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This Month’s Healthcare IT News: Healthcare Consumerism

on September 22, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

In recent years, we’ve seen the steady rise of healthcare consumerism, or the enabling of patients to become more involved in their care decisions. The emergence of new healthcare IT tools and ever-evolving care landscape have transformed the industry, empowering consumers to step up and take their health into their own hands. 

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4 Tips for Managing the Patient Journey Remotely

on September 10, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

COVID-19 has changed nearly everything about our daily lives, from the way we shop and socialize to how we approach healthcare. For providers and their practices, the global health crisis has rapidly accelerated the need for remote patient care tactics. The question is, what can healthcare practices do to engage patients and keep them up to date during such unprecedented times?

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Patient Engagement Isn’t Just a Provider Initiative—EHR Vendors Need to Pay Attention, Too

on September 8, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

Electronic health records (EHRs) play a vital role in modern healthcare.  EHR vendors develop their systems to facilitate tools providers can use to document their clinical encounters and manage the patient record. In recent years, EHR vendors have also been looking to serve the patient in terms of new technologies to keep them wired into their health and associated providers. 

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Is Your Patient Portal Built for Your Patient’s Convenience?

on August 20, 2020 | By The InteliChart Team

These days, nearly every healthcare practice uses some type of portal to engage patients and improve health outcomes. A recent survey revealed that 90 percent of healthcare organizations offer portal access to their patients. However, despite this widespread adoption, the same survey found that less than one-third of patients actively use the portal available to them.

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7 Benefits of Digitizing the Patient Intake Process

on July 14, 2020 | 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 Paper forms are slow, prone to error, and simply outdated.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.

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