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 […]
With ICD-10’s mandatory October 1st deadline approaching fast and furiously (I know you think summer just started, but believe me folks, Labor Day is right around the corner), a lot of information remains uncertain. What are ICD-10 codes? How will they impact my practice? What are the differences between ICD-9 and 10? Fear not, like a safety trampoline for you to jump to from a burning building, ICD-10 ready drchrono has your back. You’ll want […]
Love them or hate them, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are here to stay! We built a handy dandy infographic to illustrate the history of EHRs. We hope you find the information useful and interesting.
Imagine, sometime in the future, how great it will be when every doctor and patient will be using the power and convenience of the mobile EHR (and for you doc’s out there, imagine a mobile EHR that is simple, effective, and easy to use – but I digress). I bring this up, because while on vacation in Hawaii a few years ago, I fell and was dragged on a reef that did some not so great […]
Below is a list of our newest features and enhancements. Schedule Office List You can customize your office by arranging them in the order of your preference. Providers List You can customize your provider list by arranging them in the order of your preference. Multiple Offices You now have the option to view all your appointments at your various office locations under one view; you can select multiple offices to appear on your calendar. […]
Top 7 Healthcare, Fitness and Medical API’s & SDK’s There are a lot of innovative things happening in around healthcare, wearables, new insurance companies, ACOs, amazing new software and hardware; All with the goal of having a better healthcare experience. The healthcare system in the United States and around the world can be better. At drchrono we care about making the technology fade into the background so patients and physicians can focus on what is […]
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