Q- What is Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)?
Technology which enables monitoring of patients outside of conventional clinical settings, such as in the home or in a remote area, which may increase access to care and decrease healthcare delivery costs.
Q- What are the advantages of Remote Patient Monitoring?
2. Provides monitoring and management of patients in their own home
3. Ability to monitor
patient medication adherence
Physicians harness the power of Remote Patient Monitoring by monitoring a few health conditions as:
2. Post Discharge Care
4. Chronic care management
5. Behavioral health issues
7. Workman's Compensation cases
8. COVID- 19
9. Substance Abuse cases
RPM devices can help with all the above health issues – by monitoring vital signs, alerting healthcare professionals of any problems, and empowering patients to monitor themselves.
Q- Which devices can be used for Remote Patient Monitoring?
RPM empowers patients to take responsibility for their own healthcare. Uncomfortable technology or clunky devices will be set aside and eventually ignored.
Always select devices that are easy to use and reliable, and which can fit seamlessly into the patient’s home environment.
2. Heart rate and blood pressure
3. Blood Oxygen levels-Pulse Oximeter.
4. Continuous surveillance monitors for seniors
5. Addiction recovery
6. Caloric intake or diet logging programs.