Paper vs Electronic Medical Records

Paper records require additional personnel to handle and support paper files and to organize countless documents. An electronic medical record platform requires less personnel, time and no physical storage space. Although physicians may experience some initial costs as they implement electronic medical records, the costs of records over time will decrease significantly. Medical practices store paper medical records in large warehouses that are filled with paper. These paper records take up space and are less […]

Top 7 Healthcare, Fitness and Medical APIs & SDKs

Top 7 Healthcare, Fitness and Medical API’s & SDK’s There are a lot of innovative things happening in around healthcare, wearables, new insurance companies, ACOs, amazing new software and hardware; All with the goal of having a better healthcare experience. The healthcare system in the United States and around the world can be better. At drchrono we care about making the technology fade into the background so patients and physicians can focus on what is […]

Medical / Healthcare RESTful API – OAuth Single Sign-On

  Physician Single Sign-On In the United States, there are trillions of medical records transfers annually in diverse data formats from HL7, Direct Messaging, Blue Button, DiX12, NCPDP, CCD, CCDR and the list goes on. We are focusing on building a modern infrastructure for healthcare. There are also thousands of developers, companies and startups creating hardware focused on healthcare IoTs and software for medical practices. Today I wanted to focus on one topic, the single sign-on. Developers can leverage our […]

Learn Apple Watch Medical Records in 6 Minutes

Apple Watch is officially out and people are starting to get them! I recommend after getting your Apple Watch to watch the training below, it will give you an good idea on how to use Apple Watch and some of its features. Apple Watch is a must get for physicians, it will help save you time and will give you daily insights into your practice. You can now see information very quickly on your wrist, […]

Top 15 Health & Fitness iPhone Apps for 2015

There are a number of exceptional apps out this year, 2015 for iOS ( iPhone and iPad ) health and fitness. Below is a list of a few of my personal favorite apps that I think are unique and great to try. Meditation & Yoga Apps There are two great meditation apps out, Headspace and Smiling Mind. Smiling Mind and Headspace both have iPhone apps and websites that a patient can access. Both of these apps […]

Free EHR and Practice Management for Universities

Free EHR and Practice Management for Universities Learn from an EHR … free for education! At drchrono we are offering the platform for free to universities for education and learning purposes. Professors, faculty and students can get access to drchrono for free! So if you’re a student training to become a nurse, a resident at a hospital or a student who is thinking about coming a physician in university sign up! For Professors As a professor, you can sign up for drchrono and create staff accounts […]

Healthcare Challenge – Open Source EHR Apps

Healthcare Challenge – Open Source EHR Apps With all of the different APIs that are coming out I haven’t seen a medical records company but drchrono that uses OAuth in a production environment and an elegant Restful API. We are also a company that really embraces innovation and would love to see the Open Source community look at what we have created and leverage our EHR to create Open Source healthcare case study apps and […]

Wearable Conference, Health and Medical Records

  Last week I had the honor of talking at the Wearable Tech Conference. It was great fun talking about where medical records will be in in the future. I go into a deep dive of session into some of the methodology around how we create what we create at drchrono and why we create what we create. I asked the audience who had a smart phone, just about everyone at the conference raised their […]

Healthcare EHR API Q&A

  A developer reached out to ask a few questions about our healthcare API, this is the email – Daniel, Thank you for personally working on granting me access to drChrono API. Here are a few observations 1. The inclusion of the YouTube Video and the steps are a great help. 2. It appears that there are only 2 apps (AppVisit and BetterDoctor) are using the API. Its not clear how many apps actually use […]

Exporting / Importing Data from an EHR Using CCDA

Sometime when transitioning to drchrono from another vendor you will need to export your data. There are a few ways that you can do this. One of the newer ways you can do this is by asking your other vendor to export the patients medical records via CCDA, you might even be able to do this on your own if it is an option in the EHR. Once you get this data, let your implementation […]