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8 Vacation Tips for Physicians

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Jul 14, 2016
Physicians, there's a good chance you hear this question a lot in the summer months: "can doctors even take a vacation?" It can sometimes seem impossible in the the hustle and bustle of the office. If you work in medicine, you certainly can take a vacation – and absolutely should – but it may seem easier said than done. Prepare for your own vacation with these eight easy steps, and you'll be relaxing in no time knowing all is well back at the office.  ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, morale, office staff, physician burnout, Practice Management, practice mgmt, summer, vacation

7 Steps To Educating Patients About Telehealth

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 13, 2016
For many patients today, telehealth and telemedicine are no longer unfamiliar terms. Thanks to wide adoption of telemedicine by insurance companies and large direct-consumer care telemedicine companies like Teladoc, more patients than ever recognize virtual care as a new, acceptable way to see a doctor....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Practice Management, Telemedicine

How Much Should You Spend On Telehealth?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 8, 2016
Like adding any new technology to your practice, starting a telehealth program comes with costs. But it can also bring more revenue and huge gains in the quality of your patient care.  ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, telehealth, Telemedicine

The Economics That Run Your Practice [Infographic]

Posted by Chase Larson, Jun 30, 2016
As with any type of business, closely monitoring your income and expenses is critical to the success of your medical practice. That pursuit begins with asking yourself some important questions about your office landscape. For example:...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Practice Management

How Much Should You Spend on an EMR?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jun 29, 2016
Many physicians worry about the costs of converting to electronic medical records (EMRs). But the costs of not converting could soon outweigh your concerns....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, EHR, emr, Health Tech/Software, health technology, healthcare software, practice maanagement, Practice Management

20 Stats: How Do Patients Feel About Telehealth?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jun 27, 2016
We've all heard the stats citing that telemedicine is on the rise. But will your patients actually use telehealth if you offer virtual visits in your practice? Will they be willing to get over any concerns or initial hesitations? How do patients actually feel about telemedicine?...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, patients, telehealth, Telemedicine

How to Verify Patient Insurance for Telehealth

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jun 23, 2016
As with many newer or more experimental medical procedures, telemedicine services can sometimes fall in the gray area for insurance carriers. Do your patients' insurance plans cover it? Will they reimburse you, as the physician, for the service? If so, what specific requirements do they have?  ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, healthcare insurance, patient insurance, Private payers, telehealth reimbursement, Telemedicine, telemedicine coverage

3 Innovative Rural Healthcare Tech Tools

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jun 21, 2016
While our healthcare technology is leaps and bounds ahead of where it was only a few years ago, we still need better healthcare access in rural or remote areas of the U.S. It’s an important issue that everyone in healthcare needs to address....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Glooko, Health Tech/Software, mobile health, Telemedicine, Zio XT Patch

67 Surprising Telemedicine Facts You Should Know

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jun 20, 2016
As demand for virtual healthcare grows, so too does the demand for telemedicine facts and statistics. These stats support physicians’ decisions to provide telemedicine services and the adoption of telemedicine parity laws by state and federal governments. Telemedicine statistics can also clear up concerns patients may have about this new healthcare delivery model....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, health technology, mobile health, Patient Engagement, patient outcomes, telehealth, telehealth statistics, Telemedicine

5 Reasons Why You Need a Medical Interpreter

Posted by Christina Comben, Jun 16, 2016
At some point, you’ve probably been there. You’re working on a ward late at night, or attending to your patients at the clinic, when suddenly,  in comes a person in need of medical care speaking a foreign language....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, hospital, hospitals, medical interpreter, Practice Management

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