How can drchrono EHR/EMR help Teledermatology?

As stated in my previous article, teledermatology and telemedicine is an emerging field with a lot of potential. But how can teledermatology work with drchrono EHR? There is no doubt that iPads are already very popular with physicians, who use them for a number of reasons ranging from viewing medical images to entering notes in… Continue Reading


Medical Practice Management: Auto Use of Previous Patient Reminder Profile

Patient Reminders Auto Populated from a Previous Visit: In order to have Patients’ reminder settings carried over from appointment to appointment, you only have to select one box! If you navigate to Account Settings > General, in the section titled “Appointment Pop-Up Settings” (2nd section), check the box “Auto Appointment Reminders.” The system will now… Continue Reading


Medical Diagnosis Code Pick List

Sometimes clinicians and medical staff find it inefficient to search for ICD codes utilizing the preset descriptions and code numbers. We can easily help them customize the descriptions and make their preferences searchable for ICD codes. Billing – Pick Lists Location: Billing > Fee Schedule   Select ICD 10/9 or CPT       Click… Continue Reading


Tip of the Day: Copy Billing Codes from Last Patient Encounter

  This feature is particularly beneficial for providers who see patients regularly for routine visits, such as chiropractors, physical therapists, and chronic care management providers. “Copy Last Billing” lets providers copy the set of billing codes applied in the patient’s last visit, at the touch of a button. 1. “Copy Last Billing” is available when… Continue Reading


How do Time Zone’s work through the Medical API?

This is a question that was just asked on our Medical SDK / API group – I just created a patient from my home (UTC -8) on an account set to UTC-5. When I retrieve the patient via the API, the updated_at date is UTC-5. I changed the account to UTC-8, and it still returns… Continue Reading


How to Score a Brand Partnership

As is often the case where I work (the Bay Area), I hear about “brand partnerships” all the time. Some — like Starbucks’ recent partnership with Square — you may already be familiar with. And others? Well, they’re still twinkles in a startup CEO’s eye. Why are brand partnerships important? They involve a mutually beneficial… Continue Reading


ICD-10 Survival Guide, how move from ICD-9 to ICD-10

How move from ICD-9 to ICD-10

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… Continue Reading