The Future of Healthcare Telemedicine Solutions

What has led to the boom in telemedicine platforms? During 2020 the growth of healthcare telemedicine solutions was propelled by the pandemic and enabled by new CMS policies supporting payment for video visits[¹]. In addition, the United States government acknowledged the need for telemedicine services’ through The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) COVID-19 telehealth Program. The […]

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How Medical Patient Scheduling Software Can Benefit Healthcare Organizations

Medical patient scheduling software was once considered a luxury but is now a highly sought-after feature by many patients. Compared to traditional appointment scheduling methods, medical office scheduling software is more patient-centric and can actually improve health outcomes due to improved medical care access. Appointment scheduling software allows patients to book their own appointments independently, […]

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Benefits of Patient Self-Scheduling Software For Patients

Consumers have grown accustomed to booking appointments online for multiple industries, however, healthcare has lagged. Patients demand the same functionality when making an appointment with their healthcare providers. Online appointment scheduling software allows patients to book appointments, check availability, manage existing appointments, and receive reminders for their upcoming visits. When compared with booking appointments by […]

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Why Healthcare Organizations Need a Virtual Waiting Room

In 2020 the world has adopted a new set of social norms from COVID-19 that have drastically impacted the way we interact with others and our physical environments. As people everywhere take precautions against contracting the virus, by social distancing, we’re witnessing a major shift in consumer behavior. For instance, the retail industry has experienced […]

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The Dawn Of The Virtual Waiting Room

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way healthcare professionals are interacting with their patients. At the height of the pandemic, healthcare practices of all types have turned to telehealth/telemedicine to interact with patients remotely. Telehealth software use is being driven by necessity since patients are advised not to physically go to a medical clinic or […]

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Telehealth vs Telemedicine

Within the healthcare industry, medical jargon can be thrown around with little rhyme or reason. This may not be a problem for professionals within the field but may prove difficult for the general public, especially for patients trying to figure out what their medical payer may or may not cover. Terminology such as telehealth and […]

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Bridge’s Guide To The FCC Telehealth Fund

What is the FCC Telehealth Fund? Federal Communications Commission (FCC) COVID-19 Telehealth Program authorized by the CARES Act will provide $200 million in funding to support healthcare providers in offering telehealth services to patients during the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 Telehealth Program aims to fully fund telecommunications services for eligible healthcare providers. Funds can be […]

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The Rise Of Telehealth Software During COVID-19

Due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first reported in Wuhan, China, on December 31st, 2019, the public is turning to telehealth to prevent further spread of the virus. Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care. Telehealth software allows healthcare providers […]

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Bridge’s HIPAA-Compliant Appointment Self-Scheduling Solution

Updated on August 6, 2020. Get your patients actively involved in their healthcare experience with Bridge’s HIPAA-compliant appointment self-scheduling solution. Bridge’s Patient Self-Scheduling Feature Bridge offers a HIPAA-compliant appointment self-scheduling solution that can cut overhead, increase patient satisfaction, and decrease the number of phone calls coming into and out of your office. It can ensure […]

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Bridge’s HIPAA Compliant Scheduling Solution

Get your patients actively involved in their healthcare experience with Bridge’s HIPAA compliant scheduling solution. Bridge’s Scheduling Solution Bridge offers a HIPAA compliant scheduling solution that ensures a patient can work their way through proper screening and select from conflict-free times. This patient appointment scheduler was built to easily handle complex scheduling decision trees that are […]

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