OnPatient iPad Patient Check-in From DrChrono

Posted on August 25, 2011 I Written By

Dr. West is an endocrinologist in private practice in Washington, DC. He completed fellowship training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. West opened The Washington Endocrine Clinic, PLLC in 2009. He can be contacted at doctorwestindc@gmail.com.

Can you believe it that Steve Jobs is stepping down?!  Thank goodness he will still be chairman of the board, but it does cause some concern for the future of Apple.  Apparently, their after hours stock plummeted by $18 billion after the announcement was made yesterday.

However, the iPad mania is still burning brilliantly, and we now have a wonderful new techie toy to add the the EMR arsenal, OnPatient by DrChrono.  Why add the patient registration information into your system off of paper when you can have the patient do it themselves?!  Suddenly, I’m thinking every web-based, SaaS-based EMR should have this feature!

Dr. West is an endocrinologist in private practice in Washington, DC.  He completed fellowship training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. West opened The Washington Endocrine Clinic, PLLC, as a solo practice in 2009.  He can be reached at doctorwestindc@gmail.com.