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Category: FBS

Tri-State Boxes

We have recently added “Tri-state boxes” to our eLog and Invoice Listing pages! Tri-state boxes allow our users to further refine their filter searches. In the picture below you will see that each of the three possible values of “Tri-state boxes” are being shown. You are most likely already familiar with the values of the…
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Journal Entry Upload

Priority Software has recently implemented a new “Journal Entry Upload” for direct charges. If you wish to learn how to use the new Journal Entry Upload, please follow the few easy steps listed below: Users may access this feature by navigating to the Finance tab, and then clicking Manage which is located in the “Direct Charges” box.   Once…
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Logon Problems Using Internet Explorer

If you are having trouble logging on FBS or BA, check out this blog post to troubleshoot your issues and quickly get back on track with just a few easy changes. The release of Internet Explorer 11 created quite a disruption for a few of our FBS and BA customers but these have all been…
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Time Of Use Pricing

If you have a resource that you want to bill at different hourly rates based on the users “Time of Use”, this can be configured on the SKU Details page, Time of Use section: When you import the appointment into the FBS eLog, FBS examines the overall time of the reservation and creates properly adjusted…
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Delete Appointments

From the eLog, you are able to import your completed appointments.  It is from the eLog, that you can use the “Reconcile Physical Log to FBS Schedule” view and adjust the Start/End times to reflect the actual used times. In past versions of FBS, when you import appointments into the eLog and then DELETE those…
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Multi-Use SKUs

A brand-new enhancement in FBS has been implemented! Multi-Use SKUs make it possible to reserve a specific workstation and bill accordingly to the use. To add Multi-Use SKUs navigate to the individual time SKU page you want to use and locate the “Resource Use Type” section. You can add as many SKUs as you need…
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Assigning Consumables to SKU

A new enhancement for Time SKUs has been implemented. Assigning consumables to a SKU is now possible on the individual SKU page. This function is useful for labs that use materials that need to be billed. On the individual SKU page find the section “Consumables for this SKU”. This is where you can add Quantity…
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Reconciling Physical Log to FBS Schedule

FBS has a new feature that assists the operator in correcting the time of a reservation that has been imported into the eLog. Step One: On the eLog page there is a list of “Available Views”. Click “Reconcile Physical Log to FBS Schedule”. Step Two: Using your physical log, adjust appointment records accordingly.Note: Tab, Shift-Tab, and…
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Read-Only Fields

A new feature implemented in FBS Library (build 1084 or higher) is fields that are”Read-Only”. Read-Only fields are populated by the FBS Library. The title row is highlighted in light green. Note: The contents are marked with color to show how many days are left in the budget period. Greater than 60 days left as…
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Studies provide an easy way to specify the Account Number to pay for the requested services in a facility. For example, a PI has two different studies or “experiments”. One account number is for a cancer study and the other is a heart study. Instead of users having to remember the entire account number they…
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Automatic PI Code Assignment

A new feature has been implemented into FBS to assist with PI creation. The new feature assigns PI’s an ID automatically. The logic is simple, *AUTO* finds the latest PI Code and increases it by one. “Automatic PI Code Assignment” is a convenient tool to help keep your codes consistent and organized.

Recreate PDF

A new feature has been fully implemented to assist the invoice creation process. When an invoice is created the PDF version is created in real-time. If you need to recreate the PDF (example: you’re just getting started with a new facility and decided to change the logo), you can now do this from the Tracking section…
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eLog Right-Click Filter

To filter for: All Usage for an individual PI Right-Click on a Usage record showing an individual PI and then click on the select Equals context-menu selection: Right-Click on any PI code on any Usage record and enter a matching value. 1024 To filter for: All Usage for User Codes starting with 1, such as 139, 112, etc. Right-Click on any User…
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Direct Charge Status Page

Operators can now view the status of all Direct Charge Invoices using the Direct Charge Status page. Here is an example of filters you can use to have a wide variety of potential reports: This page also supports the new Data Filter that is on the eLog: Operators can download this data in Excel via…
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Using the FBS eLog Data Filter

Multiple-Column Filter Clicking on a column heading will sort the column in Ascending order. Clicking that same column again will reverse the sort (i.e. Descending). To extend the sort to additional columns, hold down the shift key when you click on 2nd, 3rd, etc. column. Modifying Columns To filter the columns columns that appear on…
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