August 27, 2013
iPads might not be ideal for all medical practice settings, but Dr. Lennox Hoyte, CMIO and director of urogynecolgy of the University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, believes they are a lot better than desktop computers in exam rooms or at the patient's bedside.
"We're moving toward 95 percent of physician activity going away from the desktop," Hoyte said.
July 10, 2013
A large, multi-state anesthesia group will use the iPad version of Shareable Ink's Anesthesia Cloud EHR module to help clinicians document patient encounters at all 25 of its practice locations, Nashville, Tenn.-based Shareable Ink announced Tuesday.
The group, Resolute Anesthesia and Pain Solutions, has been piloting the system at its flagship Boca Raton, Fla., location as physicians there work...
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...
April 30, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) aims to rollout an electronic health record (EHR) app for the iPhone that clinicians will begin using at the veterans' medical center in Washington DC this summer, according to a report in Government Health IT. The initial deployment will include as many as 1,000 mobile devices, including iPhones and iPads at the DC-based centers and others as needed.
April 4, 2012
So far, incentive program for "meaningful use" of electronic health records has not required any mobile component, nor may it ever, but mobility is fast becoming a de facto necessity for achieving meaningful use in many clinical settings.
"I'm not sure how [physicians] do that without having access to [EHRs] wherever they are," Robert Oscar, CEO of RxEOB, a Richmond, Va., company that makes Web-...
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 11, 2010
Dr. Chrono inks deal with Vitals: Dr. Chrono, which offers an iPad and web-based electronic medical record application, announced a deal with Vitals, a site that enables patients to search, compare, and rate physicians to provide online appointment scheduling. Dr. Chrono also announced that it was bundling in Remedy Systems e-Prescribing application. Release
Pepsi awards $50K for mHealth project...