Author: Blake Rodocker

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As the pressure increases on physicians to see more patients each day, the active role that patients play in their own care has become more crucial. In fact, patient engagement is often seen as the key to quality care. Through patient engagement, for example, a physician is able to build…

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The self-monitoring technology market is getting more competitive than ever now that Google Fit is available via the Play Store, officially becoming a rival to Apple’s HealthKit. But with so many self-monitoring devices available on the market, the question arises: are patients actually buying and using fitness tracking devices to…

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If your healthcare organization isn’t considering mHealth in its efforts to improve treatment outcomes, promote patient engagement, and increase profitability, chances are you’re falling behind the times. Mobile health isn’t just the future of healthcare anymore – it’s here now, patients are increasingly asking for it, and the big players…

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Outdated as of May 2021. This article is outdated. Please find our updated resource that explains the current MACRA / MIPS / Meaningful Use regulations.  A 2014 Edition certified patient portal is an integral piece of the Meaningful Use attestation process. Bridge Patient Portal is 2014 Edition certified on 17 modular EHR…

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Outdated as of May 2021. This article is outdated. Please find our updated resource that explains the current MACRA / MIPS / Meaningful Use regulations.  While CMS and ONC are busy working on the proposed rule for Meaningful Use Stage 3, healthcare organizations continue to express concerns over the stages currently in…

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For many years, technology has impacted every aspect of our daily lives – and it is slowly making its way into healthcare. In fact, health information technologies, such as patient portals, are redefining the physician-patient relationship and transforming the way in which diseases are diagnosed and patient care is delivered.…

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In this infographic you’ll find some interesting facts about electronic health record software and preventive care. EHR systems can be integrated with a patient portal to improve health outcomes, increase patient engagement and achieve Meaningful Use.

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Outdated as of May 2021. This article is outdated. Please find our updated resource that explains the current MACRA / MIPS / Meaningful Use regulations.  For those not entirely familiar with Accountable Care Organizations, here’s a brief explanation: Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are groups of medical providers who take collective responsibility for…

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Leading patient portal technology company Bridge Patient Portal partners with AccelOne for IT security and cloud scalability services. Bridge Patient Portal, a leading provider of cloud-based patient engagement and portal software for healthcare practices, hospitals and telemedicine businesses, today announced a partnership with IT security and cloud scalability experts AccelOne.…

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Guest post by Eric Wicklund, Editor for mHIMSS.org When a physician sends a patient home with a set of instructions for continued care, how far should the doctor go to make sure those instructions are followed? The mHealth world is being flooded these days with platforms that promote doctor-patient communication…
Blake Rodocker
Blake Rodocker

Blake joined Bridge Patient Portal in 2016 after transferring from our parent company Medical Web Experts. Since then, he’s acted as Bridge’s Business Development Manager. Blake is passionate about driving collaboration with clients, partners, and internal teams to achieve performance goals and successful relationships.