May 29, 2013
Check out how Google Glass works within drchrono drchrono was started with a focus on mobile healthcare. When the team endeavored to create the best mobile experience we first built on iPad. It only made sense, the screen was a good size where physicians can see and show lots of medical data points. The iPad is leading strong with no real tablet competition. iPad was and will be drchrono’s focus for a long time, […]
May 24, 2012
Can Google inspire the healthcare industry? With the recent loss of Steve Jobs by pancreatic cancer and the need for better diagnostic tools to detect disease in its early phases, Google’s proprietary PageRank algorithm inspired a new way to determine cancer stage and treatment. Researchers from Dresden University of Technology in cooperation with biotech company RESprotect, designed a modified version of Google’s PageRank algorithm to rank about 20,000 proteins by their genetic relevance to the […]
January 17, 2012
Eric Schmidt of Google talks about cloud computing and how Google can help in healthcare through search analysis trending. In Eric’s examples in this video he talks about rises in anonymous query trends alerting google about potential Pandemic, e.g.: Flu Trend queries. In these situations Google alerts the healthcare professionals when these query rises happen. This alert system within Google saves 10 to 30 thousand lives a year.
November 22, 2011
Google just released Pages for business in its Google+ social network. There are a number of benfits to having a Google+ page for your medical practice, many are the same reasons for having Pages on facebook. Direct connection to Googles search engine Through the use of the “+1″ button, Google has tied Google+ directly to its search. There is also a feature currently under experimentation called “Direct Connect” that will allow searchers to find Google+ business […]
September 6, 2011
According to Eric Schmidt, former CEO of google, 3% to 5% percent of google search’s are health related. That is people are trying to find information on health. This was mentioned in a talk, which is now posted on YouTube. Very interesting stuff, seeing how google sees how important getting search right is in healthcare. They have a team of doctors dedicated to helping refine the search results in healthcare.
June 29, 2011
(Take this article with a grain of salt, it is just my perspective on Google Health.) Don’t get me wrong but Google is an amazing company. They understand hiring the best engineers, building the best search engine in the world and have extremely innovative email Gmail. Also Google had the vision, seeing what healthcare will be, an integrated ecosystem. That being said, healthcare is an interesting space, very different then web search and email. So […]
December 5, 2010
We now allow physicians to view their DrChrono EHR platform schedule in a HIPAA compliant way in Google Calendar. We built this feature based on a hugh demand from our customers! Enjoy!
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 […]
There is a new way to load the drchrono wearable Electronic Medical Record App onto Google Glass, the way to do this is to simply join the drchrono Google Group for Glass. Once you join this group, your Glassware gallery will auto load drchrono’s App as an option to turn on. If you select drchrono in the Glassware gallery and turn it on, it will autoload drchrono onto your Glass. Another great thing about doing […]
We have another partner who has launched an app on the drchrono market place, the partner is AppMedicine, the makers of AppVisit. In today’s environment, you are expected to see patients efficiently and cost effectively while maintaining a high level of patient satisfaction. No easy task. With AppVisit, you can increase revenue, “virtually” extend your practice, make your office staff’s and your life easier and increase patient satisfaction. AppVisit’s mobile communication tools allow you to […]
I don’t always recommend software but today I am going to talk about something called keyboard macros software. What is a keyboard macro? Is is a piece of software that will allow a physician or staff member to hit a sequence of keys on a Mac and the sequence of keys are replaced by some text you have designated in the software to replace the sequence of keys. So for example you can designate the text “.suture” to […]