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Hello Health’s blog features weekly articles by Hello Health employees, clients and industry experts about today’s relevant health information technology topics.

The End of Meaningful Use: Where Do We Go from Here?
Meaningful Use is dead! Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, by now you know what CMS has made official: Meaningful Use is gone. Or at least it will be at...

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Every penny counts
Connie Carnes of Hello Health Medical Billing Services talks about Hello Health’s unique integrated billing services. Continue reading “Every penny counts”...

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Replacing your EHR doesn’t have to be scary
I was not surprised to read the report released a few weeks ago by KLAS Research showing that more than a quarter of physician practices are in the market to replace their...

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Rolling Back Medicine
The recent opening of several primary care clinics by Wal-Mart is among the latest examples of how our health care delivery landscape continues to evolve. And when the nation’s...

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The Patient Engagement Pyramid
This blog post was originally published in 2012. Two years later, patient engagement is even more in focus as patient portals are launched in response to Meaningful Use...

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Telemedicine Improves Patient Access and Satisfaction
I heard an interesting story this week on National Public Radio about the ways North Carolina is dealing with an alarming lack of available psychiatrists for patients in rural...

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Read the Signs: It’s time for a New EHR
As many of you might have noticed in the news lately, there has been a lot of talk about physicians and their satisfaction with electronic health records (EHRs). Numerous articles...

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Accountable Care and Independent Practice: Can they Coexist?
It’s happening right before our eyes. The health care system is transitioning away from volume-based care and reimbursement in favor of payment models that emphasize outcomes...

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Beyond the In Office Visit: The Benefits of Patient Portals
Do you remember the last time you used a phone book? I mean the actual printed phone book supplied by the phone company. And when I say “phone company” I mean the one that...

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