Remote Patient Monitoring

Benefits of RPM for COVID patients

COVID-19 Series: A Pandemic Puts Focus on RPM Benefits

The COVID-19 outbreak has created uncertainty in all aspects of our lives – work, family, social activity, and certainly healthcare.  The contagious nature of the virus has resulted in strict distancing measures and stay-at-home orders, and even as some of those restrictions are being loosened, it’s going to take time before most people are completely …

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How RPM Can Help Increase Prescription Adherence

Just how big of a problem is prescription non-adherence?  According to reports, half of patients requiring medication for chronic conditions do not follow their prescribed treatments, and about a quarter of all prescriptions are never filled.  The impact is significant, reportedly resulting in 125,000 deaths a year, causing 10% of hospitalizations, and costing the healthcare …

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Using Remote Patient Monitoring to Treat Cardiac Issues

Most people would consider athletes the healthiest members of society and, while the assumption may not be accurate from a medical perspective, it is logical.  After all, competitive athletes exercise regularly and more rigorously than the average person, and they likely have better eating habits as part of their fitness regimens.  Naturally, their strenuous routines …

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5 Steps to a More Successful Remote Patient Monitoring Program

As technology continues to evolve, new healthcare solutions are constantly emerging that are designed to improve the quality of patient care, while making it easier for healthcare providers to treat patients and monitor their conditions.  Remote patient monitoring, for instance, is being used to help treat a growing number of conditions.  It can help patients …

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How Remote Patient Monitoring is Making Care Easier

Healthcare costs in the United States continue to rise, with a concentration of healthcare spending focused on a small percentage of the population.  In fact, about half the total healthcare spend comes from a mere 5% of patients, many of them with chronic conditions that require recurring services (and costs). Connected health – and specifically …

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Can Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring Assist Mental Health Services?

Every year, approximately one of every five Americans suffers from some form of mental illness.  However, fewer than half of them receive mental health service in any capacity.  Knowing that the National Institute of Health considers drug and alcohol addiction a mental health disorder, the growing opioid epidemic is only exacerbating the situation and increasing …

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Remote Patient Monitoring Benefiting All Age Groups

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) use is growing as patients and providers both become aware of its benefits, particularly the ability to produce better results and reduce costs.  Initial expectations may have been that RPM would be heavily adopted to deliver care to elderly populations with chronic conditions.  In our last post, however, we discussed the …

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Remote Patient Monitoring Isn’t Just for the Elderly

Remote patient monitoring is poised for massive growth, thanks to convergent trends around health conditions in various demographics and both healthcare and personal technology.  While specific figures vary, research is consistent in projecting significant growth in the coming years.  Research and Markets expects the market to reach $31.3 billion by 2023, and Goldstein Research puts …

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How Wearable Health Technology is Streamlining Remote Patient Monitoring

Remote patient monitoring is about creating a better quality of life for patients, whether they suffer from chronic illnesses are recovering from one-time injuries.  While initially limited in its applications, RPM use cases are evolving rapidly, thanks partially to advances in wearable technology, which are making monitoring and tracking of various health-related statistics easier and …

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Avoiding Common Mistakes with Remote Patient Monitoring Programs

As healthcare providers seek to deliver better care and enable the best possible quality of life for patients, while maximizing and cost efficiencies, telehealth services – and remote patient monitoring, specifically – continue to grow. Because of the many benefits of remote patient monitoring, the market is expected to grow globally at a 16% CAGR through 2022, …

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