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Study Shows How Crucial Online Reputation Is for Physicians

Posted by Lea Chatham, Feb 18, 2016
There can no longer be any doubt that online reputation matters. Yet another study has revealed that patients regularly seek out online reviews of physicians. This one, conducted by Software Advice, showed that 84 percent of patients use online reviews to evaluate physicians. Other studies have shown that the nearly 80 percent of patients conduct online searches before booking appointments as well....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, doctor-patient relationship, Kareo, Marketing, patient reviews, practice growth, reputation, webinar

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

Physicians Answer: Tips to Running a Profitable Practice

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 24, 2015
We don't need to tell you what you already know: running a profitable practice is a challenge. Physicians are dealing with more challenges now than ever, between balancing revenues and overheads, monetizing after-hours care, and competing with urgent care clinics....
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Topics: advertising, eVisit Blog Posts, concierge medicine, doctor-patient relationship, hcmktg, Marketing, Patient Satisfaction, Practice Management, profitability, revenues

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

3 Social Media Lessons from the Mayo Clinic

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jun 18, 2015
When you think of social media geniuses, your brain may not jump immediately to the Mayo Clinic. But did you know that the Mayo Clinic was the top Health Information Website in 2015? That's thanks to its enormous Facebook and Twitter following, YouTube content publishing, multiple blogs and podcasts. It'd be difficult not to recognize the Mayo Clinic with that kind of reach....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Bret Larsen, digital health, doctor-patient relationship, mHealth, Patient Engagement, Patient Satisfaction, Practice Management, practice marketing, social media, Tips

How Can Doctors Deal with Anti-Vaxxers?

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Feb 26, 2015
As the rise in measles outbreaks continues, learning how to deal with patients against vaccines is a critical issue for doctors. How can you promote the health and safety of your patients when their decisions to refuse vaccines threaten public safety? How do you reason with patients who insist on the harmful effects of vaccines against overwhelming evidence to the contrary?...
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Topics: anti-vaccine movement, anti-vaxxers, eVisit Blog Posts, doctor-patient relationship, measles, MMR, physician empathy, vaccine

Will telemedicine take off in 2015? A response to Chirag Patel.

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Jan 8, 2015
It’s no surprise that our eVisit team is excited about telemedicine. We think telemedicine has the potential to transform the health care model to both patients’ and providers’ benefits. But telemedicine is also a technology ahead of the curve. It’s only natural that in 2015, the healthcare industry is still adapting to make room....
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Topics: 2015, eVisit Blog Posts, Chirag Patel, doctor-patient relationship, Highnote Foundry, telehealth reimbursement, Telemedicine, Venturebeat

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