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Bright.md wins 2021 MedTech Breakthrough Award for Best Overall Telehealth Solution

We’re honored to share that Bright.md has been named the ‘Best Overall Telehealth Solution’ in the fifth annual MedTech Breakthrough Awards! The last year has accelerated innovation and adoption of… Read More

Bright.md top ranked in current offering category by independent research firm in virtual care platforms for digital health report

The results from The Forrester Wave™: Virtual Care Platforms for Digital Health, Q1 2021 are in—and Bright.md has been recognized as one of the providers that matter most. Bright.md was… Read More

Six key statistics: Shining a spotlight on provider burnout for World Health Day

Each year on April 7, the World Health Organization (WHO) marks World Health Day, with special focus on mental health, maternal and child care, and the impacts of climate change… Read More

The perfect digital front door: Highlights from a discussion about patient engagement

Patients are consumers. More importantly, they are human. That was the overriding theme during a recent panel discussion that was part of Healthcare Innovation’s March digital healthcare delivery series. The… Read More

Welcome patients through your digital front door

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,… Read More

Bright spots in a dark year: COVID-19 and innovation

At almost this exact time last year, Bright.md joined thousands of other companies around the U.S. and sent our employees home to work virtually to prevent contributing to the spread… Read More

Four highlights from our conversation on enabling a hybrid care model

Think about just what it means to live through a global healthcare crisis. Healthcare has suddenly become a normal dinner time conversation for families all across the globe. – Rachel… Read More

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…