March 22, 2014
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 […]
July 31, 2013
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 […]
January 7, 2013
There are physicians who are asking what is Obamacare and how does it affect their medical practice. ObamaCare is the unofficial name for The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which was signed into law on March 23, 2010. This video below describes what it is in about 5 minutes – So what is Obamacare? There are really only a few things you need to know about President Barrack Obama’s Obama Care / Health Care Plan For […]
August 2, 2012
In the middle of the economic crisis, small businesses are struggling to survive by keeping profits as well as diminishing costs. One of their greatest costs is healthcare, and in order to cope with this most choose not to offer insurance to their employees and still some had to make the hard decision of laying them off. The U.S. health care system imposes a heavy “tax” on small businesses and their employees, that are 18 percent […]
Below is a list of our newest features and enhancements. Report When exporting a patient list via our advanced report, you can choose whether to include information such as a patient’s emergency contact name and phone number. Billing Our system is updated with the newest CPT and ICD-10 codes, including those added this year, and can be accessed via our code search. You will now be able to view diagnostic code, pointers and modifier information […]
drchrono’s COO, Daniel Kivatinos, writes an article for HIT consultant which delves in healthcare technology. He highlights how doctor-patient experience is greatly changing as technology becomes more internet dependent. One now has the ability to access and review their health data, save their data to the cloud, and message a provider via their smartphone or tablet. The original article can be read here. Here are some slides showing off a bit more about the internet […]
Some may say that Google Glass’s future could be bleak, but the eyewear has a future in health care information technology with it’s support of wearable health apps, specifically electronic health records (EHR). Companies including drchrono and iPatientCare have developed their EHR apps for Google Glass to allow doctors to recite data into their electronic health records and view patient’s records at the corner of their eye. The original article can be read here.
Below is a list of our newest features and enhancements: Scheduling When a patient makes a payment via check, this payment type will be reflected on the printed receipt. Reports In the advanced report, a provider can now export an appointment’s exam room information into a spreadsheet. Billing A provider can now export their patient statement list into a spreadsheet (CSV). Our system will show you which insurance a claim was crossed over for […]
A developer reached out to ask a few questions about our healthcare API, this is the email – Daniel, Thank you for personally working on granting me access to drChrono API. Here are a few observations 1. The inclusion of the YouTube Video and the steps are a great help. 2. It appears that there are only 2 apps (AppVisit and BetterDoctor) are using the API. Its not clear how many apps actually use […]
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