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4 Most Common Medical Billing Mistakes

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 17, 2016
Staff who work in a medical office are in a fast-paced environment where mistakes can and do occur. By recognizing the most common errors, however, these mistakes can be avoided, saving the office time and money. Professionals are always looking at ways to improve in their job, so reviewing these common mistakes can help make you and your staff aware....
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Topics: benefits, eVisit Blog Posts, coding, concierge practice, finance, medical billing, office staff, Practice Management, revenue

How to Keep Physician Morale Up

Posted by Scott Orava, Mar 16, 2016
Chronic exhaustion, cynicism and detachment from work, feelings of ineffectiveness, isolation, and interpersonal conflicts....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, burnout, employee satisfaction, health, mental health, physician burnout, physician morale, Practice Management, satisfaction

5 Top Nutrition Resources to Share with Patients

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Mar 15, 2016
Long-term good health is made possible by healthy lifestyles. It's likely that you've recommended a specific diet plan or change in eating habits to a patient in the past, but providing nutrition resources to all patients is a great way to support healthy habits. March is National Nutrition Month, so consider sharing these resources with your patients and encouraging them to make healthy food choices all year long....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, diet, dietary needs, food allergy, food intolerance, health, heart health, lifestyle, nutrition, patient education

Study Shows 51% of Physicians Using Telehealth to Compete

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 14, 2016
Telemedicine is quickly becoming more than just a convenient way to drive more revenue to your practice or adjust your work-life balance. Physicians are now offering virtual visits as a way to remain competitive in the primary care market, according to a recent report from Price-Waterhouse Cooper (PwC)....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, concierge medicine, family practice, mHealth, Practice Management, retail health, revenue, telehealth, Telemedicine

Top Weight-Loss Apps for Your Patients

Posted by Dr. Steven M. Fass, M.D., FACS, Mar 10, 2016
Weight loss journeys are different for every patient. Those who struggle with one thing may not face the same struggles as others. As physicians, how do we best guide patients through this process?...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, fitness, health apps, mHealth, mobile devices, mobile health, patients, physicians, weight loss

How Telemedicine Improves Burn Care

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Mar 9, 2016
Treatment for burns can be a challenge, thanks to slow recovery rates inherent to the type of injury. Keeping up with care is difficult even under ideal conditions, and readmission rates are high. The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project estimates that almost 1 in 5 patients with burns or similar wounds are readmitted to the hospital. Patients with burns are among the most likely to need hospital readmission, especially if they're over 65. Rural patients face a similar challenge when it comes to continued burn care....
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Topics: acute, eVisit Blog Posts, burn care, burn centers, burn treatment, dermatology, emergency, follow up, telehealth, Telemedicine

10 Signs You're Breaking HIPAA

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 8, 2016
Keeping your patient’s personal information confidential is an essential part of providing the very best medical care. Your patients expect that you'll keep their protected health information (PHI) private and confidential, and failure to guard it will make them question the quality of healthcare you provide....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, data security, health information, health security, HIPAA, hipaa violations, PHI, pii, Practice Management

3 Steps to Dealing with Med School Debt

Posted by Dr. Joseph Chiweshe, Mar 7, 2016
There has been a dramatic increase in the amount of student loan debt over the years. This is especially true for medical students, who often face very high tuition for medical school....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, debt, finance, healthcare leadership, med school, medicine, physician, revenue, student loan

5 Signs It's Time to Switch EHRs

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Mar 3, 2016
Choosing your EHR isn't an easy decision. Doing it once can be stressful and time-consuming, so coming to the realization that you need to switch EHRs may leave you feeling sick to your stomach. That's alright, though--you aren't alone! According to Healthcare IT News, as many as 23% of EHR users have considered changing systems. Chances are, if you've thought about switching your EHR system, there may be good reason to seriously consider it. If your EHR experience sounds like any of these descriptions, it may be time to take the leap and change for ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, EHR, emr, health record, Practice Management, productivity, revenue, workflow

FREE Webinar: What's the ROI of Telehealth?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 2, 2016
In a recent survey, 90% of healthcare execs said they’re currently developing or implementing telehealth programs. With stats like that, it’s undeniable that telehealth is a fast-trending topic in the medical field....
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Topics: benefits of telemedicine, eVisit Blog Posts, finance, Practice Management, practice mgmt, revenue, ROI, telehealth, Telemedicine, use case

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