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The Practice EHR Blog

Practice EHR Launches New Webinar Series

Posted by Practice EHR on Apr 22, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Practice EHR is launching a free webinar series in May to educate physicians and medical practice managers on a variety of healthcare information technology topics. The engaging webinars are fast-paced, information-packed, and designed to help practices connect with patients and leverage platforms to maintain operational efficiency and financial success.

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Topics: Integrated EHR, Healthcare Office Management, EHR Solution, Specialty-Specific EHR, digital age, Practice EHR News, Cloud-based EHR, Telemedicine, Revenue Cycle Management

See and Treat Patients Remotely with Telemedicine

Posted by Practice EHR on Apr 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Telemedicine software is predicted to alleviate the demands on healthcare organizations during the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).  By implementing a telemedicine solution, healthcare professionals can help prevent the spread and address the needs of their patients from any place, at any given time. 

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Topics: Integrated EHR, Patient Care, digital age, Cloud-based EHR, Telemedicine

Key Ways to Stay Connected With Your Patients During Key Times

Posted by Karna Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, Implementation Manager on Mar 30, 2020 2:03:14 PM

We text, tweet, post messages and are otherwise connected with our peers, friends, and family 24/7. Everyone is connected to some device that allows instant access to their social world. Don’t forget that “everyone” includes your patients. It can be easy to stereotype a certain demographic as too old for that. You may feel that a certain percentage of your patients aren’t into the electronic communication world. It may be time for a new perspective.

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Topics: Healthcare Office Management, digital age

4 Ways To Automate Your Practice And Improve Productivity

Posted by Practice EHR on Jul 18, 2019 12:03:34 PM

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.

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Topics: Integrated EHR, Healthcare Office Management, Small Practice, EHR Solution, digital age, Cloud-based EHR

Patient Portal Access Reaches 52 Percent

Posted by Practice EHR on May 30, 2019 8:57:35 AM

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.

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Topics: Patient Care, Small Practice, digital age

Simplify Your Check-In Process with the Practice EHR Kiosk

Posted by Practice EHR on Mar 26, 2019 10:20:45 AM

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!

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Topics: Integrated EHR, Healthcare Office Management, Small Practice, New Technology, digital age, Practice EHR News, Cloud-based EHR

5 Things You Need to Know About Millennial Patients

Posted by Practice EHR on Jan 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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:

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Topics: Integrated EHR, Small Practice, digital age, Telemedicine

Social Media for Medical Practices: 3 Tips for Launching a Facebook Page

Posted by Practice EHR on Oct 16, 2018 7:30:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Insider, Small Practice, digital age

Three Reasons Practices Should Be Using a Patient Portal

Posted by Practice EHR on Sep 17, 2018 9:56:41 AM

 

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.

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Topics: Integrated EHR, Healthcare Office Management, Small Practice, digital age, Cloud-based EHR

Net Benefits of Telemedicine for Urgent Care Centers

Posted by Practice EHR on Jul 16, 2018 9:30:00 AM

 

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.

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Topics: Integrated EHR, EHR Solution, digital age, Urgent Care, Cloud-based EHR, Telemedicine