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Making the Most of Your Patient Portal

It's understandable that many of you are hesitant to implement a patient portal. But practices that have taken the plunge say the time and money spent implementing the new technology leads to big payoffs — and quickly. Here's how to select, implement, and market a portal that will appeal to your patients.

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More patients are engaged with their healthcare, thanks to increased use of patient portals and other digital tools.

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Research has shown that patient stories can heal. In this regard, Open Notes is a movement that can improve the doctor-patient relationship.

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As millennials take over as the most populous age group, online reviews and physician ratings are going to have a pertinent impact on healthcare.

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When it comes to marketing yourself online, think like a patient — especially when communicating, posting content, and designing your website.

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Docs say they feel pressure from hospitals to make patients happy by prescribing narcotics. Also, text messaging patients may be the next frontier.

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Even if you're totally HIPAA compliant and know that your portal is secure, your patients may not be so sure.

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Patient engagement is important for practices to ensure better care for the patient. Here are nine ways to improve your patient engagement efforts.

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