HIPAA and Healthcare Applications, Part 3 of 3: What You Need to Know About Data Transfer

We’ve come to the final installment of our three-part series decoding the Security Rule section of HIPAA in connection with healthcare application development. This rule’s detailed guidance on the degree to which the transmission and storage of electronic protected health information (ePHI) must be kept safe makes it especially relevant to patient portal and mHealth […]

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HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Applications, Part 2 of 3: What You Need to Know About Audits In Healthcare

This is the second part of our three-part series discussing the Security Rule section of HIPAA compliant messaging in healthcare application development. Here, we’ll go over what needs to be audited and what is considered an appropriate level of auditing. Our previous post on user authentication decodes the Security Rule as it applies to patient […]

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HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Applications, Part 1: What You Need to Know About User Authentication

Updated on July 23, 2020 Of the three main components of HIPAA (the Privacy Rule, Security Rule, and Breach Notification Rule) the Security Rule is particularly relevant to healthcare mobile app development. The majority of these applications, from patient portals to mhealth apps, store or transmit electronic protected health information (ePHI). It’s essential to keep […]

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How Bridge Improves Patient Engagement for McKesson Users

Many of the today’s leading health information technology organizations that offer a full suite of solutions, such as McKesson, are on a general trend of developing less and less software.  As these organizations dedicate fewer resources to maintaining their previous developed software it makes it hard to trust in these organizations as long term partners, […]

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How Bridge Improves Patient Engagement for Greenway Health™ Users

Greenway Health™ provides electronic health records (EHR), practice management (PM), and revenue cycle services (RCS) for ambulatory clinics and various specialty practices. Greenway Health™ users frequently come to Bridge seeking a solution to increase patient engagement in their healthcare organizations. Bridge offers an industry-leading user experience through its patient-centric design, mobile app, and robust EHR/PM […]

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Bridge Leverages HIPAA Compliant eConsultations

With goods and services increasingly moving online – and with patients prioritizing other factors besides just quality care – it has become a necessity for healthcare organizations to start looking for new ways to improve the overall patient experience. Video consultations are one such solution, and they are gaining traction quickly in the healthcare space. […]

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How Bridge Improves Patient Engagement for athenahealth® Users

Updated on August 13, 2020 athenahealth® has two product lines, the athenahealth® core product, and the recently acquired Centricity product line. athenahealth® bought Centricity™ on Feb. 7, 2019, from Virence Health. Bridge is capable of integrating with both of the athenahealth® EHR/PM product lines. Healthcare organizations using athenahealth® frequently come to Bridge seeking a solution […]

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8 Security Features You Need in a Patient Portal

Updated On June 3, 2020 Healthcare authorities are implementing new laws to boost interoperability within healthcare organizations and give patients more control and access to their personal health information. With this newfound sharing model, healthcare organizations and IT vendors must implement stricter patient portal security measures to protect valuable patient information. Healthcare data is increasingly becoming […]

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