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How to Have Positive Telehealth Experiences With Patients

How to Have Positive Telehealth Experiences With Patients

As the coronavirus continues to spread and threaten lives across the country, more Americans are communicating with their doctors electronically than ever before. The healthcare industry is quickly tipping to more digital formats, with telehealthcare access becoming all the more common for patients with low-acuity health needs. But, as more patients and providers hop onto the technology, it will be important to understand the communication strategies best equipped to deliver a positive patient experience.

Will Privacy Laws Impact Health IT Innovation in 2020?

Will Privacy Laws Impact Health IT Innovation in 2020?

It’s a new year with new challenges. 2020 might be shaking the healthcare industry with new privacy laws and regulations. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) intends to spend 2020 working on rules tackling privacy issues such as cybersecurity and patients’ right to their data.

How to Build Positive Patient-Provider Relationships

How to Build Positive Patient-Provider Relationships

Intentional preparation, intent listening, agreeing on priorities, creating a connection, and understanding emotional cues are the recipe for success in patient-provider relationships and communication, according to research from Stanford University.

The Stark Law May Not be so Stark…

The Stark Law May Not be so Stark…

It’s looking more and more like the fee-for-service model may be a thing of the past. In an effort to move forward with value-based care, the United States Department of Health and Human Services or HHS has proposed changes to two laws that have prevented physicians and other providers from referring patients if the referral benefited the provider financially. 

Addiction Treatment Marketing: What’s Legal and What’s Not?

Addiction Treatment Marketing: What’s Legal and What’s Not?

With all of the changes taking place, it can be challenging to navigate the legalities in the addiction treatment marketing field. You have to know what you legally can and can’t do and what you are legally bound to do. We want to help you know what is legal and what is not with addiction treatment marketing.

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