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3 Steps to Dealing with Med School Debt

Posted by Dr. Joseph Chiweshe, Mar 7, 2016
There has been a dramatic increase in the amount of student loan debt over the years. This is especially true for medical students, who often face very high tuition for medical school....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, debt, finance, healthcare leadership, med school, medicine, physician, revenue, student loan

How to Boost Patient Engagement with EHR Software

Posted by Hannah Nava, Jan 26, 2016
When it comes to health records, some patients engage with them about as much as a waiting room magazine: they may pick it up, but only to casually flip through and not to analyze the content inside....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, EHR, emr, health education, health records, mobile health, patient education, Patient Engagement, patient portal, patient workflow, physician

2015 Was The Year of Telemedicine. Why 2016 Will be Even Bigger

Posted by Bret Larsen, Jan 5, 2016
2015 was a big year in telemedicine. And our team at eVisit felt that momentum....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, evisit, health policy, health tech, healthcare policy, HIT, legislation, mHealth, new year, parity laws, Patient Engagement, physician, physician-first, policy, quality of care, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

10 Telemedicine Etiquette Tips to Deliver Professional Care

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Dec 21, 2015
Telemedicine appointments are more popular than ever, but videoconferencing etiquette doesn’t come naturally to every physician, especially if you’re not very used to videochat....
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Topics: best practices, eVisit Blog Posts, etiquette, health tech, mHealth, physician, Practice Management, provider, tech, technology, telehealth, Telemedicine, video

Telemedicine & Medicare Chronic Care: What to Know About 99490

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Dec 8, 2015
When Medicare announced in early 2015 it was adding the new CPT code 99490, it was a big win for chronic care management and telemedicine. 99490 was added specifically to provide better coverage for managing patients with multiple chronic conditions, a job that often requires a lot of “behind-the-scenes,” unbillable time for healthcare providers....
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Topics: 99490, billing, eVisit Blog Posts, CCM, chronic care, chronic care management, chronic illness, hospice, Medicare, nurse, nurse practitioner, nurse practitioners, physician, physician assistants, physicians, reimbursement, Telemedicine

Why I’m Thankful to be a Physician

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Nov 24, 2015
As the holidays approach, it’s only natural to reflect on what we’re thankful for in our lives. For physicians especially, it’s an opportunity to remind ourselves why we got into the medical profession in the first place. With the incredible rates of physician burnout nowadays, it can be easy to forget those reasons....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, family, holidays, physician, physician burnout, physician-first, thankfulness, thanksgiving

8 Tips for Physicians to Keep a Better Work-Life Balance

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 23, 2015
With lives on the line and innumerable people, charts, and tasks, vying for physicians’ attention, it’s no surprise that many doctors have trouble maintaining an optimal work-life balance. If you add caring for a family and a social life to that mix, it’s no wonder that physician burnout is so high....
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Topics: balance, eVisit Blog Posts, burnout, employee engagement, employee satisfaction, physician, physician burnout, physician-first, physician happiness, physicians, work-life, work life balance

Medicaid & Telemedicine: Top 10 FAQs

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 12, 2015
At eVisit, we get a lot of interest from healthcare providers who want to offer better care access to their Medicaid patients. And why not? Telemedicine can be a great way to make sure even your Medicaid patients who live far away or have trouble getting into the office get all the care they need....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, coding, coverage, dentist, doctor, faq, home care, home monitoring, medicaid, mHealth, physician, policy, reimbursement, state policy, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

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

eVisit Welcomes Dr. Scott Orava as Chief Medical Officer

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Apr 13, 2015
With 20 years experience as an emergency physician, Dr. Orava will direct physician-focused telehealth solutions Dr. Scott Orava, eVisit CMO...
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Topics: doctor, health tech, HIT, medicine, Newsroom, physician, telehealth

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