October 28, 2014
Practice Fusion has released a new, overhauled version of its free electronic health record, optimized for mobile devices, particularly Apple and Android tablets. The upgrade takes the platform, which is aimed at private physicians and small practices, from a web-based EHR, mostly accessed from desktop computers, to an HTML platform that can be accessed on any device and is optimized for mobile...
August 21, 2014
This year, on Inc Magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies, several of the companies listed were in the digital health space. Inc created this list by measuring a private company's revenue growth between 2010 and 2013 and sorted the results by percentage. The awards mark one of the few opportunities to get a peek at a private company's revenue figures and a general...
December 17, 2013
drchrono's OnPatient app
Mobile EHR company drchrono is opening a developer API, allowing any one to build an app that interacts with the free, iPad-based platform.
"I think this API is letting us build and deliver a better product than even large multi-billion dollar EHR companies," Michael Nusimow, CEO and cofounder of drchrono told MobiHealthNews. "They're not Silicon Valley companies and...
June 4, 2013
The survey found drchrono to be the highest rated EHR among those docs surveyed about mobile EHR apps.
Black Book Rankings, which publishes customer satisfaction survey results for a wide range of industries, shared the results of national surveys of EHR vendors, hospital CIOs, and physicians in the US that found a very strong demand for mobile apps for EHRs.
The survey is a follow-up to last...
March 28, 2013
Y-Combinator incubated company DrChrono, the EHR company currently focused exclusively on iPad- and iPhone-toting providers, has added digitized patient education content in an exclusive licensing deal with the Mayo Clinic to help its DrChrono customers fulfill the patient education component of meaningful use.
DrChrono CEO and Co-Founder Michael Nusimow told MobiHealthNews during a recent...
January 27, 2012
DrChrono, which offers one of the first electronic health records (EHR) apps built specifically for the iPad, raised $2.8 million this week led by return-backer Yuri Milner, founder of DST Global, with participation from one of Google's search quality leaders, Matt Cutts. The investment builds on the $650,000 Milner contributed to last summer. A month before that, DrChrono announced its first...
October 13, 2011
ZocDoc's iPhone and Android Apps
As discussed in our recent report: State of the Mobile Health Industry: Q3 2011, the hubbub over the FDA’s proposed guidelines for mobile medical apps will likely be the most memorable event from these past three months. However, time will tell whether this was also the period during which investment into mobile health began to accelerate.
September 22, 2011
Like any rapidly evolving industry, mobile health is suffering some growing pains.
A study published in the September issue of the journal Diabetes Care found that type 2 diabetes patients who were given behavioral coaching with the mobile phone-based WellDoc DiabetesManager system lowered their hemoglobin A1c readings significantly more than those who only received care during occasional doctor...
September 14, 2011
Cerner's Physician Express for iPad
Over the past few years, more and more hospitals have upgraded their wireless networks to support the increasing number of connected medical devices and droves of smartphone and tablet-equipped providers, patients, and visitors. Michael Catrini, Director of Information Systems and Infrastructure at Rutland Medical, a 188-bed hospital located in Vermont,...
September 6, 2011
Enterprise software behemoth SAP is developing an EMR app for hospitals, according to a report over at ZDNet. The company plans to make the app commercially available at the end of October. An Android version is set to follow sometime next year.
SAP unveiled the app, which has been in development for the past three months, during a webinar that was broadcast last week. The EMR's feature set...