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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

36 Telemedicine Statistics You Should Know

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Aug 20, 2015
Telemedicine is changing the way we experience healthcare. There’s no doubt about it. Patients are becoming more and more open to the idea every day, especially when they realize telemedicine means more convenient, accessible healthcare. Healthcare providers too are starting to see the benefits: better care outcomes, less hospital readmissions, happier patients, and more profitable practices. As a result, telemedicine is on the rise....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, compliance, costs, health IT, healthcare, healthcare systems, HIPAA, HIT, hospitals, mHealth, profitability, research, statistics, telehealth, Telemedicine

15 Physician Tips for a Better Telemedicine Visit

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Aug 18, 2015
So you’ve decided to try out telemedicine with your patients. You’ve got your telemedicine solution set-up and ready to go....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, health tech, HIT, mHealth, Patient Engagement, physicians, providers, telehealth, Telemedicine

Medicare and Telemedicine: Top 10 FAQs

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Aug 12, 2015
As a telemedicine company, we know that navigating issues around telemedicine policy and reimbursement can be tricky. Afterall, your job as a provider isn’t to be an expert on telemedicine rules – it’s to provide the very best care to your patients.  ...
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, eligibility, financial health, insurance, Medicare, medicare guidelines, profitability, reimbursement, remote visits, telehealth, Telemedicine

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

mHealth 101: A Doctor’s Guide to Mobile Health

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 22, 2015
With all these new terms like “mHealth” and “digital health” flying around, it’s sometimes hard to keep up. Chances are you’ve heard of mobile health solutions (also known as mHealth) from your patients or other healthcare providers. You might even use a few yourself....
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Topics: apps, eVisit Blog Posts, chronic conditions, connected patient, digital health, doctor-patient relationship, health IT, health tech, HIT, medication, medication adherence, mHealth, mobile health, Patient Engagement, self-care, smartphones, telehealth, Telemedicine, weight management

eVisit Joins American Telemedicine Association

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 14, 2015
eVisit is now a registered Startup Member of the American Telemedicine Association, the world’s largest membership association for the health technology industry. With around 9,300 members, the ATA community includes clinicians, engineers, researchers, government specialists, and entrepreneurs, all dedicated to developing telemedicine. eVisit is one of only 22 startup members listed on the website, and in the ATA buyer’s guide - the largest web directory for telemedicine solutions....
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Topics: ata, mHealth, Newsroom, startup, telehealth, Telemedicine

eVisit® Releases Mobile Telemedicine App for Apple and Android

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 6, 2015
New Telemedicine App Lets Patients Connect with Their Doctor Via Secure Video Chat eVisit, a telehealth company building physician-first solutions, announced today the launch of their mobile app, available for iOS and Android. In addition to the eVisit web app, eVisit’s new mobile app will now let physicians provide remote video visits to their patients via mobile device. Participating physicians and their patients can download the app to their Apple and Android mobile devices to connect in real-time for diagnosis and treatment of a variety of ...
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Topics: mobile app, Newsroom, telehealth, Telemedicine

A Visual Guide: What is eVisit?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jun 30, 2015
In the ever-growing field of telemedicine, we know it's sometimes hard for doctors to figure out where a company like eVisit fits in. Afterall, telemedicine solutions come in all shapes and sizes — ranging from a small mobile health device manufacturer to a more complicated tech system for outsourcing your radiology department....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, evisit, Infographic, telehealth, Telemedicine

Skype for Telemedicine: Is it HIPAA Compliant?

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Apr 28, 2015
As digital technology becomes more widely available, it seems to infiltrate every aspect of our lives. From ordering food to paying bills, anything can be done through an app, including connecting with your patients. That ability to connect easily and quickly with your patients can be a lifesaver, especially when you’re already overwhelmed by your patient load. ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, data security, digital health, health security, health tech, HIPAA, HIT, mHealth, skype, telehealth, Telemedicine

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