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Nextech Blog

COVID-19 Update: HIPAA Waiver & Telehealth Expansion

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Trump Administration announced a number of temporary measures that are meant to help combat the spread of COVID-19 under a newly passed bill called the Coronavirus...

COVID-19: What Specialty Practices Should Be Doing

For specialty providers, the odds of needing to actually treat patients with COVID-19 are incredibly low. However, there are still certain actions that specialty providers should be taking to...

It’s a New Year. Time to Revisit Underperforming Workflows

As we have recently been launched into the next decade, now is a good opportunity to find new areas for improvement. Reviewing and reflecting on performance allows specialty practices to identify...

Patient Communication is the Key to a Positive Patient Experience

Patient communication is one of the most important metrics that modern practices can examine to understand patient satisfaction. That’s because the patient experience is deeply tied to how easy and...

Quick Tips in Plastic Surgery: Improving Processes with Technology to Yield Better Outcomes

Attracting and retaining patients is a constant priority for physicians, and plastic surgeons are no exception. Without a focused strategy for drawing patients into a practice, organizations can...

The Power of a Text: Improving Patient-Centered Care

As patients become more active healthcare consumers, they want to have stronger engagement with their providers, including more direct interaction outside of the yearly check-in. Recent research...

Improving Patient Workflow: An Evaluation

Interested in increasing your practice's performance by improving patient workflow? It may not be as intimidating as you think.  By evaluating your practice, asking and answering thoughtful...

Balancing Patient Care and Quality Reporting

There is a tug of war underway in healthcare, and physicians are sitting squarely in the middle. On one side, patients are demanding providers’ attention and expertise to address often complex...

Combating Orthopedist Burnout with Specialty-Specific Technology

Although all physicians suffer from burnout to some degree, some feel it more keenly than others. According to a recent survey in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, orthopedic surgeons have one...

What is Patient Engagement? (Hint: It’s More Than Your Patient Portal)

Healthcare organizations want engaged patients but aren’t always clear on what an engaged patient acts or sounds like. For those that have a solid grasp on what patient engagement is, a clear pathway...