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FTP Instructions

These instructions provide details on how to set up an FTP browser to upload files to Medtech.
Please ensure you have the FTP server credentials and a FTP client to enable connection to our FTP server.

Please call our support team on 09 358 1123 for the FTP credentials or for any assistance setting up the FTP client

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FTP Instructions (PDF)

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Evolution | New Zealand

Evolution PMS & Advanced Forms License Renewals (September 2018)

This update extends the license expiry dates for both the Medtech Evolution General Practice PMS and Medtech Evolution Advanced Forms to 30 September 2019.

This update is critical to ensure continued use of the PMS and Advanced Forms beyond 30 September 2018.

Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes & Installation Instructions provided for this update.

Please Note: 

  1. Users do not have to be logged out of the application
  2. A technician is not required for this update to be run
  3. This update can be run any time before 30 September 2018

MEDTECH CLOUD: Practices will be updated automatically to this release, and will be informed via an upgrade schedule notification.

File attachments:

Evolution PMS and Advanced Forms License Renewals Release Notes & Installation Instructions (PDF)
Evolution PMS and Advanced Forms License Renewals (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.426 (August 2018)

URGENT EVOLUTION UPDATE
This upgrade should be completed at your earliest convenience.

This upgrade should be installed by ALL practices currently installed with Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.420.

This upgrade fixes an issue where HL7 2.3 RSD formatting characters/tags (example: \H, \N) were not being identified and managed correctly for messages imported into Evolution.

This could result in characters and/or words not being displayed fully or correctly within the inbox.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Summary and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be installed by all practice on Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.420
  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Summary and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

Medtech Cloud:

  • Practices will be updated automatically to this release, and will be informed via an upgrade schedule notification.

File attachments:

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.426 Release Summary (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.426 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
EvolutionDB_Upgrade1.9.0.426 (EXE)
Medtech Services_Update1.9.0.426 (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.377 (August 2018)

URGENT EVOLUTION UPDATE
This upgrade should be completed at your earliest convenience.

This upgrade should be installed by ALL practices currently installed with Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.368.

This upgrade fixes an issue where HL7 2.3 RSD formatting characters/tags (example: \H, \N) were not being identified and managed correctly for messages imported into Evolution.

This could result in characters and/or words not being displayed fully or correctly within the inbox.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Summary and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be installed by all practice on Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.368
  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Summary and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

Medtech Cloud:

  • Practices will be updated automatically to this release, and will be informed via an upgrade schedule notification.

File attachments:

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.377 Release Summary (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.377 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
EvolutionDB_Upgrade1.9.0.377 (EXE)
Medtech Services_Update1.9.0.377 (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

ACC Subsidy Update (1 August 2018)

ACC has announced the subsidy update for Physiotherapy services from 1 August 2018.

This release will install these subsidy amendments in Medtech Evolution General Practice. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Installation Instructions provided for this release.

Please Note:
Users are not required to be logged out before running this release. However, users will need to log out and then login for these changes to take effect.

File Attachments:

Medtech Evolution ACC Subsidy Update (1 August 2018) Release Notes and Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech Evolution ACC Subsidy Update (1 August 2018) Installer (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

ACC Subsidy Update (1 July 2018)

ACC has announced subsidy updates for Clinical Services from 1 July 2018.

This release will install these subsidy amendments in Medtech Evolution. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes & Installation Instructions provided for this release.

Please Note:
Users are not required to be logged out before running this release. However, users will need to log out and then login for these changes to take effect.

File Attachments:

Medtech Evolution General Practice ACC Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Release Notes and Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech Evolution ACC Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Installer (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018)

This Medtech Evolution General Practice release incorporates the Ministry of Health’s increased Maternity & Immunisation Subsidies.

Immunisation administration subsidies for childhood, influenza & all the other funded immunisations will increase from $23.59 to $24.15, effective from 1 July 2018.

Similarly there is an 8.9 percent increase in fees for modules of care provided by Lead Maternity Carers (LMC), this fee increase is effective from 1 July 2018.

Further details about the Maternity Subsidy increases are available at:
http://www.health.govt.nz/publication/section-88-primary-maternity-services-notice-2007
https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/publications/primary-maternity-services-amendment-notice-2018.pdf

This release will update the new Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy prices in Medtech Evolution general Practice. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes & Installation Instructions provided for this release.

Please Note:
Users are not required to be logged out before running this release. However, users will need to log out and then login for these changes to take effect.

File Attachments:

Medtech Evolution Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Release Notes & Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech Evolution Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Installer (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

ACC Subsidy Update (1 June 2018)

ACC has announced subsidy updates for Rural Primary Healthcare services from 1 June 2018.

This release will install these subsidy amendments in Medtech Evolution. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes & Installation Instructions provided for this release.

Please Note:
Users are not required to be logged out before running this release. However, users will need to log out and then login for these changes to take effect.

File Attachments:

Medtech Evolution ACC Subsidy Updates (1 June 2018) Release Notes and Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech Evolution ACC Subsidy Updates (1 June 2018) Installer (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.312 (March 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech Evolution General Practice release – Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.312
The significant new features and enhancements in this release include:

New Service

  • National Immunisation Schedule Feature - addition of new Zoster Vaccine

Enhancements to:

  • LinkTech – Clinical Event Export
  • EFTPOS Integration
  • Reporting - Internal GMS Report
  • Queue Workflow

There is also a number of issues resolved in this update that have been affecting a number of practices.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Notes and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

File attachments:
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.312 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.312 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.312 FAQs (PDF)
EvolutionDB Upgrade 1.9.0.312 (EXE)
Medtech Services Update 1.9.0.312 (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

ACC Trigger Treatment Updates (1 March 2018)

This Medtech Evolution General Practice release will update the ACC Trigger Treatment limits for all Read Codes to 16 treatments for services provided by acupuncturists, chiropractors, osteopaths and physiotherapists working under the Cost of Treatment Regulations.

The release must be run on or after 1 March 2018. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the combined Release Notes & Installation Instructions provided for this release.

Please Note:
Users are not required to be logged out before running this release. However, users will need to log out and then login for these changes to take effect.

File Attachments:
Medtech Evolution General Practice ACC Trigger Treatment Updates (1 March 2018) Release Notes & Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech Evolution ACC Trigger Treatment Updates (1 March 2018) Installer (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.270 (February 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech Evolution General Practice release – Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.270

The significant new features and enhancements in this release include:

  • Insight Customer Portal
    • Register for Insight, directly from within Medtech Evolution
    • Setting up access to Insight, directly from within Medtech Evolution
    • Accessing Insight, directly from within Medtech Evolution

There is also a number of issues resolved in this update that have been affecting a number of practices.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Notes and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

File attachments:
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.270 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.270 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
Medtech Evolution Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.270 – FAQs (PDF)
EvolutionDB Upgrade 1.9.0.270 (EXE)
Medtech Services Update 1.9.0.270 (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.236 (January 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech Evolution General Practice release – Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.236

The significant new features and enhancements in this release include:

  • Medical Device Integration
    • Welch Allyn PC based ECG
    • Welch Allyn Ambulatory BP
    • Welch Allyn PC based Spirometer
  • Use the ‘Go Dot’ function in Clinical Keywords
  • Associate an Accident in Consultation on Un-parking an ACC45

There is also a number of issues resolved in this update that have been affecting a number of practices.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Notes and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

File attachments:
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.236 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.236 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
EvolutionDB Upgrade 1.9.0.236 (EXE)
Medtech Services Update 1.9.0.236 (EXE)