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Remote Monitoring

The History of Remote Monitoring, Telemedicine Technology

by Vera Gruessner

Telemedicine technology first began as a form of healthcare delivery in the late 1960s due to the needs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Nebraska Psychology Institute, according to a paper written by researchers...

CMS Encourages ACOs to Adopt Physician Telehealth Services

by Vera Gruessner

What type of healthcare delivery models benefit most from remote monitoring tools and physician telehealth services? C. Frederick Geilfuss II, Healthcare Lawyer and Partner at Foley & Lardner LLP, wrote for The National Law Review how physician...

How Remote Home Monitoring Improves Engagement, Elderly Care

by Vera Gruessner

Remote home monitoring continues to boost patient engagement with their overall health and adherence to provider recommendations for managing their chronic medical conditions, according to a study on telemonitoring published in the Journal of...

Remote Medical Monitoring Cuts Hospital Readmission Rates

by Vera Gruessner

A major goal throughout the federal government has been its aim to reduce rising healthcare costs. As such, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have instituted a punitive decrease in reimbursement among healthcare providers...

New Legislation could be ‘Breakthrough’ for Medical Devices

by Vera Gruessner

Does healthcare legislation cause undue burdens on physicians and other medical providers? Do new regulations surrounding medical devices and technologies cause more problems for doctors around the country? For instance, hospitals and clinics...

Remote Monitoring Advances Care for Baby Boomer Population

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry is facing a large number of challenges over the coming years, including doctor shortages, the onslaught of federal regulations such as meaningful use incentives, the recently implemented ICD-10 coding system, and the rising...

Precision Healthcare Monitoring Tracks Various Medical Issues

by Vera Gruessner

Remote health monitoring systems may be paving the way for more innovative technologies based on precision medicine. According to a press release from the Indiana University School of Medicine, precision medicine and precision healthcare monitoring...

Remote Home Monitoring Prevents Hospitalization, Emergency Care

by Vera Gruessner

Remote home monitoring and telemedicine services can make a big impact on coordinated care by better tracking the ongoing health conditions, symptoms, and vital signs of each patient. If any minor issues are found, they can be tackled much more...

New Contest Could Transform Remote Patient Monitoring

by Vera Gruessner

One area which has pushed forward better health outcomes and higher quality healthcare delivery is the adoption of remote patient monitoring technology. From wearables like smart glasses to medical devices and equipment capable of monitoring...

Why CMS Should Reimburse Remote Patient Monitoring Providers

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry could sincerely benefit from further adoption of remote patient monitoring technology and telehealth solutions as a method for ensuring high-quality and value-based care. As such, the federal government will need to ensure...

Wearable Devices May Prevent Falls among Elderly Patients

by Vera Gruessner

Along with telemedicine, remote monitoring technology, and mobile health apps, the development of wearable devices could also have a significant impact on patient care throughout the nation. Wearable devices such as smart watches and smartphones...

Key Healthcare Trends Strengthen Remote Patient Monitoring

by Vera Gruessner

Remote patient monitoring remains a vital aspect of strengthening patient health outcomes and the quality of care across the medical field. Cardiovascular patients, for instance, could benefit from having their blood pressure and heart rate measured...

How Remote Monitoring Tools, Smartwatch Track Patient Health

by Vera Gruessner

The medical sphere is constantly changing as new technologies continue to expand the opportunities within patient care. Remote monitoring tools, for example, are making a huge impact on the overall quality of patient care and health outcomes...

Telehealth, mHealth Part of ONC Strategic Health IT Plan

by Sara Heath

It has frequently been said that mHealth -- specifically telehealth and remote monitoring -- play a major role in increasing quality care and patient engagement. To support those two principles, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health...

Remote Monitoring Technology Battles Diabetes, Heart Disease

by Vera Gruessner

Chronic diseases affect a large percentage of the patient population across the nation. From diabetes and obesity to heart disease, new technologies from the mobile health industry could potentially improve the management of these chronic conditions....

Remote Patient Monitoring Market to Reach $1 Billion by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

The remote patient monitoring market is experiencing a transformation as more hospitals and healthcare providers than ever before have begun adopting these new technologies in efforts to improve the quality of patient care and ensure greater...

Could a Population Health System Improve Patient Engagement?

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement remains a stronghold on the healthcare industry, as it is thought to lead to better health outcomes due to greater education and knowledge on the part of the patient. By adhering to medications and treatments while also ensuring...

Remote Medical Monitoring Reduces Admissions in Heart Disease

by Vera Gruessner

Remote medical monitoring is becoming more mainstream across the healthcare industry in this country. Often, patients with heart disease benefit from having monitoring equipment available in their home so their doctors can track their health...

Remote Monitoring, Wearables, and Telehealth Boost Care

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry is affecting how this country is managing the health and wellness of its population in a variety of ways. For instance, wearable devices and remote monitoring tools aggregate a large amount of patient data and offer...

78.5 Million Remote Monitoring Tools Users Predicted by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

One of the key strategies the healthcare industry is using in order to improve access to care is to adopt technologies capable of providing consultations and oversight regardless of where a patient is located. No longer does a patient need to...

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