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[Webinar Recap] 3 new consumer insights; 47% of executives say this is their biggest telehealth concern

About 47 percent of healthcare executives recently polled during a Bright.md webinar said their biggest concern when it comes to telehealth adoption and patient preferences is educating patients, providers, and… Read More

How can asynchronous telehealth help manage the mental health crisis?

It’s mental health awareness month, and at Bright.md, bettering access to critical and often out-of-reach support like mental health services lays at the heart of our solution. According to Mental… Read More

The crisis in primary care: Technology’s role in today’s value-based care models

Is primary care simply “tumbling,” or has the system failed us all together? That was the initial question panelists grappled with at the final session of the American Telemedicine Association’s… Read More

Bright.md wins 2022 MedTech Breakthrough Award for Best Overall Telehealth Solution for second consecutive year

We’re humbled to announce Bright.md has won the MedTech Breakthrough Award for Best Overall Telehealth Solution for the second year in a row. In today’s healthcare climate, we’re honored to… Read More

Solving patient access, provider efficiency, interoperability: Baptist Health CMIO Dr. Brett Oliver in Healthcare IT News

“Today there are so many threats out there, and I think that’s why asynchronous care is gaining traction. The reality is that many direct-to-consumer options don’t want our complex, multi-problem… Read More

5 ways clinical decision support improves healthcare delivery

There’s been a five percentage-point increase in physician burnout in 2021, according to Medscape’s Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2022: Stress, Anxiety and Anger. Forty-seven percent of clinicians reported being… Read More

Bright Spots: Why asynchronous telehealth is perfect for today’s healthcare “power buyer”

According to a recent article by FierceHealthcare, it’s all about the ladies when it comes to consumer use and healthcare consumption. People who identify as women are today’s “power buyers,”… Read More

Ask the Expert: What’s different about Bright.md’s clinical content?

Unlike other virtual care platforms, asynchronous telehealth solution Bright.md includes proprietary clinical content for all of the conditions it can help treat, which make up more than 50 percent of… Read More

7 ways asynchronous telehealth powers digital-first health systems

As the consumerization of healthcare becomes more of a reality, a digital-first approach to care is being explored by more and more systems throughout the U.S. Today’s top tech advancements… Read More

October 21, 2021

It’s common to have misconceptions around new technologies—especially in healthcare—and how implementation could affect physician workflow, care quality, patient retention, and more. As asynchronous technology continues to grow in popularity,…

March 19, 2021

Patient expectations have changed. While COVID-19 dramatically increased the use of virtual visits, many healthcare systems have yet to modernize the end-to-end patient experience. With the rise of direct-to-consumer care,…

December 17, 2020

In the earliest days of the coronavirus, many healthcare systems added online COVID-19 screening tools—like the one we introduced in March—to their websites. These tools helped keep “worried well” patients…

August 20, 2020

You can stop losing sleep over plummeting patient volumes. Telehealth automation eliminates barriers and opens wide your digital front door to everyone—for rapid top-line redemption. Claim your innovation superpower and automate…

August 18, 2020

The AHA estimates a total loss to hospital systems of at least $323.1 billion in 2020. That’s an urgent and sobering metric. A variety of factors is contributing to the…

March 12, 2020

In this time of public health crisis, we each have a responsibility and commitment to do whatever we can to keep our communities safe. Though the risk of contracting Coronavirus…

February 29, 2020

We’ve collected and created some of the most current and reliably sourced information to help healthcare executives and providers stay informed during the pandemic. CARES Act Support Put the CARES…

January 30, 2020

When healthcare systems innovate with AI-driven virtual care automation, they bring needed human-to-human transformation back to a broken primary and urgent care system, and win Quadruple Aim results within six…

November 13, 2019

When patients are given options, they engage more with their healthcare. That's the lesson Walmart's VP of transformation Marcus Osborne espoused at HLTH 2019 last week. "The healthcare system is…

October 3, 2019

Guest blog post by Amanda Shelley, PA-C from Physician Assistants in Virtual Medicine and Telemedicine The explosion of telehealth offerings over the past several years has been great for patients.…

August 7, 2019

Senator Ron Wyden (D, OR) visited the Bright.md offices to discuss healthcare and how telehealth platforms like SmartExam can help the chronically ill. Senator Wyden architected the Chronic Care Act…

July 10, 2019

When we think about EHRs and their link to physician burnout, we picture tired clinicians punching keys late at night. But a new study has found a connection between burnout…

June 26, 2019

The water cooler (i.e. Slack) conversations in the Bright.md office recently include discussions of what patients really complain about regarding their healthcare; how the town of Paradise, California, is rethinking…

June 5, 2019

Slack was buzzing this week with discussions about where patients are seeking primary and urgent care as PCP shortages grow, how telehealth has the potential to aid women seeking abortions…

May 14, 2019

When a patient isn’t feeling well, they want to get care as quickly as possible. But with primary care physician shortages, they may have to wait weeks—or even months—to see…

May 2, 2019

As consumerism takes hold in healthcare, patient expectations for fast, convenient, and easy tools to take care of themselves are driving huge shifts in the industry. They are also creating…

November 6, 2018

If you’ve read parts one and two of this series, you should have a good grasp of (and maybe a little trepidation about) the power of women when it comes…

November 1, 2018

In part one of this series, we explored how often women make the healthcare decisions for their own health and that of their families. In this part, we’ll dig into why women’s…

October 29, 2018

As Jane Austen once noted, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman in possession of a body will at some point be in want of healthcare. However, what…