Apple’s New Smartwatch Gets to The Heart of The mHealth Debate

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The Apple Watch 4 includes new mHealth capabilities, such as an ECG sensor and fall detection, but will healthcare providers see enough in the connected care technology to embrace the consumer-facing wearable? Source: ThinkStock  By Eric Wicklund September 13, 2018 – mHealth enhancements to the new Apple Watch are designed to make digital health more consumer-friendly, but will… Continue Reading


FDA nod to Apple Watch notable, but …

FDA nod to Apple Watch notable, but … Apple Watch’s entry into the device world garnered a ton of attention and praise, but a good portion of observers have reservations about whether it will truly move the needle in healthcare. By KEVIN TRUONG Apple’s big news that it received FDA clearance for heart monitoring technology on its new… Continue Reading


What Apple’s new product announcement means for healthcare providers

As Apple’s EHR partner in their Mobility Partner Program (MPP), DrChrono team was very excited to hear about the latest product announcements on iPhone X, Apple Watch and other technologies. Today’s announcement helped solidify our focus and ability to provide a more modern, personal healthcare experience for providers and patients. Yesterday, Apple had an event… Continue Reading


DrChrono to offer Apple hardware leasing for physician practices

DrChrono, developer of electronic health records, practice management, revenue cycle and other ambulatory software for Apple devices, is introducing leasing bundle plans to help medical practices replace their outdated computer hardware with new Apple machines. DrChrono says it’s the first such hardware concierge from an EHR company, and it aims to help ambulatory providers modernize… Continue Reading


The newest from Apple WWDC 2017

As the only Apple Mobility EHR partner and one of the first companies to develop an app on the App store, we’ve always been on the forefront of technology. We’re attending WWDC LIVE this morning and want to share with you 3 of the 6 important announcements from Apple: 3/6 important announcements from WWDC Apple TV & tvOS –… Continue Reading


PRESS | mHEALTHNEWS | Is the Apple Watch a Pioneer or Pinata?

“So the Apple Watch is the cool new toy that everyone wants to have. And that’s why the Mayo Clinic, WebMD, drchrono and a host of other healthcare entities are using it. It’s a popular new form factor. But beyond the early adopters and those who can afford to shell out that much money for… Continue Reading


PRESS |iHEALTHBEAT| Experts Question Security Standards of Apple Watch App Developers

“Developers Work To Create Apps Mobile application developers anticipate the smartwatch will be popular among consumers and have created health-related apps to use on the devices. According to MobiHealthNews, the Apple AppStore contains 264 health and fitness-related Apple Watch apps, including: 13 related to medication adherence; 13 related to tracking fertility or pregnancy; and 12… Continue Reading


PRESS | NPR | Health Apps Hop on the Apple Watch

“Some app developers hope that doctors will flock to buy the Apple Watch to help them manage an overload of patient information. “Doctors are finally getting amazing hardware that just works, and they’re willing to pay a premium for it,” said Daniel Kivatinos, cofounder of Drchrono, an electronic medical record company. Using Drchrono’s app for… Continue Reading


PRESS | FORBES | How EHR Will Be More Helpful to Doctors

“Wearable electronic health records are knocking on doctors’ doors too. Drchrono, for instance, has made patient-facing and provider-facing Apple Watch apps to complement its iPhone and tablet versions. Using the app, a physician can view a patient’s information, respond to patient messages using quick text and assess a patient’s refill requests as well as lab… Continue Reading


PRESS | TechCrunch | 22 Best Apps for the Apple Watch

“drchrono – Physicians who use the iOS app can already pull up a patient’s medical information and use an iPad to send the bill. The Apple Watch app helps medical professionals see chat messages from their clinic colleagues reminding them to wrap up their visit and see their schedule without it looking like they are… Continue Reading