There’s no question that the demand for telehealth and virtual care has grown exponentially over the last twelve months.
In The News
Telehealth provider Bluestream Health has added Leon Medical Centers, a seven-location Miami-Dade FL provider. Bluestream Health provides whitelabeled secure telehealth services that combine with medical workflows to approximately 50,000 providers in 500 facilities.
Telehealth, telemedicine, and virtual care are often used interchangeably to describe remote healthcare visits. But virtual care means something much more than just telehealth or telemedicine. In fact, virtual care is in a category all its own. It is the logical, necessary next step in providing access to healthcare for all.
Given what we have all just gone through, (and are continuing to go through) with the global pandemic, does the question about whether we should be using or supporting telehealth services really need answering? To think in terms of having in-person only or office visits right now is so “last year” (or the year before).
Florida-based Leon Medical Centers has begun using a fully integrated Telehealth Platform from Bluestream Health to provide services to Medicare patients.
Healthcare De Jure
Matthew Davidge, CEO and Co-Founder and Brian Yarnell, President and Co-Founder of Bluestream Health met with host Matt Fisher on Podcast Healthcare De Jure to discuss integration of telehealth and technology into the workflow of healthcare to make for seamless experience.
The Journal of mHealth
It’s time to make even better use of today’s tech to prevent disease as much as possible, and to hasten patients’ full recoveries. Anything less is unacceptable.
In late October, MedStar Health surpassed a transformational care milestone of delivering more than 500,000 telehealth sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic, made possible by both a decade of foundational telehealth work and rapid crisis response and scaling starting in March 2020.
LanguageLine, which is a long-time provider of language translation services live to in-patient and acute care settings, announced an integration with Bluestream Health’s virtual visits.
Bluestream Health helped MedStar Health scale to more than 500,000 telehealth interactions during the COVID pandemic. WTOP.com covered this story on November 11th, 2020, including an interview with Dr. Ethan Booker of MedStar Health.