How To Transfer Patient Data


Transferring Patient Data Adopting a new electronic health record system is exciting and stressful because you must think through all aspects of your practice in detail. The truth is, no matter what medical software you use, transferring patient health data from one system to another is an important step. We at Eva Health decided to...

Running a medical practice is HARD


Running a medical practice is HARD It is hard to run a small business and thrive.  At Eva Health our team has years of experience owning, building and managing independent medical businesses. The number one lesson we've learned is just because you may be a great physician, doesn’t necessarily mean you are a good business...

Writing Patient Notes


The Burden of Writing Patient Notes We recently ran across an article exploring the best times for a physician to write patient notes in their EMR. The article starts with, “Do you feel EMR charting is a burden? Do you struggle to complete your notes on time? If you answered yes to one of those,...

The Healthcare Duality


The Healthcare Duality  What is it like to work in healthcare? As a nurse I can tell you what I’ve observed, experienced and now call the healthcare duality. When I sat down to write this blog, I looked up ‘medical provider duality’ and came across a Forbes article written in 2014 by Dr.Robert Pearl. Everything...

The Empowered Patient 


The Empowered Patient  What does it mean to be an empowered patient today? Is it simply to access our medical records or have immediate access to test results? A deeper dive into patient empowerment reveals more than just simple access but rather engagement, education and accountability.  Easy Health Information Access An empowered patient has access to their...

The Existential Crisis of the Electronic Health Record System


The Electronic Health Record If I were an electronic health record system I would be asking myself, “Why am I here? What am I doing? What is my purpose? I started out with the best of intentions. My goal was to make it easier to bill the insurance company and break out all the little...