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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

10 Ways You May Be Violating HIPAA

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Nov 11, 2015
Sometimes, it can be difficult to look at HIPAA critically. For many physicians and practice managers, the phrase "HIPAA violation" registers as "monetary penalty," and a pretty hefty fee at that....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, data breach, data security, EHR, email, emr, hack, health information, HIPAA, HIPAA breach, patient data, PHI, pii, Practice Management, practice security, security

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

Infographic: What does the Average Physician's Day Look Like?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 3, 2015
We've all heard the story about the overworked, burned-out physician. U.S. doctors are up against a lot nowadays, between overflowing patient case loads, strict policy requirements, and tighter bottom lines. More doctors are retiring early or leaving the field. A recent Medscape survey found 46% of physicians reported burnout just last year!...
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Topics: admin, administrative, billing, eVisit Blog Posts, coding, family practice, office staff, pediatric, physician burnout, physician-first, physicians, Practice Management, psychiatry, specialty

How to Improve Your Practice’s Collections Process

Posted by Melanie Reed, Nov 2, 2015
Every practice manager knows that accounts receivable management is top priority in running a successful practice. Group professionals frequently struggle with how to deal with self-pay patients and insurance companies that don’t pay in a timely manner, or don’t pay whatsoever....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, cash flow, collections, credit, insurance, payment, profit, profitable practice

Telemedicine & Informed Patient Consent: Done the Right Way

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Oct 29, 2015
Getting patients’ consent is an important part of any telemedicine program. Not only is getting patient consent a recommended best practice by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), it’s actually a requirement in many states....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, informed consent, informed patient consent, medicaid, patient consent, state policy, Telemedicine, telemedicine best practices, telepsychiatry

mHealth Spotlight: Lively Senior Medical Alert System

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Oct 27, 2015
With mHealth technology placing a renewed focus on getting the most out of home health care, the time is better than ever for excellent at-home elder care. More and more, seniors are choosing remote monitoring over assisted living or in-home care, allowing them to age in their own spaces, on their own terms. Now is a great time, then, to spotlight one of the mHealth tools that is taking a senior-focused approach to safety and healthy living....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, elder care, eldercare, fall prevention, home care, home health, home monitoring, mHealth, mhealth spotlight, remote monitoring, safety watch, senior care, senior living, senior safety

3 Patient Education Resources for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Oct 26, 2015
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and public awareness efforts have been in full swing for a few weeks. It's a great time of year to remind your patients that many cancers are preventable, depending on certain factors, and that regular screening is key to catching any problems early. And now, it's easier than ever to share education resources with patients. Use Breast Cancer Awareness Month as a way to jump-start the conversation around cancer with your patients, and when your patients want more information or need extra guidance, make sure ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, breast cancer awareness month, cancer education, cancer prevention, cancer screening, mHealth, NHI, october, patient education, patient portals, videos

Gamification and Patient Engagement: Does It Actually Work?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Oct 22, 2015
Winning or losing in healthcare has taken on a more lighthearted approach since the “gamification” trend caught fire....
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Topics: apps, behavioral health, eVisit Blog Posts, connected patient, games, gamification, health monitoring, health tracking, home health, mHealth, mobile health, patient education, Patient Engagement

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