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!
An electronic medical record is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. It encompasses the medical and treatment history of the patient in one provider’s office. Specifically, it can contain patient contact information, vitals, prescriptions, allergies, past medical history and more. In some cases, an EMR is also known as Electronic Health Record (EHR). The introduction of electronic medical records was designed to increase the efficiency and reduce documentation errors by streamlining the office […]
Physician Single Sign-On In the United States, there are trillions of medical records transfers annually in diverse data formats from HL7, Direct Messaging, Blue Button, DiX12, NCPDP, CCD, CCDR and the list goes on. We are focusing on building a modern infrastructure for healthcare. There are also thousands of developers, companies and startups creating hardware focused on healthcare IoTs and software for medical practices. Today I wanted to focus on one topic, the single sign-on. Developers can leverage our […]
“After months of speculation and hype, the Apple Watch has finally arrived. What are some first impressions? How does it compare with other watches, bands and wearables? How will it impact the digital health landscape? (By the way, if you are reading this review for information on how to deliver your one-way banner ads brand messages via Apple Watch, you’re already missing the point.)” The rest of the article can be read on Medical Marketing & Media.
“So the Apple Watch is the cool new toy that everyone wants to have. And that’s why the Mayo Clinic, WebMD, drchrono and a host of other healthcare entities are using it. It’s a popular new form factor. But beyond the early adopters and those who can afford to shell out that much money for a smartwatch, will it catch on with the public to the point that it can be used as an effective […]
“QueueDr is an application that automatically fills canceled appointments in less than a minute without any action required by physician staff or any downloads by patients. When an office cancels an appointment, QueueDr automatically sorts through a list of patients, selecting a very small group from the list. The application then sends a text to each patient to offer the canceled appointment. The first patient to text back gets to take the canceled appointment and […]