[phenotips-users] PhenoTips 1.2 (stable) released

Sergiu Dumitriu sergiu at phenotips.org
Wed Nov 4 08:10:10 EST 2015

The PhenoTips development team is happy to announce the availability of
PhenoTips 1.2 final release. The highlights of the release, since 1.1, are:

* Added a REST-ful API for accessing patient data
* PhenoTips now requires logging in by default
* An optional "Consent" dialog is available, although not enabled by
default, which controls which fields are displayed in the patient record
* Added "Other" as an option for the patient's sex
* Multiple global mode of inheritance values can be selected instead of
just one
* Support for recording allergies
* Support for recording medication data (optional extension)
* Improvements to the Prenatal and perinatal section, including
** support for recording mother's obstetric history,
** more assisted reproduction options,
** maternal and paternal age at birth, multiple gestation,
** additional prenatal, neonatal and perinatal phenotypes
* Measurements improvements:
** Update the measurements data with the new WHO data set
** Added growth charts for BMI and Head Circumference for children older
than 3 years
** Growth charts now mention their source
* Ability to see more suggested phenotypes or diagnoses in a browsable
list of pages
* The phenotype categories are collapsed by default, making it a bit
more obvious that not all the checkboxes must be selected
* Improved phenotype search suggestions
* Performance and search results improvements for the gene name service
* Updated the OMIM index with the latest version
** This also fixes a regression, the local patient record specificity
score works again
** Now the official name is recorded separately from the other synonyms
* Diagnosis suggestions were broken by non-standard (free text) phenotypes
* Users can comment on patient records
* Allow "locking" a record to prevent any further editing, until it is
"unlocked" (optional extension)
* The last modification date is now shown by default in the All data table
* The "All data" table sometimes didn't show all the records
* Pedigree improvements:
** A new Print feature which allows printing the pedigree on multiple pages
** A new plain black and white color scheme for pedigrees,
** Better synchronization with the information entered in the patient record
** Cross-browser compatibility for the pedigree has been improved
** Added edit pedigree button to the view patient page
** Included pregnancy as an option for the new child menu
** Added the ability to record and display notes on diagnosed cancers
** The "Comments" box appears in all tabs of a node's menu, not just the
clinical tab
** Improved icons for the new child menu
* A simpler user profile, without some of the unused features such as
sending messages, recent activity, watchlists and user networks
* Many smaller improvements and bugfixes throughout the application
* The license has changed: PhenoTips is now available under the AGPL 3.0
* Upgraded XWiki to 7.1.2, which requires an application container that
supports the Servlet v3.0 specification
* The DMG package is now signed

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