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Top Telemedicine Problems to Avoid

Virtual healthcare is known by many names these days – telemedicine, telehealth, digital medicine, it keeps going. Whatever the name, this digital mode of care is expanding rapidly in response to the needs of the pandemic and the growth of new technology. This rapid expansion has been accompanied by some…

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Different Types of Virtual Care

Virtual care can be implemented across every point in the care continuum, for all departments in a healthcare organization. And virtual care isn’t limited to video visits or general concerns.  An EHR-integrated virtual care platform improves patient access to better care, wherever they are, for practically any type of care…

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Virtual Care Implementation with Bluestream Health

Transitioning from a temporary COVID virtual care solution to a permanent virtual care solution can seem intimidating, but Bluestream Health makes the process of implementation quick and straightforward. Switching the bulk of your everyday appointments to virtual care can be possible in a matter of weeks, whether you have five…

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The Virtual Primary Care Explosion

Following Walmart, Amazon, and Ro’s entry into the virtual primary care arena earlier this year, more and more organizations are ramping up their efforts in this arena. Over the past few weeks CVS, UnitedHealth Group subsidiary – Optum Store, and Carbon health have recently launched their own direct-to-consumer primary care…

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How Virtual Care Differs from Simple Videoconferencing

How Virtual Care Differs from Simple Videoconferencing

Virtual care has gained significant momentum in recent years—particularly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which rapidly accelerated telehealth adoption. At the start of the global health crisis, healthcare organizations scrambled to adapt quickly to delivering virtual care. In many cases, that meant using technology for virtual care that…

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Developing A Virtual Care Strategy

The rise, fall, and rise again of COVID-19 has made one thing absolutely clear: the future of medicine lies in virtual care. While most healthcare organizations (HCO) used some form of telehealth or virtual-first care before the COVID-19 shutdowns of 2020, many discovered their solutions were inadequate. They needed to…

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What is Virtual-First Healthcare?

Bluestream Health is more than just telehealth or telemedicine: we make virtual care possible. Clinics and hospitals use Bluestream Health to operate virtual calls and appointments in a more flexible way that fit their pre-existing workflows. Virtual-first care creates better patient experiences and more efficient workflows. When done well, virtual…

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How Telehealth and Virtual Care Trends Have Changed

The year 2020 catapulted telehealth and virtual care into the spotlight. Telehealth and virtual care have changed and grown dramatically in the last year, with more growth on the horizon. Many organizations and experts in the medical field have predictions on the future of telehealth, and how it will continue…

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How Virtual Care Can Help You Accelerate Your Transition to Value-Based Care

An increased dependency on telehealth services last year prompted hospital systems and clinics to settle for patchwork solutions rather than address the larger problem: delivering value-based healthcare in the midst of a pandemic. Patients now expect the at-home healthcare capabilities that virtual care promises. Improved technology, with the help of…

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