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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 Affordable Care Act – On the Doorstep of Open Enrollment
October 1, 2014 is a historic date in the history of health care in our nation. Open enrollment will commence under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). And...

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Hello Health Bids Farewell to National Coordinator for Health IT
Along with a new wave of summer heat, the beginning of August brought the announcement that Farzad Mostashari, M.D., will be stepping down from the national coordinator for health...

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Connecting with Your Patient Panel through Your EHR
On a recent trip to visit a customer, I flew on a major carrier that I had not been on for quite some time. As I sat waiting for my flight to board, the gate agent proceeded to...

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Independent Medical Practices: What does the Future Hold?
It’s no secret that independent medical practice owners are struggling more than ever before with the business aspect of running their practices, and trends show that more and...

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Five Tips for Successful EHR Implementation
Transitioning to a new electronic health record (EHR) system can be daunting for medical practices. But by leveraging proper training, practices can avoid setbacks and implement a...

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Electronic Health Returns
An interesting study on the return on investment from implementing an electronic health record (EHR) appears In the March 2013 issue of Health Affairs. Based on survey data from...

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Primary Care Doctor 2.0: A New Look at a Long-Standing Profession
The world of the primary care doctor has been rapidly changing and will continue to do so over the coming years. Insurance concerns, higher patient expectations about care, an...

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Diversity in Health Information Technology
Diversity in health information technology (HIT) often gets a bad name. In the electronic health record (EHR) space, it comes up in the context of too many vendors, too many...

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Hello Health Version 6.0 Coming Soon!
Let’s get ready to roll out! On Monday, May 13, Hello Health will introduce Version 6.0, featuring multiple updates and enhancements to its robust electronic health record (EHR)...

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