drchrono Closes $675,000 Seed Round

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General Catalyst, Charles River, 500 Startups, Buchheit, Cutts All Join in First Investment Round By Y Combinator Company Seeking to Redefine Medical Records

drchrono, the company modernizing healthcare through a free Electronic Health Record platform on the iPad, announced it has closed its first institutional round of financing.

Investors participating in the round include General Catalyst, Charles River Ventures, 500 Startups, Gmail creator and FriendFeed cofounder Paul Buchheit, Google’s Principal Engineer Matt Cutts, and the Start Fund (made up of investments from Yuri Milner and SV Angel.)

“Healthcare is broken and we see an opportunity. We’re pleased to have attracted investments from such supportive venture capitalists and innovative angels,” said Michael Nusimow, CEO of drchrono. “We look forward to working with our investors, benefiting from their advice and assistance as we set about on a course to bring profound change to the medical industry.”

The company has experienced substantial growth over the last few months. Growth fueled by the adoption of the drchrono free iPad Electronic Health Record (EHR) app. The wave of adoption now brings the physician user base to over 5000 users and growing.

Drchrono is focusing on Apple’s iPad and cloud computing to build a better healthcare experience.

“Our goal is for physicians to be able to treat patients and manage their medical practice without getting distracted by complicated computer software”, says Daniel Kivatinos, cofounder and COO of drchrono.

About drchrono:
drchrono is a free healthcare EHR platform built on the iPad. drchrono handles everything a doctor needs to run their practice, including medical records, electronic prescribing, medical billing, and patient management. drchrono is the first iPad EHR to implement real time clinical speech-to-text. For more information, visit https://drchrono.com


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