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Practice Manager's Guide: How to Choose a Collection Agency

Posted by Melanie Reed, Dec 15, 2015
 If you’re at the point where your patient payments are down and you need a collection agency to step in, you need to consider your choice carefully. The quality of the collection agency can make a huge difference in getting you paid and maintaining a good relationship with your patients. And of course you want to avoid any sky-high pricing. Afterall, you’re just trying to boost that bottom line....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, cash flow, cash flow melanie, collection, collection agency, collections, collections agency, collections company, debt, melanie reed, Practice Management, profitability, profitable practice, revenue

How Telemedicine Solves the Costly Problem of No-Shows

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Dec 11, 2015
If you’re a healthcare provider, you know all about no-shows....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, cancellation, cash flow, costs, no shows, Practice Management, profitable practice, revenue, revenue drain, Telemedicine

Depreciation: The Biggest Threat to Your Medical Practice's Cash Flow

Posted by Melanie Reed, Nov 30, 2015
The Department of Commerce performed a study on accounts and found that [tweetme text="after 30 days, 95% of your accounts are still collectable."]...
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, cash flow, cash flow melanie, collection, collections, depreciation, financial health, medical practice cash flow, melanie reed, payment, Practice Management, profit, profitable practice, revenue, small practice

Is Outsourced Medical Coding the Right Choice for Your Practice?

Posted by Jerry Mason, Oct 14, 2015
Whether you’re part of a small practice, a large physician group, clinic or hospital, outsourced medical coding is worth considering....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, coding, ICD-10, medical billing, medical coding, Practice Management, profitability, profitable practice, revenue, workflow

Could Telemedicine Help Physician Work-Life Balance?

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Oct 13, 2015
As physicians, we are no strangers to burnout, and our work-life balance is often non-existent. Between being overloaded with patients and paperwork and trying to balance responsibilities of our homes and practices, it’s no wonder we’re so exhausted and distracted....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, employee productivity, employee satisfaction, happiness, physician-first, Practice Management, revenue, stress, Telemedicine, work life balance, workflow

Physical Exams: Why They Can Be Unnecessary, Ineffective, and Costly

Posted by Scott Orava, Aug 25, 2015
It’s a classic scenario: Your patient sits quietly on the edge of the examination table in a dressing gown waiting for you to walk in the door. Within the first few minutes, you examine her facial expression and body language, hold a conversation about her symptoms, and briefly scan her medical history. You can see she’s feeling discomfort, hear that she has at least two or three of the classic symptoms of a urinary tract infection, and read in her history about past occurrences of UTIs....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, care provider, diagnosis, examination, Medical Practice, physical exam, physician patient relationship, Practice Management, profitability, revenue, telehealth, Telemedicine

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

A 4-Step Strategy for Better Patient Collections

Posted by Melanie Reed, Aug 13, 2015
In a majority of cases, medical practices approach patient collections the same way for all patients. It makes sense – there’s a standard process, and it’s easy for staff to just go through the motions for all patients....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, cash flow, collections, costs, patient billing, patient collections, Practice Management, profitability, profitable practice, revenue

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

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

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