Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Telehealth: Everyone’s Watching

Telehealth: Everyone’s Watching

I have spent my entire career in Healthcare IT, much of it trying to get new technology into medical practices to increase efficiencies and help them succeed in value-based payment models. As I think back to various infusions of technology, there was always a...

Do You Really Want to Switch EHRs?

Do You Really Want to Switch EHRs?

If your practice’s staff and practitioners feel a chronic level of frustration with your EHR, you’re not alone; it’s a common dynamic, as most of us got into the healthcare field to play a role in helping patients, not to become IT experts. This frustration frequently...

Will AI Really Help Me Better Use My EHR?

Will AI Really Help Me Better Use My EHR?

As a physician, you have been promised a lot from your technology vendors. But all too often, the reality is that your workflows have been disrupted, systems still aren’t connected, and you are burned out more than ever. So, can Artificial Intelligence (AI)...

Leverage Your EHR to Harvest Denied Claims Revenue

Leverage Your EHR to Harvest Denied Claims Revenue

On a number of levels, COVID-19 has made it more important than ever for a medical practice to focus on maximally efficient management of denied claims. First, finding additional revenue is critical for most practices at this moment, as the COVID “stay-at-home” world...

Solving Technical Challenges in the Clinical Environment

Solving Technical Challenges in the Clinical Environment

At a time when all aspects of our lives are increasingly dependent on reliable networks and technology, the medical community is struggling to keep up. How many times have you arrived at your office or clinic to discover that your fax machine cannot send outgoing...

Post-Pandemic Medical Practice Marketing

Post-Pandemic Medical Practice Marketing

The last six weeks have been a blur for most medical offices. For those who were not able to quickly launch telehealth, many patients have gone to their insurance-provided telehealth service and revenue has significantly eroded, often resulting in furloughs and...

Telehealth Success: Your Scheduler is the Key

Telehealth Success: Your Scheduler is the Key

COVID-19 has changed healthcare as we knew it. For better or worse it’s forced many in healthcare to become telehealth experts overnight. Although, (as we’ve said in many of our webinars) telehealth is not going anywhere, it’s not quite that simple. In fact, this has...

5 Things You Can Do Now to Engage and Retain Your Patients

5 Things You Can Do Now to Engage and Retain Your Patients

At Medical Advantage we work with providers and practices to optimize practice workflows, engage patients, and provide the best in value-based care. With stay-at-home orders and telehealth on the rise, many of our clients are concerned with keeping patients engaged...

COVID-19: How Are EHR Vendors Helping Providers?

COVID-19: How Are EHR Vendors Helping Providers?

Over the past few weeks, the spread of COVID-19 has turned from a distant possibility to an imminent threat to the health and socio-economic fabric of our nation. With the United States now ranking amongst the top countries with the highest number of cases, the...

How Do I Launch Telehealth in Response to COVID-19?

How Do I Launch Telehealth in Response to COVID-19?

The following are highlights from an interview with Angie Howard, Director of EHR Optimization and Provider Experience at Medical Advantage – conducted Tuesday, March 17, 2020 as demands on healthcare providers continued to explode with the fast-growing Coronavirus...