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  • Turning appointment no-shows into revenue opportunities

    Tina Joros
    November 17, 2017

    Practices have been searching for effective ways to fill "no-show" appointments to make up for the lost revenue. But that’s not all it’s costing organizations. Read more…

  • A more proactive way to match patients to clinical trials

    Tina Joros
    October 18, 2017

    Our October App of the Month, ePatientFinder, enables providers to tap into patient data and identify chronic disease patients that may be a match for local clinical trials. Read more…

  • Answering the call for an open approach to healthcare data

    Steve Brain
    October 03, 2017

    The path to digital maturity must be open. NHS England’s national director of operations and information, Matthew Swindells, reinforced the need for an open approach in a recent keynote address. I couldn’t agree more. Read more…

  • How to evaluate patient education strategies

    Tina Joros
    September 19, 2017

    When re-evaluating patient education, it is important to not only consider technology, such as the electronic health record (EHR), but also the quality of the educational content. Practices should ask themselves these questions. Read more…

  • One-click access to patient education resources

    Tina Joros
    May 18, 2017

    This month, our App of the Month highlights a solution from StayWell to highlight the different patient education options available to providers today. Read more…

  • Why health IT has failed patients 11

    Paul Black
    May 08, 2017

    The health IT industry will succeed only when it recognizes that what truly matters – the sole reason health IT exists – is to ensure better care for patients. Read more…

  • Finding better ways to notify providers about patient events

    Erik Kins
    April 11, 2017

    The variability of the EHR capabilities makes it more complex for large health systems to design a cohesive notification system. Using open Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), Northwell Health designed a solution that enables clinicians to see patient event notifications within their electronic health record (EHR) workflow, which enables better care coordination. Read more…

  • Modernizing the pediatric practice for millennial parents

    Tina Joros
    March 27, 2017

    Many pediatric practices are discovering that millennial parents (those born from the early 1980s to the late 1990s) have different expectations for their children’s health care than previous generations. Practices like Raleigh Pediatrics, for example, have used tools like Phreesia to help modernize their practices with electronic patient intake and other tech-enabled services that millennial parents have come to expect. Read more…

  • What’s happening with FHIR®? 2

    Jeff Danford
    March 15, 2017

    Since we posted our beginner’s guide to Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) more than a year ago, we’ve seen a lot of change with this standard for health data exchange. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers. Read more…

  • Mobile apps are engaging patients in new ways

    Tina Joros
    February 16, 2017

    Can you imagine what it must have been like working on the initial launch of Apple’s App Store? I think we all want to make an impact like that. For those of us in the Allscripts Developer Program (ADP), we’re one part of an overall transformation throughout the healthcare industry that’s changing the way people think about health data, its accessibility, and its potential to fundamentally improve how people live. Read more…

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