The Cash-Based Medical Practice Solution


Today’s Medical Practice  Too many patients. Too little time. Too many limits on care. Too much documentation. Too many prior authorizations, claim denials, and ever decreasing reimbursement rates. All of this with the news of a 7% to 8.5% increase in inflation. Patients are waiting months for basic care, and increasingly having to foot the...

Is Technology the Solution to Physician Burnout?


The start of EHRs In the 1960s the Mayo Clinic of Rochester Minnesota was one the first major health systems to adopt an electronic health record system (EHR). At that time EHRs were only accessible to large health organizations in partnership with the government largely due to costs. These systems were so expensive that very...

Eva Smart Scheduling


Smart Scheduling There is no worse way to start a day than looking at an obnoxious patient load and thinking, “this is impossible, why am I scheduled this way?”. The physical act of scheduling patients is easy with a good system but the thought process behind scheduling for a smooth enjoyable day is completely different....

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...