Just about every provider of a platform in the cloud is moving down the same path; albeit at different rates of speed. First they figure out that developers of third-party applications can drive more usage of their platform, so they publish a private API. However, it’s not too long before they figure out that making that API public winds up driving the most usage of their platform.
Today, third party developers are using EHR management APIs to meet the unique needs of customers. They are using rapid application development techniques to create custom client applications that leverage the power of these APIs. drchrono is becoming the API of choice for many of these developers.