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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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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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Overcome These 3 Barriers and Improve Patient Access to Healthcare

Overcome These 3 Barriers and Improve Patient Access to Healthcare

on October 12, 2021 | By The InteliChart Team

Patient access to healthcare is a significant industry-wide area of concern that many stakeholders are committed to improving. When patients cannot access providers, it’s impossible for them to receive the care they need and deserve. The rise of retail health clinics is slowly improving patient access to healthcare, and it’s simultaneously creating competition for traditional practices because these clinics offer more flexible hours and cost transparency.

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Best Practices to Optimize Your Patient Registration Process

Best Practices to Optimize Your Patient Registration Process

on June 9, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett

The patient registration process needs to be as simple as possible for everyone involved, from patients to office staff and providers. The rise of healthcare consumerism means that care access has expanded to big-box retail stores like CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart, further accelerating the need for a seamless registration experience. 

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7 Barriers to Value-Based Care and How to Overcome Them

7 Barriers to Value-Based Care and How to Overcome Them

on May 5, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett

The shift from volume-based care to value-based care has completely transformed the healthcare industry. Value-based care is a form of healthcare reimbursement based on quality and clinical outcomes, as opposed to the number of services provided. Rather than following the traditional fee-for-service payment model, healthcare practices now strive to focus on overall quality of care, patient satisfaction, and health outcomes. These “fee-for-performance” payment models are slowly but surely raising quality standards, improving patient outcomes, and reimagining care delivery across the board—but for providers, adapting the way they serve patients is easier said than done.

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5 Ways Your Healthcare Practice Should Be Using Automation

5 Ways Your Healthcare Practice Should Be Using Automation

on April 22, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett

Manual, inefficient workflows are a thing of the past in almost every industry, and healthcare is no exception. Automation in healthcare is nothing new: Technological advances have completely changed the game, enabling practices and providers to streamline time-consuming processes and improve their operations. Although many are already taking advantage of technology to automate manual workflows, some are not quite there yet. The truth is, the degree to which you embrace technology to work more efficiently can make or break your practice, so the sooner you get on board, the better.

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Looking Beyond COVID-19: What’s Next for Patient Engagement?

Looking Beyond COVID-19: What’s Next for Patient Engagement?

on March 30, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed many aspects of the healthcare industry, including how care is delivered, how technology is used, and everything in between. Now as we begin looking beyond the pandemic, healthcare leaders must determine what these changes mean for the future of patient engagement and how practices should take note over the next year to prepare for what’s to come.  What’s next for patient engagement in a post-COVID-19 era? Here’s our take:

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