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Will Telehealth Explode in 2016? Experts Weight In

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Feb 17, 2016
Telehealth has been getting a lot of attention in the last couple years. And it’s no wonder, considering some experts project the industry to be worth $34 billion by 2020. Last year alone, legislators introduced over 200 telehealth-related bills and passed key policy to help expand coverage and support for telehealth....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, mHealth, telehealth, Telemedicine

21 Fascinating Patient Engagement Stats

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Feb 15, 2016
The numbers are in: Patient engagement drives better quality of care for patients and better experiences for patients and physicians alike. Promoting patient engagement has taken off in the past few years. This has been especially true since the Affordable Care Act and changes to Medicare payments put an emphasis on patients’ experience and quality of care over number of services provided....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, mHealth, online engagement, Patient Engagement, patient portals, Practice Management, value

Healthcare Technology Companies To Watch In 2016

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jan 21, 2016
This year, we're bound to see incredible strides in healthcare technology. 2015 brought us even closer to a future where health tech changes the way we live, and the way you practice medicine. Wearables and smartphone-integrated tech are becoming everyday. mHealth tools and all-new patient data collection methods mean providing custom care is easier than ever. ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, HIT, medical apps, medical devices, medical tech, medication adherence, mHealth, pain management, Patient Engagement

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

2015 Was The Year of Telemedicine. Why 2016 Will be Even Bigger

Posted by Bret Larsen, Jan 5, 2016
2015 was a big year in telemedicine. And our team at eVisit felt that momentum....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, evisit, health policy, health tech, healthcare policy, HIT, legislation, mHealth, new year, parity laws, Patient Engagement, physician, physician-first, policy, quality of care, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

10 Telemedicine Etiquette Tips to Deliver Professional Care

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Dec 21, 2015
Telemedicine appointments are more popular than ever, but videoconferencing etiquette doesn’t come naturally to every physician, especially if you’re not very used to videochat....
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Topics: best practices, eVisit Blog Posts, etiquette, health tech, mHealth, physician, Practice Management, provider, tech, technology, telehealth, Telemedicine, video

How Does Telemedicine Affect Malpractice Insurance?

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Dec 2, 2015
As physicians, we don’t normally like to think about malpractice insurance or any scenario where we’d actually need it. But because telemedicine is getting popular, physicians and insurance companies are starting to wonder how to handle telemedicine from a malpractice perspective....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, documentation, insurance, liability, malpractice, malpractice insurance, mHealth, physicians, Practice Management, Telemedicine

Medicaid & Telemedicine: Top 10 FAQs

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 12, 2015
At eVisit, we get a lot of interest from healthcare providers who want to offer better care access to their Medicaid patients. And why not? Telemedicine can be a great way to make sure even your Medicaid patients who live far away or have trouble getting into the office get all the care they need....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, coding, coverage, dentist, doctor, faq, home care, home monitoring, medicaid, mHealth, physician, policy, reimbursement, state policy, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

mHealth Spotlight: Lively Senior Medical Alert System

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Oct 27, 2015
With mHealth technology placing a renewed focus on getting the most out of home health care, the time is better than ever for excellent at-home elder care. More and more, seniors are choosing remote monitoring over assisted living or in-home care, allowing them to age in their own spaces, on their own terms. Now is a great time, then, to spotlight one of the mHealth tools that is taking a senior-focused approach to safety and healthy living....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, elder care, eldercare, fall prevention, home care, home health, home monitoring, mHealth, mhealth spotlight, remote monitoring, safety watch, senior care, senior living, senior safety

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