ANALYSIS  |  BY ERIC WICKLUND  |   SEPTEMBER 28, 2022 The three health systems are expanding their study on telehealth use for primary care during the pandemic to examine how connected health platforms can address the access needs of people with chronic conditions and other vulnerable populations. Three major health systems are expanding an…

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Case Study – MedStar Health: Lessons in Scaling Connected Care

This short video shares partnership perspectives from Ethan Booker, MD, Medical Director of the MedStar Telehealth Innovation Center, and Bill Sheahan, Chief Innovation Officer of MedStar Health.  You will learn how Bluestream Health has supported MedStar Health’s telehealth initiatives for many years, most recently helping the health system address challenges…

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Virtual Care Done Right – Heritage Valley Case Study

Heritage Valley Health System Needs an Embedded Virtual Care Solution Heritage Valley Health System has a longstanding history of patient engagement throughout western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. They have been pioneers in giving patients more control over their healthcare experience, beginning in 2006 with implementing self-service kiosks in their lobbies.…

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Virtual Consultations in Healthcare are Here to Stay

Virtual consultations in healthcare have become more common than ever, thanks in part to changes in telehealth reimbursement regulations during the pandemic and the public’s growing familiarity with the tools.  While virtual consultations existed long before the pandemic, they’re fast becoming a preferred method for the first point of contact…

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Virtual Telemedicine: Innovative Care Delivery Models

Healthcare, specifically virtual telemedicine, is experiencing a fundamental shift in focus to become more patient-centric. (About time!) Patient-centric virtual care means that patients have more control over where, when, and how they receive care. This level of virtual telemedicine also gives providers the tools they need to offer valuable, effective…

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Online Telemedicine Success Stories at NETRC Conference 2021

Conference speaker Brian Yarnell, President and Co-Founder of Bluestream Health, highlights successful online telemedicine implementations at the 2021 NETRC Regional Telehealth Conference. The Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC) Regional Telehealth Conference attracts the nation’s most influential health systems and telehealth providers to share best practices, innovations, and rapid implementation success…

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