Utilizing HIPAA Compliant Patient Surveys to Optimize Patient Engagement and Increase Effectiveness of Post Visit Communication

5 / 5 (4 votes)

Having a post-visit communication plan can significantly improve patient outcomes by reducing the number of  emergency visits, decreasing the hospital re-admission rate, and improving chronic disease management.  Utilizing HIPAA compliant patient surveys is an excellent way for providers to gather post-visit information that enables them to monitor patient well being, verify medication adherence, and review […]

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Bridge Patient Portal September Product Updates

4.50 / 5 (4 votes)

The Bridge Patient Portal development team just released three new product updates that are aimed at helping you better customize the portal for your patients’ needs. Additionally, the patient portal compatibility is growing. While Bridge Patient Portal has direct interfaces to over 10 EHRs*, including Allscripts™, McKesson and PrognoCIS™, this now includes NextGen®. Learn more […]

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Bridge Patient Portal Features Released in 2015

5 / 5 (2 votes)

Thus far, 2015 has been a year of tremendous growth for Bridge Patient Portal. Our team has worked hard to introduce new functionalities in the portal that improve usability, enhance performance and productivity, and establish Bridge as the leading EHR-agnostic patient portal. We have also taken user feedback into account and have developed features that […]

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Bridge Patient Portal May Product Updates

5 / 5 (1 votes)

In May, the Bridge Patient Portal development team worked on making updates to the portal in order to improve usability, facilitate system maintenance and more. We also made the patient portal more care coordinator friendly. Learn more about our new features below. Disabling the Portal for Maintenance We have made it easy to disable the […]

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Bridge Patient Portal April Product Updates

5 / 5 (1 votes)

In April, we worked on adding new functionalities to Bridge Patient Portal in order to make it easier to market the portal to patients. We also incorporated new features to the Care Plans section of the portal, including embedded videos and the ability to assign forms as tasks. For improved wellness tracking, Bridge has also […]

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Bridge Patient Portal March Product Updates

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In March, the Bridge team worked on adding new functionalities to the patient portal to improve the user experience. The portal’s new features offer enhanced appointment scheduling and patient intake, and provide greater control to administrator users in configuring appointment notification settings. We also incorporated ICD-10 codes and added Meaningful Use Stage 2 reporting to […]

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Report: Online Appointment Scheduling Poised for Major Growth

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Providing patients with online appointment scheduling can deliver significant cost benefits and improve operational efficiencies for healthcare organizations. It also has the potential to improve customer satisfaction, as patients value tools that allow them to streamline different aspects of their daily lives. Despite this, few health organizations currently provide online scheduling – but this could […]

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CMS Extends Hardship Exception Application Deadline for Meaningful Use Program

5 / 5 (1 votes)

Last month, CMS announced its plans to reopen the submission period for hardship exception applications for hospitals and healthcare professionals eligible to participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program. A hardship exception would allow the applicant to avoid the 2015 Medicare payment adjustments for not demonstrating meaningful use of certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT). […]

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Are Changes to the Meaningful Use Program Imminent?

4 / 5 (3 votes)

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 progress. Could actions being taken by healthcare groups and lawmakers be a forewarning of Meaningful Use changes to come? Healthcare organizations have expressed qualms about Meaningful Use since […]

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Bridge Patient Portal Announces Security Partnership with AccelOne

5 / 5 (3 votes)

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. AccelOne will be providing security […]

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