New Feature: Automatically changing billing status after charting

Lock a note to automatically change billing status A new setting has arrived in drchrono that adds automation to your practice’s workflow. This setting provides you the option to have your notes automatically transition to a billing status of your choice. The options you can choose from are: No status Ready to Bill: for a biller… Continue Reading

Talk Like a Medical Biller

If you’ve clicked the link to read this blog post, you probably want some clarification on medical billing terms. You’re not alone. Unless you deal with medical billing on a daily basis or have some experience in medical billing, you probably haven’t had much exposure to these medical terms. Consequently, I’ve decided to break some of these… Continue Reading

Why Relationships & Culture are Essential for a Successful Growing Practice

When patients or individuals think of a medical practice’s success factors, few realize that like any other workplace, effective medical practices also need a strong culture and developed relationships between employees. Medical practices don’t just work efficiently with some great doctors and well-trained staff. Practice culture and relationships have major impact on management in medical practices,… Continue Reading

Enhancement: Big Design Upgrades Come to Check-In App

An Intuitive, Modern Interface for Patient Check In If you aren’t using it already, the drchrono Patient Check-In App is a dedicated app that is designed to quickly onboard and check in patients when they arrive at your office. With the newest version of the app, our interface has been redesigned to provide intuitive user… Continue Reading

Customize The Workflow of Your drchrono Check-In Templates!

After numerous requests, we have finally made templates customizable on our drchrono Check-In App. You can now reorder the sections your patients fill out while onboarding them with our Check-In App, as well as remove any sections you do not want visible to your patients. To customize the workflow of your templates, simply log into… Continue Reading

Can EHRs actually save time for medical practices?

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have a bad reputation. With emerging complaints about the many hours spent on EHRs from healthcare providers, one may question whether electronic health records might not be the solution that was promised to guarantee higher productivity and better patient care.  If EHRs don’t save care providers time and improve profitability, you… Continue Reading

Enhancement: Improved Patient Menu Accessibility

Improving the Patient Menu If you’ve noticed, several changes have hit the Patient Menu on drchrono’s EHR/EMR mobile app. The Patient Menu is one of the most frequently accessed features in our app and we think these changes will help our app’s accessibility. A Two-Column View Most notably, the ‘Patient Menu’ has now been split into… Continue Reading

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

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