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Matt Beer

Matt Beer is VP of Physician Services at Hello Health, the revenue generating EHR platform for primary care practices supporting practice vitality through patient engagement and electronic medical revenue.
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Look Beyond the EHR For Quality of Care

Posted by Matt Beer on Tue, Feb 05, 2013 @ 12:20 PM

In 2013 when electronic health records (EHRs) are just as common as Twitter usernames, many vendors sell the idea that EHRs, in and of themselves, are a cure-all for helping improve patient care. Some work hard to sell their product, but neglect to follow through on post-sale support, even though this type of technology often includes a steep learning curve.

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Topics: EHR, Electronic health record, small physician practice, small independent primary care practice, implementation

Using an EHR can Increase Profitability

Posted by Matt Beer on Tue, Nov 13, 2012 @ 03:20 PM

In addition to the many benefits that going digital can bring to your practice, electronic health records (EHRs) can also help to boost profitability. Here’s how:

Going Paperless Saves Staff Time 

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Topics: EHR, Electronic health record, free EHR, profitability

EHR Implementation: Take Things Slow for a Successful Transition

Posted by Matt Beer on Wed, Sep 19, 2012 @ 11:30 AM

If you are a recent adopter of an electronic health record (EHR) system, you are probably well aware that the implementation process seems to drag on forever. There are so many components and features in today’s EHR that can all have a tremendous impact on your office’s workflow and structure. Therefore, implementing all of these components at once can be overwhelming. Let me explain.

For physicians who jumped on the EHR bandwagon early, let’s say between 2004 and 2008, there has been a lot of product innovation and industry change. So much so, that the product they are using today probably only moderately resembles the one purchased five years ago.

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Topics: Hello Health, EHR, EMR, small physician practice, electronic medical record, electronic medical records

Moving the Annual Physical Exam Online to Promote Patient Engagement

Posted by Matt Beer on Mon, Aug 20, 2012 @ 08:30 AM

A recent article in The New York Times questioned the usefulness of the adult annual physical exam, with its unnecessary examinations and tests. It prompted me to give some thought to the idea of an outpatient world without the prized annual well visit.

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Topics: Hello Health, patient engagement, patient self-management, accountable care

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