Top 5 Telehealth Trends for 2021

Telehealth became a lifeline to hospitals and clinics in 2020. Physicians needed new ways to provide the same quality of care for patients while minimizing the chance of spreading COVID-19. And patients who had become used to remote everything expected the same kind of remote access to healthcare. Some of…

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Telehealth for Seniors: Benefits & Best Practices

It’s a myth that seniors aren’t interested in technology or that they don’t want to find new ways to stay connected. Seniors video chat with grandkids, they use smart appliances in their homes, and they wear smart, wearable devices. In fact, many new smart devices have been directly marketed toward…

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How to Choose the Best Telehealth Solution: Comparing and Contrasting Popular Video Conferencing Apps for Telehealth

Because telehealth and virtual care are so different from video conference calls, it’s important to know what kind of expectations you should have for a robust telehealth platform. (Not sure if your clinic is ready to move to a telehealth platform? Here are the top ten signs your clinic has outgrown your virtual care solution.)

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10 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Virtual Care Solution

While virtual care has been slowly gaining acceptance over the last few years, the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many practices and health systems to quickly adopt emergency telehealth solutions to meet the basic needs of providers and patients. Many turned to cheap teleconferencing software like Zoom, FaceTime, and Skype to connect…

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How Signature Healthcare Transformed Into a Virtual Clinic With Bluestream Health

Health care providers in Signature Healthcare’s network were each using their own telemedicine solutions, working with platforms such as doxy.me and Zoom, and preventing Signature Healthcare from thoroughly and effectively streamlining, coordinating and managing all processes. Signature Healthcare was in search of a virtual care platform that could easily integrate…

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Widespread Adoption of Video in Healthcare Shines a Spotlight on Security and Ease of Use, and We Couldn’t Be Happier

Zoombombing, Weak Encryption, Data Mistakenly Routed to China, Oh My… If you’ve been reading the news the past two weeks, no doubt you’ve been watching the slow-motion train wreck as people start to realize that wildly popular videoconferencing platforms were never designed for security and privacy. While security may not…

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The FCC releases its COVID-19 Telehealth Order designed to distribute the $200 million appropriation from Congress to help healthcare providers respond to pandemic

Here are a few high level points from the order and a link to the order below: While the COVID-19 Telehealth Program reflects our consideration of the immediate need for connected care services during this pandemic, and is designed to distribute the $200 million appropriation from Congress to help health…

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Rapid Response from Bluestream: Free Telehealth Solution for Healthcare Professionals Dealing with COVID-19

By: Brian Yarnell, President and Founder Bluestream Health The Bottom Line Bluestream is providing a free, HIPAA-Compliant virtual care solution to help care providers work with patients that are impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. No strings attached, no downloads, no account setup, no talking to a salesperson- no kidding. Simply…

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