Summer is officially here, and people around the country will be spending more time outside. We need sunshine in order to stay healthy, but too much of anything can become problematic.
Understanding the importance of your cardiovascular health is key to reducing the chances of contracting life-threatening diseases. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, and adopting a healthful diet alongside regular physical exercise can reduce the chances of contracting the disease.
Stability, continuity of care, and outstanding service matter
National Patient Recognition Week occurs each year during the first week of February, coinciding with another popular event — Groundhog Day. This year, we imagine that winter’s duration is probably not the first thing on the minds of providers and patients. They’re more likely to be asking how much longer the COVID-19 crisis will last!
Topics: Patient Engagement, telehealth, TeleVisits, messenger, Patient Relationship Management, Open Access®, patient experience, telemedicine, patient satisfaction, Patient-provider relationship, healow CHECK-IN, contactless check-in, national patient recognition week, eClinicalMessenger, e check in, healow Open Access®
Overcast with COVID-19 and scattered regulations
While much attention will remain focused on the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022, other topics of importance to healthcare providers in 2022 include:
While lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., the death rate has steadily declined for more than 30 years, thanks to increased screening, early detection, and improvements in treatment.
Engagement tools prove effectiveness among LGBTQ+ community
To help mark National Health Center Week (August 8-14), eClinicalWorks® recently sat down with Kirsty Gutierrez, Vice President of Health Center Services at Metro Inclusive Health in St. Petersburg, Florida, to learn how healthcare IT tools help their practice deliver care to their patients.
Neuro2Go: A tool to overcome limitations of referrals
Every medical ailment demands attention, but some ailments are more urgent than others. Where a patient might be able to wait a week to have a sore toe examined, almost any problem with the central nervous system demands prompt examination and diagnosis.
Have you noticed all that yellow-green dust settling on your porch, your driveway, your car, and maybe even the dog?
That’s pollen, of course, and while it may not be a problem for you, it’s a problem for millions of people. And pollen is just one of thousands of potential allergens that can wreak havoc with human health.
eClinicalWorks has all the elements you need
True invention is hard, but imagine transportation without the wheel, construction without nails, or literacy without the printing press. Each of those things was built on moments of inspiration, years of effort, and the slow accumulation of technology and knowledge. And the path to today’s technology-rich world is a very long one indeed, stretching from the alchemists of the Middle Ages to Benjamin Franklin’s kite to the integrated circuit.
With healthcare data constantly flowing in from multiple sources, how are providers supposed to best organize patient information within their EHR? Truly knowing your patient population starts by finding a means of aggregating scattered data and then funneling it into a convenient and organized system.
Topics: wearables, wearable devices, Interoperability, podcast, telehealth, TeleVisits, PRISMA, interoperability in healthcare, One Patient One Record, electronic medical records, medical records, reimbursement, EHR data, healow Insights, wearable technology, wearable health devices
There are few things as satisfying as placing the last piece of a jigsaw puzzle in the correct spot.
January 29, 2021, is National Puzzle Day and even though finishing a jigsaw puzzle may be satisfying, solving unique problems specific to healthcare is another area worth celebrating.
Topics: Patient Engagement, Population Health, Interoperability, Patient Portal, telehealth, TeleVisits, Chronic Care Management, CCM, Open Access®, telemedicine, HEDIS, transition care management, TCM, healthcare interoperability, healow CHECK-IN, contactless check-in, online appointment booking, care plan oversight, National Puzzle Day, Disease Explorer, PRISMA, FHIR, #NationalPuzzleDay
To say a lot happened in 2020 would be an understatement. In this blog, we wanted to take a moment to focus on how eClinicalWorks® has changed over the last year and what we are looking forward to in 2021 and beyond.
What do you get when you combine lots of snowfall, a worldwide pandemic, and a nearly complete lockdown of your state?
All the elements for success are in place
The challenge of delivering quality healthcare during a global pandemic made 2020 an extraordinarily challenging time. The new year promises to be equally challenging, but perhaps in a more hopeful way. With vaccines against COVID-19 nearing approval and proven solutions for telehealth and contactless check-in in place, it’s a great time for medical practices to assess their next moves.
On March 16, Internists Associates of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania closed their physical doors to the world. But that didn’t mean that the care ever stopped for the more than 8,000 patients who rely upon the practice.