letter Insert article(s) that are
appropriate for the patient
SUNIX Selling Tool
In the Spectacle screen, you can set up such that the
Lens Pick List will first show lens(es) of 1st Preference of the
practitioner, which are usually the premium ones, or the ones that have
a higher margin or that are currently on sale. If the patient wants a
bit cheaper, then you can click onto the "Expand Choice" button which
will also show Preference 2. If he wants cheaper still, you click
"Expand Choice" again, and so on. In other words, instead of up-selling,
it can show the lenses top-down to guide your staffs in recommending
premium lenses first, thus increasing sale per patient. This tool also
allows the owner or manager to easily instruct the staffs what to sell
or recommend, which is specially good for practices that the owner or
manager is not the one that does the selling. To setup:
Go to Maintenance - Pick List - Lens Code Grouping,
Modify each Lens Group to enter the "Use" for the Spec screen, e.g. the
Bifocals group is used for "B" in the Spec screen, Multifocal group is
used for "M" in the Spec screen. Some lens groups are used for more than
one "Use" e.g. Single Vision lenses can be used for distance, near and
intermediate, which you will then enter "DNI" in Use. For lenses that
you want to show all favourite lenses, you can leave the "Use" blank in
the setup. (Favourite lenses means the ones that have been ticked or
marked "Y" in "Include in Pick List" under Maintenance - Lens code Setup
Spectacle). Once the Use is entered, then in the Spec screen, the
Lens Pick List will be shortened to only show the appropriate lenses
according to the "Use". For example, if Use = B, it will only show the
Go to Maintenance - Lens Code Setup Spectacle, you can
mark the Preference of a lens. "1" is first preference, "2" is second
preference and so on. You can set up more than 1 lens for each
preference. If there are no preferences set up, it will show all
favourite lenses for that "Use"
For multi-branch setup, the Detail Frame Stock report and
Detail Frame Usage report can now be grouped by branch Location.