July 31, 2013
It doesn’t take much for a $44,000 incentive to catch one’s eye and fire the imagination about what you’d be able to do with the extra money. Which begs the question: what exactly is the HITECH Act and how can you benefit from it? Here are four things you need to know. The HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act) is an incentive program urging everyone from family doctors to chiropractors and other ... Continue Reading
March 12, 2013
I spoke at the TabTimes conference about a week ago. It was great fun. If you want to learn a bit more about drchrono, our history, some physician case studies and our focus on tablets, watch the talk below. Other great companies spoke at the event as well, for example, Chris Yeh from the box team. You can read more about drchrono on TabTimes here.
July 10, 2012
Did you know you can fax in and out of drchrono? Well you can! You don’t have to stress over having a fax line or waste time scanning paper; it can all go in and out of your message box, all from one place. Super easy. Fax referrals, prescriptions, patient charts, labs and receive them all as well. Contact our sales team if you want to try this feature out!
June 27, 2012
Every so often the there is an event called the The HealthTech Mixer, it happens in San Fransico, the drchrono team went last month, it was a great event. You can chat with others interested in healthcare and across the board all ranging from doctors, VC firms, startups, journalists and professionals in the field. Check it out when you have time if you are into startups and healthcare. Here is a great video of ... Continue Reading
June 22, 2012
We are re-inventing parts of the iPad EHR. Please keep an eye out and update your iPad apps frequently. Just a hint of what is to come, better calendar for appointment searching.
Recently the Commonwealth Fund study compared 13 countries with the U.S., Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The Commonwealth Fund study found that in 2009 $8,000 per person was spent. When looking at other countries compared to the U.S., our health care spend is enormous. In the study, Norway and Switzerland were second and third, on medical spending, at around $5,000 per person. The U.S. high cost health ... Continue Reading
June 19, 2012
We released quick view on the calendar, so a physican or staff member can see information in a fast way on the schedule. You can also do really fast uploading of images, documents and videos now into patient charts, you can even drag and drop multiple files all at once to upload!
June 11, 2012
What is WWDC? Well, it is the conference that Apple holds for Apple developers from all over the world. This conference is amazingly important to the drchrono team. Every time this conference happens Apple shows off amazing software and hardware upgrades. We look, see and think about what we will be leveraging this hardware and software over the next year. You see, Apple creates the world the best hardware, and it our job to leverage that hardware ... Continue Reading
June 2, 2012
Generally Apple releases iPhones on a 12-month launch cycle. So when will the iPhone 5 most likely come out? Our guess at drchrono is next fall around September or October. That being said if you are waiting for the next iPhone to come out, we recommend you spring for the iPhone 4S, unless you want to wait that 5 month period. Last year Apple did break that 12 month cycle for a few months, so ... Continue Reading
May 31, 2012
Healthcare just got a little easier and a bit more fun. Now using an iPhone or an iPod touch a medical professional can do so much more on drchrono. Try this amazing new release. Take a look at our new menu, it is amazing and fun to use. The design is unlike anything you have ever seen in healthcare. The goal for our next release was to capitalize on the small screen space, having an ... Continue Reading
One secret that iOS has that is great and can be applied to achieve faster typing is macros. Typing something like “corneal laceration of the left eye” can take a few minutes. You may have only a couple of seconds to achieve it with doing rounds. The Shortcuts feature in iOS 7 is a gift for things like that. Here’s how to make it work for you. Apple start you off with a couple of Shortcuts ... Continue Reading
Healthcare Credentialing Possible with the iPhone 5s? Now that the new iPhone 5s is out, I can tell you there is something that makes it truly unique, it is the bio-metric login and credentialing ring on the new phone. Apple iPhone 5c, Why is this a game changer? Simple, you don’t have to type a pin code into your iPhone to login. Not only that, payments via the iTunes app store will be using the ... Continue Reading
You can use the form builder for other things other then just putting your intake forms and your medical forms onto an iPad. You can also use the form template building technology for – Patient education material Visual exams Patient Education Material If you hand out paper materials to patients you can also have a copy on your iPad to review with them, so if they have questions about the paper material you can review the material ... Continue Reading
Yesterday, Apple officially launched iOS 7 to the world where it was downloaded by millions of users in the first day. Heralded as “the perfect balance of ‘new’ and ‘now’” by Fox News, iOS 7 brings some phenomenal new changes to your iPhone and iPad – going much more than skin deep. And so it is with great pride that we at drchrono are proud to announce the release of our iOS 7-compatible EHR app! When ... Continue Reading
The world is changing and people are starting to become more accountable with their care. It is an innovative space and there is a lot that is happening in this space. Below is a FitBit Review, The Shine Review and the Basis Review. Just off the top of my head, three of my favorite devices that you can buy to track your health that you wear are – FitBit Basis The Shine There are countless ... Continue Reading