Category: Press


PRESS | TECHCRUNCH | 11 Apple Watch Health Apps That Will Get You Moving

“Physicians who use the iOS app can already pull up a patient’s medical information and use an iPad to send the bill. The Apple Watch app helps medical professionals see chat messages from their clinic colleagues reminding them to wrap up their visit and see their schedule without it looking like they are ignoring the patient and playing with their phone. They can also use the app to respond privately to patient text messages and view […]

PRESS | MM&M | Apple Watch Changes the Health Wearables Game

“After months of speculation and hype, the Apple Watch has finally arrived. What are some first impressions? How does it compare with other watches, bands and wearables? How will it impact the digital health landscape? (By the way, if you are reading this review for information on how to deliver your one-way banner ads brand messages via Apple Watch, you’re already missing the point.)” The rest of the article can be read on Medical Marketing & Media. 

PRESS | mHEALTHNEWS | Is the Apple Watch a Pioneer or Pinata?

“So the Apple Watch is the cool new toy that everyone wants to have. And that’s why the Mayo Clinic, WebMD, drchrono and a host of other healthcare entities are using it. It’s a popular new form factor. But beyond the early adopters and those who can afford to shell out that much money for a smartwatch, will it catch on with the public to the point that it can be used as an effective […]

PRESS | PROGRAMMABLEWEB | drchrono-QueueDr Shows How APIs Will Transform Healthcare

“QueueDr is an application that automatically fills canceled appointments in less than a minute without any action required by physician staff or any downloads by patients. When an office cancels an appointment, QueueDr automatically sorts through a list of patients, selecting a very small group from the list. The application then sends a text to each patient to offer the canceled appointment. The first patient to text back gets to take the canceled appointment and […]

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PRESS | HEALTH DATA MANAGEMENT| New Apple Watch App Aids Care Coordination

“Ambulatory software vendor drchrono has introduced a mobile app to enable some basic electronic health record information to be displayed on an Apple Watch. The company sells an EHR along with practice management software and outsourced billing services. Clinicians are the target audience for the app and functions include a snapshot of the schedule, short messages such as reminders sent by staff members, messaging with patients, and viewing refill requests and lab results.” The original […]

PRESS |iHEALTHBEAT| Experts Question Security Standards of Apple Watch App Developers

“Developers Work To Create Apps Mobile application developers anticipate the smartwatch will be popular among consumers and have created health-related apps to use on the devices. According to MobiHealthNews, the Apple AppStore contains 264 health and fitness-related Apple Watch apps, including: 13 related to medication adherence; 13 related to tracking fertility or pregnancy; and 12 related to tracking hydration (Comstock, MobiHealthNews, 4/27). In addition, some apps will be geared toward health care providers, such as […]

PRESS | NPR | Health Apps Hop on the Apple Watch

“Some app developers hope that doctors will flock to buy the Apple Watch to help them manage an overload of patient information. “Doctors are finally getting amazing hardware that just works, and they’re willing to pay a premium for it,” said Daniel Kivatinos, cofounder of Drchrono, an electronic medical record company. Using Drchrono’s app for the watch, a doctor can receive alerts, such as when a patient has arrived at their office.” The original article […]

PRESS | FORBES | How EHR Will Be More Helpful to Doctors

“Wearable electronic health records are knocking on doctors’ doors too. Drchrono, for instance, has made patient-facing and provider-facing Apple Watch apps to complement its iPhone and tablet versions. Using the app, a physician can view a patient’s information, respond to patient messages using quick text and assess a patient’s refill requests as well as lab results without taking out his or her iPhone or iPad.” The original article canbe read on Forbes.

PRESS | NPR | As Health Apps Hop on the Apple Watch Privacy Will Be Key

“Some app developers hope that doctors will flock to buy the Apple Watch to help them manage an overload of patient information. “Doctors are finally getting amazing hardware that just works, and they’re willing to pay a premium for it,” said Daniel Kivatinos, cofounder of Drchrono, an electronic medical record company. Using Drchrono’s app for the watch, a doctor can receive alerts, such as when a patient has arrived at their office.”

PRESS | TechCrunch | 22 Best Apps for the Apple Watch

“drchrono – Physicians who use the iOS app can already pull up a patient’s medical information and use an iPad to send the bill. The Apple Watch app helps medical professionals see chat messages from their clinic colleagues reminding them to wrap up their visit and see their schedule without it looking like they are ignoring the patient and playing with their phone. They can also use the app to respond privately to patient text […]