on August 31, 2022 | By The InteliChart Team
Ensuring proper patient adherence to prescribed medications and treatment plans is a must for healthcare practices and providers—but it’s also easier said than done. Ever-evolving consumer and patient expectations can be challenging for practice staff to accommodate; however, doing so is essential for achieving positive health outcomes. Fortunately, healthcare practices can use technology to engage and empower patients to follow their providers’ recommendations and improve patient adherence.
on July 7, 2022 | By The InteliChart Team
Patient-centric (or patient-centered) care is a concept that comes up again and again in healthcare today, but it’s more than just a catchy phrase—it’s the way of the future. Many healthcare practices have caught on, with an increasing number of providers implementing processes and technologies to transition to patient-centric care delivery. Let’s talk about patient-centric care: what it is, why it’s important, and five different examples you can start implementing today.
on July 1, 2022 | By The InteliChart Team
Achieving and maintaining electronic health record (EHR) interoperability is essential in healthcare today—but it also presents significant challenges. Evolving security requirements and emerging technologies can keep EHR vendors from offering secure, interoperable solutions that protect patient safety while improving practice efficiency. Let’s discuss why so many EHR vendors struggle with interoperability and what they can do to overcome common barriers:
on June 22, 2022 | By The InteliChart Team
The patient intake process can be quite cumbersome and can cause headaches for your already-strained ancillary medical staff and patients. Paper forms are slow, prone to error, and simply outdated. These days, it seems like nearly everything is going digital—why shouldn’t your patient intake process follow suit? Plus, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the last thing your patients want to do is sit in a waiting room filling out paperwork with a pen and clipboard that could be covered in germs. Fortunately, digitizing your patient intake process can help mitigate many of these challenges while offering several additional benefits for patients, practices, and providers. Let’s talk about why it's time to digitize your patient intake process.
on April 27, 2022 | By The InteliChart Team
The rise of healthcare consumerism and emerging technologies has prompted many practices to streamline and reimagine the patient intake process. With an abundance of digital tools at our disposal, gone are the days of filling out paper forms and manually entering data—at least for most healthcare practices. Learn how InteliChart streamlines the patient intake process for practices, patients, and providers alike.
on April 13, 2022 | By The InteliChart Team
Most Americans want their health data to be more accessible and better protected—and the benefits of making medical records readily accessible are clear. With easy access to their medical records, patients are equipped and empowered to make better, more informed decisions regarding their healthcare. Fortunately, patient access to medical records is on the rise, with the increasing use of portals and application programming interfaces (API) integrations putting more data directly in consumers’ hands. Let’s dive into the current state of patient access to medical records and why it matters today.
on April 6, 2022 | By The InteliChart Team
Healthcare consumers have options when it comes to choosing a provider, and they’re not afraid to switch to another practice if their expectations are not met. In fact, about 7 in 10 (69 percent) consumers said they would switch healthcare providers for a better experience.
on March 30, 2022 | By The InteliChart Team
Modern healthcare consumers’ needs are constantly evolving. Patients today expect more from their healthcare providers, seeking the same convenient, personalized experiences they’ve become accustomed to in the digital age.
on March 9, 2022 | By The InteliChart Team
COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are dominating current headlines and conversations. People across the country and around the world continue to be faced with the decision of whether or not to get boosted—and unfortunately, vaccine hesitancy is still a very prominent challenge.
on January 10, 2022 | By The InteliChart Team
U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently introduced new interoperability mandates as part of the Interoperability and Patient Access final rule. The new CMS interoperability rule, which took effect on July 1, 2021, will benefit healthcare providers, practices, and patients in various ways—but there are still a few critical considerations to keep in mind in order to adapt.