tops Software, Marietta, Ga, will debut topsOrtho™ version 5.0 at its upcoming topsFest 2012event, which will be held February 2 to 4, 2012, in New Orleans. Theevent is for orthodontists and their staff members who use thetopsOrtho practice-management system.

In addition to being the first to see the new version, attendees will also be the first to receive the program update.

The company considers version 5.0 a major update of the topsOrthosoftware. It includes a complete overhaul of insurance processes and theability to file claims electronically. According to the company, thechanges were designed to help orthodontic practices save money throughmore efficient management.

Version 5.0 also includes new patient communication and appointmentreminder preferences, as well as a new mechanism for setting upthird-party communication integration. Additional updates include fasteren masse e-mailing of billing statements, improved Door-To-Door™mapping technology with Google Maps, better control of images duringediting, and refinements to iPortfolio, Letters, and Referrals.

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