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Three Ways Telemedicine Improves Care for Providers and Patients

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 11/1/18 3:00 PM

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.

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Topics: telehealth, TeleVisits, telemedicine

The Opioid Crisis: How to Increase Patient Safety

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/26/18 6:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Opioid, opioid epidemic, Opioid risk tool

Keep Patients Safe with Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP)

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/25/18 6:00 AM

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.

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Topics: EHR integration, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Three Ways to Succeed with MACRA/MIPS in 2018 and Beyond

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/19/18 10:45 AM

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. 

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Topics: MACRA, MIPS, value-based programs

How telehealth helps to improve compliance among ADHD patients

Posted by Dr. Prasanthi Reddy, Rainbow Pediatric Center on 10/15/18 11:07 AM

Established in 2004, Rainbow Pediatric Center (RPC) has seven providers serving patients in Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra, Florida. We work thoroughly at bridging the gaps in healthcare and providing quality healthcare to our patients. Regarding ADHD patients, we knew that close follow-up with patients yielded better outcomes. We noticed that some parents were having difficulty getting children to appointments. Parents did not want to pull their children out of school for frequent check-ups and we were unable to meet the demands of requested after-school visits. This was a big barrier to care.

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Topics: telemedicine, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD treatment

How Eva, the eClinicalWorks Virtual Assistant, is transforming the office visit

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/11/18 4:30 PM

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.

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Topics: Physician burnout, EHR integration, EHR usability

eClinicalWorks and National Health IT Week

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/11/18 3:30 PM

We’re back from Nashville, where we held our 11th annual National Conference, and now we are jumping right into National Health IT Weekwhich focuses on catalyzing change in the U.S. healthcare system through the use of information technology.

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Topics: National Health IT Week, Information technology, healthcare IT

Powering Through on Game Day!

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/7/18 5:29 PM

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.

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Topics: National Conference, V11, Prizma, telemedicine

Making Connections on Saturday

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/6/18 5:10 PM

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.

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Topics: Interoperability, EHR, National Conference, TeleVisits, Carequality, CommonWell

Bright Medical Horizons in Nashville

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/5/18 7:36 PM

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.

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Topics: Interoperability, integration, networks

What are MACRA and MIPS?

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 8/27/18 4:54 PM

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.

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Topics: MACRA, Medicare, MIPS

eClinicalWorks Interoperability Expert Named to CommonWell Board of Directors

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 7/12/18 6:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Interoperability, CommonWell

#TBT Innovations from the National Conference

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 6/21/18 12:00 PM

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.

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Topics: Interoperability, National Conference, Eva

A Community Tackles the AIDS Crisis

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 6/18/18 6:00 AM

In 1984, in the early days of the AIDS pandemic, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler made a bold prediction: An effective vaccine against HIV would be available within two years.

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Topics: PRM Services, HIV, AIDS

Righttime Medical: Building a New Medical Model

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 6/11/18 6:00 AM

What happens when primary care practices don’t provide patients with the service they demand, including flexible hours? Someone else does.

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Topics: Patient Engagement, Interoperability, Urgent Care, pediatric

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