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Hello Health’s blog features weekly articles by Hello Health employees, clients and industry experts about today’s relevant health information technology topics.

Having a (Health IT) Vision is a Good Thing
Microsoft Europe has posted a video on YouTube about a future vision of the care experience for patients and providers. It has high production values, lots of CGI, and presents a...

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Is Uncompensated Care Killing the Private Primary Care Practice?
As early as next year, an Accenture report claims, as few as one third of doctors will actually own their practice, down from nearly half in 2005. Is the independent primary...

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Taking the Pulse…of Primary Care Physicians
At Hello Health, we have both a unique opportunity and a distinct privilege to be able to sit down with primary care physicians across the country and talk about what keeps them...

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Online Care is Part of the New Normal in Primary Care
A recently released Accenture report focused on the interest of Americans in accessing health information online, including online consults. 82% want access to personal medical...

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Unpaid time is unfair to doctors
I have a young son who asked me the other day why Nat, our CEO, paid me for my work. This caught me by surprise and I asked what had prompted the question. He told me that he...

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The Affordable Care Act and your EHR
Last week’s landmark decision from the Supreme Court clears the way for full implementation of the 906-page healthcare reform law. Know anyone that read it from cover to...

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Primary Care Independence
As we pause on July 4th to reflect on the spirit and sacrifice that created and sustains the independence of our great nation, the independence of the primary care practice is...

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Investing in Electronic Health Records? Think Meta-ROI.
The traditional way of thinking about your technology Return on Investment (ROI) is in strictly financial terms: Take the cost of a technology investment and attempt to quantify...

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Is it Time to Say Goodbye to Outpatient Care?
outpatient Labels can be very useful. They make our lives simpler, help us to compartmentalize, categorize, and make quick decisions. They can bring structure to our view of our...

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