Paper vs Electronic Medical Records


Have you ever gone to a doctor’s appointment and found yourself detailing your health condition while your doctor scribbles on a piece of paper? What about a doctor’s appointment where you’re detailing your health condition while the doctor types on a computer? Those two different scenarios involve medical records, but with one difference- one type is… Continue Reading

What is an Electronic Medical Record or EMR?

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An electronic medical record is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. It encompasses the medical and treatment history of the patient in one provider’s office. Specifically, it can contain patient contact information, vitals, prescriptions, allergies, past medical history and more. In some cases, an EMR is also known as Electronic Health Record (EHR)…. Continue Reading

EMR vs. EHR – What is the Difference?


Users often ask us if they should implement an EMR (Electronic Medical Record) or an EHR (Electronic Health Record). Do you know the difference? Is there a difference? drchrono is an all purpose EHR, but some people use the terms “electronic medical record” (“EMR”) and “electronic health record” (“EHR”) interchangeably. While it may seem trivial,… Continue Reading

drchrono Brings iPad Based Medical Records to Doctors

A new start-up, drchono, seeks to bring the ease of use and fun of iPads to doctors offices. drchrono provides an iPad-based digital health records system that doctors can use to manage their records and interact with patients. Besides a freemium-based iPad application, the service includes a patient website for patients to access their health records… Continue Reading

Is my data safe with an iPad EMR

Being mobile is something you are realizing is essential to your practice. Being on the go, being able to see in real time whom is coming into your practice and being prepared for the dynamic daily changes of your practice is way more important now then ever, even if you aren’t in the office. With… Continue Reading

drchrono iPad EMR App Update Supports Dictation, to Offer eRx iPad EMR App Update Supports Dictation, to Offer eRx New York, NY, May 21, 2010—, the premier publisher of dynamic point-of-care and practice management software, has released a series of updates to its iPad EMR (electronic medical record) app–the first and only native EMR application for the Apple iPad. The updates support new features… Continue Reading