When it comes to managing conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes, digital health programs need swift, regular updates about how patients are faring. Real-time insights into biomarkers such as weight and heart rate are essential for making fast, potentially life-saving care decisions, especially for seniors or others with chronic health issues. Connected in-home health […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over half (51.8%) of U.S. adults have at least one diagnosed chronic condition, including arthritis, asthma, diabetes, and hypertension. Connected health devices have an important role to play in helping patients with chronic illnesses improve their quality of life. In this article, we explore how […]
Even though remote patient monitoring (RPM) programs come with a host of benefits for both patients and providers, the idea of starting one can be daunting for busy medical practices. But with the right preparation and support in place, establishing a remote patient monitoring program doesn’t have to create additional burdens.
Remote patient monitoring (RPM) programs are beneficial for both patients and medical practices. But an RPM initiative’s success depends on the people behind the program.
Accessing a patient’s key health metrics remotely was something few healthcare providers could envision just a few decades ago. Today, this technology is readily available, with medical-grade health devices collecting and securely transmitting patient health data directly to physicians.
Healthcare providers are certainly experts in the field, professionally trained to collect and analyze data on patients and recommend care options they believe best meet patients’ needs. But the patient also plays a role, providing input based on their values and desired health outcomes. The physician-centered approach of the past has begun to evolve, shifting […]
Remote patient monitoring programs are a win-win for primary care practices and the patients they serve. Billing for remote patient monitoring generates additional revenue for medical practices that allows providers to improve their quality of care. To successfully bill for RPM services, you’ll need to know the various CPT codes associated with RPM services and […]
Providing a positive patient experience gives you an increased ability to attract and retain patients. But it can be difficult to know where to focus time and resources for maximum effect. In this article, we’ll examine why it’s worth it to invest in positive patient experiences and share four practical ways to improve overall patient […]
Refugees are a subset of the population that suffer displacement and other stressors, and once they reach their new home country, medical conditions including hypertension can go undetected and untreated. However, research into this very topic began in February 2021. The study entitled “Perceptions, Knowledge, and Attitudes Towards Hypertension Management among Refugees in San Diego” […]