A simple query of the forum posts for the key words “lbf patient portal” or “layout form portal” returns some useful results.
Basically, an LBF is used in the portal by invoking it from within a portal template. So you have to build a portal template which contains the tag to call the LBF.
A forum post where the dev talks about implementing LBFs in the portal templates:
Based on numerous requests and ACE Health Solutions (Jit Chawla) preferred vendor annual contribution to the community, I will be introducing capability(v5.0.2 patch 5) to send LBF visit(encounter) type forms to the Portal Patient Documents to be completed by patients then returned for review via Dashboard. Feature will also be available in Patient Documents for reception/patient to complete on check in.
Eventually my hope is to allow the check in to pop out to a tablet in a wizar…
More on the current and future use of LBFs in portal forms
Available in v6 patch 4
I have recently restructured the patient portals document and templates feature for better template management and much better responsiveness on mobile. The entire portal was restructured with an eye on being small device friendly. The Portal no longer has any sidebar menus where now all activities are selected from the top navbar. Patient My Documents has been reworked to provide the maximum viewport possible on mobile. All of the IOS browser issues noted by others and …
A couple specific techniques to use in LBFs for the portal
I am using version 6 in a FEMP stack:
Then some items in the OpenEMR wiki, which is a site not widely known here in the forum. It can be difficult to navigate untill you get used to it but it does have a lot of good information in it.
This page describes building a portal template. It lists the tags available in a template; search the page for ‘LBF’