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How Measuring Employee Productivity Boosts Revenue

Posted by Vishal Gandhi
At its core, healthcare is a business. As a healthcare organization administrator or practice owner, you’re well aware of this. You need to make smart business decisions to ensure a profitable bottom line; decisions that promote quality services, compliant documentation and coding, competitive prices, and most importantly, productive employees....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, employee productivity, healthcare staff, measuring productivity, practice staff

13 Steps to Increase Patient Payment Collections

Posted by Teresa Iafolla
If improving your patient payment collections isn’t a top priority in your financial plan this year, you’re in trouble....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, co-pays, Increase Revenue, patient payment collection, practice finances, revenue cycle management

Your 3 Step ICD-10 Financial Plan

Posted by Lea Chatham
The change to ICD-10 is the biggest shift in medical documentation, billing, and reimbursement in decades. So it is no surprise, that there is a financial impact on your practice. The latest research suggests that for small practices, the cost to implement ICD-10 will be $2,000 - $6,000....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, budget, financial plan, ICD-10, Practice Management, revenue cycle

Infographic: Healthcare Transparency

Posted by Teresa Iafolla
Healthcare transparency. It's been a hot topic for years, but is more important now than ever. With medical costs on the rise, employers looking for ways to cut healthcare expenses, and more consumers on high-deductible plans, improving healthcare transparency is an important part of raising both the quality and efficiency of our healthcare system....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Castlight Health, GoodRX, Health in Reach, healthcare transparency, HealthcareBluebook, HealthSparq, Infographic

eVisit CEO Bret Larsen to Speak at Phoenix Startup Week

Posted by Teresa Iafolla
eVisit CEO was selected for MedTech Startup Showcase of successful entrepreneurs Phoenix, Ariz. (February 16, 2015) – Bret Larsen, CEO of the telehealth startup eVisit, will be a featured speaker at Phoenix Startup Week’s MedTech Startup Afternoon. Phoenix Startup Week, which takes place on February 23rd – 27th, is an annual meeting that provides the local startup community an opportunity to network, learn and grow. The MedTech Startup Afternoon was organized by MediCoventures in conjunction with Phoenix Startup Week to showcase local MedTech ...
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Topics: Bret Larsen, Conferences, evisit, MediCoventures, Newsroom, Phoenix Startup Week, SEO, startup

Infographic: Engage Patients with Patient Portals

Posted by Teresa Iafolla
Patient portals can be great tools to engage your patients — if you're using them the right way. But according to a recent Software Advice survey, a majority of Americans don't use online patient portals and as many as 33% of patients don't even know whether they have access to a patient portal....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Infographic, meaningful use, Patient Engagement, patient portals

How the Typical Telemedicine Model Gets it Wrong

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken
Most telemedicine companies connect patients with doctors they've never met before.  While this is one way to provide more accessible healthcare, it's not the best path to sustainable, high-quality care....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, patient-doctor relationship, physician empathy, Telemedicine

3 Threats to Medical Practice Revenue This Year: How to Fight Back

Posted by Teresa Iafolla
Last year saw a changing healthcare landscape with health insurance reform and millions of newly insured seeking coverage. 2015 is bringing many more big challenges for physicians, including the transition to ICD-10 in October, and increasingly difficult and costly meaningful use standards. Are you and your medical practice ready?...
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Topics: administrative burden, eVisit Blog Posts, high-deductible plans, ICD-10, practice revenue

Physician Burnout: Can doctors do anything to prevent it?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla
Physician burnout. It’s a term that’s weighed heavy on the healthcare field, especially in recent years. Physicians are dealing with an incredible amount of work stress as they confront growing administrative burden, rising operating costs, new technology adoptions and the increasing patient demand for frontline care.  ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, family medicine, job satisfaction, locum tenens, mindfulness, physician burnout, stress

10 Secrets to Get Patients Using Patient Portals

Posted by Teresa Iafolla
So, you finally set up the patient portal for your medical practice. You trained office staff to use it and spread the good news to your patients. Now you can just sit back, relax, and count those relevant meaningful use objectives fulfilled, right?  ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, meaningful use, Patient Engagement, patient portals

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