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 email@example.com 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.
We are proud to announce that we just made our practice management software schedule easier. If you haven’t already noticed there is a new way to view the schedule. The new way is the doctor view, this view is more valuable to your practice as the practice scales and there are more physicians, you can now see all physicians in one place on your schedule. This is the ideal view when booking a patient, you […]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA–(Jul 21, 2014) - drchrono, the free Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform on the iPad, iPhone and cloud, today announced it has officially been certified for Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2. The company enhanced the EHR platform with new features as part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services EHR Incentive Program, i.e. Meaningful Use. InfoGard Laboratories completed the platform certification review. Some of the new features within the platform which meets the […]
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 […]
Become a practice management guru. Learning how to manipulate the drchrono practice management schedule is a skill, the more you learn the more powerful it becomes. So today I wanted to talk about some features that are not widely used, BUT can make a world of difference for larger practices that have many doctors and many staff members. The schedule is used as mainly a communication tool, allowing everyone to know the physicians schedule. […]
There is an art to saving time in your medical practice. Part of that art is finding out what tools there are for saving time. For sure hands down Mac macro’s, iPad macro’s and iPhone macro’s are some of the best ways to save time from typing. Within the drchrono platform there is something called a “macro“, we have all different ways to leverage macro’s. For iPad macro’s, please read on if you haven’t set […]