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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

Top Mobile Monitoring and Exam Technology

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Sep 30, 2015
The days of clunky monitoring machinery are long behind us at this point. Today, not only is it easier than ever to monitor your health at home, but today you can check your health on the go, too. Basic apps already have a great patient approval rating, with 9/10 patients reporting they would use an app if prescribed by a physician. When you combine smartphone convenience with modern medical technology, you get pocket-sized monitoring equipment that can help keep tabs on your patients in real time. And for physicians in a clinic, hospital or private ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, clinic, health devices, home care, home monitoring, mHealth, mobile care, mobile clinic, mobile doctor, mobile health, mobile monitoring, mobile physician, monitoring, physician, remote care, wellness

Top Tweets from the ATA Fall Forum

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Sep 22, 2015
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Topics: american telemedicine association, ata, ata fall forum, eVisit Blog Posts, conference, mHealth, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

How to Find the right mHealth Tools for Your Practice

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Sep 17, 2015
Once you're finally feeling comfortable with your health tech knowledge, you may start to get antsy, asking yourself, "Now what?" It's hard to have all that information and nowhere to apply it! If you aren't actively using mHealth tools in your practice, now is the time to start....
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Topics: app, eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, HIT, mHealth, mhealth tools, mobile, mobile health, patient education, Patient Engagement, Practice Management, vendors

5 Top Apps for the Family Doctor

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Aug 10, 2015
If you're recommending apps to your patients, you're already ahead in the mHealth game. Mobile health is a great way to keep patients mindful of their own treatment, while giving you peace of mind and reducing unnecessary office visits. If you're a family practitioner, chances are your patients use a wide variety of mobile apps--and rely on them, too. Since your patients are likely more comfortable with app use, they'll get more out of the apps you recommend. Family doctors should start with these five to increase treatment adherence, reduce missed ...
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Topics: apps, eVisit Blog Posts, diabetes, family practice, fitness, health IT, medical apps, medical records, mHealth, Patient Engagement

5 Videos to Share With Diabetes Patients

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jul 16, 2015
When crafting your patient engagement strategy, you want to focus on empowering your patients in their own health decision-making. Autonomy is the foundation of lifelong good health, especially for patients with chronic conditions, like diabetes. In fact, there's a vast number of great diabetes resources on the Web, including lots of YouTube videos....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, chronic care, diabetes, diabetic, diet, exercise, innovation, lifestyle, nutrition, Patient Engagement, patient portal, Patient Satisfaction, videos

7 Websites Practice Managers Need to Bookmark

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jul 1, 2015
A great website is like a great book: it's powerful and well-written, but it also leaves you with an important message. Favorite websites, the ones we go back to over and over, are beloved for a reason. Maybe they host a community that can give smart input on tough issues, or maybe the number of dedicated experts on the site is just unbeatable. Practice managers have a diverse range of responsibilities and needs, so it's important to have a wide variety of websites to turn to for inspiration, advice, or just a quick lunch break read....
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Topics: best practices, billing, eVisit Blog Posts, checklists, EHR, emr, ICD-10, Kareo, magazine, management resources, Physicians Practice, Practice Management, revenue, software

3 Social Media Lessons from the Mayo Clinic

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jun 18, 2015
When you think of social media geniuses, your brain may not jump immediately to the Mayo Clinic. But did you know that the Mayo Clinic was the top Health Information Website in 2015? That's thanks to its enormous Facebook and Twitter following, YouTube content publishing, multiple blogs and podcasts. It'd be difficult not to recognize the Mayo Clinic with that kind of reach....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Bret Larsen, digital health, doctor-patient relationship, mHealth, Patient Engagement, Patient Satisfaction, Practice Management, practice marketing, social media, Tips

5 Signs Your Practice Workflow Needs Help

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jun 11, 2015
What, exactly, does a good workflow look like?...
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, efficiency, family practice, implementation, Medical Practice, mHealth, office, office staff, physicians, Practice Management, workflow

4 Patient Education Resources Your Practice Needs

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jun 3, 2015
Quick: what's the best patient education resource in your utility belt? Can you name an information source off the top of your head, or direct your patients to it within their patient portal? If you aren't making use of patient education resources, there's a good chance your patients don't fully understand the measures they're taking to protect their health. Studies show that patient education is crucial to promoting medicine adherence, explaining procedures, and diagnosing patients early....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, connected patient, digital health, health tech, HIT, mHealth, patient education, Patient Engagement, patient portals

25 Healthcare Marketing Experts You Should Follow

Posted by Hattie Hayes, May 27, 2015
When you're busy running your practice, a practice marketing plan might be the last thing on your mind — or your budget. That's why we've put together this list of some of the top healthcare marketing experts to follow on Twitter. All you need to do is click follow, and voila! You'll get effortless access to a stream of free, valuable healthcare marketing resources....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, healthcare marketing, influencers, practice marketing, slider-home, twitter

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