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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

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

4 Patient Education Resources Your Practice Needs

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jun 3, 2015
Quick: what's the best patient education resource in your utility belt? Can you name an information source off the top of your head, or direct your patients to it within their patient portal? If you aren't making use of patient education resources, there's a good chance your patients don't fully understand the measures they're taking to protect their health. Studies show that patient education is crucial to promoting medicine adherence, explaining procedures, and diagnosing patients early....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, connected patient, digital health, health tech, HIT, mHealth, patient education, Patient Engagement, patient portals

Skype for Telemedicine: Is it HIPAA Compliant?

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Apr 28, 2015
As digital technology becomes more widely available, it seems to infiltrate every aspect of our lives. From ordering food to paying bills, anything can be done through an app, including connecting with your patients. That ability to connect easily and quickly with your patients can be a lifesaver, especially when you’re already overwhelmed by your patient load. ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, data security, digital health, health security, health tech, HIPAA, HIT, mHealth, skype, telehealth, Telemedicine

Infographic: How to Appeal to the Connected Patient

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Apr 15, 2015
Today's patient is more connected than ever before. What do we mean by that? Well, more patients expect to be able to communicate and engage with their healthcare providers online or through computers and mobile devices. Especially millennials....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, connected patient, health tech, Infographic, mHealth, millennials, Patient Engagement, Salesforce

eVisit Welcomes Dr. Scott Orava as Chief Medical Officer

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Apr 13, 2015
With 20 years experience as an emergency physician, Dr. Orava will direct physician-focused telehealth solutions Dr. Scott Orava, eVisit CMO...
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Topics: doctor, health tech, HIT, medicine, Newsroom, physician, telehealth

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