There’s a lot of work that goes into running a medical practice. From scheduling, to phone calls to seeing patients, there’s most likely not a lot of down time. In order for medical practices to operate smoothly, it truly takes a team effort and the right technology.Read More
Patient portal access is continually increasing, but there is still opportunity for medical practices to play a role in the adoption of these tools, according to a recent ONC data brief.Read More
Practice EHR released Kiosk, an integrated, iPad-friendly, patient check-in system. We are very excited to introduce this new feature to help make your practice more efficient and do what we do best: simplify your workflow. The Practice EHR Kiosk is a win-win for your practice and your patients!Read More
Millennials—the generation of people between the ages of 23 and 38—are the largest generation in U.S. history, surpassing baby boomers by millions. They make up more than one-quarter of the total U.S. population and their decisions will affect every industry, including healthcare.
As a generation that differs from prior generations in critical ways, Millennials are driving major shifts across the healthcare industry. For instance, as the most digital-driven generation they expect innovations to connect with providers in a more convenient, efficient and affordable way.
Healthcare providers who want to plan for the future ahead must consider millennial behaviors and their approach to healthcare. Here are five things you need to know about the millennial patient:Read More
Social media has become a prevalent part of the lives of consumers, and a vital tool for businesses to reach them. With more than 1.8 billion active users, it's no surprise Facebook is one of the biggest and most powerful social platforms out there.
Despite the growing popularity of Facebook and social media in general, these platforms have been slowly adopted by the healthcare industry. You may have some uncertainty about social media and its value within healthcare, but the reality is you can no longer afford to ignore it; social media has become the way of the world.Read More
If your practice hasn’t implemented a patient portal, chances are you and your patients are missing out on some convenient features. Patient portals are a necessity for medical practices today, benefiting both the patient and practice overall.
Patient portals can be a primary tool for engaging patients and improving inefficiencies in office workflow, reducing costs and meeting meaningful use requirements. Medical practices who’ve implemented portals are using them effectively to cut down on phone calls and time-consuming scheduling; communicate with patients more efficiently; share patient education/information and cut down on costs while also driving revenue.Read More
UCAOA Industry Perspectives - Practice EHR discusses net benefits of telemedicine for Urgent Care Centers.
Telemedicine is becoming the new norm for giving and receiving care. Today’s patients are more connected than ever before and 64 percent of Americans report they would seek care via telemedicine, according to an American Well telehealth survey.Read More
A recent survey from Accenture showed patients are adopting the use of healthcare technology for elements of their care. This growing acceptance of health tech presents new opportunities for medical practices to differentiate themselves and also cut costs.Read More
According to a new survey by Accenture, more than ever before, patients are getting more serious about using healthcare technology to take on elements of their care. However, the survey also reported patient demands may have outgrown what’s available to them, in some cases. This presents a significant opportunity for physicians. By offering health tech, practices can deliver benefits to patients while differentiating their practice to stay competitive.Read More
Cloud-based EHRs are becoming a key requirement for medical practices looking for a new electronic health record (EHR) system. According to a Black Book survey, nearly 85 percent of physicians shopping for a new EHR required mobile access from their new system.Read More