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The New CMS Rule – A Step in the Right Direction for Telehealth

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the calendar year (CY) 2022 medicare physician fee schedule final rule. You can read all the details here.  While it was great to get further clarification from CMS regarding the status of the PHE waivers, CMS is looking to collect more…

virtual consultation

Virtual Consultations in Healthcare are Here to Stay

Virtual consultations in healthcare have become more common than ever, thanks in part to changes in telehealth reimbursement regulations during the pandemic and the public’s growing familiarity with the tools.  While virtual consultations existed long before the pandemic, they’re fast becoming a preferred method for the first point of contact…

Case Studies

How ReferWell Added Telehealth Visits Into Its Virtually Integrated Network Platform With Bluestream

ReferWell creates a connected virtual referral process to optimize transitions of care. By connecting providers into Virtually Integrated Networks, ReferWell saves patients and healthcare networks alike time and money. However, ReferWell hit a massive obstacle in 2020, when telehealth became the new normal. The ReferWell platform was built with in-person…

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…

How MedStar Health Tackled COVID-19 With Bluestream

While MedStar Health previously had a platform available for clinicians to deliver scheduled outpatient video visits as needed, demand in February 2020 only required supporting about two scheduled video visits weekly. Suddenly, thousands of MedStar Health clinicians now needed an alternative pathway to care for patients who could not be…

What to Look for in a Virtual Care Solution

Find out how upgrading from telehealth to a virtual care solution can simplify your tech stack and lead to increased profits.

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White Papers

How to create a best-in-class virtual healthcare patient experience

Virtual healthcare should solve many of today’s care challenges-but does it? Creating the best care experience for patients is one of the primary goals in healthcare today. Virtual care is a critical part of this experience. The problem is that for many, the virtual care experience is not good enough or not even accessible.

If you are looking for new ideas to improve the virtual care experience, this white paper will help you.

Checklist: “Key Features to Look for in Virtual Care APIs”

Are you a digital health developer looking to upgrade your platform with virtual care? Are you a technology developer for a healthcare organization, looking for ways to improve how you deliver virtual care services? This checklist will help you develop the right set of requirements for best-in-class virtual care APIs…

Upgrading from Telehealth: What to Look for in a Virtual Care Solution

Five years ago, physicians and patients were reluctant to incorporate telehealth solutions due to poor workflow integration, patient privacy concerns, and uncertainties about insurance coverage. COVID-19 has quickly uncovered the need for robust telehealth services; the demand is higher now than ever before…

In the News

Virtual Telemedicine

NYC Health + Hospitals keeps patients out of ER with virtual urgent care

Once the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the health system needed to be able to treat the surge of patients with urgent care needs virtually so they could keep them safely at home and away from the overwhelmed emergency care system. To ensure all New Yorkers could access this new service, NYC H+H also needed a telehealth vendor that enabled it to offer virtual urgent care to all patients in their patients’ preferred language and without a clear need for the Internet or a smartphone.

Just When You Thought it was Safe to Go Back in the Water

Now that we’re in the swing of the summer movie season, I thought it would be fun to revisit a bit of Jaws nostalgia. Like Jaws, COVID-19 came out of the blue and caught the healthcare industry unaware. Vacations were ruined, knee replacements were postponed, and healthcare delivery was interrupted

Press Releases

pCare VideoConnect, Powered by Bluestream Health, Brings Industry-leading Virtual Care into Patient Rooms

Partnership provides cost-effective, comprehensive virtual care that spans the entire care continuum- from hospital rooms to consumers at home LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — pCare, a healthcare information technology company delivering best-in-class interactive patient care and digital patient engagement solutions, today announced a partnership with Bluestream Health, a virtual care platform-as-a-service,…

Bluestream Health Unveils Care Navigator – a New Way to Create Best-in-Class Virtual Patient Experience

NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bluestream Health, the rapidly growing telehealth platform designed to power healthcare providers and patients, no matter their location, language, or age, today announced its newly upgraded virtual care telehealth platform. The easy-to-use virtual-first platform-as-a-service (PAAS) is designed to work from anywhere, anytime and on any device.

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Bluestream Health Unveils Newly Upgraded Virtual-First Platform to “Work The Way You Work”

NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bluestream Health, the rapidly growing telehealth platform designed to power healthcare providers and patients, no matter their location, language, or age, today announced its newly upgraded virtual care telehealth platform. The easy-to-use virtual-first platform-as-a-service (PAAS) is designed to work from anywhere, anytime and on any device.