How Will MACRA Impact Physician Compliance in 2017?

Article by Michael Nusimow, CEO and co-founder of drchrono in Mountain View, CA Up until now, providers and practice groups have been worrying about Meaningful Use and using their own certified EHR technology to avoid payment penalties, earn incentives, and increase practice efficiency. With the release of the final MACRA rule, physicians now have two… Continue Reading


How do Time Zone’s work through the Medical API?

This is a question that was just asked on our Medical SDK / API group – I just created a patient from my home (UTC -8) on an account set to UTC-5. When I retrieve the patient via the API, the updated_at date is UTC-5. I changed the account to UTC-8, and it still returns… Continue Reading



New Feature: Onset Date Entry on the EHR/EMR App

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EHR/EMR App: Adding Onset Date in Appointment Details With this newest release, the drchrono EHR/EMR mobile application gains the ability to enter onset date. If you rely on your mobile device to conduct your appointments, you may enter in the onset date at the same time the condition is diagnosed, treated, or evaluated during the appointment. With… Continue Reading


New Feature: Fax Image Enhancement for Outbound Faxes

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Enhancing Image Quality of Outbound Faxes Fax is an old technology that delivers images through the transmission of audio tones through telecommunication lines. Due to technical nature of faxes, the quality of service can be inconsistent. Sometimes, when faxes are sent, image quality is poor and hard to read. As a result, the drchrono EHR… Continue Reading


New Feature: Bring Telemedicine to Your EHR with Chiron Health

Introducing the Chiron Health Telemedicine Integration Telemedicine: Remote clinical services provided through telecommunications technology Chiron Health is a telemedicine platform that is designed to get you connected with your patients and reimbursed through video visits. We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Chiron Health to integrate telemedicine to your drchrono EHR. Effective… Continue Reading


New Feature: Device Management for EPCS VIP Access

Updates to the drchrono EHR VIP Access Integration With this new update the Norton VIP Access integration has been improved with flexibility upgrades. Now, the drchrono EHR is integrated with the Norton VIP Access Device Manager, allowing you to: Set multiple devices for EPCS code generation Providing contingency options for losing your device With this update,… Continue Reading


Healthcare API Update

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Thank you for your continuous support of our API! We’ve been hard at work building the most robust API in healthcare and we’re excited to announce our latest version – v2016_06. We’ve learned a lot about how people use the API, and this new version introduces some new features and efficiencies that we’re happy to… Continue Reading


New Feature: Upgrades to the iOS Pharmacy Search

Simultaneously Searching for Pharmacy Name and Zip Code In the drchrono EHR/EMR application, you may send patient prescriptions electronically to pharmacies. Prior to this update, the pharmacy search box could only search for pharmacy name or zip code, but not both at once. With this new release, the user interface has been simplified. The zip… Continue Reading


New Feature: Date Ranges for Appointment Templates

Set Date Ranges for Appointment Templates With this new release, date ranges can be added to your appointment templates, providing you with more flexibility in your appointment profiles. Now, if the scheduling of your appointments change seasonally (Eg. Exam Room 2 in October, Exam Room 3 in November), your appointment templates can now be changed to reflect… Continue Reading