Bridge Patient Portal May Product Updates

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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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Don’t Breach HIPAA While Messaging & Texting Patients

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Secure messaging, video conferencing and social media are all useful communication tools for physicians in light of the accelerating digitization of the healthcare industry. Social media outlets, in particular, are a seductive alternative to traditional communication channels, such as email and telephone, as they allow users to be connected at a moment’s notice. Using services […]

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Bridge Patient Portal April Product Updates

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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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What It Takes To Be a Top Patient Portal Vendor

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The Meaningful Use program and its push for patient engagement has created a growing need for online patient portals. However, not all portals are equal in their ability to meet providers’ needs. To be a top patient portal vendor, software developers must consider things like MU Stage 2 requirements, ease of use, interoperability and possibilities […]

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Using a Healthcare Patient Portal to Improve Communication, Drive Engagement

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Patient-provider communication is an integral component of patient care, and it is necessary for the promotion of patient engagement. Yet, seamless communication is often difficult to accomplish in the modern healthcare setting. In fact, once a patient leaves the physician’s office, communication oftentimes stops, and it doesn’t get picked up again until the patient has […]

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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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Bridge Patient Portal February Product Updates

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In February, the Bridge team worked on making enhancements to the patient portal in order to improve usability and the portal’s over look and feel. We also incorporated a new intake form and integrated patient education resources to the Care Plans module. Learn more about the new intake form and patient education resources here: Care […]

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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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Bridge Patient Portal December Product Updates

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In November, the Bridge team worked on making enhancements to the patient portal in order to make deployment and configuration of the application faster and easier for new users. This month, we released the following new features and improvements for current users: Updated Homepage Layout The portal homepage was updated for patients to include an […]

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Latinos Want to Become Active Players in Their Diabetes Treatment and Disease Prevention

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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. The question is: do patients […]

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