Is Zoom a HIPAA Compliant Telehealth Software?

According to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act passed on March 18th, 2020, congress requires payers to cover telehealth visits (with health care providers) that relate to COVID-19 testing, treatment, and consultations during the public health emergency. Reimbursement for telehealth solutions during this time is being provided for all patients, not only those with Medicare. […]

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Is Your Healthcare Patient Portal HIPAA Compliant?

What Is HIPAA? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protects patients’ privacy by limiting access to PHI  (Protected Health Information) and governing acceptable use of their health data. The HIPAA Privacy Rule is composed of national regulations for the use and disclosure of PHI in healthcare treatment, payment, and operations by covered entities.  […]

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How Bridge Patient Portal Can Help You Meet Patient Needs During COVID-19

Bridge Patient Portal is an important part of how our clients communicate with their patients. At Bridge, we think its important to share ways that Bridge Patient Portal can be used to help our clients meet their patients’ needs during this challenging time. The Bridge team is available to help with any of the below […]

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Create An ADA Compliant Healthcare Mobile App, Website Or Patient Portal

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed by Congress in 1990 to prevent discrimination against people with disabilities. ADA is stringent and has a very comprehensive scope. The reality is that the vast majority of websites, patient portals, and mobile apps in healthcare are often not accessible to people with disabilities. We suggest speaking […]

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CCPA, Does It Apply To Your Healthcare Business?

If you’re considering building a CCPA patient portal you must ask yourself: Is my patient engagement company CCPA compliant? If not, your business may be at risk. Discover exactly what CCPA is and if it applies to your healthcare business.  What is CCPA compliance? The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a state statute intended […]

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Bridge Patient Portal’s New Version 3.0 Makes Publishing a Client-Branded Mobile App Affordable for Healthcare Organizations

Bridge Patient Portal v3.0 gives patients a seamless web-to-mobile experience for scheduling, messaging, bill pay, intake, medical records and more DALLAS, Texas, March 5, 2020—Consumers expect the same level of digital capability and self enablement from their healthcare providers that they have become accustomed to in other industries; and, at the core of that expectation […]

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Why launching a feature-rich patient mobile app portal has been so difficult, until now

Bridge’s new version 3 is faster to implement and costs up to five times less than alternative mobile-ready patient engagement suites Healthcare organizations have been challenged to develop a high-quality mobile app patient portal. But, what is considered a high-quality app in the eyes of the patient? A study by Medical Web Experts researched the […]

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Bridge Patient Portal Reports Record Growth for 2019

DALLAS, Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bridge Patient Portal® today announced record growth for 2019 with a 68% increase in its client base–predominantly in organizations with 50 or more providers–and an 85% increase in the number of individual patients hosted in Bridge Patient Portal across the existing and new client base. Bridge Patient Portal is an enterprise […]

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Bridge Patient Portal Brings a Fully-Customizable Patient Self-Scheduling Solution to Health Organizations

Advanced Sleep Medicine Services adopts Bridge self-scheduling software, improving office efficiency and patient experience Calling to schedule an appointment, only to be put on hold, can be one of the most frustrating experiences for a patient–and at the same time, one of the more labor-intensive cost centers for health organizations. Bridge Patient Portal today announced […]

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How a Single Patient Engagement Solution Improves Patient Communication – Part II

How disparate and piecemealed patient engagement solutions inhibit effective patient communication. Read Part I of this two-part article series: The Advantages of Having a Single Patient Engagement Solution In the healthcare industry, successful organizations need to always be mindful of their consumer. Effective communication is one major factor that attributes to consistent patient retention and […]

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