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3 Patient Education Resources for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Oct 26, 2015
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and public awareness efforts have been in full swing for a few weeks. It's a great time of year to remind your patients that many cancers are preventable, depending on certain factors, and that regular screening is key to catching any problems early. And now, it's easier than ever to share education resources with patients. Use Breast Cancer Awareness Month as a way to jump-start the conversation around cancer with your patients, and when your patients want more information or need extra guidance, make sure ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, breast cancer awareness month, cancer education, cancer prevention, cancer screening, mHealth, NHI, october, patient education, patient portals, videos

Gamification and Patient Engagement: Does It Actually Work?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Oct 22, 2015
Winning or losing in healthcare has taken on a more lighthearted approach since the “gamification” trend caught fire....
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Topics: apps, behavioral health, eVisit Blog Posts, connected patient, games, gamification, health monitoring, health tracking, home health, mHealth, mobile health, patient education, Patient Engagement

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

Top Tweets from Stanford MedX 2015

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Oct 1, 2015
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Topics: apps, eVisit Blog Posts, conference, health tech, healthcare, HIT, innovation, medx, mHealth, physicians, research, stanford, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemental health

Top Mobile Monitoring and Exam Technology

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Sep 30, 2015
The days of clunky monitoring machinery are long behind us at this point. Today, not only is it easier than ever to monitor your health at home, but today you can check your health on the go, too. Basic apps already have a great patient approval rating, with 9/10 patients reporting they would use an app if prescribed by a physician. When you combine smartphone convenience with modern medical technology, you get pocket-sized monitoring equipment that can help keep tabs on your patients in real time. And for physicians in a clinic, hospital or private ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, clinic, health devices, home care, home monitoring, mHealth, mobile care, mobile clinic, mobile doctor, mobile health, mobile monitoring, mobile physician, monitoring, physician, remote care, wellness

Infographic: How to Improve Chronic Care with Telemedicine

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 29, 2015
Chronic disease is by far the leading cause of death and healthcare costs in the United States. Just take a look at the stats in our chronic care infographic below: 70% of all deaths are due to chronic disease. 86% of healthcare costs are spent on chronic care. Half of all U.S. adults have one or more chronic diseases. In 2010, we spent $157 billion on cancer care and $190 billion on obesity-related illnesses....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, cancer, CDC, chronic care, chronic disease, chronic illness, diabetes, heart disease, illness, management, Medicare, mHealth, United States

Top Tweets from the ATA Fall Forum

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Sep 22, 2015
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Topics: american telemedicine association, ata, ata fall forum, eVisit Blog Posts, conference, mHealth, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

How to Find the right mHealth Tools for Your Practice

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Sep 17, 2015
Once you're finally feeling comfortable with your health tech knowledge, you may start to get antsy, asking yourself, "Now what?" It's hard to have all that information and nowhere to apply it! If you aren't actively using mHealth tools in your practice, now is the time to start....
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Topics: app, eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, HIT, mHealth, mhealth tools, mobile, mobile health, patient education, Patient Engagement, Practice Management, vendors

The Secret to True EHR Success

Posted by Lea Chatham, Aug 24, 2015
The past two years have seen a surge in physicians looking to replace their EHRs. Common complaints are cost, functionality, and ease of use. But when you look at the situation more closely it often comes down to how the system was chosen and implemented....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, EHR, electronic health record, implementation, Lea Chatham, mHealth, Practice Management, ROI, software, training, workflow

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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