letter tag for initial visit date

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Hi
when generating GP letters specifically for referrals we often write "attending our office since" and it would be beneficial (+ time saving) if there was a letter tag for first appointment or first billed that could be used in the standard letter.
regards,
El
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Adapt Chiropractic

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Joyaa Antares

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Top idea! It would need to be specific to that practitioner though, which may or not create programming difficulties? (Correspondingly, the most recent appointment date would be useful too).
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Adapt Chiropractic

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a letter tag exists for last appointment <<previous appointment>> it is very useful!! :)
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We agree this would be a great addition the the currently available letter tags and the Front Desk software. We have now added to our development list a <<FirstAppointment>> letter tag to show the patients first ever appointment date, as well as a <<LastAppointment>> to show the last appointment date.

Please note this would be detecting the first ever appointment, regardless of whether the patient has had large periods of time without treatments. I understand some practices consider patients revisiting after a long absence as having an 'initial visit', so this is something to keep in mind.
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Joyaa Antares

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Hi Andrew and Crew,
How far has this request advanced?  Am still very keen.  Thanks.
(I am using 16.9.13). Joyaa
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Andrew, Community Manager

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Hi Joyaa

Thanks for the reminder. This is certainly still on the development list, but with higher priorities never quite made it to production.

I’ll make sure this is added to a release in the near future.
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Joyaa Antares

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Thanks Andrew.