What is a patient longitudinal record?

By | November 10, 2017 at 7:44 pm

For the primary care physician, each patient visit usually focuses on a single reason for the encounter. The patient may be undergoing an annual physical exam or may have an injury or illness that needs to be treated. The provider typically sees the patient for that particular reason, charts the visit notes, and then goes […]



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Weekly Rounds: Tom Price resigns, CPC+, worksite clinics

By | October 17, 2017 at 5:29 pm

This week, we have tips on preparing your staff for value-based care, a study showing the cost savings on employer worksite clinics, how to get CPC+ credit for hbA1c improvement, news on the former HHS secretary Tom Price and strategies for patient-centered communication. At Elation Health, we’re committed to strengthening the physician-patient relationship and providing […]



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Balancing the Art, Science, and Business of Medicine

By | October 3, 2017 at 1:01 pm

The business of medicine, in particular, has developed a reputation as standing in the way of the actual practice of medicine. Halee Fischer-Wright, MD, a nationally recognized physician leader, healthcare executive, and former business consultant, and president and CEO of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), has written a book in which she emphasizes the need […]



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Elation builds Structured Health Maintenance and seven additional Clinical Quality Measures

By | October 2, 2017 at 2:13 pm

We’re always looking for ways to make Elation easier to use and more impactful toward providing patient-centered care. Recently, two new feature enhancements – structured Health Maintenance and seven additional Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) are centered around these objectives. With the addition of seven new CQMs in particular, […]



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Weekly Rounds: Measuring ROI, 21st Century Cures Act and marketing for DPC practices

By | September 26, 2017 at 4:57 pm

This week, we have an update on the 21st Century Cures Act, marketing tactics for DPC practices, tips on measuring ROI for on-site employer health clinics, a discussion on whether independent physicians can save healthcare and how cloud-based EHRs are helping physicians stay independent. At Elation Health, we’re committed to strengthening the physician-patient relationship and […]



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Weekly Rounds: PCPCC, Patient Engagement, DPC bill in Florida

By | September 18, 2017 at 4:55 pm

This week, we have an introduction to Elation’s new visit note templates, the PCPCC’s vision for primary care, ideas for making MACRA less demanding for physicians, definitions to important patient engagement terms and discussions on the Florida DPC bill. At Elation Health, we’re committed to strengthening the physician-patient relationship and providing intuitive tools for clinical […]



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Elation’s new visit note templates: chart faster and spend more time with patients

By | September 12, 2017 at 5:09 pm

Templates can be an essential, time-saving feature that enables independent physicians to provide more dedicated care to their patients. But poorly-designed templates can be just as time-consuming and frustrating as using no templates at all. Even worse, ill-conceived templating features can compromise patient safety. Elation’s visit note templates are different. Designed with the physician in […]



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Weekly Rounds: CPC+ Performance, Employer Health Clinics, Patient Referrals

By | September 11, 2017 at 4:59 pm

This week, we have a walkthrough of Elation’s CQM dashboard, medical billing and patient referral tips, a study on primary care appointment availability, and insights on employer health clinics. At Elation Health, we’re committed to strengthening the physician-patient relationship and providing intuitive tools for clinical first care.  Part of this commitment includes keeping physicians and […]



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Weekly Rounds: interoperability, MACRA, clinical decision support

By | September 6, 2017 at 3:28 pm

At Elation Health, we’re committed to strengthening the physician-patient relationship and providing intuitive tools for clinical first care.  Part of this commitment includes keeping physicians and staff informed about the latest healthcare news, technology trends, and policy updates that impact their practices and patients. We’re maintaining a set of healthcare-focused blogs where you can subscribe […]



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