“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

“My favorite thing about SmartExam is the ability to access it from anywhere with an internet connection.”
- 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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December 27, 2018

Bright.md’s Brightest Blog Posts of 2018


Our goal with the Bright Ideas Blog is to share our expertise in the arena of virtual care, and to give our readers thought-provoking stories on the healthcare industry.

We want to celebrate our growing readership by highlighting the most read Bright Ideas Blog posts of 2018.

2019 promises to be another banner year for telehealth and innovation in healthcare. Subscribe to the Bright Ideas blog to stay up to date.

Bright.md's Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018 on Telehealth and Virtual Healthcare

5. Meeting consumer’s growing expectations with virtual care

As patient expectations about healthcare evolve, virtual care offers solutions that address their concerns about affordability, continuity, digital access, and engagement.

4. Are you making the most of every patient touch point?

Patients won’t use your telehealth offering if they don’t know it exists. Opportunities to educate them about it show up in some surprising places.

3. Telehealth for men — no embarrassing gowns required

Men avoiding healthcare is not just a tired joke; it’s a population health concern. Can virtual care encourage men to seek care earlier, and for more conditions?

2. Focus on women’s care can improve health system wellness

Women make the vast majority of healthcare decisions for themselves and their families. Giving them options to get care that fits within their hectic lifestyles helps them and can improve the wellness of healthcare systems. (Three-part series)

Part one: When it comes to healthcare decisions, women are in the driver’s sea

Part two: Women’s healthcare matters; ignore it at your peril

Part three: Put women in the center of care with tools and engagement

1. Can virtual care help prevent physician burnout?

The number of physicians reporting burnout, making medical errors, leaving the profession, or—far worse—hurting themselves is on the rise, and many of them say it’s due to increased administrative burden. How can virtual care platforms help?


Ray Costantini

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