November 9, 2017
For some physicians, logging into patient records is going to be as easy as looking at their phone. This week, drchrono became the first medical record company to implement Apple’s facial recognition ID as a way access EHRs. CNBC first reported the news.
“The login experience for the doctor adversely affects the patient-doctor experience,” drchrono COO and cofounder Daniel Kivatinos told...
April 7, 2017
Mobile EHR drchrono has raised $12 million in new funding in a round led by Runa Capital. Maxfield Capital, Eric Dunn (CEO of Quicken Inc. and Intuit’s first CTO), and FundersClub also participated in the round. The company is raising money in order to be more competitive with larger EHRs and also has plans to build more iOS apps and continue its work with Apple as a mobility partner.
February 16, 2017
App-based doctor house call company Pager will incorporate PokitDok’s healthcare price comparison tool into its care navigation platform. In addition to the ability to find board-certified doctors, registered nurses, physician assistants and nurse practitioners and arrange either in-home or telemedicine visits (or refer to a specialist) Pager customers will also be able to verify insurance or...
February 16, 2017
The digital physical therapy, telehealth and patient engagement platform from UK-based Physitrack is getting a boost in users thanks to a new partnership with mobile EHR company drchrono.
Tapped directly by Apple under the tech giant’s largely stealthy Mobility Partner Program, the two companies are joining forces to integrate Physitrack’s home exercise program into drchrono’s EHR on the web,...
November 3, 2016
Electronic health record vendor drchrono released a new version of its software for larger medical practices and provider groups. The company also said it has built the RCM Pro service to optimize workflow of coders, billers and billing managers.
The updated EHR platform is targeted for larger medical practices that need to retire legacy EMR systems and upgrade to cloud-based technology, real-...
August 19, 2015
Entrada's mobile app
Every year Inc. Magazine manages to convince thousands of private companies to divulge their otherwise closely held financial data to the publication in exchange for a chance at placing on the annual Inc 5,000 and Inc 500 fastest growing private companies in America lists.
While we're not in the habit of reporting on awards, Inc's is based on hard data, albeit self-...
July 27, 2015
Just over half of ambulatory practice physicians (52 percent) use a mobile device to access patient records or reference data according to a new survey of more than 6,000 physicians from Black Book Market Research. Black Book Rankings, which publishes customer satisfaction survey results for a wide range of industries, does a mobile and EHR-focused survey each year.
While 52 percent of surveyed...
April 14, 2015
WebMD's Apple Watch app
The Apple Watch is set to launch in just a few days. And in the past few weeks, a number of health and wellness-focused companies have announced their soon-to-launch Apple Watch apps.
At the end of March, MobiHealthNews counted at least 19 new health and fitness apps that were announced for the Apple Watch. Since then, there's been at least another 18.
Here are 18 more...
March 12, 2015
Berkeley, California-based smartphone-enabled stethoscope company Eko Devices has raised $2 million in a round led by existing investor Founder.org with participation from Stanford StartX, and angels, including former HHS advisor John Noonan and the cofounders of music identification company Shazam. This brings the company's total funding to date to $2.8 million.
Eko's device, called Core, hooks...
December 4, 2014
Mobile-focused EHR company drchrono has updated its iPad-based EHR and smartphone-based PHR so that both can be accessed with Apple's Touch ID, a security feature that was added to the latest generation of iPads and iPhones.
Touch ID allows the user of an iOS device to save his or her fingerprint to the device and sync it up with a passcode. Then, in situations where the user would normally type...