on December 5, 2023 | By The InteliChart Team
According to the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, flu progression in the Southern Hemisphere is a good predictor of our flu season in the United States. This year, flu season spiked early in Australia, which may indicate we’re in for a wave of cases soon. For healthcare leaders, this means mobilizing resources swiftly to curb the impact. As healthcare professionals, you have a pivotal role in safeguarding your patients' health, and one crucial way to do this is by increasing flu vaccination rates. In this blog, we'll explore a dual approach to achieving this goal: quick, straightforward strategies that require minimal preparation, and technology-enhanced methods that harness the power of innovation for even better results.
on June 22, 2023 | By The InteliChart Team
Originally posted in May, 2020 under the title, Benefits of Patient Portals and 5 Key Features. Updated June, 2023. Each year, an increasing number of healthcare providers recognize the benefits that come with patient portal adoption. A recent survey found that 72 percent of patients had access to a patient portal, up 64 percent from just a few years ago in 2016—and that momentum isn't likely to slow down anytime soon.
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 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.
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.
on October 19, 2021 | By The InteliChart Team
In recent years, healthcare practices and providers have focused on ensuring fair and equitable access to care for every individual. Countless disparities have come to light, emphasizing the need for better health equity across various patient populations due to social determinants of health (SDOH).
on April 15, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett
Each year, countless healthcare professionals pursue NextGen certifications in one or more of the electronic health record (EHR) vendor’s solutions. Earning a NextGen certification is a great way to demonstrate your proficiency in using their solutions, work more efficiently, and better serve your patients. Whether you’re considering becoming a NextGen Certified Professional (NCP) yourself or it was recommended by your employer, chances are you have questions about the following:
on March 2, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett
Electronic health records (EHRs) arm healthcare practices with a method to digitally document and track the care they provide. However, in more recent years, EHR providers have started adapting their software and looking for ways to incorporate patient engagement tools that enhance their product offering and deliver greater support to patients. Despite their newfound focus on patient engagement, many EHR vendors miss the mark when it comes to actually engaging patients. This can ultimately result in healthcare practices like yours, that may be concerned with failing to meet modern consumer expectations, switching EHRs to provide their patients with a better, more user-friendly digital experience.
on February 2, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett
Today’s healthcare consumers expect seamless digital experiences, your patients included. Healthcare practices aim to deliver patient-centered care and align with modern consumer expectations, but doing so requires arming patients with the tools and resources they need—which starts with the patient portal.