The CaringBridge Virtual Visit system is an online system that families, friends ands relatives can use to communicate without visiting a patient at the hospital. This system involves the use of free online and mobile services. CaringBridge introduced this system to allows families and relatives to connect.
The system allows friends and families to create personalized Web pages where they can share news and information on patients. CaringBridge provides free websites to help people who are suffering from severe health problems. People can communicate anytime and anywhere while using any device, which allows families and friends to show support while saving emotional energy and time when health matters most. It also makes it easier to update friends and families about a patient's condition. The website creates a community and a network of support for all those involved. This system is also helpful in containing the spread of contagious diseases such as flu.
Each website is unique as the a creator chooses a favorite design and adds photos and updates for the rest of the people to see. Visitors can leave love messages to support the patient's loved ones. Some features of the website include private messaging, improved photo and video capabilities, precreated guestbook messages, a planner, and individual profiles for users.