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Patient Portals Boost Patient Engagement and Promote Men’s Health

Patient Portals Boost Patient Engagement and Promote Men’s Health

Over the last few years, growing a mustache during the month of November has become increasingly popular. Maybe you’ve noticed a few more mustachioed patients coming into your medical practice over the last week or so, and likely there will be more to come. Have you been wondering why? The Movember Foundation For Men’s Health …continue reading

Is Sending Unencrypted Patient Records Illegal?

Is Sending Unencrypted Patient Records Illegal?

The portability of medical records and use of patient portal apps to fulfill the patient engagement requirements of Meaningful Use and MACRA creates a generally healthier population. At the same time, their use creates concerns about record protection. Some patients might prefer to receive their protected health information (PHI) through an insecure email system they …continue reading

Why Healthcare Portals Are the Next Level of Patient Engagement

Why Healthcare Portals Are the Next Level of Patient Engagement

A successful practice is one that does two things well: maintains financial profitability, and develops strong provider-patient relationships. The way a practice communicates and educates patients is a huge factor in determining healthcare success. The simple and underutilized tool to create better patient engagement is an efficient use of healthcare portals. Portals are online gateways of communication between doctors, patients, and clinical …continue reading

How EHRs Are Providing Positive Patient Experiences

How EHRs Are Providing Positive Patient Experiences

The latest studies have shown that electronic medical tools are saving patients money and increasing satisfaction The landscape of healthcare technology is changing, find an EHR that can help you maintain a hold in the competitive healthcare market From the Affordable Care Act to the HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health), …continue reading

5 Ways EHRs Enhance Patient-Provider Relationship

5 Ways EHRs Enhance Patient-Provider Relationship

Electronic health records (EHRs) are changing the way doctors interact with patients. They provide a level of communication impossible by old methods of record keeping and are quickly becoming the gateway to an interoperable and value-centric health system. A comprehensive and accessible EHR can boost the productivity of a practice many times over, giving both provider and …continue reading

Patient & Physician Portals Could Save Time and Money

Patient and referral physician portals can be extremely beneficial to both the patients and their providers. However, in order to enjoy all of the benefits they can provide, the portals need to possess the proper functionality. Patient portals increase both productivity and efficiency. Some patient portal systems allow patients to register and complete forms online, …continue reading

Patient Portal Benefits to an Electronic Medical Record System

Patient Portal Benefits to an Electronic Medical Record System

As the healthcare industry shifts its focus to Electronic Medical Records, many forward-thinking practices are asking EMR vendors about “Patient Portals.” A portal can be thought of as a gateway or door (in the form of a web interface) to related sets of data, content, and web services. Some well-known portals include Google, MSN, and Yahoo …continue reading