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Why Doctors Need Better EHRs

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Jul 29, 2015
If your provider experience is anything like mine, chances are you loathe the phrase “electronic health records.” Physicians are not always early adopters for new technology. But we are certainly open to new advancements that can streamline our workflows and make our workdays more manageable....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, compliance, digital health, EHR, ehr integration, electronic health record, employee satisfaction, emr, health tech, healthit, mHealth, physician burnout, Practice Management

Is Outsourcing Your Medical Billing Worth It?

Posted by Lea Chatham, Jul 27, 2015
In healthcare, the return on investment on anything is never just about money; it’s also about time and patient care. When making decisions about how best to effectively run your medical practice, you have to think about all three of these issues....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, concierge, family practice, medical billing, Medical Practice, office staff, outsourcing, Practice Management, private practice, profitability, revenues, small practice, staffing

Physicians Answer: Tips to Running a Profitable Practice

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 24, 2015
We don't need to tell you what you already know: running a profitable practice is a challenge. Physicians are dealing with more challenges now than ever, between balancing revenues and overheads, monetizing after-hours care, and competing with urgent care clinics....
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Topics: advertising, eVisit Blog Posts, concierge medicine, doctor-patient relationship, hcmktg, Marketing, Patient Satisfaction, Practice Management, profitability, revenues

Top Cash Flow Challenges for Medical Practices

Posted by Melanie Reed, Jul 20, 2015
How can medical practices improve their cash flow and improve their financial health? In today’s constantly shifting healthcare space, what are the top challenges we need to address to improve practice cash flow?...
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, cash flow, insurance, medicaid, medical practice cash flow, Medicare, Practice Management, reimbursement, revenue

Pre-employment Screening for Medical Practices: Done the Right Way

Posted by Steven Grossman, Jul 14, 2015
Pre-employment screening might seem like a small part of running an effective medical practice. But it’s a key step to hiring the right staff and keeping up to code. Not every medical practice is large enough to employ a full-time compliance officer, but every medical facility is large enough to get slammed by the OIG for messing up on some part of the screening process....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, compliance, employee screening, OIG, Practice Management, practice staffing

How to Choose the Right Health IT Consultant

Posted by Jaime Grimes, Jul 9, 2015
So you’re looking for an amazing health IT consultant. You’re not alone. With more than half of IT employers adding temporary or contract workers this year and the ICD-10 deadline looming, the competition to find great health IT consultants is fierce....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, healthit, hiring, HIT, mHealth, Practice Management

7 Websites Practice Managers Need to Bookmark

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jul 1, 2015
A great website is like a great book: it's powerful and well-written, but it also leaves you with an important message. Favorite websites, the ones we go back to over and over, are beloved for a reason. Maybe they host a community that can give smart input on tough issues, or maybe the number of dedicated experts on the site is just unbeatable. Practice managers have a diverse range of responsibilities and needs, so it's important to have a wide variety of websites to turn to for inspiration, advice, or just a quick lunch break read....
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Topics: best practices, billing, eVisit Blog Posts, checklists, EHR, emr, ICD-10, Kareo, magazine, management resources, Physicians Practice, Practice Management, revenue, software

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

5 Signs Your Practice Workflow Needs Help

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Jun 11, 2015
What, exactly, does a good workflow look like?...
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, efficiency, family practice, implementation, Medical Practice, mHealth, office, office staff, physicians, Practice Management, workflow

3 Ideas Your Practice Should Steal from Southwest

Posted by Bret Larsen, Jun 9, 2015
It's the phrase every physician has heard 10,000 times: "patient satisfaction." The industry is all about it. Many practices pour countless resources into improving it. But raising patient satisfaction is often an elusive goal, and not always the best primary focus for improving your medical practice....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, employee satisfaction, Patient Satisfaction, Practice Management, southwest

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