Patient Safety First! eConsults Are Emerging as an Alternative to Traditional Curbside Consultations
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 …
Enhancing Primary Care Capabilities Through eConsult-Enabled ‘Super PCPs’
By Brooke LeVasseur, CEO of AristaMD, July 2018. An estimated 209,0001 primary care physicians (PCPs) are caring for a population that is fast approaching 325 million2. As America’s baby boomers age, PCPs have steadily increased the volume …