Join thousands of providers and practice managers.
Get weekly tips to build a profitable practice.

eVisit's Blog

Welcome to the eVisit Blog!

A resource for physicians, practice managers, and other professionals working in SMB medical practices. Get valuable articles with tips to improve your practice and boost revenue.

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....
Continue Reading

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. ...
Continue Reading

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....
Continue Reading

Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, connected patient, health tech, Infographic, mHealth, millennials, Patient Engagement, Salesforce

Slideshare: 7 Apps to Improve Medication Compliance

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Apr 2, 2015
Our recent post on the 5 medication adherence apps was so popular, we decided to do a second edition based on top user reviews, and put together this Slideshare with screenshots from each app. If you're hoping to improve your patients' medication compliance, all of these apps are worth looking into....
Continue Reading

Topics: apps, eVisit Blog Posts, medication adherence, medication compliance, mHealth

5 Apps that Improve Medication Adherence

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jan 22, 2015
Improving patient medication adherence is a common challenge for doctors. Medication nonadherence costs our health care system $289 billion each year and has a damaging effect on patient health. A report by the Mayo Clinic found "approximately 50% of patients do not take their medications as prescribed." ...
Continue Reading

Topics: Health Tech/Software, medication adherence, medication compliance, medication management, medication nonadherence, mHealth, smartphone apps

Top Six New Year Resolutions for Physicians

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jan 5, 2015
With the year just beginning, you're probably powering through your new year's resolutions this month. Lose a few pounds, dedicate more time to a hobby, spend more times with the kids. What about resolutions for your practice? How do you break nebulous goals like “increase my practice’s revenue” or “improve patient satisfaction and engagement” into achievable steps? We took a few of the relevant healthcare trends for 2015 and turned them into this year's top 6 new year resolutions for physicians. Stick to these and you're guaranteed to improve your ...
Continue Reading

Topics: mHealth, new year's resolutions, Personal Development, physician extenders, telehealth

Adopting Telemedicine: 7 Reasons Why

Posted by Bret Larsen, Nov 6, 2014
1. It facilitates urgent patient requests. Patients are able to get almost immediate attention wherever they are since telemedicine isn’t bound by geography. Patients can easily access their doctors via email or a mobile app, allowing for faster response times and immediate information delivery....
Continue Reading

Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, mHealth, Telemedicine

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Implementing An EHR

Posted by Bret Larsen, Nov 4, 2014
Physician Electronic Health Record (EHR) adoption has skyrocketed in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 9% of hospitals adopted EHRs in 2008 and now more than 80% have demonstrated meaningful use of EHRs today....
Continue Reading

Topics: EHR, mHealth, mobile health

mHealth: What's Happening in Mobile Healthcare?

Posted by Bret Larsen, Nov 2, 2014
At eVisit, we spend our time at the intersection of healthcare and technology. We're interested in what's happening in mobile healthcare (mHealth) and where it's headed. Our telehealth software is built around the needs of patients and physicians and we're constantly looking for ways to develop better tools for our users. We analyze ways individuals are staying connected online and utilizing their online experience to empower their healthcare choices. Then, we look for ways to improve that experience. 78% of U.S. consumers are interested in mHealth ...
Continue Reading

Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, mHealth, telehealth

Who Is The Digital Patient?

Posted by Bret Larsen, Oct 30, 2014
Patients are looking for their healthcare providers online, they're reading reviews, looking up symptoms, and embracing all things digital. Patients track their caloric intake, their sleep cycles, their steps, weight, BMI, all through wearable devices. They embrace mobile health (mHealth) and the technologies that make their lives simpler while increasing their quality of life. The number of adults using mobile phones for health information went from 61 million to 75 million in 2012 and the numbers are only increasing. [1] Insurance companies and ...
Continue Reading

Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital patient, mHealth

The eVisit Blog

Join 100's of physicians & practice managers. Get weekly tips to grow your practice.

Subscribe to Email Updates