Best Practice Software

Data Update – Comprehensive – May 2024

Size of 181 MB, for servers running Bp 1.9.0.848 or higher that have not installed the April 2024 Data Update. The Comprehensive update requires the February 2024 Data Update to be installed as a minimum prerequisite. If your server has a Data Update older than February 2024 installed, please download, and install the “February 2024 Data Update” first before applying this update.

If you are unfamiliar with applying Best Practice updates, please refer to the Best Practice Software Knowledge base page, Read our Knowledge Base article on updating the drug database.

NOTE:

  • Includes all COVID-19 updates.
  • MBS Updates
  • Influenza vaccine codes

Please note: If the file does not download immediately, please right-click the Download button and click “Save link as“.

Best Practice Software wishes to advise that the minimum supported Bp Premier version for applying Data Updates is Indigo – 1.9.0.848.

Data Update – Incremental – May 2024

Size of 101 MB, for servers running Bp 1.9.0.848 or higher that have already installed the April 2024 Data Update. If the March 2024 Data Update has not been installed, you will need to download and apply the “Data Update – Comprehensive – April” update.

If you are unfamiliar with applying Best Practice updates, please refer to the Best Practice Software Knowledge base page, Read our Knowledge Base article on updating the drug database.

NOTE:

  • DVA Updates
  • MBS Updates
  • Influenza vaccine codes

Please note: If the file does not download immediately, please right-click the Download button and click “Save link as“.

Best Practice Software wishes to advise that the minimum supported Bp Premier version for applying Data Updates is Indigo – 1.9.0.848.

2024 “February” Full Drug Replacement

This will replace your drug database with “February 2024 Revision 1” drugs and other supplied content.

This utility cannot be run live.

For more information on how to run the Full drug replacement utility click here.

Data Update – Comprehensive – February 2024 – Revision 1

Size of 569 MB, for servers running Bp 1.9.0.848 or higher that have not installed the January 2024 Data Update. The Comprehensive update requires the February 2023 Data Update to be installed as a minimum prerequisite. If your server has a Data Update older than February 2023 installed, please download, and install the “February 2023 Data Update” first before applying this update.

If you are unfamiliar with applying Best Practice updates, please refer to the Best Practice Software Knowledge base page, Read our Knowledge Base article on updating the drug database.

NOTE:

  • Includes all COVID-19 updates.
  • MBS Updates
  • Influenza vaccine codes

Please note: If the file does not download immediately, please right-click the Download button and click “Save link as“.

Best Practice Software wishes to advise that the minimum supported Bp Premier version for applying Data Updates is Indigo – 1.9.0.848.

Bp Premier Orchid SP1 Revision 1 – 1.12.1.1023

Please refer to the Bp Premier Orchid SP1 Revision 1 Release Notes for a full list of changes and enhancements within this version.

Orchid Service Pack 1 Revision 1 includes security enhancements to mitigate the risk of unauthorised access to the Bp Premier database without limiting functionality for your practice to access your own data.
Before upgrading to Orchid SP1 Revision 1, review all third-party database access used in your practice to see whether you may be impacted. This includes your practice’s use of the BP Browser password, third-party software for online appointment booking, data analysis and reporting tools, medical devices that connect to the Bp Premier database, or any software or hardware that connects to the database and reads or writes information into Bp Premier. To learn more, click here.

You must have the December 2023 data update or later installed before you upgrade to 1.12.1.1023.

  1. Back up your Bp Premier database before running the upgrade.
  2. Synchronise all workstations in remote database mode with the Bp Premier server before you upgrade.
  3. Download and run the latest Drug Update on your Bp Premier server computer.
  4. Log all users out of the server and all clients before you upgrade.
  5. Download and run the 1.12.1.1023 update on your server and all clients.
  6. Log back in to Bp Premier and resume use.

If you are unfamiliar with applying Bp Premier updates, the following Knowledge base article explains how to download an update from this site.

Please see the links below for further guidance:

Orchid System Requirements

Orchid Upgrade Guide

Whats New In Orchid

Please note: If the file does not download immediately, please right-click the Download button and click Save link as.

Bp Premier Orchid SP1 – 1.12.1.1018

Please refer to the Bp Premier Orchid SP1 release notes for a full list of changes and enhancements within this version.

You must have the May 2023 data update or later installed before you upgrade to 1.12.1.1018.

  1. Back up your Bp Premier database before running the upgrade.
  2. Synchronise all workstations in remote database mode with the Bp Premier server before you upgrade.
  3. Download and run the latest Drug Update on your Bp Premier server computer.
  4. Log all users out of the server and all clients before you upgrade.
  5. Download and run the 1.12.1.1018 update on your server and all clients.
  6. Log back in to Bp Premier and resume use.

If you are unfamiliar with applying Bp Premier updates, the following Knowledge base article explains how to download an update from this site.

Please see the links below for further guidance:

Orchid System Requirements

Orchid Upgrade Guide

Whats New In Orchid

Please note: If the file does not download immediately, please right-click the Download button and click Save link as.

Data Update – Comprehensive – February 2023

Size of 375 MB, for servers running Bp 1.9.0.848 or higher that have not installed the January 2023 Data Update. The Comprehensive update requires the February 2022 Data Update to be installed as a minimum prerequisite. If your server has a Data Update older than February 2022 installed, please download, and install the “February 2022 Data Update” first before applying this update.

If you are unfamiliar with applying Best Practice updates, please refer to the Best Practice Software Knowledge base page, Read our Knowledge Base article on updating the drug database.

NOTE:

  • Includes all COVID-19 updates.
  • MBS Updates
  • Influenza vaccine codes

Please note: If the file does not download immediately, please right-click the Download button and click “Save link as“.

Best Practice Software wishes to advise that the minimum supported Bp Premier version for applying Data Updates is Indigo – 1.9.0.848.

Bp Premier Orchid – 1.12.0.998

For a full list of changes please refer to the Orchid Release notes.

Before you perform the Program Update:

  • Medicare Web Services are enabled in Orchid for Online Patient Verification, AIR and Online Claiming via PRODA. Before you can configure your connection with PRODA, you must:
  • You must upload all prior immunisation records to the AIR before upgrading to Orchid.
  • Please ensure you have read the Bp Premier Upgrade Guide prior to proceeding with the upgrade. It is important to note that upgrades should be completed outside of business hours (with no users connected).
  •  For Clinics using Best Practice version 1.11.1.934 please refer to the Orchid Upgrade Guide.
  •  Ensure you are using Best Practice version 1.11.1.934 or higher and the Latest Data Update has been applied
  •  NET Framework 4.8

NOTE:  If .NET 4.7 is not already installed on your Server, it will get installed as part of the Program Update and a reboot will be required, therefore the update cannot be performed while Bp Premier is in use.

The Orchid release of Bp Premier is dependent on Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7+. The installation cannot proceed without the Microsoft system requirements for this version. If the minimum requirements are not met, please refer to ‘Microsoft Update Catalog’ 4019990 or, apply the latest Windows updates from Microsoft or, speak to your IT provider before trying again.

 

If you are unfamiliar with applying Bp Premier updates, the following Knowledge base article explains how to download an update from this site.

Please see the links below for further guidance:

Orchid System Requirements

Orchid Upgrade Guide

Whats New In Orchid

 

IMPORTANT: This update will need to update the database tables used by the program. Best Practice Software recommends updating the server outside of business hours. After applying to the server, the upgrade can then be applied to each workstation, this workstation update should only take a few minutes. Due to new features released in the Indigo update it is a requirement that any sites using Management update all clients immediately as Management functions will be disabled in previous versions that connect to a Saffron server install.

After upgrading, the Setup Third-Party Integrations screen will prompt you to enable the specific partner role for any third-party database integrations that your practice uses.  You must enable integrations from this screen; all legacy integrations will be disabled after upgrading to Saffron.

Please note: If the file does not download immediately, please right-click the Download button and click Save link as.

Bp Premier Saffron SP3 – 1.11.3.974 – Revision 1

For a full list of changes please refer to the Saffron SP3R1 Release notes.

Before you perform the Program Update:

  • Medicare Web Services are enabled in Saffron SP3 for Online Patient Verification via PRODA. Before you can configure your connection with PRODA, you must:
  • You must upload all prior immunisation records to the AIR before upgrading to Saffron SP3.
  • Please ensure you have read the Bp Premier Upgrade Guide prior to proceeding with the upgrade. It is important to note that upgrades should be completed outside of business hours (with no users connected).
  •  For Clinics using Best Practice version 1.8.4.642 (Summit) please refer to the Upgrade Checklist included in the Bp Premier Summit to Saffron Upgrade Guide for important information regarding the significant changes included in our Saffron release.
  •  Ensure you are using Best Practice version 1.9.1.863 or higher and the Latest Data Update has been applied
  •  NET Framework 4 (installs automatically if not present, however will require a reboot of the PC)

 

NOTE: If .NET 4.6.2 is not already installed on your Server a reboot is required, therefore the update cannot be performed while Bp Premier is in use.

  • Before you run a program upgrade on the Bp Premier server, ensure that any workstations in remote download mode have been synchronised with the server database. If you do not synchronise laptops in remote mode before you upgrade, you will have to re-enter all information recorded while in remote mode. For instructions on how to synchronise, review the section Synchronise new data with the server. In this case, all users will need to log out of Bp Premier until the upgrade is complete on the server.

In this case, all users will need to log out of Bp Premier until the upgrade is complete on the server.

If you are unfamiliar with applying Bp Premier updates, the following Knowledge base article explains how to download an update from this site.

Please see the links below for further guidance:

Saffron System Requirements

Saffron Upgrade Guide

Whats New In Saffron

 

IMPORTANT: This update will need to update the database tables used by the program. Best Practice Software recommends updating the server outside of business hours. After applying to the server, the upgrade can then be applied to each workstation, this workstation update should only take a few minutes. Due to new features released in the Indigo update it is a requirement that any sites using Management update all clients immediately as Management functions will be disabled in previous versions that connect to a Saffron server install.

After upgrading, the Setup Third-Party Integrations screen will prompt you to enable the specific partner role for any third-party database integrations that your practice uses.  You must enable integrations from this screen; all legacy integrations will be disabled after upgrading to Saffron.

Please note: If the file does not download immediately, please right-click the Download button and click Save link as.