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New survey reveals 3 out of every 5 consumers would bypass local health systems for care

Three out of every five consumers would opt to find healthcare either online, via an app, or at a clinic versus their traditional health system, according to a new survey… Read More

Debunking 5 misconceptions of asynchronous telehealth

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,… Read More

Get patients to the right venue of care, the first time: Introducing Navigate by Bright.md

Sixty-two percent of people feel as though today’s healthcare system is intentionally confusing, according to Harvard Business Review—and we can’t blame them. Combine that with overwhelmed call centers, growing provider… Read More

The evolution of telehealth: How did asynchronous care come to be?

Imagine this: it’s 1925, and on the cover of your favorite magazine is a funny device, aptly named a “Teledactyl.” It’s revolutionary, with its founder Hugo Gernsback citing a fresh,… Read More

Telehealth Awareness Week 2021: The basics and benefits of asynchronous care

We’re thrilled to be part of the very first Telehealth Awareness Week, organized by the American Telemedicine Association. As organizations across the globe emerge from the challenges of the past… Read More

Healthcare competition, ROI, digital transformation and more: 5 key takeaways from HIMSS21

Despite smaller numbers than previous years, HIMSS21 still sparked top-level conversation among those in healthcare and technology. The conference, which took place in Las Vegas on August 9th through the… Read More

How to generate revenue faster by making your tech stack—not your clinicians—work harder

* This is part two of a three-part series focusing on strategies for increasing revenue in 2021. Find part one here, and keep an eye out for part three, coming… Read More

4 keys to rebuild patient volumes and drive revenue in 2021

*This is part one of a three-part series focusing on strategies for increasing revenue in 2021. Part two is here. Keep an eye out for part three, coming soon. Even… Read More

Bright.md and eVisit team up to provide holistic virtual care solution

In a move to power hybrid care delivery and boost patient and provider experiences, leading virtual care solutions eVisit and Bright.md are excited to announce a new partnership. eVisit and… Read More

3 keys to assessing digital health solutions post-Covid

As the world transitions to life post-Covid, health systems across the U.S. continue to deal with the aftermath of the pandemic. And with the onslaught of virtual care as a… 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…