Value-Based Care vs. Fee-for-Service

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Fee-for-service (FFS) is a payment model where medical services are unbundled and paid for separately. This payment model incentivizes physicians to provide more treatments or services because payment is dependent on how many procedures, treatments, or services are provided. As a result, physicians and medical practices may overlook quality of care for higher profits. Currently,… Continue Reading


What is Teledermatology?

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With the aging and more demanding population, healthcare provision is bound to undergo drastic changes. Policy makers, insurance companies and health professionals on a national and international scale, address issues on how to keep healthcare accessible for a growing population despite the changes. Telemedicine is a gamechanger for many health professionals, as an emerging field of… Continue Reading


Medical Bill vs Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

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Sometimes patients and providers get confused by what an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) and what a Medical Invoice is. Hopefully I can clarify things a bit. Explanation of Benefits (EOB) An Explanation of Benefits (EOB) is a statement of charges generated by an insurance company, ordinarily after seeing a physician. How the charges are processed… Continue Reading


Your Ultimate EHR Selection Checklist

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Does your EHR meet your needs?  Use our EHR Selection Checklist to check out a lineup of features you want for your practice. Download: Whitepaper Checklist Interested in drchrono EHR? Schedule a free demo of our system by calling our sales team at (844) 569-8628 or email sales@drchrono.com.


Hail a Doctor: Consumer Health-On-Demand Apps

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Our COO, Daniel Kivatinos, was part of a Health 2.0 last week called “Fixing the Clinical User Experience”. His presentation was focused on a recent integration. While much of our work at drchrono focuses on providing doctors with a seamless EHR experience, we also recognize that patients are in charge of their health in ways… Continue Reading


New Macbook for your Medical Practice

  At their Spring Forward event on March 9, Apple unveiled a newly redesigned laptop, the Macbook. The new Macbook offers a glimpse into the future of personal and professional computing. The new Macbook has been completely redesigned to create a notebook that weighs only two pounds and measures 13.1mm thick, lighter and thinner than… Continue Reading


The Top 10 Health Apps that Can Change Your Patients’ Lives

Technology is rapidly changing the way we manage healthcare. Mobile technologies like smartphones and tablets put tools that can have a positive impact on patients’ health management right at their fingertips. We’re all spending a lot more time on these technologies, after all, so it makes good sense to find ways to use them to… Continue Reading


As Google Health Flatlines, drchrono Picks Up the Slack

When Google Health first went live in 2008, the service held a lot of promise for people looking for a reliable and convenient way of centralizing their health records, and then matching them up with other resources like drug information and doctor databases. But when, in 2011, Google decided to shutter the service after it didn’t pick up enough… Continue Reading


What’s Hot in Digital Health?

The U.S. healthcare market is ripe for technical disruption. Costs are spiraling out of control while quality of service and customer satisfaction continue to go down. The system is opaque, complex and fragmented. Regulation is required but imposes heavy costs. As in other industries before it, the healthcare sector can benefit from technology-enabled efficiency gains… Continue Reading


The Second Mover Advantage: Europe ‘s Lead in First Gene Therapy Drug

Think that the US is falling behind? Or is it just an intelligent waiting move? Sometimes being patient pays off. Being first mover with an uncertain technology has often disadvantages. Recently, the European Medicines Agency recommended the approval of a gene therapy drug, called Glybera, for the treatment of lipoprotein lipase (LPL) deficiency. Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) deficiency is… Continue Reading