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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

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

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

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

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

Health Security: How to Defend Your Practice

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Mar 31, 2015
It seems like a scene from a heist movie. As unsuspecting patrons roam a Las Vegas casino, their personal information is mined and exploited by nefarious villains in a hidden room. But this scenario looks a bit different in real life....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, EHR, emr, healthcare, HIPAA Compliance, patient portals, security

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

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