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eVisit is a Semifinalist in Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, May 14, 2015
Telemedicine company is one of 25 semifinalists chosen for potential $250K grant eVisit, a fast-growing telehealth startup, was just announced as one of 25 semifinalists in the Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge. Chosen from a competitive pool of 138 applicants, semifinalists represent the most innovative, promising early-stage companies across Arizona, and several other states....
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Topics: Newsroom

Will the “Doc Fix” be the Lasting Solution Physicians Wanted?

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, May 13, 2015
Signed, sealed, delivered—the “doc fix” is a go. The $200 billion Medicare reform bill was signed into law by President Obama last month after passing through Congress by a landslide. In a statement, Obama called the bill “a milestone for physicians, and for the seniors and people with disabilities who rely on Medicare for their health care needs.”...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, doc fix, healthcare reform, Medicare, opinion, physician compensation, SGR

Webinar: Live Demo of eVisit Telemedicine Platform

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, May 12, 2015
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, evisit demo, webinar

New Study Supports Meaningful Use ePrescribe Requirement

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, May 8, 2015
ePrescribe has become an important part of many EHR systems, and with good reason. E-prescribing helps ensure prescriptions are legible and error-free. Some ePrescribe systems provide support for prescription decisions and trigger warnings if the selected drugs have interactions. And perhaps the simplest benefit of all: eprescriptions are more likely to actually make it to the pharmacy. Recent studies have shown that in outpatient settings, 28% of paper prescriptions never get delivered to the pharmacy. In contrast, using ePrescribe reduces that ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, ePrescribe, meaningful use, research

Why Content Marketing is Crucial for Medical Practices

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, May 6, 2015
Haven't heard of content marketing? Even if you don't recognize the term, you already know what it is. Content marketing is involves creating and sharing valuable, relevant information to get exposure and capture customers. Blogging is a form of content marketing. Newsletters and social media are too....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, content marketing, Infographic, practice marketing

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

Skype for Telemedicine: Is it HIPAA Compliant?

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Apr 28, 2015
As digital technology becomes more widely available, it seems to infiltrate every aspect of our lives. From ordering food to paying bills, anything can be done through an app, including connecting with your patients. That ability to connect easily and quickly with your patients can be a lifesaver, especially when you’re already overwhelmed by your patient load. ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, data security, digital health, health security, health tech, HIPAA, HIT, mHealth, skype, telehealth, Telemedicine

Appointment Reminders: How to Choose the Right Vendor

Posted by Craig Calvery, Apr 27, 2015
These days, many practices are automating the way they remind patients about appointments and procedures. With small margins and too many patients to see, time is a precious commodity for medical practices. It’s more important than ever for each and every patient to show up for his/her appointment....
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Topics: appointment reminders, eVisit Blog Posts, Patient Engagement, Practice Management, vendor

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