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Hattie Hayes

Hattie Hayes is the Content Marketing Intern at eVisit. A journalism student at Arizona State University, Hattie has reported on a wide range of topics in business, media, and government.

Recent Posts

How Telemedicine Improves Burn Care

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Mar 9, 2016
Treatment for burns can be a challenge, thanks to slow recovery rates inherent to the type of injury. Keeping up with care is difficult even under ideal conditions, and readmission rates are high. The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project estimates that almost 1 in 5 patients with burns or similar wounds are readmitted to the hospital. Patients with burns are among the most likely to need hospital readmission, especially if they're over 65. Rural patients face a similar challenge when it comes to continued burn care....
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Topics: acute, eVisit Blog Posts, burn care, burn centers, burn treatment, dermatology, emergency, follow up, telehealth, Telemedicine

5 Signs It's Time to Switch EHRs

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Mar 3, 2016
Choosing your EHR isn't an easy decision. Doing it once can be stressful and time-consuming, so coming to the realization that you need to switch EHRs may leave you feeling sick to your stomach. That's alright, though--you aren't alone! According to Healthcare IT News, as many as 23% of EHR users have considered changing systems. Chances are, if you've thought about switching your EHR system, there may be good reason to seriously consider it. If your EHR experience sounds like any of these descriptions, it may be time to take the leap and change for ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, EHR, emr, health record, Practice Management, productivity, revenue, workflow

Using Telemedicine for Addiction Treatment

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Feb 24, 2016
We currently have a nationwide crisis going on in the mental health field. With the opioid epidemic growing, there just aren't enough counseling and addiction services to go around....
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Topics: addiction, eVisit Blog Posts, counseling, mHealth, mobile health, telehealth, Telemedicine, therapy

Don't Miss These HIMSS16 Sessions

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Feb 23, 2016
With HIMSS16 right around the corner, you're hard at work making your schedule, making meetup plans with Twitter friends and packing granola bars for in-between sessions. We've compiled a list of presentations and panels focused in on patient engagement, connected healthcare and health IT. If you enjoy our blog content or Twitter interactions, you'll like these HIMSS sessions!...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, data, engagement, health tech, healthit, himss, himss16, Telemedicine, wearables

Happy Valentine's Day from eVisit!

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Feb 8, 2016
Everyone on the eVisit team works hard to make life easier for doctors, because we love doctors. It's true! So, in the spirit of Valentine's Day, we've come up with a few little love notes to physicians, nurses, and health professionals everywhere. Thanks for everything you do....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, doctors, fun, holiday, physicians, valentine's day

Telemedicine Cross-State Licensing Update

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Feb 3, 2016
For anyone who follows healthcare policy, a new year means new chances for important health legislation to impact our field. The American Telemedicine Association just completed an update to their industry reports. According to that new information, 29 states and the District of Columbia are coming into 2016 with telemedicine parity laws, and 8 states have pending parity legislation waiting for action. States are also enacting legislation to combat the challenges of interstate medical licensure....
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Topics: american telemedicine association, eVisit Blog Posts, cross-state licensing, interstate licensing, licensing, parity law, policy, telehealth, Telemedicine

eVisit Serves as Medical Sponsor for 2016 Phoenix Marathon

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jan 26, 2016
Co-founder of Arizona Telemedicine Startup serves as Medical Director Phoenix, Ariz. - eVisit, a telemedicine software company based in Arizona, is proud to sponsor the 2016 Phoenix Marathon, hosted by the City of Mesa. On Feb. 27, the fourth annual Phoenix Marathon is expected to bring together more than 10,000 runners from all 50 states and 19 different countries, and over 30,000 spectators. Dr. Glen McCracken, Co-Founder and President of eVisit, will be serving as Medical Director for the event....
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Topics: Arizona, doctors, event, evisit, local, medical, mesa, Newsroom, partners, Phoenix, phoenix marathon, sponsorship

7 Top Email Marketing Platforms for Doctors

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jan 25, 2016
Email marketing is a crucial strategy for engaging and informing your patients, regardless of practice size. As you're selecting an email marketing platform, consider your unique practice needs. Ask yourself a few questions while you're making a decision....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, email, email marketing, hcmktg, healthcare marketing, Patient Engagement, patient marketing, practice growth, practice marketing, profitable practice

Healthcare Technology Companies To Watch In 2016

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jan 21, 2016
This year, we're bound to see incredible strides in healthcare technology. 2015 brought us even closer to a future where health tech changes the way we live, and the way you practice medicine. Wearables and smartphone-integrated tech are becoming everyday. mHealth tools and all-new patient data collection methods mean providing custom care is easier than ever. ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, HIT, medical apps, medical devices, medical tech, medication adherence, mHealth, pain management, Patient Engagement

5 Telemedicine Workflow Questions You Need to Answer

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jan 14, 2016
When you're implementing a telemedicine program, your best bet for success is to work the new technology into your existing workflow. It's a lot easier to adapt your current workflow to your health tech than to create an entirely new productivity model, or shoehorn technology into your daily processes without making small changes....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, insurance, patients, Practice Management, practice mgmt, staff, technology, telehealth, Telemedicine, time management, training, workflow

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