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About Dayna Riddle

Dayna is a marketing associate at Patagonia Health, an Electronic Health Records (EHR) software company serving Public and Behavioral Health departments across the United States. She creates content, manages social media, and assists in marketing strategies, while supporting her efforts with a passion for health.

Your Modern-day EHR Can’t Be DIY

modern EHR

Opposed to modern-day Electronic Health Records (EHRs), old-fashioned EHR systems have a Do It Yourself (DIY) model. Your IT team fixes software issues, your staff installs expensive servers, and your team manually downloads applications, all on their own.  Tom Powers, previous Director of Business Development at Patagonia Health, said: “Over twenty years ago, [EHR] software […]

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Providing a Better Telehealth Experience

better telehealth experience

During the first quarter of 2020, telehealth visits increased by 50% due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Forward to today, and telehealth appointments are still a significant percentage of health visits.  As more clients experience this convenient tool, they provide valuable perspectives on the best ways to receive remote care. According to a recent study, clients […]

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Community Violence: How an EHR can Help

EHR tools help communities experiencing violence

With community violence, specifically gun-related crimes, skyrocketing throughout the past decade, it is crucial for public and behavioral health organizations to have the assistance they need from tools and systems that can lift some of their burdens. Violence in the community you serve is a heavy issue that affects everyone. Your Electronic Health Record (EHR) […]

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How EHRs Reduce Medical Costs for Providers

How EHRs reduce medical costs for providers

Implementing an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system may seem like another to-do on a long list, however, an EHR is critical to reduce medical costs for providers. It will also save you time and limit errors and miscommunication that can come from a paper record system or even an electronic system that isn’t the right […]

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How an EHR Can Support Men’s Health

Mens health month

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month, which is a time set aside to bring awareness to health challenges unique to men and to recognize the importance of proper healthcare treatment for men. Statistically, men are less likely to seek treatment from providers, yet continue to suffer from health issues at rising rates, such as mental […]

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