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Dr. Glen McCracken

Dr. Glen McCracken is President of eVisit and a practicing ER physician with over 20 years of experience. You can connect with Glen on Linkedin.
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Think Telemedicine Isn’t Engaging for Your Patients? Think again.

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Feb 14, 2017
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Top Telehealth Tips for Pediatricians

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Dec 7, 2016
Ever since the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) officially endorsed the use of telemedicine in a policy statement released last year, there’s been a flurry of discussion around how to best integrate telemedicine into pediatrics. The announcement was not without caveats for pediatricians — the AAP specifically recommended telehealth within the context of a patient-centered medical home (PCMH)....
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Why We Should Use Telemedicine for Follow-Up Care

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Sep 27, 2016
When I talk to other doctors about telemedicine, I often get asked what types of medical conditions or treatments can be done via telemedicine. Some doctors aren’t sure how they would deliver care virtually. I’ve found this especially for medical professionals in very “hands-on” specialties who are used to doing physical exams....
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Physician First: Why Healthcare Technology Should Be Provider Driven

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Aug 16, 2016
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6 (More) Life Hacks for Doctors

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Aug 2, 2016
Physicians, practice managers and medical staff everywhere, we know your time is valuable. Since the response from our previous blog post on "life hacks" for doctors was so positive, we decided to add to the list. Here are six more simple tips that can make your day more stress-free and productive!...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, burnout, doctors, efficiency, life hacks, physician life hacks, Practice Management, stress, Tips

8 Vacation Tips for Physicians

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Jul 14, 2016
Physicians, there's a good chance you hear this question a lot in the summer months: "can doctors even take a vacation?" It can sometimes seem impossible in the the hustle and bustle of the office. If you work in medicine, you certainly can take a vacation – and absolutely should – but it may seem easier said than done. Prepare for your own vacation with these eight easy steps, and you'll be relaxing in no time knowing all is well back at the office.  ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, morale, office staff, physician burnout, Practice Management, practice mgmt, summer, vacation

Why Telemedicine Could Be a Game-Changer for Your Practice

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Dec 16, 2015
Chances are you’ve heard all about telemedicine by now. You may even be seriously considering adding telemedicine services to your own practice....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, health IT, health tech, HIT, Patient Satisfaction, physician-first, physicians, Practice Management, profitability, revenue, telehealth, Telemedicine

How Does Telemedicine Affect Malpractice Insurance?

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Dec 2, 2015
As physicians, we don’t normally like to think about malpractice insurance or any scenario where we’d actually need it. But because telemedicine is getting popular, physicians and insurance companies are starting to wonder how to handle telemedicine from a malpractice perspective....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, documentation, insurance, liability, malpractice, malpractice insurance, mHealth, physicians, Practice Management, Telemedicine

Why I’m Thankful to be a Physician

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Nov 24, 2015
As the holidays approach, it’s only natural to reflect on what we’re thankful for in our lives. For physicians especially, it’s an opportunity to remind ourselves why we got into the medical profession in the first place. With the incredible rates of physician burnout nowadays, it can be easy to forget those reasons....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, family, holidays, physician, physician burnout, physician-first, thankfulness, thanksgiving

Could Telemedicine Help Physician Work-Life Balance?

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Oct 13, 2015
As physicians, we are no strangers to burnout, and our work-life balance is often non-existent. Between being overloaded with patients and paperwork and trying to balance responsibilities of our homes and practices, it’s no wonder we’re so exhausted and distracted....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, employee productivity, employee satisfaction, happiness, physician-first, Practice Management, revenue, stress, Telemedicine, work life balance, workflow

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