Program Updates

    For a full list of changes within this version, refer to Indigo release notes. (Pdf Version)
    Before you perform the Program Update:

    • Please ensure you have read the Indigo 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 Indigo Upgrade Guide for important information regarding the significant changes included in our Indigo release/s.
    • Ensure you are using Best Practice version 1.8.4.642 or higher and the February 2018 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 is not already installed on your Server a reboot is required, therefore the update cannot be performed while Bp Premier is in use.

    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.

    Indigo System Requirements

    Indigo install and upgrade

    Indigo known issues

    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 an Indigo server install.


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    Version(s) Supported

    1.8.4.642 to 1.9.0.846

    File Name BP_1.9.0.846.exe
    File Size 462MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 14/06/2018
    Revision Rev 1

    For a full list of changes within this version, refer to Lava Service Pack 3 release notes. (Pdf Version)
    Before you perform the Program Update:

    • Please ensure you have read the Lava Service Pack 3 Upgrade Guide prior to proceeding with the upgrade. It is important to note that upgrades should be completed outside of business hours.
    • For Clinics using Best Practice version 1.8.4.642 (Summit) please refer to the Upgrade Checklist included in the Bp Premier Summit to Lava SP3 Upgrade Guide for important information regarding the significant changes included in our Lava release/s.
    • Ensure you are using Best Practice version 1.8.4.642 or higher and the December 2017 Data Update has been applied 
    • Windows XP SP3 or higher (NOTE: Version 1.8.4.642 upgrade cannot be installed on Windows 2000 or earlier)
    • NET Framework 4 (installs automatically if not present, however will require a reboot of the PC)

    NOTE: If .NET 4 is not already installed on your Server a reboot is required, therefore the update cannot be performed while Best Practice is in use.

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

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

    Lava Service Pack 3 install and upgrade

    Lava Service Pack 3 known issues

    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 Lava 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 Lava server install.


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    Version(s) Supported

    1.8.4.642 to 1.8.8.810

    File Name BP_1.8.8.810_SP3.exe
    File Size 517MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 08/12/2017
    Revision Rev 1

Utilities

    This will replace your drug database with April 2018 drugs. This utility ‘cannot’ be run live. Further info can be found here (KB article needs to be made).


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    All

    File Name BPS_Data_180329_full.exe
    File Size 1GB
    Md5 check file
    Last updated 24/05/2018
    Revision 1

    This utility is designed to gatherBp, Medicare, and SQL logs from the computer it is being run on.


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    All

    File Name ExportBPData.exe
    File Size 531KB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 29/09/2017
    Revision 1

    This utility will removeold certificates previously imported and replace them with recently imported certificates.


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    Version(s) Supported

    1.8.4.642

    File Name Cert_Reimport_Tool.exe
    File Size 56KB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 29/09/2017
    Revision 1

    This utility provides the ports which SQL uses forBp. It also allows the ports to be set automatically.


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    All

    File Name BPS_SQLportsV2.exe
    File Size 549KB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 29/09/2017
    Revision 1

    This is designed to resolve a MyHealth upload issue with error code ‘malformed reference’


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    Version(s) Supported

    1.8.4.642

    File Name BP_CDAUpdate.exe
    File Size 458KB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 29/09/2017
    Revision 1

    This utility installs and registers all fonts whichBprequires for e-prescriptions and other facilities.


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    All

    File Name BP_Fonts.exe
    File Size 125KB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 29/09/2017
    Revision 1

    Installs files required for operation of Medicare and DVA claiming.

    NOTE: ONLY for Bp Premier Versions 801+


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    Version(s) Supported

    1.8.6.801 and later

    File Name BP_MAOL_V5_Module.exe
    File Size 26.1MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated
    Revision 1

    Installs files required for operation of Medicare and DVA claiming.

    NOTE: ONLY for Bp Premier Versions 642 & 754


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    Version(s) Supported

    1.8.4.642
    1.8.5.754

    File Name BP_MAOL_V4_Module.exe
    File Size 23.5MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 29/09/2017
    Revision 1

    The TX Control is required and used by Bp for areas such as Prescriptions, Todays Notes, and Word Processor.


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    All

    File Name TX_Register21-15.exe
    File Size 31.2MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 29/09/2017
    Revision 1

Data Updates

Best Practice Software recommends users update their version of Bp Premier with the latest data, featuring the most up to date PBS, MIMS drug database, medication, template and fee data.

To determine the last update that has been installed: Open Bp Premier > Click the Help menu > Select About > Check Last Drug Update

    Size of 223Mb, for servers running Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher that have not installed the May 2018 Data Update. The Comprehensive update requires the February 2018 Data Update to be installed as a minimum prerequisite. If your server has a Data Update older than February 2018 Data Update installed, please download and install the February 2018 Data Update first before applying this update.

    If you are unfamiliar with applying Best Practice updates, please refer to the Bp FAQ Download page.


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    Version(s) Supported

    Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher

    File Name BPS_Data_180605_comp.exe
    File Size 223MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 06/06/2018
    Revision 1

    Size of 68 Mb, for servers running Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher that have already installed the May 2018 Data Update.  If the May 2018 Data Update has not been installed, you will need to download and apply the “Data Update – Comprehensive – June 2018” update.


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    Version(s) Supported

    Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher

    File Name BPS_Data_180605_inc.exe
    File Size 68MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 06/06/2018
    Revision 1

    Size of 188Mb, for servers running Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher that have not installed the April 2018 Data Update. The Comprehensive update requires the February 2018 Data Update to be installed as a minimum prerequisite. If your server has a Data Update older than February 2018 Data Update installed, please download and install the February 2018 Data Update first before applying this update.

    If you are unfamiliar with applying Best Practice updates, please refer to the Bp FAQ Download page.


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    Version(s) Supported

    Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher

    File Name BPS_Data_180502_comp.exe
    File Size 188MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 04/05/2018
    Revision 1

    Size of 58 Mb, for servers running Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher that have already installed the April 2018 Data Update.  If the April 2018 Data Update has not been installed, you will need to download and apply the “Data Update – Comprehensive – April 2018” update.


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    Version(s) Supported

    Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher

    File Name BPS_Data_180502_inc.exe
    File Size 58MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 04/05/2018
    Revision 1

    Size of 163Mb, for servers running Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher that have not installed the March 2018 Data Update. The Comprehensive update requires the February 2018 Data Update to be installed as a minimum prerequisite. If your server has a Data Update older than February 2018 Data Update installed, please download and install the February 2018 Data Update first before applying this update.

    If you are unfamiliar with applying Best Practice updates, please refer to the Bp FAQ Download page.


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    Version(s) Supported

    Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher

    File Name BPS_Data_180329_comp.exe
    File Size 163MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 04/04/2018
    Revision 1

    Size of 60 Mb, for servers running Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher that have already installed the March 2018 Data Update.  If the March 2018 Data Update has not been installed, you will need to download and apply the “Data Update – Comprehensive – March 2018” update.


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    Version(s) Supported

    Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher

    File Name BPS_Data_180329_inc.exe
    File Size 60MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 04/04/2018
    Revision 1

    Size of 135 Mb, for servers running Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher that have already installed the February 2018 Data Update.  If the February 2018 Data Update has not been installed, you will need to download and apply the “Data Update – Comprehensive – February 2018” update.


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    Version(s) Supported

    Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher

    File Name BPS_Data_180301_inc.exe
    File Size 135MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 05/03/2018
    Revision 1

    Size of 70 Mb, for servers running Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher that have already installed the January 2018 Data Update.  If the January 2018 Data Update has not been installed, you will need to download and apply the “Data Update – Comprehensive – February 2018” update.


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    Version(s) Supported

    Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher

    File Name BPS_Data_180131_inc.exe
    File Size 70MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 02/02/2018
    Revision 1

    Size of 341Mb, for servers running Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher that have not installed the January 2018 Data Update. The Comprehensive update requires the February 2017 Data Update to be installed as a minimum prerequisite. If your server has a Data Update older than February 2017 Data Update installed, please download and install the February 2017 Data Update first before applying this update.

    If you are unfamiliar with applying Best Practice updates, please refer to the Bp FAQ Download page.


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    Version(s) Supported

    Bp 1.8.3.595 or higher

    File Name BPS_Data_180131_comp.exe
    File Size 341MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 02/02/2018
    Revision 1

    Size of 342Mb, for servers running Bp 1.7.0.501 or higher that have not kept up to date with the current data update requirements.

    If you are unfamiliar with applying Best Practice updates, please refer to the Bp FAQ Download page.


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    Version(s) Supported

    Bp 1.7.0.501 or higher

    File Name BPS_Data_170201_compRev1.exe
    File Size 358.6MB
    Md5 check file check file
    Last updated 28/02/2017
    Revision 1