In this 3-minute video, HIMSS TV interviews, Bluestream Health’s President Brian Yarnell. In this interview, Brian discusses the evolution of virtual care, how it is becoming more consumer-centric and how the Bluestream Health’s virtual care platform-as-a-service is being used to create better health equity. Brian forecasts where virtual care is…
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An interview with Brian Yarnell, Bluestream Health President by HISTalk. Tell me about yourself and the company. I got started in healthcare 10 years ago. Prior to that, I worked in digital media, consumer behavior, and data-driven analysis for retail, manufacturing, marketing, and sales. I have quite a bit of…
As seen in Healthcare Finance. Our very own Brian Yarnell interviewed on HIMSSTV about Bluestream Health’s strategy and unique approach.
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