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Conversational technology and patient engagement are two technology trends sweeping through the three trillion dollar healthcare industry. In these short, interactive discussions, industry experts talk about how and where innovation is impacting the customer experience at hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and the vast array of related services in the industry.
 
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Clinical research studies are increasing in numbers, they’re getting more complex, and they must be executed in a very challenging, tight labor environment. These are some of the key drivers of decentralized programs that use technology to lessen the burden of requiring patients to be physically present in order to participate. Despite advances in …
 
One of the lesser-known aspects of the eClinicalWorks EHR, Rules Engine Alerts contain enormous power to improve care by holding providers accountable for attending to care issues as they arise. Jose Rocha of Performance Medical Management explains how a practice can use alerts to help ensure that providers and staff deal with care issues on the sp…
 
eCW Podcast host Adam Siladi and Dr. Dhrumil Shah, a physician and Chief Medical Information Officer at Compass Medical, a 150-provider, multispecialty group in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, discuss how a team-based approach can help reduce the risks of provider burnout while helping today’s busy medical practices achieve the goals of value-base…
 
Because two-thirds of their patients lack insurance and are self-pay, HealthWorks for Northern Virginia can’t rely upon insurance payer data to obtain the patient records they need. But as Jesse Burke explains, using healow Insights PRISMA enables HealthWorks to get the data they need at the point of care, because PRISMA gathers information from al…
 
For the last two years, Prima CARE, a medical practice with more than a dozen locations in Southeastern Massachusetts, has been using healow Insights to improve patient care. A secure, bidirectional interface allows practices to exchange patient information from any available internal or external network or hospital in the area or across the nation…
 
Monica Salopek of Acadiana Health & Wellness in Lafayette, Louisiana, said that providers are the driving force behind successful implementation of Chronic Care Management (CCM) programs. Her practice launched the CCM program to focus on patients who need more one-on-one attention. They have succeeded with it thanks to the initiative and strong com…
 
Observational studies are designed to establish baseline data for diseases and treatments across broad patient populations. There are over 94,000 of them each year. Often, these studies go on for an extended period of time, which places challenges on study sponsors to keep participants engaged and motivated. In this episode, Greg Kefer talks with R…
 
As medications get more specialized, so has the need for better engagement to help patients with their prescriptions. Manufacturers are investing in tools and programs that can help patients on their medication journeys, and digital strategies are front and center. In this episode, Greg Kefer is joined by Emily Gibb, who leads the patient service o…
 
More than 37 million Americans have diabetes today and an additional 96 million adults have pre-diabetes. Access to insulin treatment for many is vital. But in the past 10 years, the cost of insulin has increased by more than 1000% which is driving one in every four people with diabetes to ration or skip doses of insulin. The government and private…
 
In this edition of the eCW Podcast, we explore how Sun Life Family Health Center, a federally qualified Health Center in Casa Grande, Arizona, has made effective use of the payer data they obtain through healow Insights. The service has been a key to obtaining the data and insight they need to close gaps in care, derive greater value from annual Me…
 
Healthcare has become an expensive, clunky mess for everyone. The path forward has to be digital, but with labor shortages showing no signs of slowing down, the time has come to double down on innovation. The good news is that technology has matured to a place where it may finally be able to make a significant difference. In this episode, Shuo Qiao…
 
The technology behind Conversational AI is maturing rapidly across all sectors as consumers increasingly relying on language to interact with their devices. The labor shortage that plagues most industries has set the stage for technology that powers digital conversations, and the sector that may benefit most is healthcare. Anil Nair, Chief Technolo…
 
New price transparency rules from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services required hospitals and hospital-owned organizations to post machine-readable files in plain language that will allow patients to generate estimates for what they will pay for a given medical service. By using the healow Price Transparency tool, medical organizations can …
 
Is your practice still billing patients with paper statements, incurring the costs of printing and postage, putting up with errors, and waiting weeks or even months to get paid? There is a better solution! healow Payment Services lets patients make copayments or settle balances at any point during the cycle of care. Payments can be made through you…
 
Billions of people are now fully dependent on various forms of technology as part of their daily lives. Healthcare is no exception. As paper forms give way to digital health records and electronic communications, the risks of losing control of private patient information has risen dramatically. Every organization that deals with healthcare data mus…
 
The latest eClinicalWorks Behavioral Health module offers Bridge Community Health Clinic, an FQHC in Wausau, Wisconsin, the tools they need to deliver quality care. Dr. Dakota Kaiser, Clinical Director of Behavioral Health, cites phased treatment plans, the Data, Assessment, and Plan tool, integrated timer, in-place editing, and new options to prot…
 
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pioneer Physicians Network, a 70-provider organization in the Greater Akron, Ohio area decided to “right size” their practice. They used Revenue Cycle Management services from eClinicalWorks to shift burdensome work off their staff, allowing them to maximize the effectiveness of existing personnel and resources…
 
Conversational AI is rapidly maturing and becoming a viable technology option for healthcare organizations that need to digitize and scale patient engagement. Language-based user interfaces are ideal for reducing engagement friction and navigating high complexity. But technology experiences that are high on the user friendliness scale also require …
 
The nursing profession is one the most cherished professions there is. Those who take the plunge are true heroes that must work long, hard shifts to help patients of all types get through very difficult situations. When the COVID pandemic hit, nurses had to take things up to another level in order to deal with the massive waves of sick patients tha…
 
A recent study looked into patient perceptions about the administrative side of healthcare and found that tasks such as setting appointments, completing paperwork, and getting prior authorizations have gotten so hard, many patients have chosen to defer care to avoid the hassle. Investments to give patients the tools to manage their own healthcare h…
 
In this edition of the eClinicalWorks Podcast, Farah Saeed, a member of the Interoperability Team at eClinicalWorks discusses the importance of practices received ADT (admission, discharge, and transfer) notifications from hospitals for patients under their care. By enabling Direct messaging and using the eClinicalWorks Transition of Care Notificat…
 
The most lasting impact to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to be the healthcare labor shortage that shows no signs abating. Hundreds of thousands of workers have left the field, and it’s not just doctors and nurses. Nearly one third of healthcare spending is in the administrative domain and that sector has seen massive reductions in the support sta…
 
Genentech US Medical Affairs is involved in hundreds of concurrent clinical trials that involve a spectrum of participants and investigators. The world of clinical trials and therapy development has been evolving and now COVID-19 is forcing the industry to innovate in different ways as it deals with labor shortages, supply chain disruptions, and a …
 
Well before the COVID-19 pandemic put a new level of pressure on healthcare, the industry was struggling to deliver patient experiences that were on par with retail, banking, or travel. With more consumer companies evolving into healthcare services providers, the pressure to engage patients at scale became intense for hospital systems. Then COVID-1…
 
In this edition of the eClinicalWorks Podcast, host Brian Saal and eClinicalWorks's own Deb Wade discuss how the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) software in eClinicalWorks helps providers run drug checks and safely prescribe opioids and other controlled substances to their patients. They explore how eClinicalWorks works with prescriptio…
 
The cost of prescription medicine continues to surge for patients. As insurance coverage evolves, the out of pocket burden now exceeds $80B each year. While government and business policy leaders continue to search for a solution, there are opportunities to use innovation to bridge gaps, provide better patient services, and lower costs at the same …
 
Despite countless billions of dollars spent, and decades of effort, healthcare still lags behind other industries when it comes to successfully using digital technologies to interact with its customers — the patients. The ongoing challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in rapid advances in digital health solutions and telehealth. …
 
In this edition of the eCW Podcast, we talk with David Uptagrafft, Director of Operations at Innova Primary Care. He discusses how eClinicalWorks® Population Health tools such as eBO® and the eClinicalWorks Chronic Care Management solution have helped Innova accurately track physician performance and outperform many larger organizations’ quality me…
 
The healthcare system always operated in a way that depended on providers to do the right thing, to step up and make sure nobody gets left behind. With the COVID-19 pandemic raging through a second year, the strains being placed on doctors, nurses, and other caregivers has been intense. In many ways, the pandemic has exposed the flaws of a system t…
 
When entries in providers’ Progress Notes don’t match standard abbreviations in the medication database, uncoded allergies can arise. Such uncoded allergies will not trigger drug allergy alerts, which can lead to patient safety issues. eClinicalWorks has developed a mapping tool to automatically convert uncoded allergies to coded allergies, helping…
 
Healthcare has dealt with staffing shortages for years, and when COVID-19 arrived, the challenges became acute. Despite significant IT investments, process efficiency benefits have been elusive because staff or patients are still required to do additional work to make the technology perform. Now, as virtual care takes hold with patients, a new “thi…
 
To mark National Health Center Week 2021, the eCW Podcast team met with three of the many hundreds of health centers we work with nationwide to learn more about their latest strategies. Our customers share how they are using our telehealth solution, healow TeleVisits™, along with other Patient Engagement tools to expand access to care and reduce no…
 
To mark National Health Center Week 2021, the eCW Podcast team met with three of the many hundreds of health centers we work with nationwide to learn more about their latest strategies. Our customers share how they are using our telehealth solution, healow TeleVisits™, along with other Patient Engagement tools to expand access to care and reduce no…
 
To mark National Health Center Week 2021, the eCW Podcast team met with three of the many hundreds of health centers we work with nationwide to learn more about their latest strategies. Our customers share how they are using our telehealth solution, healow TeleVisits™, along with other Patient Engagement tools to expand access to care and reduce no…
 
In this edition of the eCW Podcast, host Brian Saal and Marzia Fatima, from the Business Development and Enterprise Strategy Group at eClinicalWorks, explore key features of the eClinicalWorks EHR — including some innovations and several existing but sometimes overlooked tools. They focus on how these features can help medical practices of all size…
 
Healthcare systems of record have matured and serve as the digital home for all patient data. As the strategic focus shifts beyond the four walls, success at engaging patients through smart, digital interactions will be contingent on the ability to leverage that data in an EMR or CRM system so that communications are personalized and effective. A s…
 
This edition of the eCW Podcast examines how better patient experiences and better patient outcomes are both the product of more effective use of Population Health solutions. When providers use these solutions for their patients with chronic conditions, those transitioning among care settings, and those in need of behavioral health services, the re…
 
The race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine shined a light on an issue that has challenged the pharmaceutical industry for years. Underrepresented minority communities are often disproportionately impacted by diseases, yet those groups are usually underrepresented in the clinical trials that are designed to assess the effectiveness of drugs that they ne…
 
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a rapidly-maturing technology space that is focused on the high-volume, repetitive, low-end tasks that have traditionally been handled by human teams. High levels of complexity and data make healthcare an ideal target for RPA and we are seeing advances across a number of back office functions, ranging from billin…
 
Regularly updating your EHR is vital for enhancing usability and patient safety. With the V11.52 series, eClinicalWorks offers enhancements for drug interaction checks, uncoded allergies, electronic Rx workflows, and flu clinics and reminder campaigns, and better voice recognition for daily documentation of patient care.…
 
Find out how patient-facing technology has helped patients become more engaged in their own health, improved processes for clinical staff, and continues to pave the way for a tech-friendly healthcare world with tools such as online appointment booking for PrimeCARE Medical Clinic, a 28-provider group with four locations throughout central and south…
 
According to a recent survey of more than 2400 adults, 74% rated the doctor’s office waiting room experience as fair or poor, while 80% indicated they would rather check in to their appointments virtually, on their mobile device. Waiting rooms have been on the innovation priority list for a long time, but the need to reopen for routine care in the …
 
If your doors remain open, patients might keep coming to your practice during a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. But Georgia’s Dekalb Pediatric Associates wasn’t taking any chances. By using the full range of Patient Engagement tools from eClinicalWorks® and healow®, including online booking, telehealth, and contactless check-in, they have both e…
 
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