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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

8 Telemedicine Guidelines for Your Psychiatry Practice

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Oct 7, 2015
Considering adding telemedicine visits to your psychiatry practice? Telepsychiatry is a rising trend, as more and more psychiatrists and patients realize the power of connecting securely over live video – no matter their location. But where do you start? Even after you’ve found the perfect telemedicine platform for your practice, there are some basic guidelines you’ll need to implement to get your telemedicine program up and running. Luckily, the American Telemedicine Association has created some key recommendations for Telepsychiatry. Here are the ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, home care, patient privacy, psychiatric health, psychiatric practice, psychiatry, telehealth, Telemedicine, telementalhealth, telepsychiatry

Medical Marijuana & Telemedicine: A perfect partnership?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Oct 5, 2015
Medical Marijuana and telemedicine. Those are two things you probably haven’t heard in the same sentence yet. But why not?...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, chronic care, consultation, ePrescribe, home use, marijuana, medical marijuana, prescriptions, schedule 1, Telemedicine

Top Tweets from Stanford MedX 2015

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Oct 1, 2015
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Topics: apps, eVisit Blog Posts, conference, health tech, healthcare, HIT, innovation, medx, mHealth, physicians, research, stanford, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemental health

Telemedicine Reimbursement and Private Payers: Top 10 FAQs

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 28, 2015
We often get questions about telemedicine reimbursement because, let’s face it, navigating that process can be tough. The guidelines vary depending on the payer and your state, and are even shifting as we speak as new telemedicine policy gets passed. If you’re a busy healthcare provider, you just need to know the requirements fast. ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, coverage, insurance, Private payers, reimbursement, reimbursement rates, Telemedicine

15 Questions to Ask Your Telemedicine Vendor

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 24, 2015
  We know that evaluating potential telemedicine vendors can be overwhelming. We've all been there. Whether you're trying to find the right EMR or choosing a billing consultant for your practice, going through that selection process is time-consuming. Where do you start? You might have some ideas about what you're looking for, but the rest is hieroglyphics. It's hard to know sometimes what factors are really important to your practice until you actually implement them....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, device, digital health, EHR, health tech, HIT, med tech, software, telehealth, Telemedicine, vendor

Top Tweets from the ATA Fall Forum

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Sep 22, 2015
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Topics: american telemedicine association, ata, ata fall forum, eVisit Blog Posts, conference, mHealth, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

Free Webinar: The Basics of Telemedicine Reimbursement

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 21, 2015
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Topics: adella cordova, eVisit Blog Posts, medicaid, medical billing, Medicare, Private payers, Telemedicine, telemedicine reimbursement

Why the Doctor-Patient Relationship Can Make or Break Telemedicine

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Aug 27, 2015
Telemedicine might take place on computer screens, but it doesn't have to be impersonal....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, continuity of care, digital health, doctor-patient relationship, EHR, engagement, HIT, Patient Engagement, remote, remote care, retail clinics, Telemedicine, urgent care, virtual visits

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

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