Bridge is a technology company that offers a superior patient portal experience for healthcare organizations and their patients. As a leading patient portal vendor, we’re dedicated to changing the provider-patient relationship through software and professional services that help providers engage their patients online.

We are committed to both selling great software, and to assist providers in their patient engagement efforts. This is evident in the product we provide, the services we deliver, and the active role we take in helping providers increase patient portal usage.

Our Vision

Bridge’s vision is to be the single patient portal vendor and patient engagement solution trusted by healthcare’s most innovative organizations.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help healthcare organizations deeply engage their patient population by aligning next-generation patient engagement tools with modern user experience.

Our History

Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Bridge was a product incubated in Medical Web Experts – a web development company that’s been working with top university health systems and hospitals since 2003. Born out of their clients’ necessity for a secure, HIPAA-compliant patient login portal, Bridge grew quickly as a leading patient portal vendor and became its own company in 2012. Bridge is a self-funded project, and an employee-owned company.

We undergo annual third-party HIPAA software and legal audits, in addition to oversight from our on-staff dedicated compliance officer.

With a long history in electronic health record software, mobile app development, and web development, our extensive experience enables us to deliver advanced solutions to today’s most complex patient portal implementations – including connecting disparate EHR environments with a single, EHR-agnostic platform.

Bridge’s Team

John Deutsch

John Deutsch (CEO), is a seasoned executive with 18
years of healthcare IT business ownership experience specializing in
patient engagement, marketing, and software/web development. He was the
co-founder of EMR Experts, an EHR consulting firm, which was sold to
Bizmatics Inc in 2008. Since then, John has been the CEO of Medical Web
Experts, a leader in custom software/web development and marketing for
the healthcare industry. Bridge Patient Portal, an all-in-one patient
engagement solution, was spun-off from Medical Web Experts in 2012. John
now splits his time as CEO between both Medical Web Experts and Bridge
Patient Portal. He has successfully grown the organization to 40+
employees and has positioned both companies as leaders in the patient
engagement industry. Besides his extensive experience in business and
workforce management, he also maintains strong technical knowledge in
information systems, IT security, compliance, and healthcare.

Josh Orueta

Josh Orueta (CTO), was trained as an Information
Technology Technician at Penn Foster College in Scottsdale, Arizona. He
lived and worked in the United States for 5 years before moving to
Argentina where he gained the opportunity to work for a major Electronic
Medical Records (EMR) company as an Interface and Help Desk Director.
During this career opportunity, he received valuable EMR training. He
also worked closely with major labs and Practice Management (PM)
software companies in the US before coming to Medical Web Experts in
2013 as the product owner of Bridge Patient Portal. He is well versed in
HL7 interfaces and has managed the development of patient portal
features that include meeting Meaningful Use requirements for various
EMR companies, including Bridge Patient Portal. Josh works with Bridge
Patient Portal’s team of talented developers to better the product every

Kortney Orueta

Kortney Orueta (CFO), studied Business Management at
Oakland Community College in Rochester Hills, Michigan. She joined our
parent company, Medical Web Experts, as an office manager in 2010, then
became the Director of HR & Administration in 2013 where she managed
a team of four people and assisted in the initial stages of forming
Bridge Patient Portal, LLC. As her role became much more financially
focused in the following years, she moved into the CFO role in 2017 and
currently manages all finance-related initiatives for Bridge Patient

Blake Rodocker

Blake Rodocker (Business Development Manager), joined
Bridge Patient Portal in 2016 after transferring from Medical Web
Experts. As Business Development Manager, Blake is passionate about
driving collaboration with clients, partners and internal teams to
achieve performance goals and successful relationships.

Sheila Bajos

Sheila Bajos (Senior Business Analyst), has a
background in software engineering and has been working in digital
solutions for the last 5 years. She worked as a software developer and
later held positions within analysis, product, client partnership,
delivery and management for different software companies. Sheila
currently works as a Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager for
Bridge Patient Portal, helping clients clearly define and achieve their
patient engagement objectives.

Pablo Bullian

Pablo Bullian (Chief Information Security Officer)
Pablo manages Bridge’s IT security policies and HIPAA-compliant hosting
infrastructure. He is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions
Architect and is dedicated to the ongoing need to learn and apply the
latest technologies to combat cybersecurity threats.

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