Author: Kirsty Watson

Digital Front Door Platform
We live in a digital world. Communicating with businesses in day-to-day life is as easy as grabbing a smartphone. Ordering products and requesting services takes mere minutes. Entertainment, habits, and other lifestyle choices can all be customized and arranged using different mobile apps, while online reviews help shape which businesses…

Attorney Portal
What is an attorney portal? If your practice specializes in personal injury or automobile accidents, you will be familiar with sending and receiving documents to injury attorneys regarding a patient’s care. You may have a close working relationship with an injury attorney as patients you treat may have been referred…

occupational medicine portals
What are occupational medicine portals? Occupational medicine focuses on employee health and wellness. Occupational medicine portals are a hub of specialty workflows and content geared towards occupational medicine. They include a suite of self-service tools tailored to occupational clinics, employers, and employees/patients. An occupational medicine portal can be further divided into…

Lab Results Patient Portal
Bridge Patient Portal provides Addiction Labs with a HIPAA compliant way for their patients to view COVID-19 test results. Dallas, TX – October 21, 2020 – Bridge Patient Portal provides Addiction Labs with a means to quickly provide patients with their COVID-19 test results in a HIPAA compliant way. Addiction…

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Telehealth may seem like a new concept fueled by COVID-19, but in reality, telehealth companies have been around for many years and are growing in popularity. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, healthcare providers and patients are turning to telehealth companies to fill the void. Providers are also asking if…

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In 2020 the world has adopted a new set of social norms from COVID-19 that have drastically impacted the way we interact with others and our physical environments. As people everywhere take precautions against contracting the virus, by social distancing, we’re witnessing a major shift in consumer behavior. For instance,…

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It can be argued that emotional support from loved ones during illness or injury can speed up the rate of recovery. But this is not a luxury medical professionals can afford their patients in the current environment. The stress of isolation not only takes its toll on the patient but also the…

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It has been found that there are multiple patient portal benefits including improved health outcomes for patients who engage with healthcare providers through an online patient portal. Researchers at The University of Texas partnered with UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas to study the patient portal logs for 3,266 patients…

Patient Portal Proxy Access
Updated on January 25, 2021. Patient portal proxy access allows caregivers or legal guardians to access their dependents’ patient portals. Studies[¹] have shown that patients generally saw benefits once caregivers had access to the information and functions within their patient portal, such as health literacy assistance and help in times of…

Covid-19 telemedicine
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way healthcare professionals are interacting with their patients. At the height of the pandemic, healthcare practices of all types have turned to telehealth/telemedicine to interact with patients remotely. Telehealth software use is being driven by necessity since patients are advised not to physically go…
Kirsty Watson
Kirsty Watson

Community Manager at Bridge Patient Portal. Kirsty is an experienced marketer with a demonstrated history of working in the medical and software industry. She is skilled in digital marketing, including SEO copywriting. Kirsty marries her passion for healthcare with her experience in digital marketing.