Category: EHR | EMR


ICD-10 Survival Guide, how move from ICD-9 to ICD-10

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 […]

Will Open EMR Die? Will Open Source Medical Software Survive?

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 […]

What is the HITECH Act and How Do You Cash In?

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 […]

Export A CSV File For A Specific List of Patient Demographics

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 […]

Billing Profile Tab Released!

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!

Moving from Mitochon Systems to drchrono Free EHR

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 support@drchrono.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 […]

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 […]

Creating Custom Demographic Fields

You can create custom demographic fields for your patients by following this easy do-it-yourself video.

How to Send Workers Compensation Claims Electronically With Clinical Notes

You can now send worker’s compensation claims electronically with your clinical notes.

Create Custom Procedure Codes

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.