May 29, 2013
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, yet from time to time our team looks […]
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!
Any cloud based medical application needs access to the Internet. drchrono is a cloud based medical records platform and needs access to the Internet. Depending on the type of Internet connection you currently have, your internet connection can vary drastically. I recommend having your primary internet connection, something very fast above the average internet connection. You can find some details on Internet connection speeds here. In addition to having a primary Internet connection having a […]
We just re-optimized the searching for patient education material, it is now easier to find patient education materials relevant to a patient and to share the content. Simply go to the patient list From there you can select a patient and
You can enroll to submit medical claims and bill health insurance companies electronically within the drchrono platform via the electronic data interchange enrollment ( EDI ). In doing this you can submit claims electronically to any insurance company to get paid. Want to know more about EDI? Electronic data interchange ( EDI ) is an electronic communication system that provides standards for exchanging data via any electronic means. By adhering to the same standard, two […]
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 […]
Hello drchrono users, We wanted to share some exciting news about box integration and drchrono with you. We have implemented Box’s newest API into drchrono, now, what does this mean? You are not going to visually see any changes so don’t worry you are not going to be required to learn an entirely different workflow. This update is more of a “under the hood” update meaning it is going to help your drchrono account talk […]