Value-Based Care vs. Fee-for-Service

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

New Feature: Permissions for Clinical Notes Come to iPad

Setting Permissions for iPad Use In the newest release of the EHR/EMR app, clinical note permissions now carry over to the mobile app. In previous versions, access to the mobile app would allow unrestricted access to all of drchrono’s mobile EHR functions. Now, we’ve expanded two permissions to the iPad: Accessing clinical notes Sign/Locking clinical… Continue Reading

Enhancement: Check-in templates available on ‘Additional’ tab

Check-in information on the EHR/EMR mobile app Previously, the ‘Check-In Information’ section was only available on the H&P and SOAP sections on the mobile app’s template pane. In the newest version of the EHR/EMR app, we’ve added the ‘Check-In Information’ section in the ‘Additional’ tab. This is a subtle, but widely requested change that reduces the amount… 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

RCM – Revenue Cycle Management FAQs

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Is the phrase “Revenue Cycle Management” somewhat foreign to you? Or, if you have experience and knowledge of Medical Billing, are you informed on this aspect of a medical practice’s business? If you’re not sure, you’re not alone. While every medical practice has its own Medical Billing / RCM process, the components can get confusing. Below… Continue Reading

New Feature: Saving Signatures on the EHR/EMR Mobile App

Saving Signatures in the EHR/EMR App Message Center With the newest version of the EHR/EMR App, the message center gains the ability to save your signature for future use. Now instead of signing a document with your finger each time, you can use a saved signature instead.   To use this feature, simply tap on… Continue Reading

New Feature: Introducing the New Template Builder

Upgrades to the Template Builder We’re excited to announce several big improvements that have come to the template builder. This newest update of the template builder introduces many features our customers have asked for as well as a few subtler changes such as a overhaul of our back-end infrastructure, resulting in a faster and more… 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