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Teresa Iafolla

Teresa Iafolla is an expert writer, researcher, and content wrangler who has previously worked as director of content marketing for a telehealth company and associate editor for a healthcare publishing company.

Recent Posts

Sitewire Health Interview: How Telehealth Improves the Patient Experience

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, May 4, 2015
Listen to the folks at Sitewire Health interview our cofounders about eVisit's conception and how telehealth is helping improve the patient experience. Make sure you stick around until the end − Dr. McCracken will share the shocking personal experience while working in the ER that motivated him to start eVisit....
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Topics: Bret Larsen, Glen McCracken, interview, Newsroom, podcast, Sitewire Health

8 Creative Ways to Motivate Practice Staff

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, May 4, 2015
These past couple years have been tough on medical practices. The onslaught of new technology has required extensive staff training, and completely new practice workflows. The uncertain transition to ICD-10 has thrown another huge challenge at small practices. Revenue is falling, and patient loads are increasing....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, employee productivity, Practice Management, practice staff

Experts Answer: What a New Concierge Doctor Needs to Know

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Apr 30, 2015
The concierge model of medicine is steadily gaining popularity among doctors. But for a model that's been getting lots of recent attention in the media and the healthcare community, concierge medicine is still widely misunderstood. It's just for rich patients. It won't help physicians get rich quick. And opening a concierge practice is far from an easy endeavor....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, concierge doctor, concierge medical practice, concierge medicine, concierge model

Infographic: How to Appeal to the Connected Patient

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Apr 15, 2015
Today's patient is more connected than ever before. What do we mean by that? Well, more patients expect to be able to communicate and engage with their healthcare providers online or through computers and mobile devices. Especially millennials....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, connected patient, health tech, Infographic, mHealth, millennials, Patient Engagement, Salesforce

eVisit Welcomes Dr. Scott Orava as Chief Medical Officer

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Apr 13, 2015
With 20 years experience as an emergency physician, Dr. Orava will direct physician-focused telehealth solutions Dr. Scott Orava, eVisit CMO...
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Topics: doctor, health tech, HIT, medicine, Newsroom, physician, telehealth

How to Check if Your Vendors are ICD-10 Ready

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Apr 7, 2015
Even if your practice is all set for the transition to ICD-10 in October, you won't succeed unless your vendors are ready too....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, health IT, ICD-10, Practice Management, vendors

eVisit Cofounder Dr. Glen McCracken Wins Top Doctor Award

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Apr 6, 2015
Dr. McCracken named a Top ER Doctor of Phoenix Once Again eVisit, a startup delivering telehealth solutions for physicians, is proud to announce that Cofounder and President Dr. Glen McCracken has been named a “Top Doctor of Phoenix” for the third time, by Phoenix Magazine. The Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor awards are given out annually to only a few local doctors in each of the 52 specialties, out of the total 10,854 eligible doctors in the Phoenix area. The winning doctors were selected through a competitive, anonymous survey of their peers....
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Topics: Arizona, Award, Glen McCracken, Newsroom, Phoenix, Phoenix Magazine, Top Doctor

Webinar: The Top Reasons Physicians Don't Use Telemedicine, and Why They're Wrong

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 30, 2015
April 8th, 11am PT / 2pm ET In this free webinar, Dr. Glen McCracken will cover the top reasons why physicians don't use telemedicine, and why none of them hold up when you look at the facts. Not sure about telemedicine, trying to convince a skeptical colleague, or just want to learn more about the benefits of offering evisits? Then this webinar is perfect for you....
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Topics: benefits of telemedicine, eVisit Blog Posts, Telemedicine, webinar

Top 100 Healthcare Blogs

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 23, 2015
Our team at eVisit is always trying to keep up with the latest healthcare news, trends, and issues that matter to physicians. Needless to say, this requires a lot of time reading and doing information gathering on the web....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health blogs, healthcare news blogs, healthcare policy blogs, healthcare technology blogs, physician blogs, practice management blogs, top 100 healthcare blogs

3 Must-Attend AAOS Sessions on Digital Health

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 17, 2015
This year’s annual AAOS meeting is only a week away! Have you started planning out your schedule yet?...
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Topics: AAOS, eVisit Blog Posts, Conferences, digital health, Dr. A Herbert Alexander, Dr. Christian Veillette, Dr. Orrin Franko, orthopaedics,

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