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Remote Medical Monitoring Cuts Hospital Readmission Rates

October 29, 2015 - 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 with high hospital readmission rates. In particular, hospitals with many patients being readmitted in less than 30 days after their last stay will...


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Key Healthcare Trends Strengthen Remote Patient Monitoring

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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...

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Remote Monitoring Technology Battles Diabetes, Heart Disease

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Patient Engagement Initiatives Driving Healthcare Trends

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Patient engagement initiatives continue to be major drivers of healthcare reform across the country. From mobile health apps and telehealth technology to patient portals and mobile devices, the medical field is poised to improve the...

Remote Patient Monitoring Market Valued at $31.4 Billion

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New technologies have been revolutionizing the healthcare field in recent years. From electronic patient records, telemedicine tools, remote patient monitoring, and other health IT systems, the medical industry is quickly becoming more...

Does Mobile Health Affect Clinical Documentation Improvement?

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Remote patient monitoring is an important and strategic movement in the healthcare field, as it allows physicians to keep track of patients’ vital signs while they are residing at home and prevent more serious health risks by...

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