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CROWNWeb Version 4.3.4 Released on February 25, 2014


CMS is pleased to announce the release of CROWNWeb Version 4.3.4, which was released on February 25, 2014.
Features/modifications in this release include:

  • Section: Patients
    Previous Behavior: The Help Desk could not unmerge Infection and Hospitalization data for Primary or Secondary patients.
    New Behavior: Help Desk staff can now unmerge this data for both Primary and Secondary patients.
  • Section: Patients (EDI)
    Previous Behavior: In Admit/Discharge records submitted via EDI, the Involuntary Discharge and Transfer fields were saved without validation when the Discharge Date and Discharge Reason were not provided.
    New Behavior: CROWNWeb now validates these fields even if the Discharge Date and Discharge Reason values are not populated.
  • Section: Reports
    Previous Behavior: Reports displaying email addresses were only displaying the first 50 characters of the email address.
    New Behavior: CROWNWeb Reports that display the email address now display the full email address (up to 75 characters).
  • Section: Reports
    Previous Behavior: On the Duplicate Patient Report, resolving the duplicate patient by removing one of the duplicate patients records in CROWNWeb did not remove the remaining non-duplicate patient from the report.
    New Behavior: Removing one of the duplicate patient records now causes the remaining patient to be removed from the Duplicate Patient Report.
  • Section: Reports
    Previous Behavior: The Clinical Data and Missing Labs Report reported patients as having clinical data when no clinical values were present.
    New Behavior: The Clinical Data and Missing Labs Report now correctly report the status of clinical values for patients.
  • Section: Reports
    Previous Behavior: On the Mailing Labels Report, patients residing in a state other than what was indicated on the report criteria page were not listed in the report.
    New Behavior: The Mailing Labels Report now correctly includes all patients receiving Dialysis within the Network that may reside outside the Network.
  • Section: Reports
    Previous Behavior: On the VA Maturing Report, the report did not display the State and Network rows when the report was generated by a user with the role of Facility Editor.
    New Behavior: The VA Maturing Report now displays the State and Network rows when generated by a Facility Editor.
  • Section: Notification/Accretion
    Previous Behavior: When clicking a notification on the Action List page, users would receive an “Error processing your request” message.
    New Behavior: The “Error processing your request” no longer displays on this page incorrectly.
  • Section: Notification/Accretion
    Previous Behavior: In the Action List screen, the View Notifications detail page displayed the treatment and setting values in the wrong order.
    New Behavior: The View Notifications detail page now displays this information in the correct order.
  • Section: Notification/Accretion
    Previous Behavior: On the Action List screen, a user with the Network Patient Editor role was not able to accept an accretion.
    New Behavior: Network Patient Editors can now accept accretions on the Action List screen.
  • Section: Personnel
    Previous Behavior: On the Add Personnel screen, Users could enter invalid values in the Personnel NPI field. CROWNWeb did not display an error message in this situation.
    New Behavior: Users can no longer enter invalid values in the Personnel NPI field. CROWNWeb validates this field and displays an error when necessary.
  • Section: Clinical
    Previous Behavior: In the Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis sections of the Clinical screen, multiple fields were cleared when the Common Lab Test Date value was removed during initial clinical data entry.
    New Behavior: Removing the Common Lab Test Date value no longer clears these fields automatically.

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March 27 Town Hall Materials Online Copy


The WebEx recording and PDF presentation from the March 27th Town Hall are now online. Please visit it’s event page to download these materials.

Upcoming Town Hall on March 27


The OCT Team would like to announce an upcoming Town Hall Event: Meet the CROWNWeb Support Teams: Resources and Responses.

Please click on this link to view the event details.

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