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5 Reasons Why You Need a Medical Interpreter

Posted by Christina Comben, Jun 16, 2016
At some point, you’ve probably been there. You’re working on a ward late at night, or attending to your patients at the clinic, when suddenly,  in comes a person in need of medical care speaking a foreign language....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, hospital, hospitals, medical interpreter, Practice Management

5 Ways to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates

Posted by Gregory Sanders, MD, Jun 2, 2016
Hospitalizations account for around one-third of the total $2 trillion in annual health spending in the United States....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, follow-up care, hospital, hospital readmissions, hospitals, HybridChart, medication adherence, post-op, Practice Management, Telemedicine

How Does Telehealth Really Affect Hospital Readmissions?

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Apr 6, 2016
One of telehealth technology's main benefits is its use in reducing hospital readmissions. A hospital trip is a big expense, for patients and health systems, and avoiding readmission is important for health reasons as well as financial ones. Excessive readmissions can impact Medicare reimbursement rates, and that's no small penalty! In some cases, hospital readmissions are indicative of a complication that could've been treated by a follow-up with a physician. For some conditions, a second stay in a hospital exposes the patient to further infection ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, hospitals, Practice Management, readmission rates, telehealth, Telemedicine

36 Telemedicine Statistics You Should Know

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Aug 20, 2015
Telemedicine is changing the way we experience healthcare. There’s no doubt about it. Patients are becoming more and more open to the idea every day, especially when they realize telemedicine means more convenient, accessible healthcare. Healthcare providers too are starting to see the benefits: better care outcomes, less hospital readmissions, happier patients, and more profitable practices. As a result, telemedicine is on the rise....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, compliance, costs, health IT, healthcare, healthcare systems, HIPAA, HIT, hospitals, mHealth, profitability, research, statistics, telehealth, Telemedicine

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