Lytec System Requirements

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Recommended Specifications for Lytec – System Requirements

Cloud Lytec Or Cloud Lytec MD

Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8, or Windows 10 Professional (home versions will not be supported).  (macOS computers/laptops are not supported unless Boot Camp has a Windows 7/10 Pro installation or VM software running a Windows environment is installed locally.)

High speed Internet access (2Mbps upload per computer)

Managed firewall (highly recommended)

Static public IP address or one office computer per location designated for a DNS name to public dynamic IP address resolver

Internal computer and network speed of 1Gbps

TWAIN compatible scanner – (i.e. – ScanSnap is not a TWAIN compatible software/hardware and therefore is not supported)

Desktop/Laptop minimum specs:

Desktop – 1 Intel Core 2 Duo Dual Core, 8GB RAM, 320GB HDD, 1 gigabit ethernet

Laptop – 1 Intel Core i5 Dual Core, 8GB RAM, 320GB HDD, 1 gigabit ethernet and/or 1 wireless 802.11 b/g/n

Lytec Workstation

  • Intel processor equivalent to Core i3 3.0 GHz or higher (AMD not supported)
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 20 GB of available hard disk space
  • DVD-ROM drive (optional; physical media available for an additional fee)

Workstation Operating System

  • Windows 7 Professional / Ultimate SP1 (32- or 64-bit) – Microsoft support for Win7 ends on January 14, 2020
  • Windows 8 Professional (32- or 64-bit)
  • Windows 10 Professional works with Medisoft version 20 hotfix 1 and higher
  • Home Editions are not supported

Network

  • Full-duplex Ethernet: Gigabit/s card/switch/cabling (for Multi-User, Professional, Client/Server, and MD, computers must be on the same network as, and able to access shared directories on, the database server)
  • Wireless networks are not recommended or supported in a client/server configuration and will lead to data corruption. Wireless network access is supported if the client computer is using a third-party application for access (Terminal Services, Citrix, 2X, etc.). Wireless servers are not supported.

Internet

  • High-speed cable or DSL (dial-up not supported)

Lytec Patient Accounting Server Hardware

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Server Hardware for 5 – 10 Workstations

  • Intel processor equivalent to Xeon Quad Core 3.0 GHz or higher (AMD not supported)
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 32 GB+ available on system drive
  • 1 TB+ (one terabyte or more) data drive
  • RAID hard disk configuration
  • DVD-ROM drive (optional; physical media available for an additional fee)
  • Tested backup system (“bare metal” backups) required
  • UPS required
  • Only one NIC (Network Interface Card) can be enabled on the server
  • These requirements are indicated for an office with 5 to 10 workstations

Server Operating System

MS Small Business Server is not supported

  • Windows Server 2012 or 2016 (Essentials, Standard, or Datacenter only; Foundation not supported)
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 (32- or 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2  or higher required to achieve Meaningful Use

1 to 5 Workstations

  • Windows Server 2012 or 2016 (Essentials, Standard, or Datacenter only; Foundation not supported)
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 (32- or 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 Professional / Ultimate SP1 (32- or 64-bit) – Microsoft support for Win7 ends on January 14, 2020
  • Windows 8 Professional (32- or 64-bit)
  • Windows 10 Professional works with Medisoft version 20 hotfix 1 and higher
  • Home Editions are not supported 

Other Requirements

  • Separate data and OS partitions recommended
  • Thin client technology (Terminal Services/2X/Citrix) is required for wireless
  • Antivirus must be installed; your antivirus must also be capable of being configured to exclude various eMDs folders. Speak to your Technology Consultant about the antivirus solution we highly recommend.

Lytec MD (Full Suite) Hardware On Premise

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Recommended Specifications for Medisoft Clinical (EMR)

Workstation Hardware

  • Intel processor equivalent to Core i3 2.6 GHz or higher (AMD not supported)
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 20 GB of available hard disk space
  • DVD-ROM drive (optional; physical media available for an additional fee)

Workstation Operating System

  • Windows 7 Professional / Ultimate SP1 (32- or 64-bit) – Microsoft support for Win7 ends on January 14, 2020
  • Windows 8 Professional (32- or 64-bit)
  • Windows 10 Professional works with Medisoft version 20 hotfix 1 and higher
  • EKG & Spirometry devices are not supported on 64-bit OS
  • Home Editions are not supported

Network

  • Full-duplex Ethernet: Gigabit/s card/switch/cabling (for Multi-User, Professional, Client/Server, and MD, computers must be on the same network as, and able to access shared directories on, the database server)
  • Wireless networks are not recommended or supported in a client/server configuration and will lead to data corruption. Wireless network access is supported if the client computer is using a third-party application for access (Terminal Services, Citrix, 2X, etc.). Wireless servers are not supported.

Internet

  • High-speed cable or DSL (dial-up not supported)

Server Hardware for 5 – 10 Workstations

  • Intel processor equivalent to Xeon Quad Core 2.4 GHz or higher (AMD not supported)
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 100 GB+ available on system drive
  • 1 TB+ (one terabyte or more) data drive
  • RAID hard disk configuration
  • DVD-ROM drive (optional; physical media available for an additional fee)
  • Tested backup system (“bare metal” backups) required
  • UPS required
  • Only one NIC (Network Interface Card) can be enabled on the server
  • These requirements are indicated for an office with 5 to 10 workstations

Server Operating System

MS Small Business Server is not supported

  • Windows Server 2012 or 2016 (Essentials, Standard, or Datacenter only; Foundation not supported)
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 (32- or 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 or higher required to achieve Meaningful Use

Other System Requirements

  • Data and OS partitions must be separate
  • Data partition must be a logical drive designated as P:
  • Thin client technology (Terminal Services/2X/Citrix) is required for wireless
  • TWAIN scanner required for Zoom
  • Domain/Active Directory infrastructure is required
  • Web View requires a static IP, dedicated Server 2008 / Server 2008 R2 server, hardware firewall, and firewall configuration
  • Antivirus must be installed; your antivirus must also be capable of being configured to exclude various eMDs folders. Speak to your Technology Consultant about the antivirus solution we highly recommend.

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Recommended Specifications for Medisoft Clinical (EMR)

Workstation Hardware

  • Intel processor equivalent to Core i3 2.6 GHz or higher (AMD not supported)
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 20 GB of available hard disk space
  • DVD-ROM drive (optional; physical media available for an additional fee)

Workstation Operating System

  • Windows 7 Professional / Ultimate SP1 (32- or 64-bit) – Microsoft support for Win7 ends on January 14, 2020
  • Windows 8 Professional (32- or 64-bit)
  • Windows 10 Professional works with Medisoft version 20 hotfix 1 and higher
  • EKG & Spirometry devices are not supported on 64-bit OS
  • Home Editions are not supported

Network

  • Full-duplex Ethernet: Gigabit/s card/switch/cabling
  • Wireless networks are not recommended or supported in a client/server configuration and will lead to data corruption. Wireless network access is supported if the client computer is using a third-party application for access (Terminal Services, Citrix, 2X, etc.). Wireless servers are not supported.

Internet

  • High-speed cable or DSL (dial-up not supported)

Server Hardware for 5 – 10 Workstations

  • Intel processor equivalent to Xeon Quad Core 2.4 GHz or higher (AMD not supported)
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 100 GB+ available on system drive
  • 1 TB+ (one terabyte or more) data drive
  • RAID hard disk configuration
  • DVD-ROM drive (optional; physical media available for an additional fee)
  • Tested backup system (“bare metal” backups) required
  • UPS required
  • Only one NIC (Network Interface Card) can be enabled on the server
  • These requirements are indicated for an office with 5 to 10 workstations

Server Operating System

MS Small Business Server is not supported

  • Windows Server 2012 (Essentials, Standard, or Datacenter only; Foundation not supported)
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 (32- or 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 required to achieve Meaningful Use

Other System Requirements

  • Data and OS partitions must be separate
  • Data partition must be a logical drive designated as P:
  • Thin client technology (Terminal Services/2X/Citrix) is required for wireless
  • TWAIN scanner required for Zoom
  • Domain/Active Directory infrastructure is required
  • Web View (patient portal) requires a static IP, dedicated Server 2008 / Server 2008 R2 server, hardware firewall, and firewall configuration
  • Antivirus must be installed; your antivirus must also be capable of being configured to exclude various eMDs folders. Speak to your Technology Consultant about the antivirus solution we highly recommend.

Lytec on MacOS

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VMware Fusion allows you to run Lytec (and any other Windows program) on your iMac, MacBook, Mac Pro, or other Apple Computer! You can run both operating systems at the same time. With Fusion, you can share data back and forth between Windows and macOS on one machine. You can have the ease and convenience of Apple’s “dock” in a Windows environment. You can even add Lytec to the dock for easy access.

VMware provides you with the safest way to run Windows on a Mac. You get the benefits of Mac’s TimeMachine backup for your Windows as well as your macOS!

Printers

Printer

Printer Recommendation for both Lytec and Lytec MD EMR:

  • HP LaserJet 1300 or higher; Microwize will not support any other printer

Other Requirements

Important Notes for both Medisoft and Medisoft Clinical EMR:

    • If you decide to run additional services (DNS, Active Directory, Terminal Services, iTunes, etc.), you will need additional processing power and memory
    • Storage requirements can only be used as a guideline. Please contact your Technology Consultant for a personalized storage recommendation
    • Hardware-level firewall is recommended
    • Dragon Medical must be installed locally. Some integration is not available via thin client

Please contact your Technology Consultant if additional assistance is needed to determine system compatibility.

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