Category: Health Software


Better Patient Care through Cloud Imaging

Remember when EHRs were clunky applications that you could only use on an ancient hospital computer?  Online EHRs like drchrono have made a huge difference for physicians, allowing them to access their data from anywhere and on any device, and today I’m going to write about how that same transition is happening for radiology software, commonly known as RIS/PACS (Radiology Information System and Picture Archiving and Communication System).  Historically RIS/PACS were applications installed on workstations […]

Medical Records Graphing, Scoring & Reports Builder

At drchrono, we are thinking a lot about graphing and graphing tools. One of our goals is to have a graph, reports and scoring template builder, like our clinical notes template builder. Having medical professionals building the reports and visual graphs they need in real time to determine the health of their practice and the health of their patients. One thing we will get out of having a reports builder ins scores to rate your […]

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 […]

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 […]

Box + drchrono

The leader in cloud storage.  The leader in EHR innovation.   Together in the palm of your hand. Our newest partnership with Box allows doctors and clinical staff to securely store, share and collaborate on patient’s medical records, lab reports and images.  drchrono users can extract a patient summary from the drchrono medical record application and securely share it with the patient using a Box folder thereby meeting the Meaningful Use Stage 1 and Stage 2 […]

Mayo Clinic Partnership

drchrono is very excited to announce our newest partnership with the Mayo Clinic to provide patient specific material seamlessly through your drchrono account. Check out all the buzz below! We were recently featured in Market Watch, Health 2 News and Mobile Health News. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/drchrono-to-offer-entire-mayo-clinic-patient-education-library-to-doctors-patients-on-ipad-2013-03-28 http://www.health2news.com/2013/03/28/docs-using-drchrono-now-have-access-to-mayo-clinics-entire-patient-education-library/ http://mobihealthnews.com/21300/drchrono-adds-mayo-clinic-content-to-ipad-ehr-for-patient-education/ Also, check out how you can view Mayo Clinic material on your iPad: New to drchrono? Check out our website: www.drchrono.com

Update: Legacy Transactions in the Billing Center-Simple Medical Billing

The new Legacy Transactions tab in your Billing Center organizes all of your billing transactions in chronological order. You can search by patient or just browse all transactions. You can even export all of your medical transactions as a csv file. With the Legacy Transactions tab, you can: Quickly browse your patient’s transaction history. Make sure a payment was inputted correctly.  Check the posting date for transactions. Please let us know if you have any […]

OpenVista EMR, Can We Do Better?

Can we do better then a legacy open source EMR OpenVista? The answer is yes. How? Looking at the history of this EMR you can see it was originally built for green screen use, over the last several years people slapped a GUI onto it. Yes it works but we can can do better. Interface design is much more important and we need to make an EHR simple, elegant and intuitive. Hospital settings and outpatient […]

Hot Dog Buns and Health Records

The next time you’re at Costco ogling flat screens and buying a pallet of paper towels, you may also be surprised to learn that Costco members are now eligible to receive incentive pricing on a Costco-branded cloud-based electronic medical record. During my maiden voyage to Costco after arriving in the Bay Area,  I saw a promotion for a Costco-branded EMR, billed as a “Service of the Month.” I was so baffled that I almost crashed […]

Really Touching Data

Opened in 2006, the House of Sweden is a stunning contemporary building that houses both the Swedish and Icelandic Embassies in Washington DC’s Georgetown. The front of the building, comprised of a towering glass facade, provides visitors with a full-scale view of the clean lines of the interior architecture and the workings of the occupants. The four storey building was designed specifically to foster an atmosphere of positive and creative cooperation. The architects envisioned unusual […]