Why coordinated primary care is the key to helping chronically ill patients

By | March 17, 2017 at 3:02 pm

A recent study published in the Annals of Family Medicine noted that among 11 high-income countries, the United States had the highest rate of primary care coordination gaps. The results of this study also showed that patients under 65 years and patients with chronic conditions were the most likely to experience poor primary care coordination. […]

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Best in KLAS report names Elation as top-performing, “stunningly easy-to-use” EHR for small practices

By | March 15, 2017 at 12:11 pm

Each year, the health IT industry looks to KLAS, a leading health IT research firm, to recognize the EHR systems that are performing best in serving the needs of their customers.  The Best in KLAS awards recognize “the software and service organizations that excelled in helping providers deliver better patient care.” In 2017, Elation’s Clinical […]

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What independent physicians need to know about the ACA replacement bill

By | March 7, 2017 at 11:48 pm

2,540 days after the ACA was signed into law, Republican legislators unveiled the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal bill, named ‘The America Health Care Act,’ yesterday. As a reconciliation bill (part of the budget process), the bill only needs 51 votes to pass the Senate (including Vice President Mike Pence if a tie breaker is […]

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Checking in on the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Program

By | March 6, 2017 at 7:19 pm

Last year, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) program as an advanced primary care medical home model that offers incentives to physicians for delivering comprehensive primary care – care that is more accessible, coordinated, and patient-centered. In January, the program launched for the nearly 3,000 participating practices […]

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How physicians drive innovation at Elation

By | March 2, 2017 at 7:44 pm

Since the HITECH Act was passed in 2009, nearly 90% of physicians have reported using an EHR for their practice. Though most physicians report using an EHR, there is still plenty of work to do in terms of leveraging this technology to improve patient care. For starters, most physicians find EHRs difficult to use, leading […]

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Health policy update: what’s happened since the inauguration that impacts independent practices

By | February 15, 2017 at 7:12 am

Over the past few weeks, major changes to health policy have been in progress under President Donald Trump and members of the 115th Congress. Independent physicians and primary care practices are like to be affected, and Elation has been keeping tabs on this new policy landscape. We’ll examine the major health policy issues of the […]

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How to streamline your billing workflow with Elation

By | February 7, 2017 at 4:28 am

Medical billing can be one of the most challenging and time-consuming aspects of running an independent practice — but it is also critical to the viability of your business. In an effort to simplify this process and make your practice operations more efficient, we’ve partnered with many leading practice management vendors to make medical billing […]

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New resources from Elation to support your independent practice

By | February 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm

We at Elation Health believe that independent physicians should have the freedom to focus on their patients. That’s why we recently developed a series of new resources that can help you stay up-to-date with the latest policy requirements and healthcare trends and support the way your independent practice cares for its patients. Elation’s Resource Center: […]

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Elation Health and Wellness for Life Partner to Deliver Innovative Care in On-site Clinics

By | January 30, 2017 at 3:51 pm

Today, we solidified our commitment to working with on-site, near-site clinics to improve care by announcing our partnership with Wellness for Life, one of the leading and fastest-growing health and benefits services organizations spearheading the development of the direct primary care model and membership-based clinics. Through our partnership with Wellness for Life, we hope to […]

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Elation to attend 16th Annual Congress on On-Site Employee Health Clinics

By | January 26, 2017 at 7:52 pm

Next week, we’re excited to be attending the 16th Annual Congress on On-Site Employee Health Clinics in Scottsdale, Arizona as an exhibitor and technology solution for on-site clinics. Elation’s extensive experience with Direct Primary Care (DPC) practices has led to engagement the growing number of companies who operate on-site or near-site health clinics for employees. […]

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