eConsults: An Emerging Tool to Advance the PCMH
By Adam Darkins, August 2018. The Increasing Importance of Primary Care An aging population, the rising incidence and prevalence of obesity and other chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart failure and anxiety/depression, and the wide variety of …
Alternative to Curbside Consults: The eConsult. Patient Safety First!
Curbside consultation is routine for many physicians. However, a brief review on potential shortcomings of this practice is essential to ensure solutions are in place to enable the best possible patient care. eConsults addresse many issues within these informal exchanges, including missing or incomplete patient information, the lack of access to physical exam findings, and other relevant data and/or lab results.
How eConsults Aid FQHC Reimbursement, Maintain NCQA guidelines, and Support the PCMH Model
A conversation with Dr. Kevin Ronan, Pediatrician and Senior Manager of Quality Assurance at Vista Community Clinic.
Strengthening the PCMH Through Teamwork Enabled by Emerging Healthcare Technology
By Adam Darkins, AristaMD CSO, September 2018. eConsults bridge the gap in electronic health record (EHR) systems, improving provider communications and care coordination in support of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model.
8 Ways eConsults Can be Used by PCPs
By Jennifer Youngblood, RN, Director of Clinical Operations. eConsult platforms, such as AristaMD’s Smart Care platform, allow primary care providers (PCPs) to obtain care planning advice and treatment recommendations from specialists in >70 specialty areas, within 24 …