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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.

The Patient Engagement Pyramid
This blog post was originally published in 2012. Two years later, patient engagement is even more in focus as patient portals are launched in response to Meaningful Use...

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Telemedicine Improves Patient Access and Satisfaction
I heard an interesting story this week on National Public Radio about the ways North Carolina is dealing with an alarming lack of available psychiatrists for patients in rural...

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Read the Signs: It’s time for a New EHR
As many of you might have noticed in the news lately, there has been a lot of talk about physicians and their satisfaction with electronic health records (EHRs). Numerous articles...

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Accountable Care and Independent Practice: Can they Coexist?
It’s happening right before our eyes. The health care system is transitioning away from volume-based care and reimbursement in favor of payment models that emphasize outcomes...

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Beyond the In Office Visit: The Benefits of Patient Portals
Do you remember the last time you used a phone book? I mean the actual printed phone book supplied by the phone company. And when I say “phone company” I mean the one that...

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Free EHRs: Where Does the Data Go?
A number of myths have been circulated this past year about cloud-based EHR (electronic health records) systems — especially free cloud-based systems like Hello Health’s....

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Hello Health and HIT: Looking back, looking forward
What a year 2013 turned out to be! The Hello Health development team released EIGHT platform updates over the course of the year, each in response to the feedback and needs of our...

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Faster Product Development the Sign of an Innovative EHR Vendor
With the world of Health IT booming and hundreds of EHR vendors vying for attention, the prospect of choosing the perfect fit for a practice can seem daunting. Many physicians...

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Patient Engagement: The Most Important Prescription of All
Everyone’s talking about patient engagement these days.   Social media is buzzing with patient engagement hash tags and some are even proclaiming it as the “blockbuster...

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