Dr. Philip Ovadia, Ovadia Heart Health, Interview with meddkit
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Dr. Philip Ovadia, Ovadia Heart Health, Interview with meddkit

In today’s Provider Spotlight episode, we’re joined by Dr. Philip Ovadia, a renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon with over 3,000 surgeries under his belt. Dr. Ovadia runs a successful Telehealth practice, Ovadia Heart Health, focusing on heart disease prevention and metabolic health through lifestyle and dietary changes. He also leads Ovadia Cardiothoracic Surgery, working across the US,…

Navigating the Digital Revolution: An Insightful Guide for Private Healthcare Practitioners
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Navigating the Digital Revolution: An Insightful Guide for Private Healthcare Practitioners

In the 21st century, the digitization of healthcare is more than just a trend; it’s an imperative evolution that private healthcare practices need to acknowledge to ensure their growth and survival. From electronic health records to telehealth services, digital innovations are revolutionizing the way physicians deliver care, manage their practices, and interact with patients. As…

5 Telehealth Buzzwords and Trends for 2022
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5 Telehealth Buzzwords and Trends for 2022

Telehealth is now a standard of U.S. healthcare. Most medical and wellness interactions can be virtual. Some 20.1% of Americans have had at least one telehealth consultation in a recent span of four weeks, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Telehealth is here to stay but it will not stay the same. But what is it…

Why Telemedicine is Effective for Primary Care

Why Telemedicine is Effective for Primary Care

Guest post by Maisie Haris Access to healthcare remains insufficient. It is highly reliant on employment benefits and geographic locale. Nearly 31% of employed Hispanic adults, for example, say they do not have health insurance, and 24% report no usual source for healthcare at all. Additionally, immigrants need proof of five years of residency in…

3 patient self-scheduling workflows for private practices
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3 patient self-scheduling workflows for private practices

Setting up patient self-scheduling If you allow patients to self-schedule appointments, how will these appointments get on your calendar? How do you prevent overbookings? How can you be sure that the dates and times that the patient sees are actually open? If your EHR offers scheduling through a patient portal, it should handle the conflict…

Patient self-scheduling is a necessity
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Patient self-scheduling is a necessity

When was the last time you booked a flight by calling the airline? Can you recall a recent phone conversation with a hotel clerk to book a room?  You are not likely surprised that 82% of travel bookings occur via an app or website. And yet, patients frequently cite difficulty booking appointments with healthcare providers. …

VSee review: best telehealth platform for developers & integrations

VSee review: best telehealth platform for developers & integrations

VSee Why VSee? Your team includes developers who are building something that will integrate telehealth services (see VSee’s SDK) You have an insatiable appetite for tinkering with things, even if it means making them more complicated You are not able to launch telehealth video appointments through your browser. VSee price VSee has two plans: a…

Mend review: best telehealth platform for large practices with an IT team

Mend review: best telehealth platform for large practices with an IT team

Mend  Why Mend? You are a part of a growing medium/large (5+ provider) practice with a dedicated IT team. You have used telehealth before but had a lot of no-shows or cancellations. You have calculated that a scheduling interface will save you money or you are willing to double schedule telehealth appointments in Mend and…