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The Online Appointment

November 8, 2017

LOST REFERRALS = LOST REVENUE:  Series (3 of 5)   Previously we talked about the Distracted Patient who winds up visiting the online profile of a competing provider.  Now we discuss the trends and benefits of Online Appointment Scheduling. For many years, the typical phone call placed to a doctor’s office goes something like this:...  read more


The Distracted Patient

November 7, 2017

LOST REFERRALS = LOST REVENUE:  Series (2 of 5)   Previously we identified a growing problem facing individual healthcare providers with Lost Referrals, a/k/a Leakage.  Since professional recommendations remain the primary source of new patients, every provider needs to protect against losing patients to other doctors and health systems.  Now we explore how easily patients...  read more


Why You Should Have A Contact Form On Your Website

April 13, 2015

A call to action is effective only if a potential patient takes immediate action on your website. A secure contact form is the simplest and most effective way to assist patients in communicating with you immediately. Apart from encouraging quick action, there are five others reasons to use a contact form on your website. Aesthetic...  read more


Benefits of Having a Mobile Website

September 24, 2014
Mobile Device

The internet has changed greatly since its original inception, and technology has quickly changed along with it. Now, the internet has gone mobile, with many users carrying it with them wherever they go each day. As the internet changes, so do the way websites are built. Today, having a website that is either optimized or...  read more


5 Reasons Why Mobile Sites Are More Important Than Ever

July 10, 2014
Mobile Device

The mobile Web is growing--quickly. These days, it's impossible to go out in public without spotting someone staring at a smartphone or tablet. With more and more people stepping away from the desk and accessing the Internet from mobile devices, websites that aren't optimized for mobile may become lost in the fold. Take a look...  read more


HIPAA Snippets: New Videos Aim to Clarify Regulations

June 30, 2014
Play Video

Whether you are a physician with an established online reputation or are using the Dr. Leonardo webuilder to create your practice's first official website, you are most likely already aware that there are federal regulations in place to help you monitor your practice's digital presence. These terms are included in the Health Insurance Portability and...  read more


Which Medicals Fields Are Embracing EHRs?

June 30, 2014
User Demographics

Although the federal government is calling for physicians across all medical fields to make the change from paper files to electronic health records (EHR), there's a significant difference in which specialties are adapting to this change and which are falling behind. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, which was enacted...  read more


Physicians to Increase Investment in Patient Portals

June 23, 2014

Many medical practices that have not yet set up a patient portal for their patients are expected to purchase or upgrade to one in 2014, a new survey shows. In fact, 35 percent of electronic health records (EHR) users are investing more into their patient engagement infrastructure in 2014 than they did the previous year,...  read more


Why It Is Important to Keep Up With Changes to Your EMR

June 23, 2014

Has your practice already incorporated an electronic medical records (EMR) or electronic health records (EHR) into your work flow? Keep in mind that is this not a set it and forget it type of adjustment. Read on to find out how you can stay on top of EHR guideline changes. Because the adoption of EHR...  read more


Digital Medical Records: Myths about Health Data Sharing

June 16, 2014

As a growing number of hospitals as well as small independent practices continue to make the shift from a tradition paper recordkeeping system to electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR), there is some confusion over what going digital entails. Here Are the Top Three Myths about Electronic Health Records: 1) Making Data...  read more