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4 Healthcare Kickstarters You Should Check Out

Posted by Hattie Hayes, May 4, 2016
It's no secret that the eVisit team members are big fans of innovation. We love smart mHealth tools and clever ways of improving the healthcare industry. Lucky for us, there are so many people and companies out there making a difference. While browsing the extensive lists of health-focused startups out there, we've found a few small companies that we particularly like. These five health tech Kickstarter campaigns are worth your time and attention--and, if you can spare some change, maybe even a donation....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, funding, health startup, health tech, innovation, mHealth, startup

History of Telemedicine Infographic

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Feb 25, 2016
These days, we sometimes take telehealth (and general telecommunications and digital technology, for that matter), for granted. Afterall, with the widespread popularity of apps like Skype and the modern convenience of the internet, connecting with someone virtually seems almost commonplace....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, history of telemed, Infographic, mHealth, mobile health, smartphones, telehealth, Telemedicine

Will Telehealth Explode in 2016? Experts Weight In

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Feb 17, 2016
Telehealth has been getting a lot of attention in the last couple years. And it’s no wonder, considering some experts project the industry to be worth $34 billion by 2020. Last year alone, legislators introduced over 200 telehealth-related bills and passed key policy to help expand coverage and support for telehealth....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, mHealth, telehealth, Telemedicine

Healthcare Technology Companies To Watch In 2016

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jan 21, 2016
This year, we're bound to see incredible strides in healthcare technology. 2015 brought us even closer to a future where health tech changes the way we live, and the way you practice medicine. Wearables and smartphone-integrated tech are becoming everyday. mHealth tools and all-new patient data collection methods mean providing custom care is easier than ever. ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, HIT, medical apps, medical devices, medical tech, medication adherence, mHealth, pain management, Patient Engagement

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

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

Why the Doctor-Patient Relationship Can Make or Break Telemedicine

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Aug 27, 2015
Telemedicine might take place on computer screens, but it doesn't have to be impersonal....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, continuity of care, digital health, doctor-patient relationship, EHR, engagement, HIT, Patient Engagement, remote, remote care, retail clinics, Telemedicine, urgent care, virtual visits

Why Doctors Need Better EHRs

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Jul 29, 2015
If your provider experience is anything like mine, chances are you loathe the phrase “electronic health records.” Physicians are not always early adopters for new technology. But we are certainly open to new advancements that can streamline our workflows and make our workdays more manageable....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, compliance, digital health, EHR, ehr integration, electronic health record, employee satisfaction, emr, health tech, healthit, mHealth, physician burnout, Practice Management

mHealth 101: A Doctor’s Guide to Mobile Health

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 22, 2015
With all these new terms like “mHealth” and “digital health” flying around, it’s sometimes hard to keep up. Chances are you’ve heard of mobile health solutions (also known as mHealth) from your patients or other healthcare providers. You might even use a few yourself....
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Topics: apps, eVisit Blog Posts, chronic conditions, connected patient, digital health, doctor-patient relationship, health IT, health tech, HIT, medication, medication adherence, mHealth, mobile health, Patient Engagement, self-care, smartphones, telehealth, Telemedicine, weight management

How to Choose the Right Health IT Consultant

Posted by Jaime Grimes, Jul 9, 2015
So you’re looking for an amazing health IT consultant. You’re not alone. With more than half of IT employers adding temporary or contract workers this year and the ICD-10 deadline looming, the competition to find great health IT consultants is fierce....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, healthit, hiring, HIT, mHealth, Practice Management

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