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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

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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.


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Nicole Turgeon

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