“The promise of patient convenience without the extra burden has won Bright.md a growing fan club among hospitals and medical groups.
- AVIA Innovator Network

“New telepresence doctor visits from companies like ... Bright.md deliver house calls via your mobile phone or computer, eliminating the need for the elderly to travel to a doctor.
- HuffPost

“Before you actually talk to your doctor, [SmartExam] gathers basic data. The app dynamically adapts the questions according to your answers. Using AI, it will give your doctor a preliminary diagnosis treatment plan.
- Wired

“Thank you, thank you. I was able to get relief so much faster than driving to a clinic. The instructions were thorough and easy to understand. This is smart health care.
- Adventist Patient, 2018

“I have never been more excited about healthcare. We have six kids; it would be a nightmare to find sitters, wait at the office and for prescriptions. I did not feel like getting dressed let alone leaving the house! This is ingenious!
- Patient, Greenville Health System, 2018

“Very fast and effective way to get treated without going to a doctor's office and waiting. It only took about 15 minutes from the time I started the exam to get medications called into my pharmacy.
- Patient, Palmetto Health 2018

“I live 85 miles from my doctor. This service saved a long trip and I was treated properly.
- Patient, Presbyterian Health, 2018

“It was so convenient and easy to use. I didn't have to take time off work or get extra tests that were not needed. I had no waiting in a waiting room full of sick people and was able to pick my prescription up right after work. Awesome!
- Patient, Presbyterian Health, 2018

“I trust SmartExam. It never gets in a hurry. It’s the same on Monday as it is on Thursday.”
- Bright.md partner provider

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- Provider, Providence Health Systems, 2018

“SmartExam is being used by health systems to offer 24/7 access to care for more than 470 common medical conditions.”
- The Wall Street Journal, 2019


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June 11, 2019

Bright.md Digest: Telehealth myths that need to die, why medical practitioners are so prone to burnout, and Bright.md at the top of the New Wave


Ann Mond Johnson, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association, shared the top seven myths about telehealth at last week’s Telehealth19 in Atlanta. A few that we’d be happy to see go away (and doing our part to dispel): “Telehealth is not high quality,” “Telehealth is a threat to providers,” and “Telehealth is only synchronous communication.”

ATA’s Johnson Looks to Dispel The 7 Myths of Telehealth Adoption

Why do we keep piling on to physician and nurse’s workloads? One answer might be because their professional ethic, drive to do the right thing, and desire to care for people seems endless, leaving them incapable of saying no. High numbers of caretaker burnout is the inevitable result.

The Business of Health Care Depends on Exploiting Doctors and Nurses

Forgive the self-promotion, but we’re too excited about this good news to keep it to ourselves! We’ve been named the Leader in The Forrester New Wave™️: Virtual Care Solutions for Digital Health, Q2 2019.


Nicole Turgeon

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