What does it take for a large and rapidly expanding network of neurological practices to treat more than 1,000 patients a day across nearly 50 locations? For starters, it requires the right healthcare IT partner, one capable of integrating thousands of patient records into a seamless workflow. That partner would not only offer industry-leading design and function but would also be on the leading edge of the interoperability solutions that are critical in today’s interconnected world of medicine.
Technology continues to advance in healthcare, but an epidemic of physician burnout continues to threaten the quality of both the doctor’s and the patient’s experience. Between 2011 and 2014, burnout increased from 45.5% to 54.4%, according to the American Journal of Medicine. That had a negative impact on the quality of care, patient safety, and provider and patient satisfaction. While some EHR companies’ solutions may actually make the burnout problem worse by forcing providers to spend even more time on their computers, eClinicalWorks is providing tools that help providers actually reduce the risks of burnout.
For today’s busy physicians, finding ways to speed workflows without sacrificing accurate, quality care is critical to meeting the needs of their patients. According to a July 2018 study of U.S. physicians conducted by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, 55 percent reported symptoms of burnout. The study found that physician burnout is as important a factor in medical errors as unsafe medical workplace conditions — if not more so.
Telemedicine is transforming healthcare by making optimal use of healthcare resources. By providing an in-office experience remotely, healow TeleVisits lets providers deliver the same high-quality medicine while letting patients experience the comfort and convenience of being at home or on the road. Not every medical encounter requires a physical office visit, and TeleVisits are ideal for pre-op consultations, quick post-op checkups, and many routine encounters. Secure and fully integrated into the eClinicalWorks EHR, TeleVisits are making care easier and more efficient.
The opioid epidemic is a problem of significant proportions and only getting worse by the day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 11.5 million Americans, aged 12 or older, reported misusing prescription opioids in 2016. Implementing clinical decision support systems can improve patient safety by strengthening guidelines for the prescription of opioids, thereby detecting and preventing the misuse and abuse of these powerful medications.
Before prescribing prescription drugs to their patients, physicians in many states are required to check their state's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) database as a safeguard against the diversion and abuse of prescription medications. The rules vary from state to state, as well as which medications are covered by such programs, but most include a broad range of narcotics, tranquilizers, and stimulants.
Are you looking to take a deeper dive into MACRA and MIPS and learn how to succeed under the new rules? We want to share how eClinicalWorks is here to help.
Providers are currently getting accustomed to processes, adjusting to the new rules, meeting the reporting requirements, and have turned now their attention to finding ways to improve their performance. This is where eClinicalWorks comes in.
V11, the latest version of our core EHR, is transforming healthcare by providing physicians and medical staff with tools for comprehensive documentation, in-depth understanding, greater value, and higher satisfaction — for users and patients.
We’re back from Nashville, where we held our 11th annual National Conference, and now we are jumping right into National Health IT Week, which focuses on catalyzing change in the U.S. healthcare system through the use of information technology.
Sunday was our last day together at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, but even though the conclusion of the 2018 eClinicalWorks National Conference was in sight, it was clearly no time to let up on the learning and networking.
The thousands of eClinicalWorks customers who came to Nashville this weekend expected to hear about improvements to the core EHR, see some new products and services, renew friendships, and have some fun.
Sometimes, to know where you’re going, it’s important to take a look back. Which is why eClinicalWorks CEO and cofounder Girish Navani included a 1998 screenshot of the Google search engine and a 1994 image of the Netscape web browser during yesterday’s Keynote kicking off the 2018 National Conference.
Since 2016, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) have been changing the healthcare reimbursement landscape. Now, providers have largely adjusted to the new rules, are meeting the reporting requirements, and have turned their attention to finding ways to improve their performance.
eClinicalWorks is excited to announce that Tushar Malhotra, Director for Interoperability Strategy and Business Development, has been appointed to the CommonWell Health Alliance® Board of Directors. Tushar has a decade of experience in the healthcare IT industry and is responsible for defining solutions and services for integrating the eClinicalWorks EMR with disparate systems and applications.
Although our 11th annual National Conference is still four months away, we are in full-speed prep mode for the big event in Nashville, Tennessee! We’ve been designing, organizing, packing and planning so our customers can enjoy an experience to top even the hard-to-follow 2017 Conference.