Category: Apple


Digital Health Companies Rush to Integrate with Apple’s HealthKit

Notwithstanding HealthKit’s aborted launch due to a software bug, digital health companies have jumped at the opportunity to integrate their products with Apple AAPL -0.69%’s HealthKit, a hub of personal health data that consumers can display in Apple’s new Health app in iOS 8. Many are betting that the tech giant has the clout and reach to make Health an indispensable tool for patients looking to engage with their doctors outside the clinic. “It’s going to be the […]

Apple iPhone Event on Sept 9

iPhone 6 Update Apple sold 35.2 million iPhones, up 12.7% from a year earlier … now time for a new iPhone! iPhone 6. Re/code reported Apple will launch its next-generation iPhone 6 at an event on Tuesday, September 9. The Wall Street Journal has confirmed Re/code’s report as well as Bloomberg for Sept 9, for iPhone 6. Every year Apple has scheduled a big media event for that date and in the past, September has been […]

Apple will livestream WWDC 2014

WWDC – 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern next Monday Apple updated its website today, Tuesday to reveal that the “exciting announcements” made at WWDC 2014 will be available to watch live, as it happens. For everyone using drchrono and Apple products, what this means is the Apple team will be talking about all of the new hardware and software that will be coming out from Apple. Apple is widely expected to introduce the next-generation […]

iPad Mic & Medical Speech to Text

A few of doctors and practitioners asked me recently, Where is the mic on my iPad? I want medical speech to text to be as accurate as it can be. Let me just start off saying the mic in the medical field is a critical tool in a physicians tool box. Recording video, audio, talking into a device for medical speech to text is becoming more and more important as physicians move about. On the […]

Apple iOS8 + iWatch Redefining Fitness Tracking, Mobile Health

Tim Cook Apples CEO in 2012 said last year the whole sensor field is going to explode. It’s a little all over the place right now… with the arc of time, it will become clearer, According to sources all around the web, Apple is now looking to get into healthcare. Specifically the mobile healthcare and fitness space. Apple is going to be releasing a new version of the iPhone operating system this year with health and […]

Apple 5s Bio Metric Healthcare Credentialing

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 […]

Notice Regarding: iPad 1

Hello Doctors! I wanted to give you an important update regarding the first generation iPad (iPad 1.)  As of now, we will no longer be supporting iOS 5 devices (i.e. iPad 1.)  The amount of users who are still using an iPad 1 have become marginal, as Apple has been releasing iPads that are more efficient and technologically updated. Our team will be focusing on our newest products, which are compatible with iOS 6.1 and up. This […]

Guided Access for OnPatient!

With the new iOS update comes an additional security feature that helps keep your patient info more secure. Guided Access can lock the iPad into a single app, so the user cannot get into anything else on the iPad. It restricts the user to one app by locking the home button and controlling which areas of the screen are touch sensitive. This will keep your patient while in OnPatient from exiting the app or closing […]

Update: New OnPatient App in the Apple App Store!

We’re pleased to announce a new OnPatient app to complement our EHR! Please download the latest version of OnPatient and start using all the great new features! The app was designed with the retina display in mind, so the it looks extra sharp on the new iPad! The Onboarding process allows you to collect all of your patients’ demographics on your iPad, while they’re in the waiting roo.! Not only does this give your office […]

Healthcare Physicians WWDC 2012 Update

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 […]