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Top Tweets of MGMA 2015

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Oct 16, 2015
Did you miss this year's Medical Group Management Association Conference? So did we. Luckily, we followed along via Twitter! We pulled together some of the best tweets from MGMA 2015, so you can get caught up!...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, compliance, conference, ICD-10, innovation, meaningful use, medical group management association, mgma, Practice Management, social media, twitter

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

New Study Supports Meaningful Use ePrescribe Requirement

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, May 8, 2015
ePrescribe has become an important part of many EHR systems, and with good reason. E-prescribing helps ensure prescriptions are legible and error-free. Some ePrescribe systems provide support for prescription decisions and trigger warnings if the selected drugs have interactions. And perhaps the simplest benefit of all: eprescriptions are more likely to actually make it to the pharmacy. Recent studies have shown that in outpatient settings, 28% of paper prescriptions never get delivered to the pharmacy. In contrast, using ePrescribe reduces that ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, ePrescribe, meaningful use, research

10 Ways to Get Patients on Patient Portals

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Apr 22, 2015
Believe it or not, setting up and training for your patient portal isn't the most difficult part of using the technology.  The hardest part of using patient portals: using them to engage patients. You may think that once your portals are set up, you can sit back, relax, and meet all the meaningful use criteria you've been aiming for, but that simply isn't so....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, emr, enrollment, meaningful use, Patient Engagement, patient portals, Practice Management

7 Ways to Optimize Your EHR

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Mar 10, 2015
So you finally picked out your EHR system and think you made the right choice for your practice. The hard part’s over, right?...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital records, EHR, healthit, meaningful use, Patient Engagement, practice efficiency, Practice Management

Infographic: Engage Patients with Patient Portals

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Feb 12, 2015
Patient portals can be great tools to engage your patients — if you're using them the right way. But according to a recent Software Advice survey, a majority of Americans don't use online patient portals and as many as 33% of patients don't even know whether they have access to a patient portal....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Infographic, meaningful use, Patient Engagement, patient portals

10 Secrets to Get Patients Using Patient Portals

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Feb 2, 2015
So, you finally set up the patient portal for your medical practice. You trained office staff to use it and spread the good news to your patients. Now you can just sit back, relax, and count those relevant meaningful use objectives fulfilled, right?  ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, meaningful use, Patient Engagement, patient portals

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