Tag: Healthcare

Will Medical Apps Bridge a Gap in Health Care?

Tablet usage has increased substantially over the past several years in health care facilities. According to a survey by Manhattan Research, 72% physicians now use tablets in their everyday routines. This has fueled elevated demand for health care reference apps, likeathenahealth‘s (NASDAQ: ATHN  ) Epocrates and WebMD‘s (NASDAQ: WBMD  ) Medscape, and mobile electronic health record,...

DrChrono Offers Free Use of 1000 Digital Medical Forms

Mountain View, CA—drchrono inc., creator and distributor of an EHR iPad app, is making its entire library of approximately 1,000 digital medical forms available to physicians for free use in his or her practice. Physicians can search for medical forms by specialty and view how many fellow physicians have used or...

Take Your Health Records to the Cloud

Waiting 20 minutes to see a doctor when you have a concern, only to have them spend 75 percent of that time reviewing your file, sucks. It’s not an effective use of your time as a patient or for the professional caregiver. Cloud technology has enabled more heath professionals...

Obamacare & Your EHR

There are physicians who are asking what is Obamacare and how does it affect their medical practice. ObamaCare is the unofficial name for The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which was signed into law on March 23, 2010. This video below describes what it is in about 5...

DrChrono Offers OnPatient as an Option to Replace Google Health

Google’s decision to discontinue Google Health will go into effect January 1st, 2013, permanently removing access for all existing Google Health users. drchrono, the company providing Free Electronic Health Records to physicians on the iPad, has created a seamless replacement for Google Health.  “We’re committed to the idea of...

DrChrono Enters Patient Portal Business as Google Health Shuts Down

Drchrono has announced that it has redesigned its OnPatientapplication as a personal health record portal as Google Health shuts down access as of Jan. 1, 2013. The company offers an electronic health record (EHR) application for the iPad. With OnPatient, Drchrono will now be able to link both its physician...

6 Ways Health Care Reform Will Help Startups

In the middle of the economic crisis, small businesses are struggling to survive by keeping profits as well as diminishing costs. One of their greatest costs is healthcare, and in order to cope with this most choose not to offer insurance to their employees and still some had to...

Heart Stop Beating: The Heartless Man Documentary

Can you live without a heart? Literally. The answer is Yes. Take a look at this documentray that will shake your beliefs of human physiology forever. When Drs. Billy Cohn and Bud Frazier from the Texas Heart Institute diagnosed Craig Lewis’ amyloidosis condition, they knew he will die within hours. The only option for...

Rising Cost of Healthcare Around the World

Recently the Commonwealth Fund study compared 13 countries with the U.S., Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The Commonwealth Fund study found that in 2009 $8,000 per person was spent. When looking at other countries compared to the U.S.,  our health care...