December ’14 Newsletter, Issue #5



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December 2014, ISSUE 5


Dear Readers,

We are ending the year with a bang. Over the course of 2014, we added nearly twelve thousand doctors and two million patients to our platform.
We are excited for 2015; we plan to continue to enhance our products and to provide our clients & their patients with the best EHR experience on the market.

We wish you and your families a very warm and joyous holiday season and a very happy new year!


Craig Silverman | VP, Sales

Tasneem Manjra | Sr. Director, Marketing



Team Spotlight

Name: Michael Sindicich

Role at drchrono: Business Development Representative

Education: UCLA B.S. in Psychology-Biology

Hometown: Upland, CA

Hobbies: Sports, chess, traveling

Favorite Quote: “No pressure, no diamonds”- Thomas Carlyle

Favorite drchrono Feature: Free draw


Billing Webinar

Interested in learning about how to increase your practice revenues? Curious to see how ICD-10 will impact your practice and how you bill? Join us for our billing webinar on January 13, 2015.
Our resident billing expert, Harish Kannan, will share how to prepare for the switch to ICD-10, ways in which you can shorten your reimbursement time and optimize your cash flow. Start the new year with a fresh take on your practice’s billing – we look forward to having you join our webinar

New Premium Plans

We are excited to offer our clients a new suite of value-oriented account plans specially created for practices that utilize email, text and phone reminders. Best of all, each of our packages includes an iPad mini.


Free Account Features are Changing

Certain features on the free plan are being moved to our premium accounts on December 31st, 2014. If you would like a live 1-on-1 demo of all of our available functionality and features, or a complete list of the changes, please feel free to contact us




Feature of the Month

OnPatient helps keep patients informed and in control of their personal health. Patients can securely message their provider, schedule appointments online and easily fill out intake and consent forms. Learn how to setup your patient on OnPatient here. See other OnPatient help videos in our Knowledge Base.


Latest Feature Updates

The drchrono team is hard at work developing new tools and improvements to our EHR.
Follow this link to see our latest list of feature updates.

Holiday Recipe:
Peppermint Fudge



    • Cooking spray, for spraying the foil
    • 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
    • One 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
    • Red and white peppermint candies, crushed, for topping


Line an 8-inch square baking pan with foil.
Spray the foil with cooking spray.

In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine the chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk and stir until it’s all melted and smooth.
Pour it into the prepared pan and spread to even out the surface. Sprinkle on the crushed candies.

For the rest of the recipe, click here

Dear Dr. Claus,I’m having a hard time figuring out what kind of gifts to get my staff for the holidays. I’m running out of time and can’t think of anything, please help!

Sincerely, Dr. Grinch

Dear Dr. Grinch,There are plenty of reasonable gifts to get your staff members for the holidays. I have listed a few items below that you should consider – remember, if all else fails, remind your staff that it’s the thought that counts!

Sincerely, Dr. Claus

Spa Gift Certificate: who doesn’t love a gift certificate from Burke Williams, Massage Envy or your closest spa

Treat Subscription – use a service like Treatsie to send your staff a monthly treat

Google Chromecast– this is a great, affordable gadget that lets folks project their chrome browser (with all of the movies that one would access on it) to their TV

iPad Mini – if you’re looking to reward an amazing staff member, gift them an iPad Mini. Some models start at $249

Art & Wine Evening – send your staff to an evening class where they can paint their favorite masterpiece; companies like Pinot’s Palette and others offer this popular service



Improve your practice’s revenues and cash flow: Sign up for either our Apollo or Apollo+ revenue cycle management services and you will receive a $300 Apple Gift Card. Schedule a demo today to learn more about the most advanced EHR billing services on the market.



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