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7 Ways Patient Engagement Can Make and Save You Money

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Aug 19, 2015
It’s All About ROI: 7 Ways Patient Engagement Can Make and Save You Money...
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, compliance, mHealth, Patient Engagement, patient portals, profit, profitability, revenue, workflow

15 Physician Tips for a Better Telemedicine Visit

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Aug 18, 2015
So you’ve decided to try out telemedicine with your patients. You’ve got your telemedicine solution set-up and ready to go....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, health tech, HIT, mHealth, Patient Engagement, physicians, providers, telehealth, Telemedicine

5 Top Apps for the Family Doctor

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Aug 10, 2015
If you're recommending apps to your patients, you're already ahead in the mHealth game. Mobile health is a great way to keep patients mindful of their own treatment, while giving you peace of mind and reducing unnecessary office visits. If you're a family practitioner, chances are your patients use a wide variety of mobile apps--and rely on them, too. Since your patients are likely more comfortable with app use, they'll get more out of the apps you recommend. Family doctors should start with these five to increase treatment adherence, reduce missed ...
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Topics: apps, eVisit Blog Posts, diabetes, family practice, fitness, health IT, medical apps, medical records, mHealth, Patient Engagement

How to Collect Patient Email Addresses

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Aug 6, 2015
Gathering patient emails might be at the bottom of your priority list as a busy practice manager or physician. But having an up-to-date patient email list can make a huge difference to many aspects of your practice....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Marketing, patient communication, patient email, patient emails, Patient Engagement, Practice Management, workflow

9 Myths of Telemedicine

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Aug 5, 2015
As a physician with 20 years experience in an emergency room, I know the meaning of "overwhelmed." It's easy to feel like you're in over your head when you're facing a never-ending stream of patients with medical problems small and large....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, cost, implementation, malpractice, mHealth, Patient Engagement, revenue, ROI, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine implementation, telemedicine myths

mHealth 101: A Doctor’s Guide to Mobile Health

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 22, 2015
With all these new terms like “mHealth” and “digital health” flying around, it’s sometimes hard to keep up. Chances are you’ve heard of mobile health solutions (also known as mHealth) from your patients or other healthcare providers. You might even use a few yourself....
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Topics: apps, eVisit Blog Posts, chronic conditions, connected patient, digital health, doctor-patient relationship, health IT, health tech, HIT, medication, medication adherence, mHealth, mobile health, Patient Engagement, self-care, smartphones, telehealth, Telemedicine, weight management

5 Videos to Share With Diabetes Patients

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jul 16, 2015
When crafting your patient engagement strategy, you want to focus on empowering your patients in their own health decision-making. Autonomy is the foundation of lifelong good health, especially for patients with chronic conditions, like diabetes. In fact, there's a vast number of great diabetes resources on the Web, including lots of YouTube videos....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, chronic care, diabetes, diabetic, diet, exercise, innovation, lifestyle, nutrition, Patient Engagement, patient portal, Patient Satisfaction, videos

3 Social Media Lessons from the Mayo Clinic

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jun 18, 2015
When you think of social media geniuses, your brain may not jump immediately to the Mayo Clinic. But did you know that the Mayo Clinic was the top Health Information Website in 2015? That's thanks to its enormous Facebook and Twitter following, YouTube content publishing, multiple blogs and podcasts. It'd be difficult not to recognize the Mayo Clinic with that kind of reach....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Bret Larsen, digital health, doctor-patient relationship, mHealth, Patient Engagement, Patient Satisfaction, Practice Management, practice marketing, social media, Tips

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....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, connected patient, digital health, health tech, HIT, mHealth, patient education, Patient Engagement, patient portals

Free Guide: How to Create a Patient Engagement Framework

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, May 21, 2015
The interest in patient engagement is because of countless studies and empirical data that have confirmed what our common sense has known for years — when people are empowered and have a voice, you have better outcomes.”...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, guide, Patient Engagement, patient engagement framework

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