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Top Tweets from Stanford MedX 2015

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Oct 1, 2015
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Topics: apps, eVisit Blog Posts, conference, health tech, healthcare, HIT, innovation, medx, mHealth, physicians, research, stanford, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemental health

Top Mobile Monitoring and Exam Technology

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Sep 30, 2015
The days of clunky monitoring machinery are long behind us at this point. Today, not only is it easier than ever to monitor your health at home, but today you can check your health on the go, too. Basic apps already have a great patient approval rating, with 9/10 patients reporting they would use an app if prescribed by a physician. When you combine smartphone convenience with modern medical technology, you get pocket-sized monitoring equipment that can help keep tabs on your patients in real time. And for physicians in a clinic, hospital or private ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, clinic, health devices, home care, home monitoring, mHealth, mobile care, mobile clinic, mobile doctor, mobile health, mobile monitoring, mobile physician, monitoring, physician, remote care, wellness

Infographic: How to Improve Chronic Care with Telemedicine

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 29, 2015
Chronic disease is by far the leading cause of death and healthcare costs in the United States. Just take a look at the stats in our chronic care infographic below: 70% of all deaths are due to chronic disease. 86% of healthcare costs are spent on chronic care. Half of all U.S. adults have one or more chronic diseases. In 2010, we spent $157 billion on cancer care and $190 billion on obesity-related illnesses....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, cancer, CDC, chronic care, chronic disease, chronic illness, diabetes, heart disease, illness, management, Medicare, mHealth, United States

Telemedicine Reimbursement and Private Payers: Top 10 FAQs

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 28, 2015
We often get questions about telemedicine reimbursement because, let’s face it, navigating that process can be tough. The guidelines vary depending on the payer and your state, and are even shifting as we speak as new telemedicine policy gets passed. If you’re a busy healthcare provider, you just need to know the requirements fast. ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, coverage, insurance, Private payers, reimbursement, reimbursement rates, Telemedicine

15 Questions to Ask Your Telemedicine Vendor

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 24, 2015
  We know that evaluating potential telemedicine vendors can be overwhelming. We've all been there. Whether you're trying to find the right EMR or choosing a billing consultant for your practice, going through that selection process is time-consuming. Where do you start? You might have some ideas about what you're looking for, but the rest is hieroglyphics. It's hard to know sometimes what factors are really important to your practice until you actually implement them....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, device, digital health, EHR, health tech, HIT, med tech, software, telehealth, Telemedicine, vendor

Countdown to ICD-10: 7 Last-minute Tips

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 23, 2015
ICD-10 is just a couple weeks away, but is your practice ready for the big coding changes? If you feel like you’re not quite there yet, you’re not alone. According to an August 2015 study by Porter Research 85% of healthcare practitioner respondents believe they will be ready for the deadline, but 57% said they weren’t on track at the moment....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, ICD-10, medical coding, Practice Management

Top Tweets from the ATA Fall Forum

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Sep 22, 2015
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Topics: american telemedicine association, ata, ata fall forum, eVisit Blog Posts, conference, mHealth, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

Free Webinar: The Basics of Telemedicine Reimbursement

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 21, 2015
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Topics: adella cordova, eVisit Blog Posts, medicaid, medical billing, Medicare, Private payers, Telemedicine, telemedicine reimbursement

Infographic: How to Boost Patient Engagement

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 17, 2015
Patient engagement is more than just a piece of the Meaningful Use requirements – it’s a long-term strategy for improving healthcare. We recently wrote a post on the 7 ways patient engagement can make and save you money. Beyond the clear financial benefits of patient engagement, it's clear patient engagement can have a huge impact on care outcomes. When patients are more engaged in their care, they're more likely to adhere to treatment plans, spot the warning signs, and connect with their doctor before a minor problem becomes catastrophic....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Infographic, Patient Engagement

How to Find the right mHealth Tools for Your Practice

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Sep 17, 2015
Once you're finally feeling comfortable with your health tech knowledge, you may start to get antsy, asking yourself, "Now what?" It's hard to have all that information and nowhere to apply it! If you aren't actively using mHealth tools in your practice, now is the time to start....
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Topics: app, eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, HIT, mHealth, mhealth tools, mobile, mobile health, patient education, Patient Engagement, Practice Management, vendors

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