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...

Telehealth: A key component to keeping healthy during an outbreak

Telehealth: A key component to keeping healthy during an outbreak

You’ve likely been reading about telehealth for years but haven’t made the leap because your population hasn’t been knocking down your door to try it or maybe you feel your patients won’t want to conduct a visit via a phone or computer. You aren’t alone, when it comes...

Does your NextGen® EHR need a checkup… and treatment?

Does your NextGen® EHR need a checkup… and treatment?

If you’re a NextGen® practice, do you feel like you’re getting the most out of its capabilities and flexibility? Or, do you and your staff feel you may have opportunities to improve? I’ve had the pleasure of working with dozens of practices over many years as an EHR...

EHR Training: Leave it to the experts

EHR Training: Leave it to the experts

Healthcare is an industry of change. From metrics which track success in value-based programs, to order sets and templates for documentation and treatment, to software upgrades and new features, your organization is likely going through change every single day. With...

Involving Your Staff In Patient Engagement

Involving Your Staff In Patient Engagement

At the heart of a strong patient engagement strategy are patients actively managing their healthcare. However, without direction and coaching from providers and support staff, many patients don’t know where to begin. Building A Successful Patient Engagement Strategy...

Leading by Example: How to Gain Buy-In for Your Next Tech Project

Leading by Example: How to Gain Buy-In for Your Next Tech Project

Albert Einstein once said, “Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.” Having been involved in healthcare technology since the early 2000’s, I have seen budgets drained and projects shelved due to a lack of buy-in – starting...

EHRs and Patient Safety: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

EHRs and Patient Safety: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

Working in a physician office for over 12 years, I heard a lot of patients express concerns about electronic health records. Many patients wanted to know if their data was secure, and what would happen if the computer system crashed. Patient safety concerns are...

Tips For Uncovering EHR Workflow Pain Points

Tips For Uncovering EHR Workflow Pain Points

Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems were implemented in practices throughout the country with the goal of developing and maintaining efficient clinical workflows, providing easier access to data, and improving communication between providers and patients. But years...