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How Much Should You Spend on an EMR?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jun 29, 2016
Many physicians worry about the costs of converting to electronic medical records (EMRs). But the costs of not converting could soon outweigh your concerns....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, EHR, emr, Health Tech/Software, health technology, healthcare software, practice maanagement, Practice Management

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

How to Boost Patient Engagement with EHR Software

Posted by Hannah Nava, Jan 26, 2016
When it comes to health records, some patients engage with them about as much as a waiting room magazine: they may pick it up, but only to casually flip through and not to analyze the content inside....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, EHR, emr, health education, health records, mobile health, patient education, Patient Engagement, patient portal, patient workflow, physician

Top Healthcare Trends of 2016

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jan 20, 2016
Wondering what 2016 will bring healthcare providers? With the new year comes a whole new set of trends for physicians....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, care cost, EHR, emr, health tech, mental health, mHealth, mobile health, physicians, Practice Management, practice profitability, revenue, Telemedicine

Top 5 Healthcare Infographics of 2015

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jan 12, 2016
Infographics have become an increasingly popular way to explain complicated medical trends, technology advancements and policy issues. A great infographic can change your perspective or introduce you to a new health concept you never considered before. We were very impressed with the range of visual guides we saw on health blogs and websites in 2015, and we've selected five of our favorites to share with you! These infographics are all indicative of the huge developments we saw in the health tech industry in 2015, and will serve as a sign of the ...
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Topics: 2015, 2016, eVisit Blog Posts, data security, EHR, emr, health tech, healthcare, HIT, Infographic, mHealth, new year, Patient Engagement

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: 5 Ways to Optimize your Mobile EHR

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Oct 8, 2015
Date: October 29th, 2015 Time: 10 AM Pacific Are you a physician who's intrigued by the possibility of using mobile devices in patient visits? Interested in using a mobile EHR in your practice, but not sure where to start? Wondering how to get the workflow right?...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, EHR, electronic health record, emr, Kareo, mHealth, mobile, webinar, workflow

Infographic: The EHR Landscape

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 30, 2015
In the past few years, we've seen a huge shift in the healthcare field  - a movement from the traditional paper patient records to today's electronic health records. While the intentions behind pushing EHRs are good (after all, everyone wants better access to complete, up-to-date patient records), the transition to EHRs in hospital and ambulatory settings hasn't been easy on anyone. This is hardly surprising considering the heavy pressure on providers to digitize their practices according to government regulations (like the Meaningful Use program) ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, compliance, EHR, EHR reform, electronic health record, electronic medical records, emr, ePrescribe, health tech, Infographic, meaningful use, Software Advice

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

7 Websites Practice Managers Need to Bookmark

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jul 1, 2015
A great website is like a great book: it's powerful and well-written, but it also leaves you with an important message. Favorite websites, the ones we go back to over and over, are beloved for a reason. Maybe they host a community that can give smart input on tough issues, or maybe the number of dedicated experts on the site is just unbeatable. Practice managers have a diverse range of responsibilities and needs, so it's important to have a wide variety of websites to turn to for inspiration, advice, or just a quick lunch break read....
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Topics: best practices, billing, eVisit Blog Posts, checklists, EHR, emr, ICD-10, Kareo, magazine, management resources, Physicians Practice, Practice Management, revenue, software

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