Patient Portal Proxy Access: A Common Failure In Patient Portals

Patient portal proxy access allows caregivers or legal guardians to access their dependents’ patient portals. Studies 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 the time of medical emergencies. Proxy patient portal access is most […]

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How Patient Portals For Healthcare Improve Health

There have been many findings supporting the fact that patient portals have a positive effect on patients’ health. Positive influences include improved communication between physician and patient, enhanced self-management of overall wellness, and better patient health behaviors. Improved communication between physician and patient Patient portals for healthcare may help facilitate patient engagement and improve outcomes […]

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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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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 Client Westmed Wins eHealthcare Leadership Award for Best Patient Access & Convenience

Westmed Medical Group, a client of patient engagement software vendor Bridge Patient Portal, has been recognized by eHealthcare Leadership Awards for their healthcare patient portal and mobile app in the category of Best Patient Access & Convenience in a Medical Practice/Outpatient Facility. Bridge Patient Portal, a healthcare patient portal and patient engagement software vendor, is […]

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Hospitals still failing to share medical records online

A recent study conducted by researchers at Yale University found significant deficiencies among 83 of the nation’s largest hospitals and health systems in how they provide medical record access to their patient population. One might expect that this deficiency was limited to limitations with the online medical record, patient portal or medical records portal access, but the study […]

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Medical Web Experts to Exhibit at HIMSS 2018; Showcasing Portal & mHealth App Solutions

Medical Web Experts, a leading provider of healthcare web development, mHealth app solutions, custom portals, and HIPAA-compliant IT solutions for the medical industry, will be exhibiting at the HIMSS 2018 conference from March 5-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  In addition to their custom development services, Medical Web Experts will also be showcasing their industry-leading patient portal product Bridge Patient […]

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What is Patient Engagement?

Since the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched the electronic health record (EHR) incentive program, Meaningful Use (MU), in 2011, the term patient engagement has become nearly ubiquitous in US healthcare policy discussions. It is now the driving concept behind CMS’s proposed financial reimbursement paradigm shift that focuses on a move from fee for […]

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