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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

How to do a Patient Email Marketing Campaign

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Dec 23, 2015
For any healthcare provider who wants to grow their practice, practice marketing is key....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, email, email marketing, healthcare marketing, Marketing, Medical Practice, Patient Engagement, patient portal, patients, Practice Management

10 Telemedicine Etiquette Tips to Deliver Professional Care

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Dec 21, 2015
Telemedicine appointments are more popular than ever, but videoconferencing etiquette doesn’t come naturally to every physician, especially if you’re not very used to videochat....
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Topics: best practices, eVisit Blog Posts, etiquette, health tech, mHealth, physician, Practice Management, provider, tech, technology, telehealth, Telemedicine, video

How Telemedicine Solves the Costly Problem of No-Shows

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Dec 11, 2015
If you’re a healthcare provider, you know all about no-shows....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, cancellation, cash flow, costs, no shows, Practice Management, profitable practice, revenue, revenue drain, Telemedicine

Webinar: How to Choose the Right Telemedicine Solution

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Dec 9, 2015
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Practice Management, software, telehealth, Telemedicine, vendors, virtual visits, webinar

Telemedicine & Medicare Chronic Care: What to Know About 99490

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Dec 8, 2015
When Medicare announced in early 2015 it was adding the new CPT code 99490, it was a big win for chronic care management and telemedicine. 99490 was added specifically to provide better coverage for managing patients with multiple chronic conditions, a job that often requires a lot of “behind-the-scenes,” unbillable time for healthcare providers....
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Topics: 99490, billing, eVisit Blog Posts, CCM, chronic care, chronic care management, chronic illness, hospice, Medicare, nurse, nurse practitioner, nurse practitioners, physician, physician assistants, physicians, reimbursement, Telemedicine

8 Tips for Physicians to Keep a Better Work-Life Balance

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 23, 2015
With lives on the line and innumerable people, charts, and tasks, vying for physicians’ attention, it’s no surprise that many doctors have trouble maintaining an optimal work-life balance. If you add caring for a family and a social life to that mix, it’s no wonder that physician burnout is so high....
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Topics: balance, eVisit Blog Posts, burnout, employee engagement, employee satisfaction, physician, physician burnout, physician-first, physician happiness, physicians, work-life, work life balance

What the Interstate Medical License Compact Means for Telemedicine

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 18, 2015
With the rise of telemedicine, one the biggest barriers has been our state medical licensing system. Telemedicine is helping break down geographic barriers to care. But telemedicine won’t be able to really extend access until doctors can provide care across state lines. How do we overcome the limitations of our state medical licensing system?...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, FSMB, interstate, interstate medical licensure compact, licensing, licensure, policy, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

New Survey On What Physicians Think of Recent Healthcare Trends

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 17, 2015
Ever wonder what other physicians are thinking about the recent changes in healthcare? Rest assured, your colleagues are probably having the same reactions, thoughts, doubts as you!...
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Topics: ACA, accountable care organization, aco, Affordable Care Act, eVisit Blog Posts, clinicians, incentives, independent practices, medicaid, medical homes, Medicare, mhealth tech, nurse practitioners, payers, payments, physician assistants, physicians, primary care physicians, retirement

Medicaid & Telemedicine: Top 10 FAQs

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 12, 2015
At eVisit, we get a lot of interest from healthcare providers who want to offer better care access to their Medicaid patients. And why not? Telemedicine can be a great way to make sure even your Medicaid patients who live far away or have trouble getting into the office get all the care they need....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, coding, coverage, dentist, doctor, faq, home care, home monitoring, medicaid, mHealth, physician, policy, reimbursement, state policy, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

Free Webinar: How to Implement Telemedicine Into Your Practice

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 10, 2015
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Topics: best practices, eVisit Blog Posts, Practice Management, telehealth, Telemedicine, webinar, workflow

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