Top Ten Medicare Remote Patient Monitoring FAQs for 2021

The public comment window on the proposed 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule is just days away. Commonly known as the Proposed Rule, the measure includes key updates to the 2020 version. Some provisions still require clarification, so providers are encouraged to reach out to the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) before Sept. 30. […]

By |September 23, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2|0 Comments

15 Best Uses for Telemedicine

The other day, I came across an article that contained 115 mHealth and telehealth statistics. Thinking it sounded intriguing (though slightly overwhelming), I began reading the facts. After struggling through the first 7 or 8 less-than-impressive statistics, I quickly became disinterested. Sure, maybe only 9 of cell phone owners receive texts or updates about medical issues, but is that really news? Don’t we already know that number is extremely low? […]

By |July 29, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Reduce Patient No-show Rates

Patient no-show rates are a chronic problem in physician practices, whether someone is a specialty-care provider or a primary care physician. Many practitioners aren’t even aware of their no-show rates nor the negative consequences they have on their practice. […]

By |July 22, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Telemedicine Software Essentials

Most providers don’t get into healthcare because they love evaluating, implementing, and using new software technology, but it is becoming an increasingly important part of the job. This is a double-edged sword in many ways. The reason that technology has become such an essential part of practicing medicine is that it has the potential for amazing benefits. It can increase practice efficiency and revenue; it can help support patient loyalty, and even result in better health outcomes. Telemedicine technology for video visits indeed produces all of these benefits for many practices. […]

By |July 1, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Fool-proof Ways to Increase Patient Retention

Having long-term, established patients is a crucial component to any well-run practice. Bringing on new patients is no easy feat. Good business strategists understand that holding on to existing patients is much more cost-effective than trying to bring on new patients every year. […]

By |June 24, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2|0 Comments

8 Steps to a Highly Successful Telemedicine Program

Implementing a telemedicine program is a great way to increase practice revenue and delight your patients at the same time. Virtual visits are a huge convenience for patients and an opportunity to introduce a new level of flexibility into the practice. The technology exists to make incorporating remote care seamless. We talk to providers every day that have started a telemedicine program in short order. Here’s the roadmap to success that they’ve shared with us. […]

By |June 17, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2|0 Comments

What Your Patients Want to Know About Virtual Visits

If you’ve decided to introduce telemedicine to your practice, congratulations! You’ll find that it can help boost practice revenue, improve patient outcomes, protect against new types of competition, and even improve your work/life balance. But you won’t achieve any of those benefits if your patients don’t embrace the program. While studies show that even before the current COVID19 pandemic forced all of us to consider telemedicine our only healthcare option, increasingly patients have wanted the option of a virtual visit. But there is still a great deal of education necessary to really take advantage of the approach. […]

By |June 10, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2|0 Comments