Tag: Healthcare

The History of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

Love them or hate them, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are here to stay! We built a handy dandy infographic to illustrate the history of EHRs.  We hope you find the information useful and interesting....

Medical / Healthcare RESTful API – OAuth Single Sign-On

  Physician Single Sign-On In the United States, there are trillions of medical records transfers annually in diverse data formats from HL7, Direct Messaging, Blue Button, DiX12, NCPDP, CCD, CCDR and the list goes on. We are focusing on building a modern infrastructure for healthcare. There are also thousands of developers, companies...

Healthcare Innovator Dilemma

America is facing a crisis. One that has the potential to bankrupt our country and compromise the well-being of our 300 million citizens. Unsurprisingly, I am talking about the state of our health care industry. Consider the fact that the Affordable Care Act represents the first real major reform...

Texas Hospital Blames EHR

Lack of interoperability between the nurse and physician workflows in its electronic health record system was the reason Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas initially sent home Ebola patient Eric Duncan, according to the healthcare facility. And similar interoperability issues could threaten other healthcare organizations, industry executives caution. Despite telling...

Mobile Healthcare Trends

DANIEL KIVATINOS Mobile healthcare trends, they’re only going to get more prevalent. That said, drchrono provides its official take on the top six mobile healthcare trends that are on the minds of physicians, business leaders and patients. Daniel Kivatinos, COO and Co-founder,drchrono throws his hat in the ring and takes...

Breaking Down Information in Healthcare

Communication in hospitals can be a matter of life and death, yet many hospitals still use paper forms and outdated technologies to gather data and connect healthcare professionals. A new class of mobile technologies coupled with networked communication platforms are helping to reverse this trend by breaking down the...

When Will Medical Professionals

Steve Jobs famously said that “laptops are like trucks. They’re going to be used by fewer and fewer people. This transition is going to make people uneasy.” Will this be true in healthcare? The evolution has been quick: We’ve gone from mainframes to mini computers to desktops and servers seemingly in...

DrChrono + Yuri Milner

Next-generation sequencing has reached the “lift-off stage,” according to Yuri Milner. He’s not just saying that; he’s putting his money behind it. The famed tech investor is joining Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN) in committing to helping early-stage genomics companies as part of a new Mission Bay accelerator. Illumina said today it’s launching a program aimed at...

3 Things Doctors Should Know About Obamacare

Health care reform will bring about sweeping changes for physicians in 2014, when provisions in the Affordable Care Act – from insuring all Americans to rewarding providers for better care – go into effect. How physicians manage these changes will determine whether they can continue to be successful in...

DrChrono – Use our API to Help Us Fix Healthcare

Above: DrChrono’s founders Michael Nusimow and Daniel Kivatinos Health care is a massive market opportunity for any developer — and yet, only about 1.3 percent of the application programming interfaces (APIs) on ProgrammableWeb are associated with clinical services. In Mountain View. Calif, a company called DrChrono announced today that it has opened up its...