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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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In order to help patients with diabetes who need my services most, I've implemented some pre-screening efforts to help prioritize our patient panel.

Patient portals and telemedicine can improve efficiency and patient access to care, but in-person interaction with providers should always be a top priority.

Many doctors feel that promoting their practice is unprofessional. Instead, think of it as a way to help you provide excellent care to established and potential patients.

Here are five things that physicians can do to mitigate the risk of not only frivolous suits, but legitimate ones.

Standard SMS text messaging is not encrypted, secure, or HIPAA compliant. Without taking proper precautions, texting with patients puts your practice at risk.

Consultant Charlie Hauck provides five key components for practices to resolve conflict when it occurs and try to reduce it from happening in the first place.

As more Hispanics immigrate to the United States, it's time for medical practices to reconsider their traditional marketing efforts.

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