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Appointment Reminders: How to Choose the Right Vendor

Posted by Craig Calvery, Apr 27, 2015
These days, many practices are automating the way they remind patients about appointments and procedures. With small margins and too many patients to see, time is a precious commodity for medical practices. It’s more important than ever for each and every patient to show up for his/her appointment....
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Topics: appointment reminders, eVisit Blog Posts, Patient Engagement, Practice Management, vendor

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

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

How Patient Engagement is Changing

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Mar 27, 2015
As physicians with full schedules and busy staff, we spend much of our time trying to meet patients’ needs but sometimes feel like we’re falling short. We’re competing online and in real life for the attention and compliance of our patients and we don’t always have the time or know-how to help increase their engagement. It can sometimes feel like we are up against a wall without any good solutions....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Patient Engagement

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

Improving Patient Engagement in Healthcare

Posted by Bret Larsen, Dec 16, 2014
As you know, each patient is unique and there's no one-size-fits-all formula for driving engagement. However, figuring out what motivates your patients is a good place to start. We live in a time where patient engagement can be directly linked to morbidity. Getting patients to change their behavior and participate in the management of their own health isn't just important; it can be a matter of life and death. [1]...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, Infographic, Patient Engagement

3 Patient Engagement Tips Every Practice Should Implement

Posted by Bret Larsen, Oct 21, 2014
An increasing amount of evidence shows that patients who actively engage with their health care providers have better clinical outcomes and incur lower costs. [1] Practices that emphasize patient engagement can improve patient satisfaction and contribute to better clinical outcomes with fewer complications and re-hospitalizations. [2]...
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Topics: Patient Engagement, Practice Management, telehealth, Tips

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