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How Messenger Sustains Community Practice

Posted by eClinicalWorks on Jul 24, 2017 6:00:00 AM

How does an established practice improve?

Imagine for a moment that you run a small family health practice. You’ve been a part of the community for more than 50 years, and deliver quality care to thousands of patients, young and old. You’ve kept up with developments in healthcare, expanded the services you offer your patients, and even made the transition to Electronic Health Records without much trouble.

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Topics: Patient Portal, community, messenger, workflows

Using Big Data to Right Size a Practice

Posted by eClinicalWorks on Jul 17, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Patient Portal and a Touch of Standard Deviation

Enjoying the Practice of Medicine Again

Doctors become doctors for lots of reasons, mostly having to do with helping others remain healthy, overcome illness, and live fuller, more meaningful lives. But along the way a lot can happen. Your practice grows larger and more complex. Financial headaches abound. Insurance rules change. Government mandates are added.

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Topics: Big Data, Patient Engagement, Patient Portal

The house call, once upon a time

Posted by eClinicalWorks on Jul 10, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Medical Quality Comes Home

You know all those Norman Rockwell painting showing a kindly, white-haired doctor coming to the house to give a child his or her checkup? Once upon a time in America, that was the norm. In fact, as recently as 1930 — well within the memory of many Americans — 40% of all patient encounters in the U.S. were house calls, according to a 2011 study in American Family Physician.

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Topics: house calls, quality

CityMD: Transforming walk-in and urgent care

Posted by eClinicalWorks on Jul 3, 2017 6:00:00 AM

The ‘New York Minute’ Difference

Does a minute make any difference in your life? How about two minutes? Or three?

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Topics: Kiosk, Urgent Care, Walk-in clinic

Chronic Care Management: Improving Quality of Care

Posted by eClinicalWorks on Jun 26, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Aging populations, chronic needs

The fact that America is aging is no secret. According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans age 65 or older is expected to double by 2060 — to nearly 100 million. Nor is such information new. The trends have been apparent for years, and even if the estimates vary here and there, there’s no doubt that the nation’s average age is rising — bringing a lot of healthcare challenges.

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Topics: Chronic Care Management, CCM, Quality of Care