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Doctor implementing engagement technology to improve patient adherence

How Engagement Technology Improves Patient Adherence

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.

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Patient-Centric Care

Patient-Centric Care: 5 Examples You Can Implement Today

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.

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Selecting the right technology partner for your EHR

Why So Many EHR Vendors Struggle with Interoperability

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:

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InteliChart Streamlines the Patient Intake Process

How InteliChart Streamlines the 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.

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Doctor Reviewing Medical Records

Why Patient Access to Medical Records Matters

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.

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Identifying and Overcoming Common EHR Usability Challenges

on February 23, 2022 | By Wendy Bartlett

Electronic health records (EHRs) play a prominent role in the healthcare industry, offering numerous benefits for today’s practices and providers. However, the rise of healthcare consumerism and shift to value-based care have completely transformed the way physicians deliver care to their patients. As a result, EHR vendors are now tasked with ensuring their products evolve in ways that help their physician customers better serve their patients—but doing so is easier said than done.

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How InteliChart’s Patient Portal Addresses Meaningful Use

on February 9, 2022 | By Wendy Bartlett

Healthcare organizations and providers are increasingly focused on finding ways to improve efficiency, simplify operations, and achieve more positive patient outcomes. The Meaningful Use (MU) program—also called the Promoting Interoperability (PI) program—was established to help accomplish exactly that. However, successfully complying with these mandates requires a strategic approach and the right technology. Find out what Meaningful Use is and how InteliChart’s Patient Portal helps healthcare practices and providers address it.

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New CMS Interoperability Rule

Everything You Need to Know About the New CMS Interoperability Rule

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.

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