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 Solutions

While virtual care solutions have 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…

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COVID-19 General Guidance

Newly released studies suggest around 80% of COVID-19 patients have experienced mild illness (1). In order to limit exposure of healthcare professionals to coronavirus and help reduce the community spread of COVID-19 in the United States the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended alternatives to face-to-face interactions…

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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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COVID-19: Bluestream throws down the Gauntlet: 2000+ small and large Health Providers join the war against COVID-19

By: Brian Yarnell, President and Co-Founder Bluestream Health A Quick Recap One week ago, Bluestream launched a free, HIPAA-compliant virtual care solution to help care providers work with patients that are impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Our offer was simple- start using it instantly to see patients, no strings attached.…

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