Tag: patient portal

Medical Practice Strategies: Time-Savers
It is important for practices to have a good workflow from the moment patients book their appointments to the time they leave the practice. That being said, many patients...

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Patient Portals: Helping Value-Based Care
It’s no secret that patient portals have changed the way patients approach their health and pushed for a more patient-centric health focus. With an emphasis on patient...

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Leveraging Patient Portals to Engage with Patients
When it comes to medical technology, many think of sophisticated, large surgical material and software. Although this is part of the technology found in the healthcare industry,...

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Overcoming Patient Portal Barriers
When it comes to incorporating technology into our healthcare system, just like any other industry, everyone fits within a segment. Whether it be clinicians, practice managers or...

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Should providers charge patients for portal access?
Marisa Torrieri discusses in HealcareDIVE with Stephen Armstrong if asking patients to pay for portal use turn them off, or if it does make sense for them to share in the cost...

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Rolling Back Medicine
The recent opening of several primary care clinics by Wal-Mart is among the latest examples of how our health care delivery landscape continues to evolve. And when the nation’s...

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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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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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The Online Search for an EHR
If you are among the half of primary care doctors who have yet to purchase an EHR, you are feeling pressure to decide if an EHR is part of your practice’s future and which EHR...

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