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10 Ways to Get Patients on Patient Portals

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Apr 22, 2015
Believe it or not, setting up and training for your patient portal isn't the most difficult part of using the technology.  The hardest part of using patient portals: using them to engage patients. You may think that once your portals are set up, you can sit back, relax, and meet all the meaningful use criteria you've been aiming for, but that simply isn't so....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, emr, enrollment, meaningful use, Patient Engagement, patient portals, Practice Management

What it Means to Be a Physician-first Company

Posted by Bret Larsen, Apr 21, 2015
Many people don’t know that Glen McCracken (one of our co-founders) and I were in the telemedicine business before eVisit. Before we set-out to start eVisit, we worked for another telemedicine start-up that followed the typical model: a patient-directed solution that allowed people to get medical help from qualified, but unfamiliar doctors online....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, physician-first

Why ICD-10 Training Is Critical for the Whole Practice

Posted by Lea Chatham, Apr 20, 2015
ICD-10 is probably the biggest change the healthcare industry has faced since the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). It affects any HIPAA-covered entity and increases the current diagnosis codes from about 14,000 to nearly 70,000....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Guest post, ICD-10, Kareo, Lea Chatham, Practice Management, training

FAQs: How to Become a Concierge Doctor

Posted by Nathaniel Arana, Apr 16, 2015
My physician clients hire me as a healthcare business consultant for a various number of reasons. There is one topic, however, that I constantly get asked: How can I practice medicine without the headaches that come from insurance companies?...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, concierge doctor, concierge medicine, direct primary care, nathaniel arana

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

Why Doctors See Patients and not Consumers

Posted by Dr. Linda Girgis, Apr 6, 2015
Patients currently pay more out-of-pocket expenses than ever. Many foot their own health insurance premiums and pay higher deductibles. That means most patients are looking for ways to cut their costs, and shop for healthcare the same way as any other good or service. The media reports that this trend has turned patients into empowered consumers....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, consumers, Dr. Linda Girgis, Guest post, opinion, patients

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

Slideshare: 7 Apps to Improve Medication Compliance

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Apr 2, 2015
Our recent post on the 5 medication adherence apps was so popular, we decided to do a second edition based on top user reviews, and put together this Slideshare with screenshots from each app. If you're hoping to improve your patients' medication compliance, all of these apps are worth looking into....
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Topics: apps, eVisit Blog Posts, medication adherence, medication compliance, mHealth

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