March 22, 2014
Work on ICD-10 began in 1983 and was completed in 1992. The U.S. is now mandating everyone in healthcare moves over October 1, 2014, 22 years later. ICD-10 has been pushed back over and over again within the U.S. The U.S. is behind in moving to ICD-10 as ~25 countries have moved over for reimbursement and resource allocation. The U.S. government is pushing everyone in healthcare to ICD-10 compliance by October 1, 2014. 3 trillion […]
December 17, 2013
When we started drchrono, we contemplated using open source software to build the company. We thought about running instances of Open EMR for medical practice clients. The idea was great in concept, we would become the “Red Hat” like company to the EMR world. There were and still are other companies doing this and it looked like a viable option at the time. Showing our first paying users Open EMR to see if it would […]
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 […]
June 29, 2013
A question I have been getting a lot lately is, “How can I export a list of specific patients and their demographics?” Right now the standard functionality of drchrono is that you can export your entire list of patient demographics but exporting a short list of patients isn’t that obvious. This functionality is very useful if you are separating from a practice group and need just your set of patients, you need a list for internal purposes […]
Our previous Billing Profile solution caused a lot of confusion so we have released a simpler solution. Your Billing Profiles are now easier to access than ever! Simply go to your drchrono EHR account, click on ‘Schedule,’ then go to the ‘Billing Profiles’ tab and start creating your Billing Profiles. Keep track of them all in one place. Watch this video to learn how you can create your own Billing Profiles today!
May 30, 2013
Mitochon Systems is shutting down. For physicians using the free electronic medical record website Mitochon Systems, the drchrono team is here to help out if you would like to move over to our free meaningful use EHR. Let our team know at firstname.lastname@example.org that you would like to move. We will provide free group trainings to any physicians that need help moving over, just schedule the date and time you would like to get training. The service […]
May 29, 2013
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 […]
May 28, 2013
You can create custom demographic fields for your patients by following this easy do-it-yourself video.
You can now send worker’s compensation claims electronically with your clinical notes.
You can create your own custom procedure codes by following this simple how-to, created by our Support Specialists. Use these codes to bill patients for special services or products available at your practice.
With drchrono you can order labs and receive lab results all from one place. We have Quest Diagnostics Labs, LabCorp Labs and DLS labs available. Stay organized and save time with ordering labs via drchrono’s iPad app. Fully featured lab requests and orders are now at your fingertips with paperless laboratory. LabCorp Labs & Quest Diagnostics Labs on iPad Training session 1 – Training session 2 – LabCorp Labs & Quest Diagnostics Labs on Web […]
Here are two videos that Gail from our team did for our users! I highly recommend you watch these videos to become an expert on your iPad EHR. Learn iPad Patient Check-In in 15 minutes Learn iPad drchrono EHR 34 minutes
Tracking Code & Online Scheduling Doctors wanted to track where patients are coming from, well now you can! With the addition to the platform, you can now add your Google Analytics tracking code to your online schedule! Go here, pick an office and add your Google Analytics Tracking code now! How to use Google Analytics If you don’t know what Google Analytics, Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about […]
Every month over 10,000,000 patients turn to the internet to find a new doctor or evaluate a referral. While your time as a doctor is best spent treating patients, here are three easy ways to ensure your online presence is accurate and optimized to help you attract the right patients to your practice. 1. Claim and update online directory profiles Google your name and you’re likely to find dozens of online directories with a profile […]
Remember when EHRs were clunky applications that you could only use on an ancient hospital computer? Online EHRs like drchrono have made a huge difference for physicians, allowing them to access their data from anywhere and on any device, and today I’m going to write about how that same transition is happening for radiology software, commonly known as RIS/PACS (Radiology Information System and Picture Archiving and Communication System). Historically RIS/PACS were applications installed on workstations […]