drchrono has released its API that will allow developers to build their own healthcare applications on top of the drchrono platform.
Of all the APIs listed on ProgrammableWeb only 1.3% are associated with the medical services sector. Innovators have avoided developing applications for the healthcare industry due to high regulations and the difficulty accessing APIs from health institutions. But drchrono is looking to overhaul such difficulties by making developers requests to the API as easy as a sign up and one week review process.
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