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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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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Why Telemedicine Software Failed Before COVID-19

Updated on January 1, 2021. Telemedicine is the use of technology for remote patient monitoring and medical consultations. Before COVID-19, some healthcare organizations saw telemedicine software as a logical response to ballooning healthcare expenditures and an ever-increasing physician availability shortage. During the pandemic, it is no longer just an option to consider but a necessity. […]

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