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 ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
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!
This article was written by Daniel Kivatinos and Sohaib Shaikh. It’s the moment that all of you developers have been waiting for as we finally unveil our API. With this API you guys have the opportunity to develop applications that could move health-care from a physician’s office to a patient’s home. You can develop apps to collect patient-reported or continuous monitoring data–a task that has been extremely difficult to do given how highly regulated the ... Continue Reading
One secret that iOS has that is great and can be applied to achieve faster typing is macros. Typing something like “corneal laceration of the left eye” can take a few minutes. You may have only a couple of seconds to achieve it with doing rounds. The Shortcuts feature in iOS 7 is a gift for things like that. Here’s how to make it work for you. Apple start you off with a couple of Shortcuts ... Continue Reading
Healthcare Credentialing Possible with the iPhone 5s? Now that the new iPhone 5s is out, I can tell you there is something that makes it truly unique, it is the bio-metric login and credentialing ring on the new phone. Apple iPhone 5c, Why is this a game changer? Simple, you don’t have to type a pin code into your iPhone to login. Not only that, payments via the iTunes app store will be using the ... Continue Reading
You can use the form builder for other things other then just putting your intake forms and your medical forms onto an iPad. You can also use the form template building technology for – Patient education material Visual exams Patient Education Material If you hand out paper materials to patients you can also have a copy on your iPad to review with them, so if they have questions about the paper material you can review the material ... Continue Reading
Yesterday, Apple officially launched iOS 7 to the world where it was downloaded by millions of users in the first day. Heralded as “the perfect balance of ‘new’ and ‘now’” by Fox News, iOS 7 brings some phenomenal new changes to your iPhone and iPad – going much more than skin deep. And so it is with great pride that we at drchrono are proud to announce the release of our iOS 7-compatible EHR app! When ... Continue Reading